Websense Acquisition By Vista Equity Partners Completes

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San Diego-based Websense , the developer of security software, is now officially owned by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners , the two said late Tuesday. Vista Equity Partners paid approximately $1 billion for Websense.

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Shift Media Acquired By Marlin Equity Partners

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Los Angeles- and Boston-based Shift Media Holdings , a developer of software tools used for collaboration by entertainment enterprises, brands and agencies, has been acquired by Los Angeles-based private equity investment firm Marlin Equity Partners. shift collaboration merger acquisition marlin equity recap recapitalization media content software

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Veritone Gets Acquisition Bid From Apis Capital Management

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Costa Mesa-based Veritone , a developer of artificial intelligence software, said it has received an unsolicited acquisition bid from private equity firm Apis Capital Management. veritone artificial intelligence tools software merger acquisition private equity apis exitAccording to Veritone, Apis has offered to acquire all of its outstanding shares for $10.26 per share in cash. Veritone said the proposal is an increase from an earlier offer to pay $8.00

Marlin Equity Partners Completes Tellabs Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based private equity company Marlin Equity Partners said this morning that it has completed its acquisition of Tellabs , which provides mobile backhaul, optical networking, and other related telecommunications products. Marlin Equity said that Tellabs will continue to be headquartered in Naperville, Illinois. marlin equity partners tellabs merger acquisition private telecom equipment optical backhaul

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Marlin Equity Acquires Propelics

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity has acquired San Jose-based Propelics , a developer of mobile apps for enterprise customers, Marlin Equity said on Thursday. Marlin Equity said it merged Propelics with Anexinet to accelerate Anexinet's modernization and digital business strategy. propelics anexinet mobile enterprise merger acquisition marlin private equity

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Platinum Equity Buys Quark, Eyes Acquisitions

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Los Angeles-based private equity firm Platinum Equity has acquired Quark , the developer of page layout software, according to the firm this morning. The acquisition of Quark was leds by Platinum partner Brian Wall.

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Acuant Acquired By Audax Private Equity

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Los Angeles-based Acuant , a developer of identity verification software, has been acquired by private equity investor Audax Private Equity. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. acuant identity verification software merger acquisition private equityAcuant was owned by Insight Venture Partners, Lightview Capital and Egis Capital Partners. Audax said it acquired a controlling interest in Acuant in the deal.

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Marlin Equity's AdvancedMD Acquires NueMD

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AdvancedMD , a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity , said this week that it has completed the acquisition of Marietta, Georgia-based Nuesoft Technologies. Marlin Equity acquired AdvancedMD in September of 2015. marlin equity private investment nuemd advancedmd merger acquisition practice management billing medical lifescience software

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BuyAutoParts.com Gets $18.6M In Private Equity Acquisition

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capital venture equity private acquisition merger buyautoparts San Diego-based online auto parts retailer BuyAutoParts.com has raised $18.6M in funding, the company said Tuesday. The funding round came from Gladstone Investment Corporation and Gladstone Capital Corporation. According to the online retailer, the funding included $13.0M from Gladstone Investment, with the remainder from Gladstone Capital, giving it an ownership of a portion of BuyAutoParts.com.

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Marlin Equity Buys Logi Analytics

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity Partners has acquired business intelligence and analytics software developer Logi Analytics , the two said Thursday morning. Marlin Equity has more than $6.7 billion under management; the firm says it has now completed over 100 acquisitions. logi analytics marlin equity merger acquisition private software business intelligence

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Platinum Equity Buys Fischer Tech

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity said last week that it is buying Singapore-based Fischer Tech Ltd. , The two said that Platinum Equity would pay S$3.02 Platinum Equity is merging Fischer Tech with Chinese company Ying Sing Enterprises Limited , which it acquired in 2015. platinum equity fischer tech singapore plastic manufacturing merger acquisition

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Lytx Acquired For $500M In Private Equity Acquisition

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San Diego-based automotive telematics provider Lytx has been acquired by private equity investor GTCR , in a deal worth more than $500M in cash, the two said this morning. Lytx--which was originally named DriveCam--was most recently in the hands of private equity investor Welsh Carson Anderson & Stowe. lytx merger acquisition gtcr welsh carson anderson stowe driver safety camera systems fleet telematics

Platinum Equity Sells Mactac Americas

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity said this morning that it has sold Mactac Americas LLC , a manufacturer and distributor of pressure sensitive labels, to LINTEC Corporation , in a deal worth approximately $375M. Platinum Equity acquired Mactac in November of 2014, from Bemis Company. The sale is the second by Platinum Equity from that acquisition; it also sold the European business of Mactac to Avery Dennison in August.

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Cast & Crew Acquired By Private Equity Investor EQT

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Burbank-based Cast & Crew , which provides software and services for both payroll and production management to Hollywood, has been acquired by private equity investor EQT Partners. Cast & Crew previously was owned by private equity investor Silver Lake. cast crew merger acquisition partners silverlake silver lake

GoGuardian Acquired by Sumeru Equity Partners

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Los Angeles-based GoGuardian , a startup which develops Chromebook management software for schools, disclosed last week that it has raised a majority round of private equity from Sumeru Equity Partners. The company said that George Kadifa, Sanjeet Mitra and Sean Kendra--all of Sumeru Equity Partners--have joined the company's board with the majority investment.

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Edlio Snags Investment for K-12 Education Software Acquisition

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Los Angeles-based Edlio , has received a growth capital investment this morning, for its K-12 education and "community engagement" software, and in particular, acquisitions of other companies. The funding came from private equity investment provider LLR Partners. According to LLR Partners, its investment will be used by Edlio to support its market expansion, via organic growth and acquisitions. investment private equity growth capital venture education software edlio

Marlin Equity Acquires Inkling Systems

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity has acquired San Francisco-based Inkling Systems , a developer of enterprise software for field workforce operations management. Inkling was advised by Piper Jaffray and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in the acquisition. marlin equity inkling systems enterprise field workforce software operations

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JMI Equity Gets Win With Nimsoft Acquisition

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La Jolla-based private equity firm JMI Equity has scored a major win, as Computer Associates said Wednesday afternoon that it would acquire portfolio firm Nimsoft , a maker of IT management software. JMI Equity's Peter Arrowsmith represents JMI Equity on Nimsoft's board; Nimsoft had raised only around $22M in capital from JMI--the original Series A investor in the firm--Goldman Sachs, and Northzone Ventures.

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Platinum Equity Sells Verra Mobility To Gores For $2.4 Billion

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity says it is selling one of its portfolio companies, Verra Mobility , to The Gores Group , in a deal worth approximately $2.4 a special purpose acquisition company created by The Gores Group. verra mobility platinum equity private merger acquisition

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ACTIVE Network In $1.05 Billion Acquisition Deal With Vista Equity Partners

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San Diego-based sports and activity registration service Active Network announced this morning that it has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Vista Equity Partners , in a deal valued at approximately $1.05 Active Network said that Vista Equity Partners will pay $14.50 ACTIVE Network said it is being advised by Citi and DLA Piper LLP in the deal; Vista Equity is being advised by BofA Merrill Lynch and Kirkland & Ellis.

Urban Armor Gear Acquired By Private Equity Investor

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Laguna Niguel-based Urban Armor Gear , a maker of ruggedized, protective cases for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, has been acquired by private equity investor Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced by the companies. Davidson says that management owners of UAG will retain "significant" equity ownership in the company. urban armor gear private equity merger acquisition hammond kennedy whitney

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Careful about equity and options in early stage businesses

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For those negotiating equity allocations it covers some of the most complex issues to address in the process. Equity is divided between the founders and the business begun. Close. This post is longer than usual.

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LogicMonitor Acquired By Vista Equity Partners

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Santa Barbara-based IT monitoring software developer LogicMonitor has been acquired by private equity investor Vista Equity Partners , from its existing owner, Providence Strategic Growth (PSG), the companies said on Tuesday. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to the companies, PSG will retain a minority ownership stake in LogicMonitor after the majority acquisition.

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Marlin Equity Buys Bazaarvoice For $521M

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity is acquiring online ratings and reviews software provider Bazaarvoice , in a deal worth $521M in cash, the two said this mroning. The company said Marlin Equity will take Bazaarvoice private, by paying $5.50 bazaarvoice merger acquisition marlin equity private ratings review software

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Platinum Equity Buys American Traffic Solutions

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity has acquired American Traffic Solutions , a provider of road safety, red light, and traffic violation cameras, according to the two companies. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. fleet american traffic solutions light camera cameras private equity merger acquisition plattinu

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Marlin Equity Acquires Tangoe, Merges It With Asentinel

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Los Angeles-based private equity and investment firm Marlin Equity said on Friday that it has completed its take-private acquisition of Tangoe, Inc. , Malin Equity had said earlier it would pay $6.50 marlin equity tangoe private merger acquisitionand combined it with existing asset Asentinel. Both companies operate as part of the technology lifecycle management (TLM) market. Marlin has appointed Robert Irwin as CEO of the newly combined company.

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Marlin Equity Buys LiveOps Cloud

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity has acquired LiveOps Cloud Platform , the companies said today, in a deal which will split LiveOps into two different companies. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. According to the two, LiveOps has split into LiveOps Cloud Platform , which will be led by LiveOps Ceo Vasili Triant and is now owned by Marlin Equity, from LiveOps Agent Services , which will continue on as a separate organization.

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Clearlake Capital Completes NetDocuments Acquisition

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said it has completed its acquisition of secure cloud-based document management software developer NetDocuments. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. clearlake capital netdocuments merger acquisition document cloud management legal software

Platinum Equity Acquires Electro Rent For $323.4M

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Beverlly Hills-based private equity investor Platinum Equity , and Van Nuys-based Electro Rent said Tuesday that the two are in a definitive agreement, where Platinum Equity will pay approximately $323.4M Platinum Equity said ti will pay $13.12 platinum equity electrorent electro rent merger acquisition private

Marlin Equity Buys WorkOasis

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Los Angeles-based private equity firm WorkOasis has acquired WorkOasis , a developer of software-as-a-service products for work order, vendor and maintenance management, the company said this morning. Marlin Equity Partners did not disclose financial details of the transactions. According to marlin Equity, it will combine WorkOasis with Verisae, one of its existing portfolio companies. workoasis marlin equity saas maintenance software merger acquisition private

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RLH Equity Sells Bluewolf Group To IBM

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners (RLH Equity), has sold one of its portfolio companies, BlueWolf Group , to IBM. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. RLH Equity is the private equity investment company founded by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, outgoing USC Athletic Director Pat Haden, and Chris Lewis. bluewolf equity merger acquisition consulting services

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Marlin Equity Partners Buys 6N Systems

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity Partners announced this morning that it has acquired 6N Systems , a developer of financial and clinical software aimed at the long-term and post-acute care market. Marlin Equity Partners manages over $2.6

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Platinum Equity Buys Two Chinese Manufacuring Companies

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity announced today that it has acquired two Chinese businesses from Broadway Industrial Group Limited. Platinum Equity said it acquired Foam Plastic Solutions (FPS) and Flow Control Devices (FCD) from Broadway Industrial. Platinum Equity said the acquisition is its second in Asia in the past 18 months. platinum equity chinese china international merger acquisition broadway industrial

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ERP Power Acquired By Angeles Equity Partners

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Moorpark, California-based ERP Power , which develops LED lighting power supplies and drivers, has been acquired by private equity firm Angeles Equity Partners , Angeles said Wednesday afternoon. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Angeles Equity is based in Los Angeles. power erppower merger acquisition lighting private equity angelesequity

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Ten-X Acquisition By Thomas H. Lee Completes

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Irvine-based Ten-X , an online real estate marketplace, is now officially owned by private equity investor Thomas H. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. tenx thomas auction venture capital merger acquisition private equityLee Partners , T.H. Lee said this morning. The deal was originally announced in August.