Category: North America

myfisensemyfisenseJune 16, 2021

Uberall, which works with retailers and other brick-and-mortar operators to help them update and provide more accurate information about themselves across the plethora of apps and other services that consumers use to discover them, is announcing $115 million in funding. Alongside that, the Berlin startup is making an acquisition: it’s buying MomentFeed, a location marketing company […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 15, 2021

  Online bulk grocery retailer Boxed Inc announced it would go public through a merger with blank-check firm Seven Oaks Acquisition, in a deal valuing the equity of the combined firm at around $900 million. The transaction is expected to provide Boxed with about $334 million in net cash proceeds, including a $120 million private […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 15, 2021

Apollo Global Management has announced that entities, clients and funds managed by its affiliates have committed to invest up to $500 million in senior secured credit facilities originated by Victory Park Capital, a global investment firm with an extensive track record in asset-backed credit origination for emerging and established companies.   The new lending relationship […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 15, 2021

NewSpring’s buyout strategy, NewSpring Holdings, has raised an additional USD120 million in a funding round led by Northleaf Capital Partners (Northleaf) and Velocity Structured Solutions. The investment supports the strategic growth and expansion of NewSpring Holdings’ existing platform companies and the acquisition of additional platforms, where the team seeks to consolidate fragmented markets with proven […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 14, 2021

Immersive Labs, a platform which teaches cyber security skills corporate employees by using real, up-to-date threat intelligence in a “gamified” way, has closed a $75 million Series C funding round led by new investors Insight Partners alongside Menlo Ventures, Citi Ventures and existing investor Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment will be used to scale […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 11, 2021

LifeStance Health Group Inc, the U.S. outpatient mental health company backed by an affiliate of buyout firm TPG, announced it sold shares in its initial public offering above a targeted range to raise $590.4 million. LifeStance sold 32.8 million shares at $18 apiece, above an earlier target range of $15 to $17 each, giving it […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 11, 2021

  Madison Dearborn Partners closed its latest flagship private equity fund, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VIII, at its hard cap of $5 billion. The fund closed above its fundraising target of $4.5 billion. The previous fund, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VII, closed at $4.4 billion in 2016. The fund pursues investments in U.S. middle-market and […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 10, 2021

Nexford University announced it has a closed $10.8 million pre-Series A funding round. Dubai-based VC Global Ventures led the new round. Other investors include Future Africa’s new thematic fund (focused on education), angel investors, and family offices. Unnamed VCs from 10 countries, including the U.S., U.K., France, Dubai, Switzerland, Qatar, Nigeria, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, also took […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 10, 2021

Shamrock Capital (Shamrock) has held the final closing of Shamrock Capital Growth Fund V, (SCGF V), a $1bn fund focused on buyout and later-stage growth equity investments within Shamrock’s core industries of media, entertainment, and communications.   Shamrock’s private equity funds target companies seeking USD25-200 million of equity capital in both control and non-control transactions. […]

myfisensemyfisenseJune 10, 2021

II‐VI Incorporated (Nasdaq: IIVI), a leader in engineered materials and optoelectronic components, today announced that Bain Capital will make an additional equity investment of $350 million in II-VI, increasing its total equity commitment to the Company to $2.15 billion.   As previously disclosed, on March 31, 2021, the Company sold 75,000 shares of a new […]

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