By Dan Primack
May 13, 2014

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Venture Capital Deals

Anaplan, a Redwood City, Calif.-based provider of modeling and planning solutions for finance and operations, has raised $100 million in Series D funding. DFJ Growth led the round, and was joined by Brookside Capital, Coatue Management, Sands Capital Management, Workday and return backers Granite Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, and Shasta Ventures.

,, a Los Angeles-based rewards discovery platform, has raised $60 million fromTechnology Crossover Ventures in its first round of outside funding.

BitPay, an Atlanta-based provider of business solutions for Bitcoin, has raised $30 million in Series A funding. Index Ventures led the round, and was joined by Horizons Ventures, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, RRE Ventures, TTV Capital, Sir Richard Branson, and AME Cloud Ventures.

iYogi, an India-based provider of on-demand tech support for consumers and small businesses, has raised $28 million in Series E funding from firms like Axon Partners Group and Madison India Capital.

Instart Logic, a Mountain View, Calif.-based cloud application delivery service, has raised $26 million in Series C funding. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the round, and was joined by return backers Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital.

, a Campbell, Calif.-based electric vehicle charging network, has raised $22.6 million in new VC funding. Backers include including Rho Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Braemar Energy Ventures, Siemens Venture Capital, Voyager Capital and BMW. The company has now raised more than $110 million in total VC funding.

, a New York-based provider of news video for web publishers, has raised $11 million in new VC funding. Marker LLC led the round, and was joined by return backers Cedar Fund, Greycroft Partners and Redpoint Ventures.

BlazeMeter, a San Francisco-based provider of a mobile performance testing cloud, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. YL Ventures led the round, and was joined by Glilot Capital Partners.

Boxed, a New York-based mobile commerce company focused on warehouse club shopping, has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding. First Round Capital, Signia Venture Partners and return backer Greycroft Partners were joined by ENIAC Ventures, Social Starts, BoxGroup, Owen Van Natta and David Ko. Read more at Fortune.

ResponseTap, a British provider of call tracking and analytics solutions, has raised £4 million in Series B funding from ProVen Venture Capital Trusts and Eden Ventures.

Private Equity Deals

Aterian Investment Partners has acquired Johnstown Wire Technologies Inc., a Johnstown, Penn.-based maker of carbon and alloy wire, from Ridgemont Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. BB&T Capital Markets managed the process.

Cleaver-Brooks Inc., a portfolio company of Harbour Group, has acquired Holman Boiler Works Inc., a Dallas-based provider of full-service boiler solutions, from Bow River Capital. No financial terms were disclosed.

Falfurrias Capital Partners has acquired a control stake in American Safety Council, an Orlando, Fla.-based provider of e-learning workplace safety and transportation training solutions. No financial terms were disclosed.

GI Partners has agreed to acquire Peak 10 Inc., a Charlotte, N.C.-based provider of IT infrastructure, from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. No financial terms were disclosed, but a prior Reuters report suggested that the deal would be valued at between $800 million and $900 million.

KP Corp., a San Leandro, Calif.–based provider of marketing and communications services, has raised a “significant capital investment” from Gemini

Pyramid Healthcare Inc., an Altoona, Penn.-based portfolio company of Clearview Capital, has acquired Onward Behavioral Health Inc., a Paoli, Penn.-based provider of outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment to adults and adolescents throughout the Delaware Valley region. No financial terms were disclosed.

SpeedCast Ltd., a Hong Kong-based satellite company backed by TA Associates, has acquired Australian satellite solutions provider SatComms Australia for an undisclosed amount.

Varsity Healthcare Partners has acquired Katzen Eye Group, a Baltimore-based eye-care medical group, for an undisclosed amount.


Citizens Financial Group Inc., a Providence, R.I.-based retail bank holding company owned by Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS), has filed for a $100 million IPO. It plans to trade under ticker symbol CFG, with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs serving as lead underwriters. Read more at Fortune.

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Inc.
, a Branford, Conn.-based developer of neurosteroids for CNS disorders, has filed for a $63.25 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol MRNS, with Stifel and JMP Securities serving as lead underwriters. Shareholders include Domain Associates (26% pre-IPO stake), Canaan Partners (22.5%), Sofinnova Ventures (16.9%), RusnanoMedInvest (15.4%), and Foundation Medical Partners (7.2%).

The Carlyle Group is exploring a London flotation for Integrated Dental Holdings, a British network of 575 dental practices, according to Sky News. The company generated £48.7 million in Q4 2013 EBITDA.


Vantiv Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) has agreed to acquire Mercury Payment Systems LLC, a Durango, Colo.-based provider of payment processing services to small and mid-sized businesses, for $1.65 billion from Silver Lake (62% ownership stake). Mercury is in registration for a $100 million IPO, and reports $43 million in net income on $237 million in revenue for 2013.

Guangdong Rising Assets Management has offered to acquire the 77% stake it doesn’t already hold in Australian gold and copper mining company PanAust Ltd. (ASX: PNA) for A$1.1 billion, or A$2.30 per share (46% premium to Friday’s closing stock price).

Hypovereinsbank, the German unit of Italian lender Unicredit SpA, said that it is considering a sale of its online broker business.

The London Stock Exchange
is among the remaining bidders for Russell Investments, the stock index and asset management firm being sold off by Northwestern Mutual, according to the WSJ.

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. (Tokyo: 4188) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Japanese industrial gas provider Taiyo Nippon Sanso (Tokyo: 4091) for more than ¥100 million.

TPG Capital has hired Moelis & Co. to find a buyer for RentPath Inc., a Norcross, Ga.–based property listings company, according to Reuters. The deal could be valued at more than $1.5 billion. TPG paid $525 million to buy RentPath in 2011 from KKR.

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