TVSquared raises $3 mln

TVSquared said Aug 9 that it closed a $3 million investment round from both existing and new investors, including West Coast Capital. TVSquared, of the U.K., provides same-day measurement and optimization opportunities for TV advertisers.


Tailwater Capital invests in Goodnight Midstream

Tailwater Capital LLC said Aug 9 that it invested $80 million in Goodnight Midstream (formerly 1804 Operating). Dallas-based Goodnight Midstream provides water handling and salt water disposal solutions to oil and gas clients in high-growth areas of North America.

Alafair Biosciences raises $2 mln

Alafair Biosciences Inc said Aug 9 that it completed a $2 million Series A round led by ATP Fund. Existing and new investors took part including the UT Horizon Fund. Austin-based Alafair is a medical device company that is developing surgical products for soft tissue repair and protection applications.


Rackspace sells Cloud Sites unit to PE-backed Liquid Web

Liquid Web, a Madison Dearborn Partners portfolio company, has agreed to buy Rackspace’s Cloud Sites business unit. Financial terms weren’t announced. San Antonio-based Cloud Sites provides a technology platform designed for high-traffic websites.


Becher to join DW Healthcare Partners

DW Healthcare Partners said Aug 8 that Gabriel Becher is joining the firm as a Principal. Becher is a former Portfolio Manager with Alberta Investment Management Corp.


Hau, Jacobson join Charlesbank

Charlesbank Capital Partners said Aug 8 that Sandor Hau and Matthew Jacobson have joined the firm. Hau joined Charlesbank as a Managing Director while Jacobson is a Principal. Hau most recently was a Managing Director and Head of Corporate Credit and Special Situations at Nomura. Jacobson recently served as Executive Director at an undisclosed credit-focused asset management firm.


CVRx Inc raises $113 mln

CVRx Inc said Aug 9 it raised $113 million, which included $93 million in equity financing and a $20 million debt facility. JJDC Inc was the lead investor, with participation from existing investors New Enterprise Associates Inc and Ysios BioFund I F.C.R.  New investors in the Series G financing included Gilde Healthcare Partners, Action Potential Venture Capital Ltd and Windham Venture Partners. The $20 million loan agreed was with Oxford Finance LLC. Minneapolis-based CVRx is a private medical device company. Leerink Partners LLC provided financial advice for the equity fund raising.


Vestar Capital to buy Mobile Technologies

Vestar Capital Partners said Aug 8 that it acquired Mobile Technologies Inc from Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Portland-based Mobile Technologies provides mobile device security and display technologies.


Investcorp to exit Tyrrells in $392 mln sale

Investcorp has agreed to sell Crisps Topco Ltd (“Tyrrells”) to Amplify Snack Brands Inc. The deal is valued at 300 million pounds ($392 million). Tyrrells Court Farm, Herefordshire-based Tyrrells makes hand-cooked potato and vegetable crisps, popcorn and other savoury snacks.


ABRY to control NSM Insurance via joint venture

AIG is contributing its controlling stake of NSM Insurance Group into a joint venture that will be majority owned by ABRY Partners. Financial terms weren’t announced. Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based NSM develops, implement and underwrites industry specific insurance programs.


PE-backed Sequitur buys Southern Midland Basin Assets

Sequitur Permian LLC, an affiliate of Sequitur Energy Resources LLC, said it acquired the producing properties in the Impossible and Barnyard Fields located in Reagan, Crockett, Irion and Schleicher Counties, Texas. Financial terms weren’t announced. The properties have net current production of approximately 10,000 net Boepd. Sequitur is backed by Acon Investments.


Warburg leads $220 mln round for Mosaic

Mosaic has raised $220 million in equity financing led by Warburg Pincus. Core Innovation Capital and Obvious Ventures also participated in the round. Oakland, California-based Mosaic provides financing to homeowners to purchase rooftop solar systems. Guggenheim Securities LLC acted as Mosaic’s placement agent in connection with the transaction.


Clearlake Capital sells AmQuip Crane to Apollo Global

Apollo Global Management LLC has acquired AmQuip Crane Rental LLC from Clearlake Capital Group LP. Financial terms weren’t announced. Clearlake acquired AmQuip, which provides rental lifting services to North American energy, industrial and other markets, in October 2014. In connection with the acquisition, Apollo has simultaneously closed the acquisition of Maxim Crane Works LP and plans to combine Maxim Crane with AmQuip. Harris Williams & Co and Oppenheimer & Co Inc served as financial advisors to AmQuip and Clearlake. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth and Cooley LLP served as legal advisors to AmQuip.


Go-Jek raises over $550 mln from KKR, Warburg: UPDATED

Go-Jek, of Indonesia, has raised more than $550 million in a round of funding from KKR & Co and Warburg Pincus, Bloomberg News reported. Farallon Capital Management and Capital Group Private Markets also participated in the round, the story said. Go-Jek provides motorcycle rides on demand. UPDATE: KKR in an Aug 4 statement, confirmed the more than $550 million fundraise by Go-Jek. Investors include KKR, Warburg Pincus, Farallon Capital and Capital Group Private Markets, as well as existing shareholders and other international investors.


OneAccord Capital buys Graphic Label

OneAccord Capital said Aug 3 that it has acquired Graphic Label Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Yakima, Washington-based Graphic Label provides labeling, lot-code traceability and other services to fruit and produce growers/packers in the greater Pacific Northwest and California.


Tengram Capital to buy majority of Algenist skincare brand

Tengram Capital Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in Algenist skincare brand from TerraVia. TerraVia will retain a 20 percent stake and will receive $20 million at the close of the deal. Algenist, a prestige beauty brand, said it delivers anti-aging and color correcting innovation. Rothschild & Co. provided advisory services to TerraVia.