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1 hr ago | WebWire

Viewpoint Announces Major Investment from Bain Capital to Continue Accelerated Growth

Viewpoint Construction Software , a leading provider of innovative software solutions and services to the construction industry, announced that Bain Capital, one of the world's foremost privately-held alternative investment firms, has made a major growth equity investment in the business designed to extend Viewpoint's reach in the global ... (more)


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Construction

5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

CC Media Holdings Loss Widens

CC Media is the vehicle used by private-equity firms Bain Capital LLC and Thomas H. Lee Partners LP to privatize Clear Channel Communications Inc. in 2008.


Related Topix: Startups, Clear Channel Communications, Television, Media, Radio

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Retailing Today

Square Trade names Bain exec SVP

Protection plan provider SquareTrade launched a major program with Sam's Club last week and this week the company named a former private equity executive to lead its North American business.


Related Topix: Startups, SquareTrade, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

The Washington Post

Dividend Deal ?Epidemic? Intensifies Junk Alarm: Credit Markets

Companies owned by private-equity firms are borrowing money to pay dividends like it's 2007, adding to concern among regulators that excesses are emerging in the riskier parts of the debt markets.


Related Topix: BMC Software, Software, Startups, New York, GridApp Systems, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Bain Capital takes a $230 million stake in Portland-based Viewpoint Construction Software

Massachusetts private equity firm Bain Capital has taken a mammoth $230 million stake in Portland-based Viewpoint Construction Software , the biggest investment in a privately held Oregon tech company since 2007.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government, Coaxis

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Michaels Stores

Owner of craft stores: Michaels Arts and Crafts , Aaron Brothers Art Mart , ReCollections, and Star Decorators Wholesale .


Related Topix: Michaels Stores, Retail, Startups

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Business Journal

Manicube, a startup that offers 15-minute at-work manicures, nets $5M in funding

Manicube, a New York-based company that brings 15-minute manicures to offices, has received $5 million in investment capital that will help it expand to more cities.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, us Travel, Travel

West Australian

Bain Capital raises $7.3 billion for flagship fund - sources

Bain Capital LLC has raised $7.3 billion from investors and its dealmakers for its next flagship fund, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday, underscoring the favourable fundraising environment for established private equity firms.


Related Topix: Startups, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Marketing


Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

** Central and eastern Europe's largest insurer PZU has bought three Baltic rivals and a stake in one Polish firm from troubled British group RSA Insurance for a total of 348 million euros , marking its largest acquisition in history, it said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Carlyle Group, Financial Services, Investment Services, Startups, Royal and Sun Alliance Insurance Group, Insurance, Tyson Foods, Food

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Bain, Carlyle among bidders for StanChart's HK consumer unit-sources

Private equity firms Bain Capital and Carlyle Group are among first round bidders for Standard Chartered's Hong Kong consumer finance unit, a business valued at up to $700 million, people familiar with the matter said.


Related Topix: Startups, Carlyle Group, Financial Services, Investment Services

PE Hub

Bain Capital Ventures leads $5 mln funding in 15-minute, on-site manicure company Manicube

Bain Capital Ventures has led a $5 million Series A funding round in Manicube , a beauty technology company that brings 15-minute manicures to offices.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Boston, NY, us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Food Processing

Manischewitz Sold to Bain Capital Affiliate

Just in time for Passover, Manischewitz, the nation's largest manufacturer of premium kosher foods, on April 8 announced it had secured "a strategic investment" from Sankaty Advisors, an affiliate of Bain Capital LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a number of news media were reporting it as a complete acquisition of Manischewitz, ... (more)


Related Topix: Startups, Life, Holidays, Passover

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Manicube raises $5 million for in-office 'beauty chores'

Certain industries are known for their over-the-top employee perks. Workers in the finance and tech sectors, for example, enjoy such benefits as unlimited vacations and free lunches.


Related Topix: Startups


Bain Capital Has Seen the Economy's Future, and It Is Heroin Addicts

Bain Capital-the Romney-built private equity firm that extracts wealth from humanity with the alacrity of an anteater jamming its many-hooked oral proboscis into a lush ant colony-is always looking for profitable trends in the markets.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Religion Dispatched

Manischewitz Bought By Romney's Old Crew

It's one of the stranger corporate marriages: Manischewitz, whose syrupy wine has enlivened generations of Passover tables, has been acquired by an affiliate of Mitt Romney's old firm, Bain Capital.


Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Startups, US Politics, US News

Sys-Con Media

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. to Announce First Quarter 2014 Results on April 29, 2014

The conference ID is 14319869. To help ensure that the conference begins in a timely manner, please dial in 10 minutes prior to the start of the call.


Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, SPS Technologies

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

How the GOP Plans to Attack Hillary Clinton

For better or worse, a central issue in the 2012 presidential race proved to be Mitt Romney's work at the private-equity firm Bain Capital.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Barack Obama

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Star Tribune

Minneapolis-based ABILITY Network to be acquired for $550 million.

Mark Briggs, chief executive of ABILITY Network, led the Minneapolis provider of tech services for healthcare companies through a period of rapid growth.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Summit Partners, Boston, MA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sys-Con Media

James E. Heppelmann and Andrew C. Teich to Join Sensata's Board of Directors

Michael Ward will leave Sensata's board of directors after the shareholder meeting.


Related Topix: Sensata Technologies, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Startups, SPS Technologies, Marketing, FLIR Systems, Aerospace-Defense

The Brattleboro Reformer

Private equity comes to Brattleboro

On Jan. 8, Governor Peter Shumlin devoted his entire State of the State address to the crisis of drug addiction in Vermont and his administration's plans to address it.


Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, Opinion


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