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PE Week Wire — 8/31/06

SinglePoint (f.k.a. Wireless Service Corp.), a Bellevue, Wash.-based provider of mobile communication services, has raised $30.75 million in Series C funding. Ignition Partners led the deal, and was joined by Rally Capital Services and return backers Northwest Venture Associates, Madrona Venture Group, Intel Capital and SeaPoint Ventures.Part of the proceeds were used to acquire Mobile Media North America.

Veronis Suhler Stevenson has agreed to buy financial information companies Hemscott PLC and i-Deal LLC, and then merge them into a single company. VSS already holds a 73% stake in UK-based Hemscott, which is listed on the AIM and is being valued at approximately