The auto parts sector has proved a fertile ground for deal-making.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 […]
In 2012, Mitt Romney’s history at Bain Capital was scrutinized with an 80 percent zoomed in magnifying glass. An article entitled, “Greed and...
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
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
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...