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Warner Music and a joint venture led by British impresario Simon Fuller are among nine groups interested in buying Parlophone from Vivendi’s Universal Music Group, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday. Universal has received nine preliminary non-binding proposals for the label, Reuters wrote. Universal is being forced to sell the ...

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Vuclip, a mobile video and media company, has raised $13 million in Series D funding. SingTel Innov8 led the round, with participation from existing investors NEA and Jafco Ventures. Vuclip is based in Milpitas, Calif. PRESS RELEASE Vuclip, the world’s largest independent mobile video and media company, has raised $13 ...

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General Motors Co. will soon exit one of its venture capital unit’s investments, either through an initial public offering or the acquisition of that company by another, Reuters reported. GM started its venture capital unit more than two years ago with a $200 million budget to invest in start-up companies ...

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Groupon Inc. said on Wednesday that it promoted Kal Raman to chief operating officer, giving the executive more power as the world’s largest daily deal company tries to turn around its struggling international businesses, Reuters reported. Raman joined the company in April and was previously Senior Vice President, Global Sales ...

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Private equity group 3i wants to launch a $500 million fund next year in Brazil, one new market still underpinning its turnaround plans as it retreats from Spain and Asia, Reuters reported Thursday. 3i has been on a drive to reboot its flagging performance since former banker Simon Borrows took ...

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Accordion Partners, has launched in Dubai. The firm is a specialized financial services business whoser clients include investment companies, corporations, banks, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. PRESS RELEASE Accordion Partners, a specialized financial services firm driving value for investment companies, corporations, banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds and family offices on ...

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MAZ Digital, a digital publishing platform for tablet and mobile devices, has secured a $1 million seed round of funding. The funding was led by Expansion Venture Capital. PRESS RELEASE MAZ Digital Inc., a digital publishing platform for tablet and mobile devices, announced today that it has secured a $1 ...

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Blackthorne Partners has acquired Berlon Industries, a manufacturer of high quality buckets and attachments for skid loaders, telehandlers and compact utility tractors. In conjunction with the acquisition, Mike Ebben, an experienced manufacturing industry professional, has been hired to serve as Berlon’s president. PRESS RELEASE Blackthorne Partners Ltd. is pleased to ...

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BioData, a life science research and lab management service, has appointed Adam Sartiel as the company’s new CEO. Sartiel joins BioData after 15 years as an executive in both Israeli and American biotechnology companies. PRESS RELEASE BioData, developer of Labguru, a life science research and lab management service, announces the ...

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Many people reading this will be digital natives. These are people who don’t remember an era in which we were unconnected. There is no doubt that technology brings benefits to our lives and I have been a heavy user of tech since I was 13 (in 1981). I was connecting ...

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I just found out that Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City made the Amazon Top 10 Business Books of 2012. I’m not a huge “made that list person” but as a writer this is a very cool thing, especially when I look at the other books, and ...

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PE-backed Consolidated Container Co. is buying substantially all of the assets of plastic container manufacturer Madras Packaging. Terms were not released. The acquisition is the second such deal by Consolidated Container since it was acquired by Bain Capital in July. PRESS RELEASE Consolidated Container Company (CCC) announced today its intention ...

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Babson Capital Management announced that it provided subordinated debt and made an equity co-investment to support Stone Arch Capital‘s recapitalization of Asset Marketing Services. Burnsville, Minn.-based AMS is a direct marketer of collectible coins and proprietary branded jewelry and watches. PRESS RELEASE Babson Capital Management LLC, a global investment management ...

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Our portfolio company DuoLingo has released its first mobile app, DuoLingo for iPhone. Language learning is definitely something that lends itself to doing here and there when you have some downtime, like standing in line, sitting on the train, waiting for the movie to start. So if you really want ...

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Publicly traded Discovery Laboratories Inc. has named John Leone to its board of directors. Since 2007, Leone has been a partner at Paul Capital Healthcare, a private equity firm. PRESS RELEASE Discovery Laboratories, Inc. DSCO -2.45% , a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical ...

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