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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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Cisco is snatching up Cloupia, a privately held, Santa Clara, Calif.-based software company that automates converged data center infrastructure. Cisco will pay $125 million in cash and retention-based incentives for the company. PRESS RELEASE With cloud computing driving the transition to converged infrastructure, the need for simplified management systems across ...

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David Whitehouse and Keith Carter have joined Tennenbaum Capital Partners, and will be based in the firm’s New York City offices. Whitehouse was named managing director. Carter was named a director. Whitehouse joins from Apollo Global Management. Carter joins from Plainfield Asset Management. PRESS RELEASE Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (“TCP”), ...

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Accordion Partners, a specialized financial services firm, has opened a Dubai-based presence in partnership with Eagle Investments Limited, a Dubai-based investment advisory firm. Accordion Partners is based in New York. PRESS RELEASE Accordion Partners, a specialized financial services firm driving value for investment companies, corporations, banks, Sovereign Wealth Funds and ...

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from http://www.avc.com/ 736 days ago

The folks at Turntable aren't calling it 2.0, but it sure feels like a massive upgrade to me so that's what I call it when I talk about the new UI and big rooms concept that Turntable quietly launched yesterday without much fanfare. Full disclosure, USV is an investor in ...

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House Foods America Corp. has completed its acquisition of El Burrito Mexican Food Products Inc., a company based in City of Industry, Calif. Terms were not disclosed. The company which will be renamed El Burrito Mexican Foods Products Corp. PRESS RELEASE House Foods America Corporation, subsidiary of House Foods Corporation ...

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