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Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email. Intrinsic Therapeutics Inc., a Wilmington, Mass.-based developer of surgical equipment for use in spinal soft tissue repair, announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Sprout Group led the investment, with previous investors New Enterprise Associates and Spray […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email. Englefield Capital, a UK-based middle-market private equity shop launched last May, has closed its inaugural fund with €660 million. The group is run by former Warburg Pincus partner Dominic Shorthouse, who left the private equity giant in November 2000 over a disagreement […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email. Klocwork Inc., an Ottawa-based software intelligence company, has raised $9.1 million in a Series B venture funding. U.S. Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by fellow new investors Cisco Systems Inc. and Duke University. First round backer Pequot Ventures also […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email. Four venture-backed companies went public during the fourth quarter of 2002, according to data released yesterday by Venture Economics and the National Venture Capital Association. As of 12/31/2002, three of these four venture-backed companies were trading above their initial offering price. For […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email Big Fish Communications Inc., a Marina Del Rey, Calif.-based provider of e-mail protection and message management services, has received $6.5 million in new funding led by Sierra Ventures. Quanta Services Inc., a Houston-based provider of specialized contracting services, has closed on a […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email Need Boston Celtics tickets? Ask a venture capitalist. Earlier this year, Wycliffe Grousbeck of Highland Capital Partners and Stephen Paliuca of Bain Capital announced plans to buy the fabled NBA franchise for a record $360 million. On Tuesday, the pair unveiled a […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email The San Jose Mercury News in October filed a Public Records Act request with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), asking the pension fund to disclose fund-by-fund performance data from within its $4.4 billion private equity portfolio. This morning, the newspaper […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email Kadiri, a Burlingame, Calif.-based provider of enterprise compensation management applications, today announced that it has completed a $7.5 million round of private financing. Voyager Capital led the round, joined by existing investors ONSET Ventures, Wheatley Partners and Towers Perrin. PE Week subscribers […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email The private equity disclosure battle took an unexpected turn earlier this week when the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) revealed that it once published partial valuation information on approximately 850 California-based private companies in which it had invested. The information appeared […]
Get The Wire in your inbox each morning! Just send us an email Sockeye Networks, Waltham, Mass.-based provider of automated network management equipment, has received $12 million in a second round of venture financing from Baker Capital and Polaris Venture Partners. It had previously raised $28 million in a January 2001 round with a post-money […]
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