Private Equity

Spotify Raises $1 Billion Through Financing Deal

Music streaming company Spotify raises $ 1 billion deal through financing in the form of convertible debt. TPG rounded the funds together with Dragoneer along with other institutional investors. The deal placed by Goldman Sachs is expected to close on April 2.

Yahoo Potential Buyers Have 14 Days to Present Their Bid

Yahoo potential buyers only have until April 11 to submit their bid. Along with the proposed amount are details on how the purchase would be financed, conditions or approvals to be met and what import..

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed wit..

Black Bear Diner Secured an Investment From PWP Growth Equity, Aims to Expand Business

Black Bear Diner had secured an investment from private equity fund PWP Growth Equity. The financial backing will be allocated to expand growth and coverage in new and existing markets. The restaurant..

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US Bitcoin investment fund CoinSeed invests $5M in BitFury mining hardware
After recently closing a $7.5-million funding round, US-based Bitcoin focused investment fund CoinSeed acquired BitFury's specialized Bitcoin mining hardware for $5 million to build one of the biggest
Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley backs telemedicine startup MDLive to reform healthcare by using new technologies- report
Former Apple Chief Executive John Sculley is betting that telemedicine startup MDLive will be able to bring medical practice to the modern age, VentureBeat reported.
Chartio bags $2.2M additional funding from Avalon Ventures
Chartio, a provider of cloud business intelligence for developers and businesses, has received $2.2 million in additional financing from Avalon Ventures which led the Series A round for the company in
Philippine-based Ongpin group hikes stake in Alphaland
Former Philippine trade minister Roberto V. Ongpin and his associates have hiked their collective holding in real estate developer Alphaland Corp to 50.57%, diluting British fund Ashmore's interest to
Wikipedia co-founder picks up big stake in London mobile provider
Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales picked up a big stake in London-based mobile provider The People's Operator (TPO) in a bid to expand into the US and other international markets.
Hedge funds increasingly betting on tech- report
An increasing number of hedge funds like Coatue Management are looking for opportunities to invest in the private markets, pouring money in technology startups, TechCrunch reported.
Business Insider to raise new funds from existing investors- report
After saying no to an informal acquisition bid worth $100 million from AOL last year, Business Insider is likely set to raise new funds from its existing backers, re/code reported.
KKR invests $100M in Dublin helicopter leasing business
New York, US-based private equity firm KKR Financial Holdings will invest over $100 million in Dublin, Ireland-based helicopter unit of Lease Corporation International (LCI) to support the latter's gr
Czech booking agency Skypicker receives $500K investment, adds WhichAirline
Brno, Czech Republic-based low-cost flights booking engine secured a $500,000 investment from Touzimsky Airlines and also acquired metasearch engine for an undisclosed s
Google Inc spends more than five biggest rivals combined in US in bid to grow to new markets- report
Compared to the spending of its five biggest US rivals combined, Google Inc has spent more money in the past two years in its effort to reach out to new markets, Bloomberg reported.
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