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  • Growth Capital Partners completes investment in Shorterm Group
    Growth Capital Partners completes investment in Shorterm Group Growth Capital Partners (GCP) was pleased to announce on November 23, 2016, an investment into the Shorterm Group, a leading specialist technical...
  • Santen to acquire InnFocus
    Santen to acquire InnFocus Santen Pharmaceutical announced on July 19, 2016, it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire InnFocus, developer of the MicroShunt glaucoma implant device. Santen will acquire...
  • CLX Communications Completes Acquisition of Mblox Inc.
    CLX Communications Completes Acquisition of Mblox Inc. CLX Communications AB announced in May that the Company had acquired Mblox Incorporated. On July 12, 2016, CLX gained access to 100 percent...
  • Witbe lists on Alternext Paris to step up its international expansion
    Witbe lists on Alternext Paris to step up its international expansion EnterNext, the Euronext subsidiary dedicated to promoting and growing the market for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), on April...
  • Stirling Square Capital Partners acquires Mettis
    Stirling Square Capital Partners acquires Mettis Stirling Square Capital Partners, a leading pan-European mid-market private equity firm, announced on February 23, 2016, the acquisition of Mettis Aerospace Ltd, an international...
  • Amdocs completes purchase of cVidya
    Amdocs completes purchase of cVidya Amdocs completed its acquisition of cVidya on January 15, 2016, sources told TheMarker. The buyout, which TheMarker revealed in November, cost $30 million. Some 10%...
  • Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt
    Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC) announced on January 7, 2016 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc....
  • Benchmark Capital Exits eBags
    Benchmark Capital exits eBags eBags announced on December 3, 2015, Benchmark Capital sold its stake in the company. Mike Edwards, eBags President and CEO, and Peter Cobb, eBags co-founder and...
  • J&J’s Biosense Webster buys Coherex Medical and its WaveCrest anti-stroke device
    J&J’s Biosense Webster buys Coherex Medical and its WaveCrest anti-stroke device Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Biosense Webster said on November 20, 2015, that it acquired Coherex Medical for an undisclosed amount. Salt...
  • EPAM Acquires Alliance Global Services
    EPAM Acquires Alliance Global Services EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, announced on November 16, 2015, its acquisition of Alliance Global Services,...
  • Ericsson announces agreement to acquire Envivio
    Ericsson announces agreement to acquire Envivio Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced on September 10, 2015, its agreement to acquire Envivio (NASDAQ:ENVI), by means of a tender offer for a price of USD...
  • Acquisition of Good Technology to expand BlackBerry’s leadership in secure cross-platform mobility management
    Acquisition of Good Technology to expand BlackBerry’s leadership in secure cross-platform mobility management BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, on September 04, 2015, announced that it...
  • Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Atrenta
    Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Atrenta Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) completed its acquisition of Atrenta, a provider of SoC realization solutions for the semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, on August 3,...
  • Hedge Funds Pumped Up Silicon Valley. Now They Are Pulling Out.
    Hedge Funds Pumped Up Silicon Valley. Now They Are Pulling Out. In recent months, venture capital firms and mutual funds have become choosier about which technology startups they’re prepared to...
  • Secondary Shops Flooded With Unicorn Sellers
     Secondary Shops Flooded With Unicorn Sellers Until recently, shares of some of the highest-flying unicorn companies have been so hard to come by that secondary buyers have battled each other,...
  • The Rise Of Direct Secondaries
    The Rise Of Direct Secondaries A generational boom in fund liquidations could prompt an explosion in direct secondaries activity. When direct secondaries firm Cipio Partners announced it had made its...
  • VC Winnings on Square’s First Trading Day
    VC Winnings on Square’s First Trading Day Square’s pre-IPO investors scored paper returns after the first day of trading, but some are doing better than others. The biggest winner was...
  • Will Secondaries Exchanges Gain Ground?
    Will Secondaries Exchanges Gain Ground? While most traditional secondaries market participants scoff at electronic exchanges’ impact on their strategies, some are engaging with them on behalf of their portfolio companies. ...
  • NASDAQ Acquires SecondMarket To Help Startups Sell Shares
    NASDAQ Acquires SecondMarket To Help Startups Sell Shares NASDAQ has agreed to buy SecondMarket Solutions to combine forces with the NASDAQ Private Market. The group will facilitate the exchange of...
  • Radius Health, Inc Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares
    Radius Health, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares Radius Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDUS), a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused...
  • Integra LifeSciences Completes Acquisition of TEI Biosciences and TEI Medical
    Integra LifeSciences Completes Acquisition of TEI Biosciences and TEI Medical Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART), on July 20, 2015, announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the...
  • HGGC acquires Selligent
    HGGC acquires Selligent Selligent, a major, Belgium-based B2C marketing automation software provider on July 10, 2015, announced that HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm, has completed the equity recapitalization of...
  • Why Direct Secondaries Investors Shun ‘Unicorns’
    Why Direct Secondaries Investors Shun ‘Unicorns’ Facing competitors with deep pockets and inflated valuations, many traditional direct secondaries investors are steering clear of shiny ‘unicorns’. So-called ‘unicorns’, venture capital-backed startups...
  • Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
    Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. announced on May 14, 2015, the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,200,000 shares of its common...
  • Arris, Charter Acquire Activevideo Through New Joint Venture
    Arris, Charter Acquire Activevideo Through New Joint Venture ARRIS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) (ARRIS) and Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (Charter) announced on April 14, 2015, that they established a...
  • PE Data Snapshot
    Median PE Fund Life Hits Record 13.2 Years According to a Palico analysis of funds dissolved in 2014, the lifespan of the median private fund – across all sectors and...
  • Ferring Pharmaceuticals acquires phase III ready orthobiologic product candidates from Bioset
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals acquires two phase III ready orthobiologic product candidates from BioSET Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced on February 18, 2015, that it has acquired the assets of BioSurface Engineering Technologies, Inc. (BioSET),...
  • PTI Marketing Technologies Acquired by Ricoh
    Ricoh Acquires PTI Marketing Technologies, Helping Customers to Expand into Marketing Services Ricoh announced on December 9, 2014, that it has acquired PTI® Marketing Technologies™, a premiere SaaS (software-as-a-service) marketing asset...
  • Intrepid Learning Solutions Acquired by Xerox
    Xerox Expands Learning Portfolio with Intrepid Learning Solutions Acquisition Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced on November 17, 2014, an agreement that expands its learning portfolio with the acquisition of Intrepid Learning...
  • Xtime Acquired by Cox Automotive
    Cox Automotive Acquires Predominant Fixed Operations Solution Provider Xtime To further its goal of assisting dealers to become more efficient and profitable enterprises, Cox Automotive™ on November 11, 2014, announced...
  • Aicent Acquired by Syniverse
    Syniverse Completes Acquisition of Aicent Syniverse announced on August 4, 2014, that it has completed its acquisition of Aicent for approximately $292 million, after working capital, 2013 EBITDA, cash and...
  • FoodLink Acquired by iTradeNetwork
    iTradeNetwork Acquires FoodLink FoodLink and iTradeNetwork are coming together as a single company. iTradeNetwork’s parent company Roper Industries has purchased FoodLink Holdings, which will be merged and branded as iTradeNetwork.  The...
  • AngioScore Inc. Acquired by Spectranetics
    AngioScore Inc. Acquired by Spectranetics The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNC) announced on June 30, 2014, that it has completed the acquisition of AngioScore Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer...
  • Radius Health Announces IPO
    Radius Health, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering Radius Health, Inc. (“Radius”) announced on June 5, 2014, that it has priced its initial public offering of 6,500,000 shares of...
  • CardioMEMS Acquired by St. Jude Medical
    St. Jude Medical Completes Acquisition of CardioMEMS St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, announced on June 2, 2014, it has completed its acquisition of privately held CardioMEMS,...
  • Arcadia Biosciences Raises $33 Million in Series D Investment
    Arcadia Biosciences Raises $33 Million in Series D Investment Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, announced...
  • MediaSpan Acquired by NEWSCYCLE
    NEWSCYCLE Solutions acquires MediaSpan and cloud-based products to accelerate its local media market expansion NEWSCYCLE Solutions (“NEWSCYCLE”), a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry,...
  • Everyday Health Announces Initial Public Offering
    Everyday Health Announces Pricing Of Initial Public Offering Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY) announced on March 27, 2014, the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,150,000 shares of its...
  • Forte Design Systems Acquired by Cadence
    Cadence Completes Acquisition of Forte Design Systems Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced on February 18, 2014, that it has completed the...
  • Saints Capital Closes Another Secondary-Direct Deal in Europe
    Saints Capital provides liquidity solution to Star Ventures’ Limited Partners by acquiring remaining growth-stage private equity assets Saints Capital Hannover L.P, an affiliate of Saints Capital, a leading global secondary...

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  • Growth Capital Partners completes investment in Shorterm Group
    Growth Capital Partners completes investment in Shorterm Group Growth Capital Partners (GCP) was pleased to announce on November 23, 2016, an investment into the Shorterm Group, a leading specialist technical...
  • Santen to acquire InnFocus
    Santen to acquire InnFocus Santen Pharmaceutical announced on July 19, 2016, it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire InnFocus, developer of the MicroShunt glaucoma implant device. Santen will acquire...
  • CLX Communications Completes Acquisition of Mblox Inc.
    CLX Communications Completes Acquisition of Mblox Inc. CLX Communications AB announced in May that the Company had acquired Mblox Incorporated. On July 12, 2016, CLX gained access to 100 percent...
  • Witbe lists on Alternext Paris to step up its international expansion
    Witbe lists on Alternext Paris to step up its international expansion EnterNext, the Euronext subsidiary dedicated to promoting and growing the market for small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), on April...
  • Stirling Square Capital Partners acquires Mettis
    Stirling Square Capital Partners acquires Mettis Stirling Square Capital Partners, a leading pan-European mid-market private equity firm, announced on February 23, 2016, the acquisition of Mettis Aerospace Ltd, an international...
  • Amdocs completes purchase of cVidya
    Amdocs completes purchase of cVidya Amdocs completed its acquisition of cVidya on January 15, 2016, sources told TheMarker. The buyout, which TheMarker revealed in November, cost $30 million. Some 10%...
  • Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt
    Hudson’s Bay Company to Acquire Gilt Hudson’s Bay Company (TSX: HBC) announced on January 7, 2016 that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Gilt Groupe Holdings, Inc....
  • Benchmark Capital Exits eBags
    Benchmark Capital exits eBags eBags announced on December 3, 2015, Benchmark Capital sold its stake in the company. Mike Edwards, eBags President and CEO, and Peter Cobb, eBags co-founder and...
  • J&J’s Biosense Webster buys Coherex Medical and its WaveCrest anti-stroke device
    J&J’s Biosense Webster buys Coherex Medical and its WaveCrest anti-stroke device Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Biosense Webster said on November 20, 2015, that it acquired Coherex Medical for an undisclosed amount. Salt...
  • EPAM Acquires Alliance Global Services
    EPAM Acquires Alliance Global Services EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, announced on November 16, 2015, its acquisition of Alliance Global Services,...
  • Ericsson announces agreement to acquire Envivio
    Ericsson announces agreement to acquire Envivio Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) announced on September 10, 2015, its agreement to acquire Envivio (NASDAQ:ENVI), by means of a tender offer for a price of USD...
  • Acquisition of Good Technology to expand BlackBerry’s leadership in secure cross-platform mobility management
    Acquisition of Good Technology to expand BlackBerry’s leadership in secure cross-platform mobility management BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, on September 04, 2015, announced that it...
  • Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Atrenta
    Synopsys Completes Acquisition of Atrenta Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) completed its acquisition of Atrenta, a provider of SoC realization solutions for the semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, on August 3,...
  • VC Winnings on Square’s First Trading Day
    VC Winnings on Square’s First Trading Day Square’s pre-IPO investors scored paper returns after the first day of trading, but some are doing better than others. The biggest winner was...
  • Radius Health, Inc Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares
    Radius Health, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares Radius Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:RDUS), a science-driven biopharmaceutical company focused...
  • Integra LifeSciences Completes Acquisition of TEI Biosciences and TEI Medical
    Integra LifeSciences Completes Acquisition of TEI Biosciences and TEI Medical Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:IART), on July 20, 2015, announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the...
  • HGGC acquires Selligent
    HGGC acquires Selligent Selligent, a major, Belgium-based B2C marketing automation software provider on July 10, 2015, announced that HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm, has completed the equity recapitalization of...
  • Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
    Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. announced on May 14, 2015, the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,200,000 shares of its common...
  • Arris, Charter Acquire Activevideo Through New Joint Venture
    Arris, Charter Acquire Activevideo Through New Joint Venture ARRIS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) (ARRIS) and Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR) (Charter) announced on April 14, 2015, that they established a...
  • Ferring Pharmaceuticals acquires phase III ready orthobiologic product candidates from Bioset
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals acquires two phase III ready orthobiologic product candidates from BioSET Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced on February 18, 2015, that it has acquired the assets of BioSurface Engineering Technologies, Inc. (BioSET),...
  • PTI Marketing Technologies Acquired by Ricoh
    Ricoh Acquires PTI Marketing Technologies, Helping Customers to Expand into Marketing Services Ricoh announced on December 9, 2014, that it has acquired PTI® Marketing Technologies™, a premiere SaaS (software-as-a-service) marketing asset...
  • Intrepid Learning Solutions Acquired by Xerox
    Xerox Expands Learning Portfolio with Intrepid Learning Solutions Acquisition Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced on November 17, 2014, an agreement that expands its learning portfolio with the acquisition of Intrepid Learning...
  • Xtime Acquired by Cox Automotive
    Cox Automotive Acquires Predominant Fixed Operations Solution Provider Xtime To further its goal of assisting dealers to become more efficient and profitable enterprises, Cox Automotive™ on November 11, 2014, announced...
  • Aicent Acquired by Syniverse
    Syniverse Completes Acquisition of Aicent Syniverse announced on August 4, 2014, that it has completed its acquisition of Aicent for approximately $292 million, after working capital, 2013 EBITDA, cash and...
  • FoodLink Acquired by iTradeNetwork
    iTradeNetwork Acquires FoodLink FoodLink and iTradeNetwork are coming together as a single company. iTradeNetwork’s parent company Roper Industries has purchased FoodLink Holdings, which will be merged and branded as iTradeNetwork.  The...
  • AngioScore Inc. Acquired by Spectranetics
    AngioScore Inc. Acquired by Spectranetics The Spectranetics Corporation (NASDAQ: SPNC) announced on June 30, 2014, that it has completed the acquisition of AngioScore Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer...
  • Radius Health Announces IPO
    Radius Health, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering Radius Health, Inc. (“Radius”) announced on June 5, 2014, that it has priced its initial public offering of 6,500,000 shares of...
  • CardioMEMS Acquired by St. Jude Medical
    St. Jude Medical Completes Acquisition of CardioMEMS St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, announced on June 2, 2014, it has completed its acquisition of privately held CardioMEMS,...
  • Arcadia Biosciences Raises $33 Million in Series D Investment
    Arcadia Biosciences Raises $33 Million in Series D Investment Arcadia Biosciences, Inc., an agricultural biotechnology company focused on developing technologies and products that benefit the environment and human health, announced...
  • MediaSpan Acquired by NEWSCYCLE
    NEWSCYCLE Solutions acquires MediaSpan and cloud-based products to accelerate its local media market expansion NEWSCYCLE Solutions (“NEWSCYCLE”), a leading provider of software and services for the global news media industry,...
  • Everyday Health Announces Initial Public Offering
    Everyday Health Announces Pricing Of Initial Public Offering Everyday Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVDY) announced on March 27, 2014, the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,150,000 shares of its...
  • Forte Design Systems Acquired by Cadence
    Cadence Completes Acquisition of Forte Design Systems Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, announced on February 18, 2014, that it has completed the...
  • Estech Acquired by AtriCure
    AtriCure Completes Acquisition of Estech AtriCure, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRC), a leading Atrial Fibrillation medical device provider, announced on January 2, 2014, the completion of the previously announced acquisition of Endoscopic...
  • Chegg Prices Initial Public Offering
    Chegg Prices Initial Public Offering Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG) announced on November 12, 2013, the pricing of its initial public offering of 15,000,000 shares of common stock at a price...
  • Gallus Strengthens Biologics CMO Business with Acquisition of Laureate
    Gallus Strengthens Biologics CMO Business with Acquisition of Laureate Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, LLC (Gallus), a leading biologics contract manufacturing organization (CMO), announced on October 1, 2013, its acquisition of Laureate Biopharmaceutical Services,...
  • SAP Acquires KXEN
    SAP Extends the Power of Predictive Analytics to Unlock Big Data With Acquisition of KXEN September 10, 2013 | SAP – In-Memory Computing SAP and KXEN Join to Extend Predictive...
  • Violin Memory Prices Initial Public Offering
    Investors Overview Violin Memory is pioneering a new class of high-performance flash-based storage systems that are designed to bring storage performance in-line with high-speed applications, servers and networks. Violin Flash...
  • HEICO Corp to Acquire Lucix Corporation; Leading Satellite Component Maker
    HEICO Corp to Acquire Leading Satellite Component Maker September 12, 2013 08:43 ET | Source: HEICO Corporation HOLLYWOOD, Fla. and CAMARILLO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HEICO Corporation...
  • Lyceum Capital Aquires Isotrak to Support UK and North American Expansion
    Lyceum acquires Isotrak to support UK and North American expansion Lyceum Capital has led the acquisition of vehicle tracking and fleet management software provider Isotrak from Saints Chamonix Private Equity...
  • HOYA to Invest in InnFocus, a Glaucoma Device Company
    HOYA to Invest in InnFocus, a Glaucoma Device Company Jul. 30, 2013 HOYA Group announced today that it decided to invest in InnFocus, Inc., a Miami-based venture that developed the...

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