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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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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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. LogicMonitor was advised by William Blair in the deal, with Vista Equity advised by Evercore; PSG and LogicMonitor were represented by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in the deal, with Vista being represented by Kirkland & Ellis.

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Marlin Equity's AppRiver Buys Roaring Penguin

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AppRiver , a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity software and services which is owned by Los Angeles private equity investor Marlin Equity , has acquired Ottawa, Canada-based Roaring Penguin , the companies said this week. AppRiver, which is based in Florida, was acquired by Marlin Equity in October of 2017. appriver roaring penguin cybersecurity software mergeracquisition private equity email security

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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 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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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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CMO CTO COO Equity and Compensation

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I was just asked about a particular startup situation (seed stage, CMO hire, non-founder) and particularly what compensation and equity is appropriate.

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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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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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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. chirotouch private equity health records practice management venture capital lifescience softwareThe funding came from Waud Capital Partners. Size of the funding was not announced.

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Angeles Equity Partners Finds $360M For First Private Equity Fund

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Los Angeles-based Angeles Equity Partners , a new private equity investor, said this morning that it has raised $360M in its first private equity fund. The fund, Angeles Equity Partners I, L.P., Angeles Equity said it is looking to make investments in closely held or family-owned businesses, in non-core subsidiaries of larger companies, and "build and buy" opportunities with proven executives. erppower investment private partners equity angeles

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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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JMI Equity Names New General Partners

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San Diego- and Baltimore-based private equity investor JMI Equity announced this morning that it has promoted Suken Vakil and Randy Guttman to General Partner. equity general partner executive suken vakil rady guttmanVakil is based in San Diego, and Guttman is based in Baltimore. Vakil has been at JMI since 2012, and was most recently serving as a Principal; he helped invest in Applied Systems, Arena, Avecto, Code42, Internet Brands (acquired by KKR), Intradiem, and Seismic.

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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. sugarfina private equity venture capital great hill luxury chocolate candy retailerAccording to Sugarfina, the new funding will go towards further developing its e-commerce and mobile platforms, as well as international expansion. Sugarfina has now raised more than $50M in funding.

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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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Marlin Equity Partners Acquires AddStructure, Merges It with Bazaarvoice

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Private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners announced on Feb. 23 that it acquired AddStructure Inc., a developer of search and discovery applications for e-commerce companies, for an undisclosed amount

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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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Equity-Only CTO and Equity-Only Developers

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Understand where they were in terms of being able to pay or was this equity-only (sweat equity only). And he was still in the process of raising additional capital, so it was equity only. However, when I told him that the level of engagement required from me and the fact that equity-only development was required, he seemed to be a bit offended. There are cases where I will do equity-only deals.

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JMI Equity Backs HackerRank In $30M Funding

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JMI Equity , a private equity investor which has one of its two offices in La Jolla, is the lead investor in HackerRank , a startup which operates an online platform to help companies identify and evaluate technical talent. JMI Equity lead a $30M in a Series C funding round according to HackerRank, and also included Khosla Ventures, Battery Ventures, Randstad Innovation Fund, and Chartline Capital Partners.

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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. fleet american traffic solutions light camera cameras private equity merger acquisition plattinu

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Caltius Equity Partners Sells Vision Technology Solutions

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Caltius Equity Partners announced on Feb. 22 the sale of its portfolio company Vision Technology Solutions, a website developer for government organizations in the U.S. and Canada, to cloud-based software developer Granicus for an undisclosed amount

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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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Club Pilates Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Club Pilates , a franchisor of Pilates studios, has received a private equity investment from TPG Growth Partners, the two said on Thursday. club pilates private equity investment growth venture capital anthony geisler tpggrowth franchiseSize of the funding round was not announced. Club Pilates is run by Anthony Geisler, the former owner and CEO of LA Boxing; Geisler acquired Club Pilates in 2015 from founder Allison Beardsley. READ MORE>>.

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StartEngine Equity Crowdfunding Workshop

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Monday, February 27, 2017 -- StartEngine Equity Crowdfunding Workshop. StartEngine is organizing the first equity crowdfunding one day free workshop for companies to go live the same day. Normally, a company will spend thousands of dollars on an accountant, lawyer, copywriter and other vendors to get their campaign to go live plus many dozen of hours in preparation time. The workshop provides all of these services at no cost.

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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. 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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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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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. 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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Prime Focus Technologies Gets Private Equity Investment

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Los Angeles-based Prime Focus Technologies , a developer of ERP software for the media industry, says it has received its first round of funding from private equity investor Ambit Pragma. prime focus technologies venture capital private equity ambit software hollywood contentSize of the investment was not announced.

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Processing.com Gets Private Equity Injection

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Sherman Oaks-based Processing.com , a provider of payment processing services, announced this morning that it has received a "significant" private equity investment, from LaSalle Capital. laasalle capital venture investment equity private financial fintech payment processingSize of that investment was not announced. Processing.com is led by CEO Avi Chesed. The company said the funds would go to further invest in its technology and products. READ MORE>>.

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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

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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