SEP exits Skyscanner

By Iris Dorbian — 7 hours ago

Scottish Equity Partners has sold Edinburgh, Scotland-based Skyscanner, a travel search company. The buyer is China-based Ctrip, an online travel services provider. No financial terms were disclosed.

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American Express acquires VC-backed InAuth

By Iris Dorbian — 1 day ago

American Express has acquired InAuth Inc, a mobile device authentication and intelligence solutions provider. No financial terms were disclosed. InAuth’s backers included Bain Capital Ventures, Commerce Ventures and Three Tree Ventures.

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VC-backed Sienna Biopharmaceuticals buys Creabilis

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Inc has acquired Creabilis plc, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for common inflammatory skin conditions. The price of the transaction could exceed $150 million. Sienna backers included ARCH Venture Partners, Partner Fund Management, Altitude Life Science Ventures, Venvest Capital and Two River. Creabilis was backed by Sofinnova Partners, Neomed and AbbVie Biotech Ventures.

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PE-backed PSAV buys Southern Audio Visual

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

PSAV, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners and Goldman Sachs‘ merchant banking division, has acquired Southern Audio Visual, which was backed by Prudential Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. BB&T Capital Markets advised SAV on the transaction. Based in Miami, SAV is a provider of audio visual services for the hospitality industry.

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PE-backed Worldwide Facilities acquires TUMI

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

Worldwide Facilities, which is backed by Lovell Minnick Partners, has acquired Trinity Underwriting Managers Inc, an underwriting manager and insurance broker specializing in commercial transportation. No financial terms were disclosed.

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FreshLime buys Dasheroo

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

FreshLime has acquired Dasheroo, which was backed by Cloud Apps Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, Dasheroo is a cloud-based platform that builds KPI dashboards for small to medium-sized businesses.

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PE-backed AVI-SPL buys Anderson Audio Visual

By Iris Dorbian — 3 days ago

AVI-SPL, a portfolio company of H.I.G. Capital, has acquired San Diego-based Anderson Audio Visual, an AV services provider in California, Texas and North Carolina. No financial terms were disclosed. Henberger advised Anderson on the deal.

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Thoma Bravo to exit Deltek in $2.8 bln deal

By Luisa Beltran — 3 days ago

Roper Technologies Inc said Dec. 6 that it agreed to buy Deltek in a deal valued at $2.8 billion in cash. Thoma Bravo is the seller. Deltek, of Herndon, Virginia, provides software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms.

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PE-backed Shoes For Crews to buy SureGrip Footwear

By Luisa Beltran — 3 days ago

Shoes For Crews LLC, a CCMP Capital portfolio company, has agreed to buy the SureGrip Footwear subsidiary of Genesco. Financial terms weren’t announced. SureGrip makes occupational, slip-resistant footwear for the hospitality, grocery, foodservice, healthcare and industrial industries.

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