Global Jet Capital to acquire GE Capital’s corporate aircraft portfolio

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Global Jet Capital, a financing solutions provider for private jets, has agreed to buy GE Capital’s aircraft lease and loan portfolio reportedly valued at about $2.5 million. Deutsche Bank Securities Inc, BofA Merrill Lynch and Citi advised Global Jet Capital on the deal. Global Jet Capital, is backed by GSO Capital Partners, The Carlyle Group and AE Industrial Partners.

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Element Partners-backed AquaVenture Holdings files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Tampa-based water purification solutions provider AquaVenture Holdings LLC 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. The company plans on trading the stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “WAAS.” Citigroup, Deutsche Bank Securities and RBC Capital Markets are serving as the lead underwriters. AquaVenture’s backers include Element Partners.

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Highstar Capital-backed Advanced Disposal files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Advanced Disposal, a provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares the stock will sell as well as its pricing terms have yet to be set. Deutsche Bank Securities, Credit Suisse and Barclays are serving as the lead underwriters. Advanced Disposal is backed by Highstar Capital.

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GTCR completes sale of CBR to AMAG for $700 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

GTCR has closed its previously announced sale of Cord Blood Registry to AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc for $700 million. Houlihan Lokey provided financial advice to CBR on the transaction while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc and Jefferies LLC advised AMAG. Based in San Bruno, California, CBR is a newborn stem cell company.

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Advent to invest in LifeMiles

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

Advent International has agreed to acquire a minority stake in Avianca Holdings subsidiary LifeMiles for $343.7 million. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC served as financial advisor to Avianca on the transaction while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc did likewise for Advent. LifeMiles runs LifeMiles’ loyalty program in Latin America.

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VC-backed Teladoc debuts IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Telehealth platform Teladoc has raised $156.75 million for its IPO after pricing its 8.25 million shares (originally planned at 7 million) at $19 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “TDOC.” J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc are the lead underwriters. Teladoc’s backers include Icon Ventures, FLAG Capital Management, Greenspring Associates, QuestMark Partners, Cardinal Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Capital Partners and Trident Capital.

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PE-backed ConforMIS goes public

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Bedford, Massachusetts-based ConforMIS, a medical device company that makes joint replacement implants, has raised $135 million for its IPO after pricing its 9 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “CFMS.” J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank Securities are the lead underwriters. The company’s backers included AGC Equity Partners and Axel Johnson.

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VC-backed Teladoc sets IPO pricing terms

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Dallas-based telehealth platform Teladoc has priced its IPO of 7 million shares at between $15 and $17 per share. The company plans on trading the stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “TDOC.” J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc are serving as the lead underwriters. Teladoc’s backers include Icon Ventures, FLAG Capital Management, Greenspring Associates, Mellon, QuestMark Partners, Cardinal Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Capital Partners and Trident Capital.

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CD&R-backed Univar prices IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Chemicals distributor Univar Inc has priced its IPO of 20 million shares at between $20 and $22 per share. Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co and BofA Merrill Lynch are serving as the lead underwriters. Univar’s backers include Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLP and CVC Capital Partners.

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Apollo to acquire OM Group for $34 per share

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Apollo Global Management LLC has agreed to acquire OM Group, a diversified industrials company, for $34 per share in cash. Also, Platform Specialty Products will buy OM Group’s electronic chemicals and photomasks business from Apollo in two separate deals for a total cash consideration of $365 million. Following these transactions, Apollo will own OM Group’s magnetic technologies, battery technologies and advanced organics businesses. BNP Paribas is serving as financial advisor to OM Group while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc is doing likewise for OM Group’s board of directors. Also, Lazard and Credit Suisse are serving as financial advisors to Apollo.

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Fortress-owned FTAI debuts IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 9 months ago

Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, which owns and acquires transportation-related infrastructure and equipment, has raised $34 million for its IPO after pricing its 20 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “FTAI.” Citigroup Global Markets Inc., BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital Inc, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc and UBS Securities LLC are the lead underwriters. FTAI is owned by Fortress Investment Group.

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VC-backed digital advertising company MaxPoint goes public

By Iris Dorbian — 11 months ago

MaxPoint Interactive Inc has debuted its IPO of 6.5 million shares after pricing it at $11.50 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MXPT.” Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities and Pacific Crest Securities are serving as lead underwriters. MaxPoint Interactive is a digital advertising company that helps brands increase in-store sales. It is backed by Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures.

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VC-backed MaxPoint Interactive sets IPO pricing terms

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

According to an amended SEC filing. MaxPoint Interactive has priced its IPO of 6.5 million shares between $10.50 and $12.50 a share. The company plans on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MXPT.” Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities and Pacific Crest Securities are serving as lead underwriters. MaxPoint Interactive is a digital advertising company that helps brands increase in-store sales. It is backed by Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures.

 

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VC-backed semiconductor company Easic files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 12 months ago

Santa Clara, California-based semiconductor company Easic Corp 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. The company plans on listing the IPO on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “EASI.” Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc will serve as the lead underwriters. Easic’s backers include Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Crescendo Ventures, Seagate Technology and Evergreen Partners.

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Costa joins Benefit Street Partners

By Luisa Beltran — 1 year ago

Ray Costa has joined Benefit Street Partners, the credit investment arm of Providence Equity Partners, as an MD. Costa was previously an MD and Co-Head of Deutsche Bank Securities credit trading in North America.

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VC-backed MaxPoint files for IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

MaxPoint Interactive, a digital advertising company that helps brands increase in-store sales, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the pricing terms have yet to be set. Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc and Pacific Crest Securities LLC will serve as the lead underwriters. The company plans on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “MXPT.” MaxPoint is backed by Madrona Venture Group and Trinity Ventures.

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American Securities-backed MPG rolls out IPO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

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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