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Black Knight Completes Top of Mind Acquisition

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI), an award-winning software, data and analytics provider to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals, announced the completion of its acquisition of Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind). Top of Mind is the creator of Surefire, a mortgage industry-specific customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing … Continued

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LINK Mobility Closes its Acquisition of Message Broadcast

LINK Mobility Group Holding ASA (LINK) today announces the closing of the acquisition of Message Broadcast, LLC, a leading provider of mission critical customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. Reference is made to stock exchange release on 16 June 2021 regarding the agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in … Continued

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LINK Mobility Acquires Message Broadcast

Oslo, Norway – LINK Mobility has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Message Broadcast, LLC, a leading provider of mission critical customer engagement solutions to blue chip enterprise customers in the U.S. The acquisition will advance LINK’s position in the U.S. and significantly contribute to the organic growth and profitability of the group. Message … Continued

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Black Knight Acquires Top of Mind

JACKSONVILLE, FL  Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI), an award-winning software, data and analytics provider to the mortgage and consumer loan, real estate and capital markets verticals, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Top of Mind Networks (Top of Mind), developer of Surefire, a leading customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation … Continued

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Vaquero Wins Three Awards

NEW YORK – Vaquero Capital received two awards and Managing Partner David Grove won another in the M&A USA Atlas Awards, announced at a virtual ceremony on May 25-26, 2021. Vaquero was recognized with awards for Healthcare IT Deal of the Year in advising Revenue Well Systems on its investment from Marlin Equity Partners, and … Continued

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Marlin Portfolio Company RevenueWell Acquires PBHS

LOS ANGELES – Marlin Equity Partners (“Marlin”) is pleased to announce that it has completed a majority growth investment in Protective Business & Health Systems, Inc. (“PBHS”), a provider of digital marketing solutions for dental offices and other healthcare organizations across the U.S. and Canada. PBHS will be merged with RevenueWell, an existing Marlin portfolio … Continued

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PCS Acquires UltraShipTMS

HOUSTON — PCS Software (PCS), a leading transportation management platform provider for the inland trucking industry, today announced the acquisition of UltraShipTMS. UltraShipTMS offers cloud supply chain management technologies and services to leading shippers in food production, packaging, manufacturing, retail and other industries. “UltraShipTMS is a force in the TMS industry and is known for … Continued

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Granicus Acquires Calytera; Expands Digital Services For Government Agencies

DENVER — Granicus, the leading provider of cloud-based citizen engagement technologies and services, today announced the acquisition of Calytera from BuildGroup. Calytera’s extensive experience delivering global permitting, compliance and licensing (PCL) automation, best practices and workflows will significantly expand Granicus’ digital service capabilities for the public sector. Hundreds of government agencies across the US, Canada, … Continued

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Hyphen Solutions Announces Investment From GreyLion Capital and Stone Point Capital

DALLAS — Hyphen Solutions (“Hyphen” or “the Company”), the leading provider of cloud-based residential construction management software, has announced a significant equity investment from GreyLion Capital and Stone Point Capital LLC to support Hyphen’s rapid growth and new product introductions. The terms of the investment were not disclosed. “We are excited to join GreyLion, who … Continued

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ISAAC Instruments to accelerate growth with investment from Pamlico Capital

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, ON — Pamlico Capital (“Pamlico”) and the management team of ISAAC Instruments inc. (“ISAAC” or the “Company”) announced today that Pamlico has completed a growth investment in the Company. Co-founders Jacques DeLarochelliere, David Brillon and Jean-Sebastien Bouchard will maintain significant ownership in ISAAC and will continue to manage the growth of the Company alongside … Continued

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Elm Street Technology Acquires IDX Broker to Broaden Offerings and Drive Continued Growth

DALLAS, TX — Elm Street Technology, LLC (“Elm Street Technology”), a leading real estate technology and marketing solutions provider to the residential real estate industry, today announced the acquisition of IDX Broker, LLC, a provider of real estate search applications and marketing solutions. The acquisition of IDX Broker and its solutions for real estate professionals … Continued

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Nebula Acquisition Corporation Completes Business Combination with Open Lending

AUSTIN, TX — Open Lending, LLC (“Open Lending”), a leading provider of lending enablement and risk analytics solutions to financial institutions, and Nebula Acquisition Corporation (NEBU) (“Nebula”), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by True Wind Capital, L.P. (“True Wind Capital”), announced today that they have closed their previously announced business combination agreement under which … Continued

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TA Associates Announces the Acquisitions and Merger of Auction Technology Group and Proxibid

BOSTON & LONDON — TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the acquisitions of Auction Technology Group (“ATG”), a leading online platform for auctions across Europe and the United States, from ECI Partners (“ECI”), and Proxibid, an online marketplace for connecting buyers and sellers across North America, from Primus Capital (“Primus”). … Continued

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RevenueWell receives growth equity investment from Marlin

CHICAGO, JANUARY 27, 2020 — Revenue Well Systems, LLC is pleased to announce that it has received a growth equity investment from Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with a strong history of successfully investing in and growing businesses across the software and healthcare verticals. The investment by Marlin allows RevenueWell to further build … Continued

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LLR Partners Acquires a Majority Stake in Geoforce

DALLAS, TX and PHILADELPHIA, PA, DECEMBER 17, 2019 — Geoforce, a leading provider of global traceability and Track and Trace solutions for field equipment and vehicles, announced today that LLR Partners has acquired a majority stake and made a growth capital investment in the business. Geoforce offers a cloud-based software platform that delivers a unified … Continued

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PriceSpider Acquires ORIS Intelligence to Deliver Highest Quality Insights for Brand Protection

IRVINE, CALIF, JULY 30, 2019 — PriceSpider, the global leader in data and consumer analytics technology, today announced it is joining forces with ORIS Intelligence, leader in actionable insights that preserve pricing integrity for manufacturers. “By aligning two platforms that prioritize the integrity of their data above all else, PriceSpider and ORIS are delivering the … Continued

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Vaquero Advises PCS Software on Investment by The CapStreet Group

HOUSTON, July 9, 2019 — The CapStreet Group, LLC has completed the majority recapitalization of PCS Software, Inc. (“PCS”) in partnership with founder and shareholder Mike Till who will continue to lead the business as Chief Executive Officer. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Shenandoah, Texas, PCS Software develops and directly markets an integrated transportation … Continued

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Vaquero Advises Red Dog on Acquisition by Enverus

Enverus, the energy industry’s leading SaaS and data analytics company, has entered into an agreement to acquire Red Dog Systems, the innovative Joint Interest Billing (JIB) and revenue data exchange based in Calgary, Alberta. Adding Red Dog Systems expands opportunity for the Enverus family to grow in the Business Automation space for oil & gas … Continued

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Gauge Capital Announces Strategic Investment in irth Solutions

Southlake, TX May 31, 2019 — Gauge Capital announced that it has partnered with the owners and management team of irth Solutions, Inc. (“irth”) to recapitalize the company. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, irth is a leading provider of 811 ticket management and field service management (“FSM”) software. irth’s software helps companies … Continued

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Sphera Acquires Chemical Data Management Software Company SiteHawk

Sphera Solutions Acquires SiteHawk to Expand Product Stewardship and Chemical Software Solution Capabilities With Cloud-based Technology CHICAGO, May 6, 2019 — Sphera, the largest global provider of Integrated Risk Management software and information services with a focus on Environmental Health & Safety, Operational Risk and Product Stewardship, announces the acquisition of SiteHawk, a leading software … Continued

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LLR Partners Invests in Supply Chain Management Software Leader Magaya

PHILADELPHIA & MIAMI, Apr 26, 2019 LLR Partners today announced an investment in Magaya Corporation, a leading provider of warehouse, cargo and supply chain management software solutions. Founded in 2001 by Co-CEOs Jose Yoniel Garcia, Jesus David Rodriguez and Gabriel T. Ruz, Jr., Magaya helps automate and improve business operations for freight forwarders, 3rd party … Continued

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Safety in Numbers: Riverside’s Lexipol Portfolio Adds Praetorian Digital

Latest Add-on Helps Create the Preeminent Content, Training and Compliance Platform for Public Safety and Local Government The Riverside Company, a global private equity firm, has acquired Praetorian Digital (Praetorian), the leading learning and content platform for local government and public safety. Based in San Francisco, California, Praetorian is an add-on to Riverside’s Lexipol portfolio, … Continued

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Vaquero Capital Wins Three Awards

Vaquero Capital received two awards and Managing Partner David Grove won another in the ACQ5 Global Awards, announced on January 30, 2019.  Vaquero was recognized with awards for both 2018 US Investment Bank Of The Year (Growth Business) and 2018 US Investment Bank Of The Year (All Tech).  At the same time, David Grove was … Continued

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PerfectServe Acquires Telmediq, #1 KLAS-Rated Vendor for Secure Communication Platforms

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 16, 2019 PerfectServe®, a leading provider of cloud-based clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solutions, today announced the acquisition of Telmediq, the top-rated KLAS vendor for secure communication platforms in 2018. The Telmediq acquisition follows an investment last year in PerfectServe by K1 Investment Management (K1), a leading private equity firm focused on … Continued

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MidOcean Partners Announces Acquisitions and Merger of Hanley Wood and Meyers Research

MidOcean Partners (“MidOcean”), a premier middle market private equity firm focused on the business services and consumer sectors, announced today its acquisitions and merger of HW Holdco, LLC (“Hanley Wood”), the leading B2B media and information services company serving the U.S. residential construction industry, and Meyers Research, LLC (“Meyers Research”), the leading provider of real-time … Continued

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ThinQ Raises $24M to Expand Leading API-Driven Communications Platform as a Service

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ThinQ, a pioneer in cloud-based communications software as a service, today announced that it has raised $24 million in financing, led by Turn/River Capital, a leading technology growth equity and buyout firm. Vaquero Capital advised on the deal. Funds will be used for further product development and to support the rapidly increasing demand … Continued

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Titan Cloud Software and M33 Growth Unite to Fuel Expansion

Titan Cloud Software announced today that they have partnered to accelerate the expansion of Titan’s downstream oil and gas industry solutions for fuel retailers, fleet operators, environmental firms, and PEI (Petroleum Equipment Institute) service providers, distributors, and manufacturers. Brent Puzak, Director of ESS at Circle K commented on this new partnership: “As a long-time customer … Continued

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Vaquero Capital Adds Veteran Technology and Healthcare Investment Banker; Chicago Office

SAN FRANCISCO — Vaquero Capital, an investment banking firm focused on serving entrepreneurs and investors throughout the private company lifecycle, today announced that Josh Moses has joined the firm as a Managing Director and will lead the firm’s new Chicago effort. His addition complements Vaquero’s existing capabilities in the technology and health tech markets. Moses … Continued

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PE-backed DrillingInfo acquires Oildex

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Drillinginfo, the leading energy SaaS and data analytics company, has acquired Oildex, the largest oil & gas financial automation software firm in North America. This combination will transform the way the industry connects, collaborates, and automates data exchange for financial transactions and field operations. “By acquiring Oildex, we … Continued

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Intertek Group Acquires Alchemy Systems

August 03, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alchemy Systems, a global leader in frontline workforce training and communications, announces that Intertek Group plc, the Total Quality Assurance provider to a range of industries world-wide, has acquired Alchemy from The Riverside Company. Since its founding in 2003, Alchemy’s training software and courses have … Continued

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Primus Announces Major Growth Investment in Top of Mind Networks

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Primus Capital (Primus), a private equity firm based in Cleveland and Atlanta, today announced that it has made a significant growth investment in Top of Mind Networks, LLC (Top of Mind), a leader in customer relationship management and marketing automation software for the mortgage lender and real estate industries. The funding will be used … Continued

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Quorum to Acquire Canadian Software Company Entero to Become Dominant Upstream & Midstream Oil & Gas Provider in North America

CALGARY, Alberta, April 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Quorum Software, the leader in digital transformation for the oil and gas industry, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Calgary-based Entero Corporation, a trusted leader in energy software solutions for the upstream and midstream sectors. With over 125 customers throughout North America, … Continued

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Granicus Announces Acquisition of Vision Internet

DENVER and EL SEGUNDO, Calif. and ST. PAUL, Minn. and WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Granicus, the largest provider of cloud-based software solutions to government, today announced that it will acquire Vision Technology Solutions LLC, the premiere provider of website solutions for government organizations in the U.S. and Canada. With the acquisition of Vision, … Continued

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Barnes & Noble Education Acquires Student Brands

BASKING RIDGE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED) (“the Company” or “BNED”), a leading provider of educational products and services solutions for higher education and K-12 institutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Student Brands, a leading direct-to-student subscription-based writing skills services business, for $58.5 million in cash. Student … Continued

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SambaSafety Acquires Vigillo

PORTLAND, Ore. and DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SambaSafety®, the nation’s industry leader of driver risk management solutions has acquired Vigillo, the leading provider of real-time data for analyzing commercial driver and motor carrier safety performance. “We are excited to add Vigillo to the growing number of companies that make up SambaSafety as we … Continued

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FM:Systems Secures Growth Equity Investment from Accel-KKR

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — FM:Systems, a leading provider of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS) and Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM) software, today announced it has secured a substantial investment from Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm. The investment will provide capital and resources to significantly accelerate product innovation, growth in new and … Continued

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Peak Performance Teams Up with 3 Other Companies to Launch Affinitiv, the New Powerhouse in Automotive Customer Engagement Marketing

September 8th, 2016 – Calabasas, CA − Peak Performance, the trusted authority in automotive customer engagement, is proud to announce its merger with three other automotive leaders to create a powerful new company: Affinitiv. Combining decades of automotive expertise and a client list beyond compare — Acura, Audi, BMW, Kia, Lexus, Mini, Porsche, and Volkswagen … Continued

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Hyphen Solutions Announces Investment from PWP Growth Equity

Investment will accelerate growth initiatives June 21, 2016 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight TimeADDISON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hyphen Solutions (“Hyphen” or “the Company”), a market leader in supply chain management services for the North American homebuilding industry, announced today an investment from PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund managed by Perella Weinberg Partners that invests in leading, … Continued

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Bregal Sagemount invests $40 mln in Open Lending

Bregal Sagemount has invested $40 million in Open Lending LLC for a “significant” minority position. Austin-based Open Lending provides loan analytics, risk-based pricing, risk modeling and automated decision technology for automotive lenders. Vaquero Capital LLC and Andrews Kurth LLP provided financial and legal counsel to Open Lending. Goodwin Procter was the attorney for Bregal Sagemount. … Continued

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4tell Announces Growth Investment from Rubicon Technology Partners

Portland, ME & Toronto, ON – 11.17.2015 – 4tell™ Solutions, LP (“4tell”) today announced a significant investment from Rubicon Technology Partners, aimed at driving continued growth for the company. 4tell is a leading provider of SaaS platform solutions for Real Estate and Infrastructure Performance Management to the government, education, healthcare and commercial real-estate industries. Jim … Continued

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HGGC to invest in Dealer-FX

PALO ALTO, Calif.—July 29, 2015—HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced that it has finalized a definitive agreement for a strategic growth investment in Dealer-FX, a market-leading provider of customer experience and process automation software for auto dealership service departments across the U.S. and Canada. Terms of the private transaction were not … Continued

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Bregal Sagemount invests in Irth Solutions

Monday, July 20, 2015 – Columbus, OH – irth Solutions today announced a significant investment from Bregal Sagemount, a growth-focused private equity firm, aimed at supporting the company’s continued expansion. irth Solutions is a market leading provider of field service management solutions to the utility, energy and telecom industries, serving large national brands across the … Continued

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BuildASign.com Announces Investment from PWP Growth Equity to Fuel Growth

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — BuildASign.com, a leading online custom printing provider of signage and home decor items, today announced that it has received an investment from PWP Growth Equity, a private equity fund affiliated with Perella Weinberg Partners that invests in growth-oriented, lower middle market companies. BuildASign.comwas founded in 2005 and has consistently focused on balancing … Continued

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Vaquero Capital Builds Team With New Hires

Vaquero Capital, a leading boutique technology investment bank, announced several additions for 2015. Bryan Payne joins as an Associate. Joshua Gatlin and Sam Hamilton comprise the firm’s 2015 analyst class. Prior to joining Vaquero, Bryan Payne was an Associate at Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy. Bryan received his B.B.A. and Master in Professional Accounting degrees from … Continued

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Boundless Network Merges With Zazzle

As first reported in a Breaking News Alert this morning, Top 40 distributor firm Boundless Network (asi/143717) has entered into a definitive merger agreement for it to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of custom consumer products company Zazzle. Financial terms of the transaction were not released. Both companies said that there will be no immediate changes … Continued

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Accruent Acquires VFA, Inc.

Market Leaders Combine to Deliver Unified Enterprise Solution Austin, TX, November 17, 2014 – Accruent, the leader in real estate and facilities management solutions, announced today that it has acquired Boston-based VFA, Inc. (VFA), the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management. According to the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), … Continued

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Vector Capital and Cerium Technology Announce the Recapitalization of Allegro Development

San Francisco, CA and Dallas, TX – July 24, 2014 – Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses and Cerium Technology, an investment fund focused on energy, trading and technology, today announced the recapitalization of Allegro Development Corporation. Allegro Development Corporation, founded in 1984, is a global, … Continued

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Kony Secures $50 Million Round

SoftBank Capital Joins Insight Venture Partners, Telstra Ventures, and a Syndicate of New Strategic Partners to Fuel Kony’s Continued Growth, Innovation, and Leadership in Enterprise Mobility ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kony, Inc., the leading enterprise mobility company, today announced that it has raised $50 million in financing. New investor SoftBank Capital, a venture capital firm affiliated with … Continued

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Volusion, Inc. Completes a $35 Million Debt Financing to Expand Ecommerce Platforms and Services

AUSTIN, Texas—Volusion, Inc., the leading provider of ecommerce software and services, today announced it has completed a $35 million debt financing with Silicon Valley Bank to expand its portfolio of best-in-class solutions. This financing will be utilized to accelerate the continued enhancement and development of the Volusion platform, designed to meet the needs of small-to-medium … Continued

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Sprinklr Acquires Dachis Group

NEW YORK, New York—Sprinklr, the leading provider of Social Relationship Infrastructure, announced that it has acquired Austin, Texas-based Dachis Group, the leader in social and brand analytics. The combination creates the world’s largest independent enterprise social relationship platform. Together, the two companies have raised over $95 million in venture capital, acquired 11 companies, including three … Continued

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Vaquero Capital to Keynote Techstars FounderCon 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, California—Vaquero Capital is pleased to announce that Managing Partner David Grove will be a featured speaker at Techstars FounderCon 2003 invitation-only event taking place September 17-19 in Chicago, IL.  Event attendees at Verizon’s Keynote Lunch on Tuesday, September 19 on the topic of “The State of M&A.”  The conversation will cover trends in … Continued

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Drillinginfo Raises Another $25 million to Continue Growth

AUSTIN, Texas—Energy software company Drillinginfo, which last year raised $165 million, has received a new $25 million investment to continue its expansion. The Austin company, which provides data and intelligence to the oil and gas industry, did not disclose the investor in the new funding round. In March 2012, Drillinginfo closed a $165 million equity … Continued

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Drillinginfo Acquires Transform

AUSTIN, Texas– Drillinginfo Inc., the premier provider of decision-support technology for the upstream oil and gas industry, has acquired Denver-based Transform Software & Services Inc., the industry leader in analytic interpretation and modeling, creating a powerhouse that will deliver billions of dollars in exploration and production value and productivity gains for energy producers. “This is … Continued

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Ziff Davis Acquires NetShelter from inPowered, Creating the New Powerhouse in Tech Media

Ziff Davis, Inc., the leading digital media company in the technology, gaming and men’s lifestyle categories, today announced the acquisition of NetShelter®, the biggest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications, from inPowered. Ziff Davis is a division of j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS:JCOM). The combination of Ziff Davis’ technology sites, … Continued

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Entrepreneur of the Year is Matchmaker of Luxury

Joe Poulin started his first business — selling recycled computer disks — at age 11. By 17, working out of his bedroom in his parents’ home in Pincourt, Poulin was designing websites. When a customer wanted a website to promote a rental property in Barbados, Poulin, who had never travelled beyond Ontario, invested in a … Continued

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The Riverside Company Buys Alchemy Systems

The Riverside Company has acquired Alchemy Systems (Alchemy) of Austin, Texas, a provider of food and workplace safety training solutions delivered through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Alchemy serves more than 300 customers in the food manufacturing, processing, farming and retail industries, including some of the largest and most well-known brands in the world. Alchemy courses … Continued

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Vaquero Capital Advises TechMediaNetwork on $33M Financing and Celebrates With Closing Dinner

Vaquero Capital, a leading advisor for M&A and private equity, announced today the celebration of the closing of the TechMediaNetwork $33 million Series B financing. TMN is a leading technology media company that produces news and reviews in the technology and science verticals. The Vaquero Capital Team, TechMediaNetwork and ABS Capital Partners celebrated with a … Continued

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Vaquero Capital Advises on #4 PE Deal of 2012

This year, many high-profile startups and private companies landed great gobs of cash to help expand or fund new products. E-commerce, cloud, and green energy companies were especially sexy to financiers. Using data that PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association compiled, we took a look at the 15 largest funding rounds of the year … Continued

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Vaquero Capital Hires Stefan Gerhard as Managing Director

Vaquero Capital, a leading advisor for M&A and private equity, announced that Stefan Gerhard has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Gerhard, who is based in New York and San Francisco, will focus on the software/SaaS and Internet sectors. “We are pleased that Stefan has joined the Vaquero team.  Stefan brings a tremendous … Continued

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Drilling Info Announces $165 Million Investment Led by Insight Venture Partners

Drilling Info and Insight Venture Partners today announced that Insight is leading a $165 million equity investment in Drilling Info, the Austin-based data intelligence provider to the oil and gas industries. Proceeds from the investment will go toward continued expansion of Drilling Info’s SaaS-based data and analytics offerings and to Drilling Info’s early investors. “This … Continued