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Optaros Inc., a Boston-based provider of enterprise consulting and systems integration services, has secured $12.5 million of a $13 million Series B round, according to a regulatory filing. Globespan Capital Partners was joined by return backers Charles River Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. www.optaros.com
William Kilmer has been named CEO of Avinti Inc., a provider of e-mail outbreak threat protection. He previously was a managing director of Intel Capital Europe. www.avinti.com
Erich Horsley and Frederick Malloy have joined Intervale Capital as principals. Erich previously was a principal with Watermill Ventures, while Malloy was a general partner with Capital Resource Partners. Intervale is a Cambridge, Mass.-based buyout firm focused on the lower-middle-market energy sector, with a specialization in oilfield services companies. www.intervalecapital.com
Saad Bargach has joined energy-focused private equity firm Lime Rock Partners as a Houston-based managing director. He previously served as chief information officer with Well Completions & Productivity. www.lrpartners.com
Chiasma Inc., a biotech company focused on enhanced oral delivery of proteins and small molecules, has raised $44 million in Series C funding. MPM Capital led the deal, and was joined by Arch Venture Partners and return backers Ofer Hi-Tech Group and F-2 Ventures. The company will move its headquarters from Israel to Boston, but […]
Liquid Computing Inc., an Ottawa-based developer of scalable high-performance computing solutions, has raised US $27.7 million in Series B funding. Newbury Ventures led the deal, and was joined by return backers Vengrowth, ATA Ventures, Business Development Bank of Canada, Export Development Canada, Axis Investment Fund Inc. and Dr. Adam Chowaniec. www.liquidcomputing.com
SeeSaw Networks, a Chicago-based out-of-home digital media company, has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Sutter Hill Ventures. www.seesawnetworks.com
CellMax Systems, an Israel-based voice biometrics startup, has raised $2 million in Series B funding led from Jacob and Nediva Schwarz, founders of IDS Inc. and NS Enterprises Inc. www.cellmax-systems.com
Benchmark Capital Europe has closed its third fund with $550 million in capital commitments. Limited partners include Horsley Bridge. www.benchmark.com

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