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7 April 2016

Intercom ‘needs no more funding to hit profitability’ after $50m Index-led round

balloon-1014411_1920 Index Ventures has led a $50m Series C1 financing round for business-to-customer online communications platform Intercom.

3 March 2016

Walden Venture Capital leads $7.5m Series A for wifi, satellite-less comms company

smile-191626_1920 A Brooklyn-based company which has developed a device allowing smartphone users to communicate without cell towers, wifi routers or satellites has picked up a $7.5m Series A round.

21 January 2016

Gores exits stake in Siemens JV Unify

antenna-510871_1280 Global private equity firm The Gores Group has sold its 51 per cent stake in Unify, a joint venture with German industrial conglomerate Siemens.

4 December 2015

Motorola Solutions make Airwave first major deal since $1bn Silver Lake backing

police-71258_1280 Silver Lake Partners-backed Motorola Solutions has made its first major deal since the firm's August investment with the £764m purchase of the UK's Airwave Solutions.

5 May 2015

KKR to merge tech, media, coms teams ahead of new US fund

Simon_Brown_square Buyout major KKR is reportedly set to merge its US technology-focused private equity team with its media and communications team ahead of its next flagship North American fund.

6 February 2015

Housatonic launches first fund in four years, targets $400m

miss-target Media and communications-focused Housatonic Partners has launched its sixth fund, more than four years after closing Fund V on $325m.

7 January 2015

Ex BBC journalist becomes Terra Firma communications head

2b085d5 Former BBC journalist Christen Thomson has been appointed head of communications at UK private equity house Terra Firma.

8 December 2014

ECI backs growing digital corporate comms company Investis

speak_shout_170sq Mid-market UK private equity house ECI Partners has backed the growth strategy of digital corporate communications business Investis by investing an undisclosed amount in the company.

12 August 2014

TA Associates-backed Speedcast debuts on ASX

sydney Private equity-backed Hong Kong-based satellite communications service provider Speedcast has secured A$150m ($139m) via its IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange.

6 August 2014

Providence gives green light for growth vehicle to follow $5bn flagship fundraise

transport railway green light Media-focused private equity major Providence Equity Partners has launched a new growth equity fundraise a year after closing its most recent flagship fund on $5bn.

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