Amware Logistics Services, an Eagle, CO-based provider of third-party warehousing and fulfillment solutions, received an minority equity investment from Rotunda Capital Partners, a lower-middle-market private equity investment firm. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The company intends to use the proceeds for organic expansion and strategic acquisitions. Led by Vincent Gulisano, who […]

The CapStreet Group, LLC, a Houston-based lower-middle market private equity firm, closed its fourth fund at $340m. CapStreet IV, L.P., which had a $250m initial target, was supported by both existing and new investors. Led by George Kelly, founder and CEO, CapStreet IV will continue to make control investments in privately held, lower middle market […]

ICV Partners, an investment firm focused on lower middle market companies, closed its third fund at $400m. Investors in ICV Partners III, L.P. consist of a majority of returning investors from ICV’s initial funds and a broad new group of domestic investors that include corporate, family offices and public pension funds. Led by Willie Woods, […]

ISN Solutions, a London, UK-based IT support and services company, received a £4.6m investment. The investment was led by Maven Capital Partners. The company intendas to use the funds to expand into Aberdeen’s market. Established in 1999 and led by David Greenwood, Managing Director, ISN Solutions provides consultancy, project management and outsourced IT services to […]

Venus Concept, a Toronto, ON, Canada-based medical aesthetic company, received a $10M minority investment. Longitude Capital, a private investment firm focused on venture growth investments in medical technology and drug development companies, provided the funding. The company intends to use the proceeds to further its investments in research and development, strengthen sales operations in growing […]

Cincinnati, Ohio and Raleigh, North Carolina-based growth equity firm River Cities Capital Funds closed its fifth fund, at $200m. Fund V, which surpassed its $150m target with the continued support from long-time limited partners as well as new participation from several large national and international institutions, invests in high-potential healthcare and IT companies. It has […]

Global venture capital and private equity firm Insight Venture Partners closed a $510m private equity fund. Existing investors contributed a majority of the capital to Insight Venture Partners Coinvestment Fund III, which will invest alongside Insight Venture Partners VIII, which closed at $2.57 billion in May 2013. Like its predecessors, this fund will make equity […]

Orgentec Diagnostika, a Mainz, Germany-based specialty diagnostics company, received an investment from Water Street Healthcare Partners. Water Street both acquired a majority position in Orgentec and will invest in future acquisitions that will build the company into a global leader in its field. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. Scott Garrett, former chairman […]

Wellsite Rental Services, a Broussard, LA-based provider of oilfield rental equipment to customers in the oil & gas industry, received an equity investment of undisclosed amount. NGP Energy Technology Partners and the Wellsite management participated in the round. The company intends to use the funds to expand its footprint and product offering. Founded by Kirby […]

DealerSocket Inc., a San Clemente, California-based provider of software-as-a-service enterprise relationship management solutions for the Retail and Independent Automotive industries, received a strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners. The amount of the deal was not disclosed. The company plans to use the proceeds to accelerate growth and to continue to invest in product, service and […]

Norwest Venture Partners (NVP), a global, multi-stage venture and growth equity investment firm, closed its latest fund, at $1.2BN. Norwest Venture Partners XII targets investments across the technology (cloud & IT infrastructure, Internet & consumer, SaaS), business services, financial services, consumer products/services, and healthcare sectors. Led by Promod Haque, senior managing partner, and Jeff Crowe […]

Parallax Capital Partners, LLC, a California-based private equity firm focused on making control equity investments in lower middle market software and related technology companies, held the final closing of its private equity fund, at $115m. Parallax Capital Fund will continue to execute on its strategy of investing in software and related technology companies with a […]

Fine Sounds, a Milan, Italy-based provider of hi-end audio products, has been acquired by LBO France and Yarpa. Quadrivio sold Fine Sound in a Management Buy Out. Following the deal, whose amount was not disclosed, the management team will continue to lead the company mantaining the manufacturing units in Italy and in the USA and follow […]