VC-backed MaxPoint files for IPO

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.


Alternative lender SoFi snags $200 mln Series D

Alternative lender Social Finance Inc has raised $200 million in Series D funding. Third Point Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Wellington Management Company LLP and Institutional Venture Partners. Goldman Sachs was the placement agent.

D-Wave Systems snags C$29 mln

D-Wave Systems Inc, a quantum computing company headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, has secured C$29 million in funding. The investors in this round were not named; however, D-Wave’s previous backers include Bezos Expeditions, BDC Capital, DFJ, Goldman Sachs, Growthworks, Harris & Harris Group, In-Q-Tel, International Investment and Underwriting and Kensington Partners Limited.


Bain Capital to buy TI Automotive

Bain Capital has agreed to acquire TI Automotive. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to close in the middle of this year. Blackstone Advisory Partners is providing financial advice to TI Automotive while Goldman Sachs and UBS Securities LLC are serving as financial advisors to Bain Capital. Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, TI Autmotive is a provider of fluid storage, carrying and delivery systems to automotive manufacturers.

Youth I.N.C. recruits PE vet Farrell as exec director

New York City-based Youth I.N.C., which helps youth-focused nonprofits grow their organizations, has named Rehana Farrell as executive director. Previously, Farrell served as chief operating officer at Cain Hoy Enterprises. Also, Youth I.N.C. has tapped John Waldron, who co-heads Goldman Sachs‘ investment banking division, as co-chair of its board.


Goldman Sachs and Zodius leads $56 mln round for Antuit

Singapore-based Antuit Holdings Pte Ltd, a big data solutions provider, has raised $56 million in funding. Goldman Sachs and Zodius Capital led the round. In addition to the funding, Ankur Sahu and Vishal Bakshi, both of whom are managing directors at Goldman Sachs, have been added to Antuit’s board of directors.


Fifth Street Finance Corp promotes Owens to CEO

Fifth Street Finance Corp. has promoted Todd G. Owens from president to CEO. Owens, a former partner at Goldman Sachs, is replacing Leonard M. Tannenbaum who resigned as CEO but will remain in charge of the firm’s investment advisor Fifth Street Asset Management. Also, the company has named Ivelin M. Dimitrov, its current chief investment officer, as president.


peHUB First Read

First Read hits this week’s homestretch with news eBay is planning to cut 2,400 jobs, Microsoft unveils a new holographic headset and Uber raises a whole bunch o’ money.


peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, eBay says it will cut 2,700 jobs and put its enterprise unit up for sale, Google is preparing to sell mobile phone plans and whether the New England Patriots be disqualified from the Super Bowl.


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.


MongoDB grabs $80 mln

Data management firm MongoDB has raised $80 million in funding. The investors included Goldman Sachs, Altimeter Capital, NEA, Sequoia and T. Rowe Price Associates.


Rethink Robotics pulls in $26.6 mln Series D

Boston-based robots maker Rethink Robotics has raised $26.6 million in Series D funding. GE Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Goldman Sachs, Bezos Expeditions, CRV, Highland Capital Partners, Sigma Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Two Sigma Ventures.

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