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Bain to launch $3bn MYOB float

Bain Capital could launch IPO of accounting software firm as early as Tuesday.

Amazon, eBay Shouldn’t Fear, But It’s One To Watch: Baird

On Tuesday, ChannelAdvisor hosted a webinar with the e-commerce startup, whose backers include Google’s (GOOGL) Google Ventures, Goldman Sachs (GS) and Bain Capital Ventures. The site, founded by online retail veteran Marc Lore, says its online market place will offer prices as much as 15% lower than its ecommerce competitors. The site is obviously [...]

Bain Capital acquires security and networking solutions provider Blue Coat for $2.4 billion

Security and networking solutions provider Blue Coat Systems Inc., has been acquired by Bain Capital in a deal reported to be $2.4 billion including debt. Based in Sunnyvale, CA, Blue Coat offers a range of products across security, WAN optimization, … Continue reading ?

Bain Capital to Buy Security Firm Blue Coat Systems for $2.4 Billion

Thoma Bravo, the buyout firm, agreed to sell the company in an all-cash deal after taking it private in 2012 for $1.3 billion.

A Product Roadmap For Up-And-Coming VCs

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Earlier this year, I had the good fortune of becoming the youngest partner to date at Bain Capital Ventures. (BCV). There’s a lot of work ahead to make sure I make the most of that opportunity and so I find myself reflecting on the personal “product roadmap” that got me here and the “features” I want to double-down on. Perhaps these ideas can be a helpful… Read More

Justin Milne to chair MYOB

Bain Capital calls on NBN Co director to chair accounting software group ahead of IPO.

E-commerce Site Jet Raises Another $140M

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Super-trendy e-commerce site Jet has raised an additional $140 million in funding. In an email to TechCrunch, the company confirmed that it has pulled in a new round led Bain Capital Ventures, with additional participation from Accel...Show More Summary

A startup that you can't even use yet just raised $140 million to take on Amazon

Jet, the e-commerce startup founded by former Quidsi CEO Marc Lore that plans to compete with Amazon using a dynamic pricing model, just raised $140 million in new funding in a round led by Bain Capital. The funding comes not long after the company raised $80 million in September 2014. Show More Summary

Private Equity Firms in a Frenzied Race to Hire Young Investment Bankers

Junior bankers — some who graduated from college only last year — are being courted for lucrative positions at companies such as Bain Capital and the Carlyle Group.

Bain Capital to Buy Auto Parts Maker TI Automotive

The auto parts sector has proved a fertile ground for deal-making.

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?

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

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