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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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.


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.


Life at the top

If in five years the U.S. economy emerges from another downturn and we all look back to 2014/2015 as the height of the exuberance, at least we can say – this time – we saw it coming.


Sankaty Advisors-backed Manischewitz appoints new president and CEO

Newark, New Jersey-based Manischewitz, a producer of matzos and kosher food products, has named David Sugarman as president and CEO. Previously, Sugarman was the president and CEO of the Allan Candy Company, a Hershey division. Manischewitz is backed by Sankaty Advisors, a credit affiliate of Bain Capital.

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