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Berkshire Group has acquired Alexan Chapel Hill, a Chapel Hill, North Carolina-based 265-unit property, which includes 13,560 square feet of retail space. The sellers were Trammell Crow Residential and East West Properties. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Ardian-backed Solina has agreed to acquire Supremia Grup, a Romanian food ingredients and spices company. The seller is Levente Hugo Bara. No financial terms were disclosed.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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A consortium that includes Digital Bridge Holdings LLC, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and TIAA Investments has acquired Silicon Valley-based Vantage Data Centers, a provider of data center solutions in support of mission-critical applications....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Darden Restaurants Inc has agreed to acquire restaurant chain Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen for $780 million. The sellers include L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. BofA Merrill Lynch is providing financial advice to Darden while Morgan Stanley is...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Rio Energy, a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects in Brazil, has secured $270 million in funding from the country's National Bank for Economic and Social Development. The capital infusion will be used to build eight wind farms...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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PFA Pension has formed two joint ventures with Spear Street Capital LLC to acquire a 49 percent stake in two office properties based in Dallas and Jersey City, New Jersey. No financial terms were disclosed. Accord Capital Partners LLC served as financial...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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LMCG Investments has named Melanie Karlberg as managing director of national accounts. Previously, she was a a partner at Tenaz Consulting.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Castle Harlan Inc has invested more than $40 million in Gold Star Foods. Part of this capital infusion will be used to finance Gold Star Food's acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona-based Colyar Technology Solutions, a provider of food distribution and compliance...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Vero Beach, Florida-based Orchid Underwriters Insurance Agency, a specialty underwriter of property insurance on coastal properties, has promoted Brad Emmons to CEO from president. Emmons joined the company in 1998. Orchid is backed by Gryphon Investors....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Skincare brand TULA has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was L Catterton.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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NewSpring Capital has invested $12 million in Easton, Pennsylvania-based Sussex Wire, a producer of specialty metal parts and components using cold-forming technology. The capital infusion will be used to support Sussex's acquisition of Marox Corporation,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tillridge Global Agribusiness Partners, an affiliate of NGP Energy Capital Management, has raised over $375 million for its sophomore fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $750 million. According to an earlier report by PE HUB's sister site...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Magnate Worldwide, which was formed by Magnate Capital Partners and CIVC Partners, has acquired Toledo, Ohio-based Premium Transportation Logistics, a provider of expedited domestic ground and freight brokerage services. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Tengram Capital Partners has hired Brian Cooper as a principal. The middle-market consumer-focused private equity firm has promoted Kris Parks to principal and Michael Zappala as senior associate. Previously, Cooper worked at Atlantic Street Capital....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Rigetti Computing, a quantum computing startup, has raised $64 million in funding. The company's investor base includes Andreessen Horowitz and Vy Capital. In addition to the funding, Vijay Pande, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, has been appointed...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Baceline Investments has promoted six staffers to partner. The new partners are Brian Capstick, Sheri Corral, Todd Laurie, Ari Michaeli, Lindsey Reevie and Jonathan Ruby. The appointments became effective January 1, 2017....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Montréal-based Inocucor Technologies Inc, an agricultural biotechnology company, has raised C$38.8 in the first close of its Series B financing round. TPG Alternative and Renewable Technologies was the lead investor....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Nippon Shokubai has acquired Sirrus, a developer of electron deficient monomers and derivatives. Sirrus was backed by Braemar Energy Ventures. No financial terms were disclosed.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Reputation.com, an online reputation management platform, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Heritage Group.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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San Francisco-based MasterClass, a premier online education platform, has raised $35 million in Series C funding. IVP led the round with participation from other investors that included GSV Acceleration, Sam Lessin, New Enterprise Associates, Javelin...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Bustle, a media site for millennial women, has raised $12 million in Series D funding. GGV Capital led the round with participation from other investors that included TimeWarner, Social Capital, General Catalyst Partners and Saban Capital. In conjunction...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Hamilton Lane has named Lydia A. Gavalis as general counsel and Frederick W. Shaw as chief compliance officer. Robert Cleveland, who has been the firm's general counsel for more than 16 years, will retire at the end of this month. Prior to joining Hamilton...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Lyon, France-based Nosopharm, a biotech company focused on researching and developing antimicrobial molecules, has raised $2.6 million in funding. The investors include Auriga Partners, Kreaxi and Alto Invest....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Menlo Park, California-based Ayasdi, a provider of machine intelligence software, has appointed Robert Griffin as CEO. Griffin is the former general manager of IBM's Safer Planet and Smarter Cities division. Ayasdi is backed by Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Somerville, Massachusetts-based RightHand Robotics, a provider of robotic picking solutions for e-commerce order-fulfillment, has secured $8 million in Series A funding. The investors included Playground Global, Matrix Partners, Seven Seas Partners and...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Silicon Valley-based ControlUp, a provider of an ITOps analytics and management platform, has secured $10 million in Series B funding. K1 Capital and Jerusalem Venture Partners led the round.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Cision, a portfolio company of GTCR, which recently merged with blank-check company Capital Acquisition Corp III, has acquired Bulletin Intelligence, a provider of executive briefings for CEOs. No financial terms were disclosed. Portico Capital Securities...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Cognoa, a digital health company focused on children with developmental delays, has raised $11.6 million in funding. The investor was Morningside.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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South San Francisco-based Antiva Biosciences Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, has raised $22 million in Series C financing. Brace Pharma Capital led the round with participation from NS Investment, Osage University Partners, Alexandria Venture Investments,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Investment bank Baker Tilly Capital LLC has hired Troy Nehring for its EB-5 services practice. Nehring is based in Seattle. Baker Tilly is a a subsidiary of accounting and advisory firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause LLP....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Sunnyvale, California-based Turvo, a collaborative logistics platform connecting shippers, brokers and carriers, has secured $25 million in Series A funding. Activant Capital led the round with participation other backers that included Felicis Ventures,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Genstar Capital has acquired Bracket, a clinical trial technology and specialty services provider, from Parthenon Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Jefferies served as lead adviser to Bracket with Cain Brothers acting as co-adviser....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Next Coast Ventures has hired Zeynep Young as a venture partner. Young's work background includes serving as the founder and CEO of Double Line Partners and an associate principal at McKinsey & Company....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Clio Holdings LLC, a portfolio company of O2 Investment Partners, has teamed up with Oakland Standard Co to acquire two countertop providers: Rochester, New York-based Solid Surfaces Inc and Michigan and Tennessee-based Marble Inc. No financial terms...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Arable, an agricultural tech company, has raised $4.25 million in Series A funding. Middleland Capital and S2G Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Chase Field, Spark Labs and Cantos VC....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Valencia Capital LLC has acquired St. Petersburg, Florida-based The Dawson Academy, a provider of post-graduate training for dentists. No financial terms were disclosed. Generational Equity advised The Dawson Academy on the transaction....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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China-based GeneQuantum Healthcare, which is focused on researching and developing biotherapeutics, has closed about $5.8 million in Series A financing. Oriza Seed Venture Capital led the round with participation from TF Capital....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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San Francisco-based Smyte, an online security startup, has secured $4 million in Series A funding. Avalon Ventures led the round with participation from other backers that included Baseline Ventures, Founder Collective, Harrison Metal, Upside Partnership...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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ISG Technology, a portfolio company of Westbridge Capital, has named Jonathan McKay as chairman. Currently, McKay is chairman of JustGiving. UK-based ISG Technology is a provider of IT services....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Seattle-based Wrench, a car repair startup, has raised $4 million in Series A funding. Madrona Venture Group led the round.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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St. Louis, Missouri-based Benson Hill Biosystems, an agricultural tech company, has raised $25 million in Series B funding. Lewis & Clark Ventures and Prelude Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Fall Line...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon has acquired St. Paul, Minnesota-based Torax Medical, a maker of products designed to treat sphincter disorders. No financial terms were disclosed. Torax Medical is backed by Sanderling Ventures and Mayo Medical Ventures....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Hess Midstream Partners LP has set its IPO pricing terms of 12.5 million shares at between $19 and $21 per share. The company plans on trading the stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HESM." Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup,...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Orion, which is backed by Potomac Equity Partners, has acquired Melville, New York-based Structured Network Solutions Inc, a provider of technology integration services. No financial terms were disclosed....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Science Inc is seeking to raise $60 million for its second venture fund, according to an SEC filing. Based in Santa Monica, California, Science Inc invests in digital tech-based companies....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Spain-based Hundredrooms, a vacation rental search engine, has secured 4 million euros in funding, according to a blog post on its site. Seaya Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Media Digital, Atresmedia, Bankinter...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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Medical Technology Venture Partners has raised $20.1 million for its debut fund, according to an SEC filing. The target is $50 million....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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San Francisco-based Lightform, a developer of a computer for projected augmented reality, has raised $2.6 million in seed funding. The investors included Lux Capital, Seven Seas Partners and the National Science Foundation....
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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San Francisco-based Twist Bioscience, a provider of DNA synthesis, has secured $33 million in funding. The investors in this round were not named.
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Cloudvirga, an intelligent mortgage platform developer, has raised $15 million in Series B funding. Blackstone-backed Incenter led the round.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, March 27, 2017
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