Foundation Capital, which late last year raised $325 million for its eighth fund, said that COO Gene Trainor is leaving the firm, according to a blog post.
The post, by General Partner Paul Holland, said that […]
Alastair Goldfisher wrote a new post, Consumer tech-focused Binary Capital seeks second fund, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 11 hours ago
San Francisco-based Binary Capital, which raised $125 million for its debut fund in 2014, is seeking a second fund. No target is listed on the firm’s regulatory document.
The firm, led by Justin Caldbeck and […]
WorldQuant Ventures said it invested in Certrax Risk Compliance Solutions. As part of the agreement, Steven Lau, WorldQuant managing director, will join the board.
WorldQuant Ventures Invests […]
Alastair Goldfisher wrote a new post, Boston’s .406 Ventures seeks $80 mln for its first opportunity fund, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 12 hours ago
Boston-based .406 Ventures, which last year closed its third early-stage fund with $217 million in commitments, has filed to raise $80 million for an opportunity fund, according to a regulatory document. It is the […]
Kirk Falconer wrote a new post, Venture-backed Acquisio raises funding from Wellington Financial, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 14 hours ago
Performance marketing software provider Acquisio Inc has secured undisclosed funding from Wellington Financial, a Canadian specialty finance firm. The investment was made by Wellington Financial Fund V, which rai […]
Kirk Falconer wrote a new post, OpenText to buy OEP-backed ANXeBusiness for $100 mln, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 17 hours ago
Canadian enterprise software company OpenText Corp (Nasdaq: OTEX, TSX: OTC) has agreed to acquire ANXeBusiness Corp of Southfield, Michigan, a provider of cloud-based information exchange services to the U.S. aut […]
Kirk Falconer wrote a new post, OMERS Private Equity to sell Give & Go to Thomas H. Lee, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 18 hours ago
OMERS Private Equity (OPE) has agreed to sell Give and Go Prepared Foods Corp (Give & Go) to Thomas H. Lee Partners, a U.S. private equity firm. No financial terms were released; however, Reuters recently re […]
Kirk Falconer wrote a new post, Onex achieves 24 pct gross return on sale of KraussMaffei, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 19 hours ago
Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp has closed its sale of German plastics processing machinery maker KraussMaffei Group to a consortium led by China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina). Announced in January, th […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, Goldman, Silverfern agree to buy Continental Bakeries, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 22 hours ago
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking and Silverfern agreed to acquire Continental Bakeries from NPM Capital. The deal is subject to routine regulatory clearances. Continental Bakeries specializes in private label […]
Chris Witkowsky wrote a new post, CD&R agrees to buy artificial meat casing maker Kalle, on the site PE HUB 1 day, 22 hours ago
Clayton Dubilier & Rice agreed to buy Kalle GmbH, which makes artificial casings for meat processing. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. CD&R Partner Vindi Banga will become chairman of Kalle at the close of […]
Bloomberg unmasks popular financial blog Zero Hedge, said to be run by three men.
In honor of the noted doomsayer: all depressions are not created equal.
President Obama says Wall Street has changed and his […]
OMERS Ventures has made an undisclosed investment in Digital Currency Group (DCG), a New York-based builder, incubator and funder of bitcoin and blockchain technology-related companies. According to a Wall Street […]
The Column Group has raised a third fund at $270.5 million, according to a filing with the SEC.
The new fund lists partners and managing partners Peter Svennilson, Tim Kutzkey and David Goeddel, but not Larry […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Drivy raises $35 million from Cathay, Nokia, Via-ID, Index, Ecotechnologie, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 16 hours ago
Drivy said it raised $35 million in a round led by Cathay Innovation and Nokia Growth Partners and joined by existing investors Bpifrance’s Ecotechnologie Fund, Via-ID and Index Ventures. The company has now r […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, World View raises $15 mln from Canaan, Norwest, Tencent, Moment, Base, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 16 hours ago
World View said it raised a $15 million Series B round led by Canaan Partners and joined by Norwest Venture Partners, Tencent, Moment Ventures, and Base Ventures. World View with use the cash to accelerate the […]
Kirk Falconer wrote a new post, Clearspring Capital’s third mid-market fund crosses finish line at $260 mln, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 17 hours ago
Clearspring Capital Partners has secured $260 million for its third private equity fund, Clearspring Capital Partners III, earmarked for investments in mid-market companies in Canada.
Clearspring, formerly […]
Alastair Goldfisher wrote a new post, AbbVie to buy venture-backed Stemcentrx in deal that could reach $10 bln, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 18 hours ago
AbbVie Inc agreed to acquire venture-backed Stemcentrx in a deal valued at about $5.8 billion, which includes $2 billion in cash and the remainder in stock.
Stemcentrx is also eligible to receive about $4 […]
Mark Boslet wrote a new post, Ionic raises $8.5 mln from General Catalyst, Arthur, Founder Collective, Lightbank, on the site PE HUB 2 days, 21 hours ago
Ionic said it raised $8.5 million of Series A capital in a deal led by General Catalyst Partners and joined by seed investors Arthur Ventures, Founder Collective, and Lightbank, according to a blog post. The c […]
Sunstone Partners closed a $300 million first fund, Sunstone Partners I, according to a press release.
The fund had an initial target of $200 million and was oversubscribed. LPs include university endowments, […]
UrbanStems has raised $6.8 million in funding led by Swan & Legend Venture Partners. Also participating were Middleland Capital, NextGen Venture Partners, Interplay Ventures, and Sagamore Ventures. Washington […]
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