MediaAlpha Gets Private Equity Injection

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Los Angeles-based programmatic advertising software developer MediaAlpha announced Monday afternoon that it has raised a new, strategic investment, from private equity investor Insignia Capital Group. will remain a "significant equity holder" in the company, according to MediaAlpha, with 42 percent ownership interest in the company after the investment. mediaalpha venture capital programmatic advertising software merger acquisition private equity insignia

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Clubspeed Acquired By Private Equity Investor Nadavon

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Corona, California-based Clubspeed , which develops software used to manage go karting tracks, race tracks, trampoline parks, and family entertainment centers, has been acquired by private equity investor Nadavon Capital Partners , the two said over the weekend. According to the two, Nadavon Capital Partners acquires a majority stake in Clubspeed, and has appointed Nadavon CEO Rmir Bosu as the CEO of Clubspeed.

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JMI Equity Leads $35M Investment In Lytics

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San Diego-based private equity investor JMI Equity is the lead investor in Lytics , a developer of marketing personalization software, in a $35M, Series C investment announced by Lytics on Thursday. Lytics--which is based in Portland, Oregon--said the funding was led by JMI Equity, and also included existing investors Comcast Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Voyager Capital.

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JMI Equity Backs Jvion's Healthcare AI Software

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity is the lead backer of a developer of artificial intelligence software for the healthcare industry this morning. Jvion , a developer of clinical decision support software, said on Thursday that it received a "significant" growth equity investment for the startup, to expand its healthcare AI and prescriptive analytics platform. equity private capital venture software intelligence artificial healthcare jvion

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Report: Clearlake Capital Seeks To Sell Perforce

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital is hoping to sell one of its portfolio companies, Perforce Software , for around $2 billion, according to a report from Bloomberg over the weekend. Perforce has been owned by Clearlake Capital since January of 2018. Clearlake Capital had acquired Perforce from another, private equity investor, Summit Partners, and merged it with another software tools company, Rogue Wave Software, in January of this year.

Aurora Capital Group Sells Market Track To Vista Equity

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Aurora Capital Group has sold Chicago-based Market Track , a provider of advertising, e-commerce, brand protection, and other information to retailers, brands, manufacturers, and others, to private equity buyer Vista Equity Partners. Aurora Capital acquired Market Track five years ago. market track auroracapital private equity vista

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Platinum Equity Names New Executive

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity announced this morning that it has added Michael Fabiano, to head up a new credit investing division. Fabiano was most recently Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners LP, which is part of Blackstone, and also has served as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley. Fabiano had been at GSO Capital Partners for more than a decade, according to Platinum Equity.

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Clearlake Capital Buys symplr

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group has acquired Houston, Texas-based symplr , a provider of healthcare governance, risk, and compliance software. Clearlake acquired symplr from its existing set of private equity investors, Pamlico Capital and The CapStreet Group. SkyKnight Capital co-invested in the transaction with Clearlake, which financed the deal via Antares Capital, Bain Capital Credit and Golub Capital.

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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San Diego's TriTech Rolled Up Into Superion By Vista Equity, Bain Capital

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The big rollup is being funded by private equity companies Vista Equity Partners and Bain Capital. Bain Capital acquired TriTech earlier this year, and Vista Equity had owned both Superion and Aptean prior to the rollup and merger. tritech merger acquisition superion public safety software private equity vista bain

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. Acuant was owned by Insight Venture Partners, Lightview Capital and Egis Capital Partners. acuant identity verification software merger acquisition private equityFinancial details of the acquisition were not announced. Audax said it acquired a controlling interest in Acuant in the deal.

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Marlin Equity Backs Elenion Technologies

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Marlin Equity Partners unveiled a new company, Elenion Technologies , focused on silicon photonics. According to Marlin Equity Partners, Elenion has been in existence since 2014, and has been operating in stealth mode. Marlin Equity said that it has named Larry Schwerin, former CEO of Silicon Lightwave Services and Capella Intelligent Subsystems, as CEO of the company.

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Clearlake Capital's Symplr Buys API Healthcare

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Symplr , a healthcare risk and governance software developer which is owned by Los Angeles-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital , has acquired API Healthcare , a provider of healthcare human capital management software. API Healthcare was owned by another private equity investor, Veritas Capital. symplr clearlake capital private equity merger acquisition saas software healthcare compliance risk veritas apihealthcare

StartEngine Plans New Equity Crowdfunding Campaign, For Itself

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Los Angeles-based StartEngine , the equity crowdfunding site led by serial entrepreneur Howard Marks, told its supporters on Friday that it is planning to launch a new, equity crowdfunding effort: for itself. According to StartEngine, in an email to investors in earlier equity crowdfunding efforts on its site, that in the coming weeks, StartEngine will be offering its own shares to investors. startengine equity crowdfunding howard marks venture capital incubator accelerator

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Platinum Equity Sells NESCO To Energy Capital Partners

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Platinum Equity said last week that it has sold NESCO , a provider of fleet equipment rental, sales, and services for the electrical transmission and distribution market, to Energy Capital Partners. Platinum Equity was advised by Morgan Stanley and Harris Williams, as well as Latham & Watkins on the sale. private acquisition merger partners capital energy nesco equity platinum

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ChiroTouch Gets Private Equity Investment

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San Diego-based ChiroTouch , a developer of electronic health records and practice management software for the chiropractic market, has raised a round of private equity funding. The funding came from Waud Capital Partners. According to the companies, George Ahn, Operating Executive at Waud Capital, has become ChiroTouch's new CEO, and has also joined the company's board as Vice Chairman.

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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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Caltius Equity Partners Backs Health Payment Systems

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Caltius Equity Partners said late Wednesday that it has made a "significant" investment in Health Payment Systems , a developer of healthcare technology and services. health payment systems private equity caltius venture capital

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JMI Equity Backs CampusLogic In $55M Funding

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JMI Equity , the private equity firm which has one of its main offices in La Jolla, is the lead investor in a round for Phoenix, Arizona-based CampusLogic. CampusLogic, which develops software tools to help streamline the management of student financial aid for schools, said Wednesday morning that it had raised $55M in a funding round from JMI Equity. equity campuslogic venture capital software student financial education school

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OpenGate Capital Acquires Sargent and Greenleaf

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor OpenGate Capital has acquired Sargent and Greenleaf , a maker of a wide range of both electric and traditional mechanical locks, from Stanley Black & Decker. According to OpenGate Capital, it expects the acquisition to be complete in Q1 of 2019. decker black stanley capital opengate equity private acquisitino merger bluetooth lock greenleaf sargent

Clearlake Capital Backs Diligent

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. According to the companies, Clearlake Capital Group made a strategic minority investment in Diligent, which is owned by another private equity investment firm, Insight Venture Partners. strategic capital venture board cloud software ventures insight equity private diligent clearlake

Consolidation is coming to gaming, and Jam City raises $145 million to capitalize on it

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There’s no word on whether the new money is in equity or debt, but what is certain is that JPMorgan Chase Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and syndicate partners including Silicon Valley Bank, SunTrust Bank and CIT Bank are all involved in the deal. “In

JMI Equity Backs AtTask

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San Diego-based private equity investor JMI Equity is the lead in a $38M funding for project management software developer AtTask. According to AtTask, it raised $38M in the Series D growth funding for its project management software, and will add JMI Equity''s Peter Arrowsmith to its board. The company''s other backers are GreenSpring Associates, Escalate Capital and University Venture Fund, who also participated in the funding.

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IQMS Finds Private Equity Funding

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Paso Robles-based IQMS , a 25 year old developer of manufacturing ERP software, said Tuesday that it has raised a strategic growth equity investment from Technology Crossover Ventures and Banneker Partners. equity growth software manufacturing capital venture iqms

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ATTOM Data Solutions Acquired by Private Equity Investor

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residential and commercial properties, has been acquired by private equity investor Lovell Minnick Partners , Lovell Minnick announced this morning. Lovell Minnick said that Monroe Capital provided debt financing for the transaction. attom data solutions private equity merger acquisition lovell minnickIrvine-based ATTOM Data Solutions , a provider of real estate data for U.S.

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Sugarfina Raises $35M In Private Equity Funding

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Los Angeles-based upscale, luxury confections brand Sugarfina announced on Thursday morning that it has raised $35M in a growth equity funding, from private equity investor Great Hill Partners. The company said it was advised by Imperial Capital on the funding. sugarfina private equity venture capital great hill luxury chocolate candy retailer

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Equity financing: great for rapid growth startups

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There are three classes of equity investors for early stage businesses that we have not yet considered. Angel Capital Association (ACA) lists over four hundred member groups, located throughout the country.

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JMI Equity Invests $35M In Cosential's Construction Proposal Software

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La Jolla-based private equity investor JMI Equity has made a $35M strategic growth investment in Cosential , a developer of customer relationship management (CRM) and proposal automation software for the architecture and engineering market. Cosential announced on Wednesday that it has raised $35M in the strategic growth investment, which came from private equity investor JMI Equity. cosential venture capital construction proposal software equity

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JMI Equity Invests In Arena Solutions

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San Diego-based private equity investor JMI Equity has made an investment in Foster City, California-based Arena Solutions , the two said this morning. Arena said the strategic growth equity investment will further its growth. arena solutions equity private venture capital strategicSize of thee investment was not announced.

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Apposite Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Apposite Technologies , a developer of enterprise network simulation software and test tools, has raised a round of growth investment from private equity investor Ranch Creek Partners. apposite private equity venture capital enterprise network simulation testing test tool steve fazio

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Clearlake Capital Acquires Provation

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group said this morning that it has acquired Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Provation Medical , a developer of software for the healthcare documentation and coding market. documentation healthcare software acquisition merger investor investment equity private capital clearlake provation

JibJab Acquired By Catapult Capital

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Los Angeles-based JibJab , which provides animated, personalized greeting cards and other social content, has been acquired by private equity investor Catapult Capital LLC , Catapult Capital announced this morning. As part of the deal, Catapult Capital said that JibJab COO Paul Hanges has been promoted to CEO, and will lead the company under its new ownership. Cloud Capital, with Catapult being advised by Reed Smith LLP in the deal.

JMI Equity Backs UK's Avecto

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San Diego-based private equity investor JMI Equity has backed Avecto , a developer of endpoint security software, based in the UK, to the tune of $49M. Avecto said that Jit Sinha and Suken Vakil, both of JMI Equity, will join the company's board. international cybersecurity software security capital venture equity private avecto

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Diversis Capital Sells Portfolio Firm

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Diversis Capital said this morning that it has sold one of its portfolio companies, BLUE Software , to software company Esko. diversis capital blue merger acquisition esko private equityFinancial details of the sale were not announced. BLUE Software is a developer of label and artwork management software, and is based in Chicago. Esko is owned by Danaher, and develops software and hardware for package design.

LA's Century Park Capital Acquires IT Services, Software Company

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Los Angeles-based Century Park Capital Partners , a private equity investor focused on family businesses, owner-operated companies and corporate divestitures, said on Monday afternoon that it has completed a majority recapitalization of Florida-based software and IT services company MCCi. Century Park Capital Partners said MCCi has over 1,000 clients. The deal was financed by RGA Private Debt & Equity and Plexus Capital.