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Insight Venture Partners to acquire E2open for about $273 mln

Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy E2open Inc for about $273 million. BofA Merrill Lynch is serving as financial advisor to E2open on the transaction. Based in Foster City, California, E2open is a provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks.

VC-backed Ascendis Pharma goes public

Danish biotech firm Ascendis Pharma has raised $108 million for its IPO after pricing its 6 million shares at $18 per share. The stock begins trading Wednesday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ASND.” BofA Merrill Lynch and Leerink Partners are serving as the lead underwriters. Ascendis Pharma’s backers include Sofinnova Ventures, OrbiMed, Vivo Capital, Venrock, RA Capital Management and Janus Capital Management.

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Madison Dearborn Partners to acquire Walgreens Infusion Services

Madison Dearborn Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in Walgreens Infusion Services, a provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to close during the second quarter of calendar 2015. BofA Merrill Lynch provided financial advice to Walgreen Co. while Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs advised MDP.

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VC-backed Entellus Medical sets IPO pricing terms

According to an amended SEC filing, Entellus Medical is planning on selling 4.375 million shares of its IPO at a price range between $15 and $17 per share. BofA Merrill Lynch and Piper Jaffray are serving as lead underwriters. Entellus will list the IPO on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ENTL.” Based in Plymouth, Minnesota , Entellus Media provides treatment solutions for chronic sinusitis. Its backers include Covidien Ventures, SV Life Sciences, Essex Wodlands, Split Rock Partners and Greenspring Associates.

 

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VC-backed small biz lender OnDeck debuts IPO

New York City-based small business lender OnDeck has raised $200 million for its IPO after pricing its 10 million shares at $20 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “ONDK.”

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American Securities-backed MPG rolls out IPO

Metaldyne Performance Group, which is owned by American Securities, has raised $150 million for its IPO after pricing its 10 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MPG.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities, Barclays Capital, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) and RBC Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, MPG is a provider of powertrain components.

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Providence to buy stake in RentPath from TPG

Providence Equity Partners has agreed to acquire a stake in RentPath from owner TPG. No financial terms were disclosed. According to terms of the deal, Providence and TPG will own equal shares of RentPath. Moelis was lead financial advisor with support from BofA Merrill Lynch. Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, RentPath is a search company for apartment and home renters.

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VTTI rolls out IPO

VTTI has launched its IPO of 17.5 million shares at $21 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “VTTI.” Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities and Wells Fargo Securities are the lead underwriters. VTTI is a limited partnership that owns, develops and acquires refined petroleum product and crude oil terminaling and related energy infrastructure assets.

VC-backed TubeMogul cuts IPO pricing terms

According to an amended SEC filing, TubeMogul has reduced its IPO pricing terms. It now plans on selling its IPO of 6.25 million shares between $7 and $8 per share as opposed to an earlier intention of selling it between $11 and $13 per share. The stock will list on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TUBE.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets and Oppenheimer & Co. will serve as lead underwriters. Based in Emeryville, Calif., TubeMogul is an online video marketing company. Its backers include SingTel Innov8, Cross Creek Capital, Digital Advertising Consortium, Foundation Capital and Trinity Ventures.

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Roka Bioscience raises $60 mln for IPO

Roka Bioscience has launched its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $12 per share. The stock began trading Thursday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ROKA.” BofA Merrill Lynch and Leerink Partners are the lead underwriters. Based in Warren, NJ, Roka Bioscience is a molecular diagnostics firm focused on detecting foodborne pathogens. Its backers include OrbiMed Advisors, NEA and TPG Biotech.

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Oaktree Capital’s Townsquare Media updates IPO terms

According to an updated SEC filing, Townsquare Media, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management, will sell 8.3 million shares of its IPO at a price between $14 and $16 per share. The company is planning on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “TSQ.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in Greenwich, CT, Townsquare Media is a radio station operator.

VC-backed Otonomy files for IPO

Otonomy said Monday that it has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. J.P. Morgan Securities and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as the lead underwriters. Based in San Diego, Calif., Otonomy is a biopharmaceutical company that develops treatments for ear disorders and diseases. Its backers include Perceptive Advisors, Federated Kaufmann Funds, OrbiMed Advisors, Novo Ventures, TPG Biotech, Avalon Ventures, Domain Associates, RiverVest Venture Partners, Aperture Venture Partners and Osage University Partners.

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OMAM files for IPO

Boston-based OM Asset Management has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. BofA Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) are the lead underwriters. OMAM is the newly formed holding company for Old Mutual‘s US-based institutional asset management business.

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Starwood Group agrees to buy TMI Hospitality

Private investment firm Starwood Capital has agreed to acquire TMI Hospitality. No financial terms were disclosed. BofA Merrill Lynch and Barclays provided financial advice to Starwood while Citigroup Global Markets was lead financial advisor to TMI. Based in Fargo, North Dakota, TMI is a developer and operator of more than 180 select service and extended stay hotels across 26 states.

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