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  • 2014-12-12
    Great Hill Partners and John Jazwiec Partner to Make Acquisitions

    BOSTON, MA December 12, 2014 – Great Hill Partners has partnered with John Jazwiec, targeting vertical software and other tech-enabled businesses.  Mr. Jazwiec most recently served as CEO of FiveCubits, a construction software business, and before that as CEO of RedPrairie, a warehouse and inventory management software company.  Jazwiec brings a diverse business background including roles as a business founder (Nuclio) and with large organizations (Axiom, Fiserv,... view full story

  • 2014-12-02
    Ascenty Closes US$130 Million in New Financing and Speeds Up Investments in Brazil

    Campinas, SãoPaulo, Brazil, December 2, 2014 – Ascenty Data Centers has announced the closing of new financing from both private equity funds in the United States and debt sources in Brazil. Ascenty has raised US$130 million (approximately R$325 million), and the funds will be invested in the expansion of the company’s infrastructure in Brazil. DH Capital, a New York based investment firm, assisted the company in its capital raising efforts

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  • 2014-12-01
    C.H. Robinson to Acquire Freightquote

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (December 1, 2014) – C.H. Robinson (Nasdaq: CHRW) today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Freightquote.com, Inc. for $365 million in cash. The agreement is subject to certain customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval. Closing of the acquisition is expected to occur in the first quarter of 2015. C.H. Robinson will likely increase its existing revolving credit facility to finance the acquisition.

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  • 2014-11-03
    Aetna to Acquire Insurance Exchange Technology Provider Bswift

    HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Aetna (NYSE: AET) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire privately held bswift, which provides a technology platform that offers a retail shopping experience for health insurance exchanges and employers nationwide. Additionally, bswift offers benefits administration technology and services to employers.

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  • 2014-10-17
    Great Hill Partners Acquires a Majority Stake in Momondo

    Momondo Group (MGL), the pioneering online travel search company which operates in more than 30 countries worldwide, today announces that it has accepted an £80m cash investment from Boston-based private equity fund, Great Hill Partners (GHP), valuing it at more than £132 million.

    Following the transaction, GHP will own a majority stake in the business. The existing senior management team will stay in place, with Hugo Burge remaining as CEO – and retaining a significant... view full story

  • 2014-10-02
    Online Home Goods Retailer Wayfair Valued at $3 Billion in Debut

    (Reuters) - Wayfair Inc's (W.N) shares rose as much as 27 percent in their market debut on Thursday, valuing the online home furnishings retailer at about $3.06 billion.

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  • 2014-09-22
    Sage North America Announces Intent To Acquire PayChoice

    Irvine, Calif. (September 22, 2014) – Sage North America today announced an agreement to acquire privately-held PayChoice, a leading provider of payroll solutions for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).  This acquisition will help Sage create greater value and peace of mind for SMBs by extending the company’s portfolio of offerings to now provide its customers with easy to use online payroll solutions with seamlessly integrated services. 

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  • 2014-07-29
    Qualifacts Strengthens Market Leadership with Majority Investment from Great Hill Partners
    NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 29, 2014 – Qualifacts Systems, Inc., the largest Software-as-a-Service electronic health record (EHR) provider for the behavioral health and human services industries, today announced that it has secured a majority investment from Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm with more than $3 billion under management. The recapitalization, which was led by Great Hill Partners and existing Qualifacts management, will allow the company to... view full story
  • 2014-07-18
    Great Hill Partners Acquires YogaWorks

    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

  • 2014-05-13
    Veracity Payment Solutions Acquires Vanco Services, LLC and Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

    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