iCharts, Inc. Receives Credit Facility from Square 1 Bank

January 14, 2015

iCharts, Inc., an industry leader in collaborative visual intelligence, received credit facility from the premier banking partner to entrepreneurs and the venture capital community Square 1 Bank. Proceeds of the credit facility will help to support iCharts’ continued growth and creation of visual analytics tools for thousands of users worldwide. Located in Sunnyvale, CA, iCharts’ […]

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Survitec Group Limited Eyed by Private Equity Firm Onex

January 13, 2015

Survitec Group Limited has agreed to be acquired by a Toronto based private equity investment firm and holding company Onex Corporation in a deal worth at $680 million or £450 million. The transaction is anticipated to close in the first quarter of 2015, subject to customary conditions and regulatory approvals. Based in Southampton, UK, Survitec […]

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Fountain Healthcare Partners Announces Initial Closing of Its Fund II at €85M

January 12, 2015

A Dublin, Ireland-based life science venture capital fund Fountain Healthcare Partners has raised the amount of €85 million in committed capital for its second fund entitled Fountain Healthcare Partners Fund II, L.P., according to company’s announcement. The fund is a dedicated life science venture capital (“VC”) fund and brings Fountain’s total capital under management to […]

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Job Review Site Glassdoor Raises $70M from Google Capital

January 9, 2015

Google Capital, a growth equity fund backed by Google, has led the amount of $70 million in venture capital funding for Glassdoor Inc., an online marketplace where employees can anonymously review their workplaces and also connect with new job opportunities, at a valuation of close to $1 billion as it continues to plan for an […]

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Private Equity Fund NewSpring Capital Pours into Tallevast Telecom Company

January 8, 2015

NewSpring Capital, a family of private equity funds headquartered in Radnor, PA, has invested the amount of $30 million into Star2Star, a manufacturer of and service provider for voice-over-Internet protocol telecommunications systems. A Bradenton-area telecommunications company that is projecting growth of more than 50 percent for the coming year has just acquired $30 million in […]

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Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services is Now DTZ

January 7, 2015

Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services, the largest commercial real estate firm in Greater Cincinnati, has been rebranded as DTZ. In September, Cassidy Turley announced it would be acquired by private equity shop TPG and then combined with DTZ, a global leader in commercial real estate services. The acquisition of Cassidy Turley by the private […]

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Incubate Fund Announces the Launch of JPY 11B VC Fund

January 6, 2015

The Japan’s largest and best known seed to early stage focused venture capital fund Incubate Fund is pleased to announce the launch of a JPY 11 billion or $92 million fund. Incubate Fund tells Tech in Asia that the new fund will be investing multi-million dollars in startups as opposed to the sub-US$1 million amounts […]

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Walgreens Buys Stake in Alliance Boots from KKR

January 5, 2015

Walgreens Boots Alliance has acquired 55 percent stake in Alliance Boots from KKR & Co. L.P., a New York headquartered private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts. In August 2012, Walgreens acquired 45% of Alliance Boots in the first step of the overall transaction. Dominic Murphy, Member, Head of KKR operations in the United Kingdom […]

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VCCEdge Reports an Increase of 11% to $11.42B in 2014 for Private Equity Investments

December 31, 2014

According to VCCEdge, the financial research platform, private equity investments increased 11% in terms of deal value to $11.42 billion in 2014 from $10.32 billion in 2013. According to the provisional year-end data (until December 29, 2014) culled out from VCCEdge, the financial research platform, there was a 11 per cent jump in deal value […]

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Xiaomi Inc. Reports the Raise of $1.1B at $45B Valuation

December 30, 2014

The fast-growing Chinese hardware company best known for its low-cost smartphones Xiaomi Inc., is pleased to report that it has raised $1.1 billion in new funding at a valuation of $45 billion. Investors include private equity funds All-Stars Investment, DST Global, Hopu Investment Management, and Yunfeng Capital, as well as Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, […]

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