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InboundWriter, maker of an online content optimization system for writers, has raised $2.5 million in new funding and named Skip Besthoff as its chief executive officer. The company is backed by Castile Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, Formative Ventures, The Entrepreneurs’ Fund III, and Crosslink Capital. Besthoff takes the top post ...

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Dowden Health Media, a company backed by High Road Capital Partners, has completed its acquisition of QD Healthcare Group, a Connecticut-based medical communications firm. Terms were not released. PRESS RELEASE High Road Capital Partners (www.highroadcap.com) announced today that its portfolio company Dowden Health Media has completed the acquisition of QD ...

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Sheridan Healthcare Inc., a company backed by Hellman & Friedman, has named John Carlyle as its chief executive. Carlyle previously served as founder and CEO of Accuro Healthcare Solutions; founder and CEO of Magella Healthcare; co-founder and CEO of Concentra; and Chief Financial Officer of Medical Care International. Sheridan is ...

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Premier Alliance Group Inc. is buying New York-based environmental sustainability company Ecological LLC in a cash and stock deal. Terms were not released. PRESS RELEASE Premier Alliance Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PIMO) (“Premier Alliance” or “the Company”) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Ecological, LLC, a ...

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General Electric has emerged as the front runner to acquire Avio, a privately held airplane parts supplier, and will present its plans to Italian government officials on Friday, Reuters reported. The sale is being managed by Cinven, a private equity fund that controls Avio. Avio, based in Turin Italy, supplies ...

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Private equity firm KKR Co & LP and a partnership of buyout firms TPG Capital and Onex Corp advanced to the next round of bidding for Gardner Denver Inc., several people familiar with the matter said this week, Reuters reported. The industrial machinery maker shortlisted a small group of bidders ...

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It might seem strange that a service that is seven years old would just be getting around to gift cards, but Etsy did not have its own payment service until this year. Paypal was the default payment system on Etsy for the first seven years of its life. Sellers can ...

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Flash-sales site Zulily raised $85 million in a funding round that values the company at $1 billion, Reuters reported. Zulily, which launched two years ago, focuses on mothers and sells everything from baby products to home-decor merchandise. It expanded to Britain last year. Its latest funding round was led by ...

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I’ve always wanted to say that but don’t think I ever have, especially since I don’t particularly like to fish. But I’m going fishing, at least metaphorically, for a while. It’s time to recharge my batteries. I’m taking one of my Qx vacations and going off the grid through 11/26. ...

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Fortem said it raised $1.43 million from the Anges Québec group, the Anges Québec Capital fund, and other private investors. Of the total, the Anges Québec Capital fund contributed $500,000 and an additional $525,000 came from individual members of Anges Québec including Jean-Guy Gourdeau. Montreal-based Fortem said the current round ...

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Affiliates and clients of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, including KKR Financial Holdings, along with co-investors Pfeffer Capital and CP Realty, have acquired 164 acres of land in Willison, North Dakota, to develop a residential community with 330 apartments. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE: WILLISTON, N.D.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ...

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Spin Transfer Technologies, a Freemont, Calif.-based maker of MRAM (Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory) technology, has appointed Barry Hoberman as CEO and board chairman. Hoberman joins the firm from the semiconductor company Crocus Technology, where he was chief marketing officer. Spin Transfer received $36 million in Series A funding in February ...

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An affiliate of L.A.-based Vincente Capital Partners, a growth equity firm, has acquired a controlling interest in Intellectual Technology of Carlsbad, Calif., which provides hardware and software system integration to motor vehicle departments across North America. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Intellectual Technology’s common stock will no ...

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PJ United, the Birmingham, Ala.-based franchisee of Papa John’s Pizza stores, has acquired 26 Papa John’s Pizza stores from Gaunce Management of Glasgow, Ky., for undisclosed terms. PJ United is a portfolio company of the Washington, D.C.-based middle market private equity firm Halifax Group. PRESS RELEASE: PJ United, the nation’s ...

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The Boston-based venture firm Highland Capital Partners has promoted Manish Patel to partner at its Menlo Park office. Patel joined Highland as a principal in 2010 after logging seven year at Google where he worked in product management. PRESS RELEASE: Highland Capital Partners, a venture capital firm focused on putting ...

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