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20 May 2015

FTV Capital, Rakuten help WePay raise $40m in Series D funds

debit credit card machine payment US-based growth equity investment firm FTV Capital has joined Japan’s largest e-commerce company, Rakuten, in helping WePay raise $40m in a just-completed Series D fund-raising.

20 May 2015

DW healthcare exits Health & Safety to The Riverside Company

blue-first-aid-box-911384-m Private equity firm DW Healthcare Partners has offloaded for-profit health and safety training and compliance provider Health & Safety Institute to The Riverside Company.

20 May 2015

THL-backed Black Knight valued at $3.65bn though IPO pricing

chess-knights-1360662-m Private equity-backed mortgage software service provider Black Knight Financial Services has priced its IPO, valuing the company at $3.65bn.

20 May 2015

Hermes Growth Partners injects additional $20m into Fuze

webcam Hermes Growth Partners has injected an additional $20m in funding into Fuze, a San Francisco-based cloud video conferencing company.

20 May 2015

IDG Cap Partners, CME Group help Ripple Labs close $28m Series A round

ATM cash machine TSI San Francisco-based Ripple Labs said it has closed a $28m Series A funding round that included participation by IDG Capital Partners and the venture arms of CME Group and Seagate Technology.

20 May 2015

Riverside Company re-purchases Health & Safety Institute three years after selling company

safety health sign Operations-focused private equity firm The Riverside Company has bought back into workplace safety training business Health & Safety Institute just three years after exiting the company.

20 May 2015

Debt, equity newcomer Vistara Capital races to $80m debut fund first close

dollars domino Private equity newcomer Vistara Capital Partners has pulled in more than $80m for a first close of its debut fund in less than three months, easily beating its original $50m minimum target.

20 May 2015

Matrix leads $20m Series B round for JavaScript development platform maker Meteor

mouse computer Open source app development platform maker Meteor Development Group has picked up a $20m Series B round led by Matrix Partners.

20 May 2015

Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures keep backing Switch Communications in $35m round

telephone-12_sq Google Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz have continued their backing of cloud-based business phone company Switch Communications as part of a $35m Series C round.

20 May 2015

CPPIB, BC Partners, to sell Suddenlink stake to Altice through $9.1bn buyout

tv television The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board has continued its recent run of direct dealmaking by agreeing to sell a stake in Cequel Communications Holdings to Altice, valuing the business at $9.1bn.

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