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Vista to buy NAVEX Global

Vista Equity Partners will be acquiring NAVEX Global, a provider of ethics and compliance solutions. No financial terms were disclosed for the deal that’s expected to close later this year. Deutsche Bank and Piper Jaffray are advising NAVEX Global on the transaction.

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Vista Equity buys TransFirst from WCAS

Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe has sold TransFirst to Vista Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Hauppauge, NY, TransFirst is a provider of of payment tech solutions to merchants in the U.S.

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JPM, others underwrite aggressive Tibco buyout loan

JPMorgan Chase & Co has teamed up with unregulated lenders to underwrite a highly leveraged buyout financing for the acquisition of business software maker Tibco Software Inc, which could contravene regulatory guidelines on risky lending, sister magazine Thomson Reuters IFR reported, citing sources.

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Skillsoft completes SumTotal acquisition from Vista

Skillsoft Corp. has closed its buy of SumTotal from Vista Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Deutsche Bank Securities was financial advisor to Skillsoft on the deal while Evercore advised Vista. SumTotal is a provider of integrated HR solutions.

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Vista Equity to buy Tibco Software for $4.3 billion

Business software maker Tibco Software Inc on Sept. 29 said private equity firm Vista Equity Partners would take it private for $4.3 billion in the largest technology buyout this year, according to sister news service Reuters.

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PE-backed Advicent Solutions buys Figlo

Advicent Solutions, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, has acquired Figlo. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in the Netherlands, Figlo is a provider of financial planning software.

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PE-backed Omnitracs agrees to buy XRS Corp

Omnitracs, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, said Monday that it has agreed to acquire XRS Corp for $178 million in equity or $5.60 per share. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year. Jefferies served as financial advisor to Omnitracs while William Blair was financial advisor to XRS Corp. Royal Bank of Canada, Credit Suisse and Guggenheim are providing financing for the deal. Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, XRS is a provider of mobile fleet optimization software.

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Trending this week in private equity: CEO of PE-backed Centerplate under pressure to resign after allegedly hurting dog, Kelso offers sweet terms on latest fund, and LPs struggle to navigate most crowded fundraising environment ever.

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Skillsoft Corp. to buy SumTotal from Vista

Skillsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire SumTotal from Vista Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of the transaction, Vista wil retain a “small” ownership stake in the combined company. Deutsche Bank Securities was financial advisor to Skillsoft on the deal while Evercore advised Vista. SumTotal is a provider of integrated HR solutions.

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