Leading Operator of Yoga Studios Poised for Accelerated Growth
July 18, 2014 – Boston, MA and Santa Monica, CA – YogaWorks, the largest yoga studio operator offering multiple disciplines of yoga instruction, announced today that is has been acquired by Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm with over $3 billion under management. Originally founded in Santa Monica, CA in 1987, today YogaWorks operates 29 studios across four markets, a robust... view full story
ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 -- Veracity Payment Solutions, a leading merchant acquirer and provider of payment transaction processing services, today announced its acquisition of Vanco Services, LLC, a Minnesota-based provider of electronic payment solutions to faith-based organizations, healthcare organizations, financial institutions, nonprofits, schools, municipalities and other entities. As part of the acquisition, Veracity and Vanco will be rebranded as ... view full story
ROSELLE, Ill.-- Network Merchants (“NMI”), a leading provider of e-commerce payment gateways and value-added services, has added payment gateway and integrated payments veterans Roy Banks and Kyle Pexton as CEO and CFO, respectively.view full story
CHICAGO AND BOSTON — Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 -- bswift, a leader in cloud-based technology and services for employee benefits, announced today that it has received a minority equity investment of $51 million from Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on partnering with rapidly growing technology and technology-enabled services companies. view full story
WALTHAM, MA – December 3, 2013 – DealerRater, the world’s premier car dealer review website, announced today that it has received an equity investment from Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on growth companies. Great Hill Partners invested out of its $1.1 billion fourth fund. DealerRater will use the financing to continue its global expansion, accelerate product innovation and invest in additional sales and marketing resources. view full story
6 November 2013 -- Experian, the global information services company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Passport Health Communications, Inc. (“Passport Health”), a leading provider of data, analytics and software in the US healthcare payments market, subject to Hart-Scott-Rodino regulatory approval in the US and other customary closing conditions. The purchase price is US$850m, payable in full at closing, which will be funded from... view full story
Mobile industry veteran gains backing to build enterprise mobility investment strategyview full story
CRAIN'S Chicago Business
By Lynne Marek
Legacy.com Inc., an Evanston-based online obituary company that received early investments from newspapers, isn't giving them up for dead now.
On the contrary, Legacy last month expanded its partnership to 1,300 newspapers worldwide through a European acquisition.
Teaming up with newspapers has allowed Legacy.com to dominate the U.... view full story
By Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald
Truly global commerce where merchants can take payment in almost any major currency is getting a boost from an Israeli firm that just opened offices in Waltham.
BlueSnap powers transactions in 145 countries and 28 currencies, said Ralph Dangelmaier, who took over as CEO six months ago.view full story