Private Equity Week Wire for Monday 1/29

HOUSTON — Hostcentric Inc., one of the largest privately held managed service providers offering a full range of Web hosting services, e-commerce solutions and technology infrastructure, announced today that it has secured $33.5 million in its second round of funding, led by Thomas Weisel Capital Partners, L.P., Notre Capital Ventures III, L.L.C., BNP Europe Telecom & Media Fund II, L.P. and Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE: CPQ). This financing augments the first round of approximately $25 million in May 2000. In addition to Compaq