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NetCentives Inc. –

19 years ago

SAN FRANCISCO – NetCentives Inc., an Internet direct marketing company, held an initial public offering October 14 with 6 million shares at $12 apiece, the top of its $10 to $12 filing range. Credit Suisse First Boston, Hambrecht & Quist and Thomas Weisel Partners L.L.C. underwrote the offering which left 31.8 million shares outstanding. Mayfield […]

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Plug Power Inc. –

19 years ago

LATHAM, N.Y. – Plug Power Inc., an on-site power generation developer, went public October 29, offering 6 million shares at $15 apiece. The company’s stock priced at the high end of its $13 to $15 filing range. Underwritten by Goldman Sachs & Co., Hambrecht & Quist, Merrill Lynch & Co. and FAC/Equities, the initial public […]

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Silicon Image Inc. –

19 years ago

CUPERTINO, Calif. – Silicon Image Inc., a semiconductor technology company, went public October 6, offering 3.9 million shares at $12 apiece. The stock priced at the top of its $10 to $12 filing range. Credit Suisse First Boston, BancBoston Robertson Stephens and Dain Rauscher Wessels underwrote the offering, which left 25.1 million shares outstanding. August […]

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The TriZetto Group Inc. –

19 years ago

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – The TriZetto Group Inc., a provider of information to the health-care industry, went public October 8, offering 4.2 million shares at $9 apiece. The company’s stock priced well below its $11 to $13 filing range. Underwritten by Bear, Sterns & Co. Inc., Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Adams, Harkness & Hill Inc. […]

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VitaminShoppe.com Inc. –

19 years ago

NEW YORK – VitaminShoppe.com Inc., an on-line vendor of vitamins, went public October 8, offering 4.5 million shares at $11 apiece. The company’s stock priced in the middle of its $10 to $12 filing range. Underwritten by Thomas Weisel Partners, William Blair & Co. and PaineWebber Inc., the initial public offering left 7.3 million shares […]

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Satyam Infoway Ltd. –

19 years ago

CHENNAI, India – Satyam Infoway Ltd., India’s second-largest Internet service provider, went public October 19, offering 4.2 million shares at $18 apiece. The stock priced at the top of its $16 to $18 filing range. Merrill Lynch & Co. and Salomon Smith Barney underwrote the offering, which left 21.2 million shares outstanding. Satyam Computer Services […]

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Spanish Broadcasting System Inc. –

19 years ago

MIAMI – Spanish Broadcasting System Inc., a Spanish radio station operator, went public October 28, offering 21.8 million shares at $20 apiece. The company’s stock priced above its $17 to $19 filing range. Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch & Co. underwrote the offering, which left 57 million shares outstanding. CIBC World Markets Inc. and The […]

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J.P. Carey Launches New Venture Vehicle –

19 years ago

ATLANTA – Asset management firm J.P. Carey Inc. in October launched one of three venture capital funds, targeting between $10 million and $30 million. Carey Capital Partners L.L.C. will exclusively invest in later-stage Internet-related deals mostly in the Southeastern United States. Average investment sizes will not exceed 10% of the fund’s value, said Joseph Canouse, […]

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Wilshire Heads New Fund-of-Funds –

19 years ago

NEW YORK – Investment bank Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. in October hired Wilshire Associates Inc. to manage its new private equity fund-of-funds, BBH&Co. Private Equity Partners II L.P. The fund, targeted at $100 million to $150 million, launched in September and was expected to hold a first close on about $50 million in mid-November. […]

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Interwoven Inc. –

19 years ago

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Interwoven Inc., a software provider, went public October 8, offering 3.15 million shares at $17 apiece. The company’s stock priced well above its $13 to $15 filing range. Underwritten by Credit Suisse First Boston, BancBoston Robertson Stephens and Dain Rauscher Wessels, the initial public offering left 21.8 million shares outstanding. There were […]

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InterTrust Technologies Corp. –

19 years ago

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – InterTrust Technologies Corp., a company providing digital rights management platforms, went public October 27 offering 6.5 million shares at $18 apiece, above its $15 to $17 filing range. Credit Suisse First Boston, J.P. Morgan & Co., Salomon Smith Barney and SoundView Technology Group underwrote the offering, which left 37.8 million shares outstanding. […]

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UK Launches SPARK Incubator –

19 years ago

LONDON – Two of the United Kingdom’s leading smaller-company specialists, Luke Johnson and Mike Whitaker, have teamed with venture and corporate finance house NewMedia Investors (NMI) and GlobalNet Financial.com to form NewMedia SPARK, an incubator vehicle intended to become Europe’s first quoted Internet-focused fund. By joining NewMedia Spark with 10-INVEST, a planned Internet-based stock placement […]

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Ex-Schroder Partner To Head eVentures –

19 years ago

LONDON – Rupert Murdoch, who was initially unphased by the Internet and e-commerce, has now become an enthusiastic convert, launching News Corp’s $400 million e-partners fund for e-commerce and new media ventures. The vehicle will be managed along with ePartners, a United Kingdom Internet-focused joint venture between e-partners and Softbank Corp. of Japan. Murdoch’s plans […]

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AsiaTech to Oversee $48M Java VC Fund –

19 years ago

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – AsiaTech Ventures will manage a $48 million venture fund that will back Asian companies using Sun Microsystems Inc.’s Java programming language. Not surprisingly, Sun is a key investor in the Asia Java Venture Fund, along with the government of Singapore and Asian companies such as Fujitsu and Mitsui & Co. AsiaTech, […]

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Portfolio Profiles –

19 years ago

ARCH Venture Partners CHICAGO – ARCH Venture Partners invests in seed- to early-stage information technology, life sciences and physical sciences companies throughout the United States. The firm’s latest vehicle, the $175 million ARCH Venture Fund IV, closed in June, and about one-third of the fund has been invested or committed to some 20 companies, said […]

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European Internet Deals Soar Hoping to replicate the success of U.S. Internet deals, VCs race to back hot start-ups across the A –

19 years ago

W hen John Bernstein of Advent International Corp. walks into his London office these days, he’s confronted with more than a dozen e-mails and a desk piled high with Internet proposals. An investment manager specializing in telecommunications and the Internet, Bernstein personally closed four of his firm’s 10 European Internet deals in the last year. […]

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Texas Growth Fund –

19 years ago

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Growth Fund (TGF) invests in late-stage manufacturing, distribution and service companies that conduct business, but are not necessarily headquartered, in Texas. TGF has raised three funds since it began making private equity investments in 1991. Its latest, the $450 million Texas Growth Fund II 1998 Trust, is expected to be fully […]

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Jupiter Communications Inc. –

19 years ago

NEW YORK – Jupiter Communications Inc., a media research firm, went public October 8, offering 3.1 million shares of stock at $21 apiece. The company’s stock priced above its $18 to $20 filing range. Underwritten by Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, Thomas Weisel Partners and DLJdirect Inc., the initial public offering left […]

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