Providence Equity backs Abacus

By Iris Dorbian — 2 months ago

Providence Equity has acquired a controlling stake in San Diego-based Abacus Data Systems Inc, a provider of single source fully managed tech solutions. No financial terms were disclosed.

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Providence Equity funds Burning Glass Technologies

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Providence Equity Partners has made an undisclosed investment in Burning Glass Technologies. Based in Boston, Burning Glass is a job market analytics provider. In addition to the funding, Brian Napack, a senior advisor at Providence, has been named chairman of the Burning Glass board of directors.

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Providence Equity invests in VendorSafe

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Providence Equity has acquired a majority stake in VendorSafe Technologies, provider of security services for small and medium-sized businesses. No financial terms were disclosed. In addition to the investment, Marco Ferrari and Mark Hastings of Providence Strategic Growth have been added to VendorSafe’s board of directors. And, VendorSafe has hired Kevin Watson as its new CEO.

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GlobalTranz secures $40 mln

By Angela Sormani — 1 year ago

GlobalTranz has completed a $40 million Series C funding round by Providence Equity and Susquehanna Capital. GlobalTranz is a transportation management and logistics industry.

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peHUB First Read

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

This morning’s First Read takes a look at the popularity stakes of Google, Apple and Facebook and unlocks the secret of Silicon Valley’s success.

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Week’s Top 10 Hub Posts Feature Year’s Most Prolific PE Buyers, Biggest PE Fundraisers and Millions Still Flowing to Romney from Bain

By Lawrence Aragon — 4 years ago

Trying to get away from relatives this Christmas weekend? Tell them you need to catch up on your reading. Here are the past week’s top 10 posts based on number of pageviews from peHUB’s regular readers.

1. Slideshow: The Year’s Most Prolific PE BuyersBernard Vaughan
2. Slideshow: Top 10 PE Fundraising Successes of 2011Gregory Roth
3. Romney Still Making Millions from BainReuters
4. A Look At The Angel Market And The Fall In Average Deal Size: SlideshowMark Boslet
5. Slideshow: Someone Send Some Love To These Unwanted, CalPERS-Backed Funds (subscribers only) – David Toll
6. U.S. Investor Hellman Dies at 77Reuters
7. Triago Claims Le Febvre, Who Is Launching a Competitor, Was TerminatedLuisa Beltran
8. Providence Equity’s Fund VII Hits Fundraising Problems, May Fall Short of $6B Target (subscribers only) – Luisa Beltran
9. Biofuels Winners And Losers: A Look At The Market By LuxMark Boslet
10. Remembering Warren Hellman: ‘An Openness To Ideas And To People’David Toll

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Week’s Top 10 Hub Posts Feature CalPERS, Providence Equity and Stuff We’d Like to Read Less About in 2012

By Lawrence Aragon — 4 years ago

Here are the past week’s top 10 posts based on number of pageviews from peHUB’s regular readers. Hot topics include a portfolio of funds CalPERS unsuccessfully tried to sell on the secondary market, Providence Equity’s troubles hitting its target for fund VII, and unique accounting techniques used by IPO candidates.

1. Slideshow: Someone Send Some Love To These Unwanted, CalPERS-Backed Fundsby David Toll
2. Overrated: Five Things We’d Like a Little Less of in 2012by Connie Loizos
3. Providence Equity’s Fund VII Hits Fundraising Problems, May Fall Short of $6B Targetby Luisa Beltran
4. Slideshow: Top Unique Accounting Techniques for IPO Candidates – by Joanna Glasner
5. Sequoia-Backed Jive Will Be A Test Of The IPO Market: Slideshowby Mark Boslet
6. Slideshow: Five Powerful Women In Private Equity (subscribers only) – by Bernard Vaughan
7. Ron Conway on How New York and Chicago Stack Up to Silicon Valley (subscribers only) – by Mark Boslet
8. Uncle Sam Wants You To Raise An Early Stage VC Fund (subscribers only) – by David Toll
9. Three VCs Weigh In On Incubators, The Late Stage Bubble And Big Databy Mark Boslet
10. For Startup Employees, Getting Rich Has Never Been More Complicatedby Connie Loizos

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