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Leisinger joins Madison Capital as director and mezzanine credit head

Chicago-based middle market lender Madison Capital Funding has hired Jon Leisinger as a director and head of mezzanine credit. Previously, Leisinger worked at Bain Capital‘s credit affiliate Sankaty Advisors where he served as an executive vice president responsible for mezzanine deal origination, credit evaluation, execution and portfolio management. Leisinger’s appointment comes on the heels of news, as previously reported by PE HUB, that Devon Russell, a senior managing director, had left Madison Capital after a dozen years.

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VC-backed security data provider Rapid7 goes public

Security data and analytics provider Rapid7 has debuted its IPO after pricing its 6.45 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RPD.” Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Barclays Capital Inc are serving as the lead underwriters. Rapid7 is backed by Bain Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures.

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Bain Capital completes TI Automotive acquisition

Bain Capital has closed its previously announced buy of Auburn Hills, Michigan-based TI Automotive, a provider of fluid storage, carrying and delivery systems for cars and trucks. No financial terms were disclosed. Blackstone Advisory Partners provided financial advice to TI Automotive while Goldman Sachs and UBS Securities LLC served as financial advisors to Bain Capital.

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Advent, Bain and Clessidra to buy ICBPI

A consortium comprised of Advent International, Bain Capital and Clessidra have agreed to acquire Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane S.p.A. for a consideration of 2.15 billion euros. Rothschild, HSBC and Vitale & Associati served as financial advisors to consortium. Based in Milan, ICBPI is a banking services provider.

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Bain Capital completes Blue Coat acquisition

Bain Capital has closed its previously announced buy of cybersecurity company Blue Coat Systems Inc for about $2.4 billion in cash. The seller was Thoma Bravo LLCGoldman Sachs provided financial advice to Blue Coat on the transaction while Jefferies LLC did likewise for Bain Capital.

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peHUB First Read

First Read starts your morning with news that the U.S. and Cuba are nearing a deal to fully restore diplomatic ties, Stripe is in talks to raise funding at a $5 billion valuation and Chromebook sales are predicted to grow by 27 percent this year to 7.3 million units.

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VC-backed Rapid7 buys NTO

Rapid7, which is backed by Bain Capital and Technology Crossover Ventures, has acquired NT OBJECTives. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Irvine, California, NTO is a provider of web and mobile application security testing solutions.

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