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Persado Raises $21 Million to Replace Human Copywriters With Computers

The Series B round was led by StarVest Partners and includes Citi Ventures and American Express Ventures, the venture arms of two Persado customers, along with current investor Bain Capital Ventures.

View from the left: Can Hillary afford to ignore Warren's battle cry?

Who can resist talking 2016 with news like this floating about? Come 2016, the former Bain Capital CEO aims to position himself as an anti-poverty warrior. That would be Mitt Romney, of course. Who else but Mittens could be so outrageous? If this is any indication, the GOP scrum for the nomination is sure to be scrumptious. Show More Summary

Mitt Romney Has a Huge New Conflict-of-Interest Problem

In 2012, Mitt Romney's career as a businessman who earned many millions of dollars became a net loss, as political foes slammed him for running Bain Capital, a private equity firm that invested in US companies that downsized and shifted jobs overseas and that obtained financial stakes in foreign companies that depended on US outsourcing for profits. Show More Summary

Bain Capital to Buy Brick and Concrete Operations From CRH of Ireland

The investment firm's European arm would acquire units in Britain and the United States in a deal that values the businesses at about $650 million.

Richard Branson’s Virgin Empire to Offer Cruises on the High Seas

With backing from Bain Capital, Virgin Cruises aims to shake up the staid cruise industry, though it will take a number of years to build the ships.

Bain Capital Raises $4.3 Billion for European Fund

Many private equity deal-makers are investing at a healthy clip in Europe, particularly as soaring stock markets are making potential acquisitions in the United States appear prohibitively high.

Bain Capital and Apax Make $8.8 Billion Offer to Oi for Portuguese Assets

The private equity funds Apax Partners and Bain Capital have made a $8.8 billion offer for the Portuguese assets of Brazilian telecom operator Oi, a move that could lead to a bidding war with the French telecom firm Altice.

Era Group Inc (ERA), PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT): Brookside Capital and Amici Capital Disclose Their Latest Moves

Bain Capital‘s Brookside Capital has trimmed its exposure to PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT), as a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed. The investor sold 340,804 shares of the company, reducing its position to some 2.42 million shares, equal to 7.30% of PTC Therapeutics’ common stock. Show More Summary

Toms Shoes' Mycoskie: Bain Capital deal was a 'proud' moment

H earing Toms Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie describe the day in August when he announced that he was going to sell 50 percent of his company to Bain Capital as “one of the most proud days I’ve had in eight years” was a bit of surprise. After...Show More Summary

Infusionsoft Gets More Funding – Latest Sign of Marketing Automation’s Importance

This morning Infusionsoft, makers of marketing automation software serving the small business sector, announced a new $55 million round of funding headed by the likes of Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs. This brings Infusionsoft’s total of funding raised to over $125 million, since its founding in 2001. Show More Summary

Sales And Marketing Software Company Infusionsoft Raises $55M

4 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Infusionsoft, a company that makes sales and marketing software for small businesses, is announcing that it has raised $55 million in Series D funding. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures, with participation from past investors Signal Peak Ventures and Goldman Sachs, as well as Arthur Ventures and Allure Ventures. Show More Summary

Bain Leads $55 Million Investment In Infusionsoft. Small Business CRM Gets Validated…Again

Today Infusionsoft announced that it closed a $55 Million invested led by Bain Capital Ventures. Infusionsoft is the leader in small business CRM solutions for small businesses. This investment continues to validate: the strength ofShow More Summary

Hillary Clinton Pushes Abortion on a Global Scale

In 2012, Mitt Romney’s history at Bain Capital was scrutinized with an 80 percent zoomed in magnifying glass. An article entitled, “Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital” garnered over 160,000 shares on Rolling Stone. Bain trampled on smaller companies in its pursuit of wealth and power, according to the […]

Wow: Clinton Global Initiative Partners with Groups that Promote Thousands of Abortions

In 2012, Mitt Romney’s history at Bain Capital was scrutinized with an 80 percent zoomed in magnifying glass. An article entitled, “Greed and...

Today's Market: Many Rumors In The News Right Now, What Is True?

By Matthew Smith: It appears that there is going to be further M&A in tech-land as rumors surfaced yesterday that Silver Lake Partners was looking at making an offer for Shutterfly (NASDAQ:SFLY), joining Bain Capital and other private equity firms who have expressed interest. Show More Summary

The Saturday Ticker: Weather, Russert, Tapper

Two of the the Weather Channel’s three owners may be looking to sell. Blackstone Group and Bain Capital acquired the company, along with NBCUniversal, in 2008. The deal could see the TV channel and the company’s weather data serviceShow More Summary

Who Wants to Buy The Weather Channel?

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Bloomberg reports that the companies that own The Weather Channel—including Bain Capital, Blackstone, and NBC Universal—appear to be in the beginning stages of talks to sell the Atlanta-based weather behemoth. The question is: who would buy it? Let's speculate! Read more...

Is Toms selling out to Mitt Romney's old shop?

T he philanthropic shoe company that started the “one for one” retail movement has struck a one-for-one deal for itself. Bain Capital will take a 50 percent stake in Toms. Launched in 2006, the Los Angeles company gives a new pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair bought. Show More Summary

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