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Buyout Program


The Morris Team and its limited partners are looking to acquire assets and EBITDA positive ventures. Below is a video about our Management Buyout Program!

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Deals that closed – 10/19/2014 Venture Capital


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VC DEALS THAT CLOSED

Information provide by Associated Press, CB Insight, Crunchbase, Forbes, Market Watch, Reuters, and other sources.  Please check company website for best information.

• Selecta Biosciences Inc., a Watertown, Mass.-based developer of targeted antigen-specific immune therapies, has raised $20 million in new VC funding. Return backers include Polaris Venture Partners, Flagship Ventures, OrbiMed Advisors, NanoDimension, Rusnano, I2BF, Eminent Venture Capital and Leukon Investments. www.selectabio.com

• Thismoment, a San Frandcisco-based content marketing platform, has raised $17.6 million in Series D funding. Return backers include Sierra Ventures, Trident Capital and UMC Capital. www.thismoment.com

Bain Capital Ventures

• EverTrue, a Boston-based social donor management platform, has raised $8 million in Series B funding. Canvas Venture  led the round, and was joined by Silicon Valley Bank. www.evertrue.com

• Viewics Inc., a Sunnyvale, Calif.-based healthcare analytics and data platform company, has raised $8 million in new VC funding led by Canvas Venture Fund.www.viewics.com

• Nara Logics Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based big data analysis and personalization platform, has raised $6 million in Series A-2 funding from .406 Ventures and existing shareholders. www.naralogics.com

• OneEnergy Renewables, a Seattle-based developer of distributed, utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects, has raised $5 million in Series B funding. Ecosystem Integrity Fund led the round, and was joined by return backer Element 8.www.oneenergyrenewables.com

• Geofeedia, a Chicago-based provider of location-based social media intelligence solutions, has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. Hyde Park Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by Blue Vista Ventures and Glade Brook Capital. www.geofeedia.com

• H3 Financial Services Inc., an Aliso, Viejo, Calif.-based provider of a patient financing software suite for the dental and veterinary markets, has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding led by Connexus Equity Management Partners. www.h3financialservices.com

MedAvail Technologies Inc., a Canadian maker of consumer-facing prescription-drug dispensing kiosks, has raised US$30 million in Series C funding.Pura Vida Investments led the round, and was joined by Deerfield Management Co., Adage Capital Management and return backers Redmile Group, Walgreens and Alliance Boots. www.medavail.com

• Highland Therapeutics Inc., a Canadian pharma startup that wants to leverage a proprietary drug delivery system to improve existing drugs, has raised $25 million in Series A funding. No investor information was disclosed.

• AdNear, a Singapore-based provider of historical location intelligence solutions for advertisers, has raised $19 million in new VC funding. Telstra Ventures and Global Brain were joined by return backers Sequoia Capital and Canaan Partners.www.adnear.com

• Portal Instruments Inc., a Cambridge, Mass.-based developer of a computerized, needle-free drug delivery system, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Sanofi led the round, and was joined by PBJ Capital and a “major US medical device company.” www.portalinstruments.com

• Blue Box, a Seattle-based provider of on-demand private cloud-as-a-service solutions, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. Return backers include Voyager Capital and Founders Collective. www.bluebox.net

• Metail, a UK-based provider of virtual fitting rooms for clothing retailers, has raised $12 million in new VC funding led by TAL Apparel. Read more

• Sapience Analytics, an Indian provider of software to measure the amount of time employees spend on certain projects and applications, has raised around $7.32 million in Series B funding led by Orios Venture Partners. www.sapience.net

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Deals that closed – VC – 10/13/2014


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  • Wahanda, a UK-based hair and beauty marketplace, has raised $26 million in new growth equity funding from RGIP, Fidelity Growth Partners and Lepe Partners. The company also has acquired German rival Salonmeister for an undisclosed amount.www.wahanda.com

Bain Capital Ventures

  • Gainsight, a Mountain View, Calif.-based provider of customer success management solutions, has raised $25 million in Series C funding co-led by Bessemer Venture Partnersand Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company previously raised over $20 million from Summit Partners, Battery Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures and Salesforce. www.gainsight.com
  • VoloMetrix, a Seattle-based provider of employee analytics software, has raised $12 million in Series B funding.Split Rock Partners led the round, and was joined by return backer Shasta Ventures. www.volometrix.com
  • CloudFactory, a Durham, N.C.-based “distributed labor platform melding human and machine intelligence,” has raised $3 million in Series A funding led byDavid Clouse (founder of VRBO). www.cloudfactory.com
  • Voxa, an Atlanta-based “email intelligence” startup, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding from firms likeEthos Capital Partnerswww.voxa.com
  • Simplestream, a London-based provider of live-streaming services for broadcast TV channels, has raised an undisclosed amount of VC funding fromBeringea.www.simplestream.com

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About Red Hook Capital

Leadership, Creativity, and Success.

An investment philosophy that cultivates value by investing in change.

A team of experienced investors with strong industry expertise.

Investments across a wide range of industries and geography.

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Deals that close – VC – 10/6/2014


When I worked for Lockheed Martin, we where ready for any deal. Let Red Hook Capital position you for any deal from million to billion.

The key to making acquisitions is being ready because you really never know when the right big one is going to come along. – James McNerney, Chairman and CEO of The Boeing Company

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  • Square, a San Francisco-based mobile payments company, has raised $150 million in new VC funding led by Singapore’s GIC at a $6 billion valuation, according to the NY Times. Read more.
  • Alteryx, an Irvine, Calif.-based provider of strategic analytics, has raised $60 million in Series B funding. Insight Venture Partners led the round, and was joined by return backers SAP Ventures and Toba Capital. www.alteryx.com
  • Beepi Inc., a Los Altos, Calif.-based used-car marketplace, has raised $60 million in new VC funding at around a $200 million valuation, according to the WSJ. Foundation Capitaland Sherpa Venture were joined by return backers like Redpoint Ventures. Read more.
  • Infusionsoft, a Chandler, Ariz.-based provider of sales and marketing software for small businesses, has raised $55 million in Series D funding. Bain Capital Ventures led the round, and was joined by return backers Signal Peak Ventures and Goldman Sachs. www.infusionsoft.com

Bain Capital Ventures

  • Reduxio Systems, a San Francisco-based provider of enterprise hybrid storage arrays, has raised $15 million in Series B funding.Seagate Technology (Nasdaq: STX) led the round, and was joined by return backers Jerusalem Venture Partners, Carmel Ventures and Intel Capital. www.reduxio.com
  • Adarza BioSystems Inc.,a Rochester, N.Y.-based provider of label-free multiplex assays, has raised $6.8 million in Series A funding co-led by Cultivation Capital Life Science Fund and the Siemens Venture Capital.www.adarzabio.com
  • SynGen Inc., a Sacramento, Calif.-based regenerative medicine company focused on stem cell harvesting system, has raised an undisclosed amount of new VC funding from existing shareholderBay City Capitalwww.syngeninc.com

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My mother-in-law,for years I would never kiss her face,then I wound up kissing her ass!! –  Easy Money (1983 film)

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Immediate Buyout Program expands to commercial real estate


We are offering for EBITDA companies, Commercial Real Estate, and Vacation Homes an immediate buyout program.

Contact The Morris Team for more details!

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Deals that close – Private Equity – 9/29/2014


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  • The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested $325 million to become a “major equity partner” of 21st Century Oncology Holdings Inc., a Fort Myers, Fla.-based provider of radiation therapy and other services to cancer patients in the United States and Latin America. 21st Century Oncology is majority-owned by Vestar Capital Partners. www.rtsx.com
  • The Carlyle Group has agreed to acquire a 75.05% stake and operational control of Southeast PowerGen, a portfolio of six natural gas-fired power plants in Georgia, from ArcLight Capital Partners and GIC. No financial terms were disclosed. www.carlyle.com

Carlyle Group

  • Standard Chartered Private Equity has invested $60 million for a “significant minority stake” in An Giang Plant Protection Joint Stock Co., a Vietnamese distributor of rice seeds and plant protection chemicals. www.agpps.com.vn
  • Treasury Wine Estates Ltd. (ASX: TWE) has rejected a pair of private equity takeover offers that would have valued the Australian wine-maker at around A$3.4 billion, saying the valuation was too low and the transaction would require too much leverage. One bid came from KKR and Rhone Capital, while the other came from TPG Capital. Read more.

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• Vista Equity Partners has agreed to acquire TIBCO Software Inc. (Nasdaq: TIBX), a Palo Alto, Calif.-based provider of enterprise infrastructure and business intelligence software. The deal is valued at approximately $4.3 billion (including the assumption of debt), or $24 per share. Goldman Sachs managed the sale process, which had included interest from Thoma Bravo. www.tibco.com

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• Audax Group has acquired Chase Doors, a Cincinnati–based provider of made-to-order specialty door systems, from Sentinel Capital Partners. No financial termswere disclosed, except that Golub Capital provided debt facilities.www.chasedoors.com

• Delta Data Software, a Columbus, Ga.-based provider of mutual fund trading, data management and other SaaS solutions to the financial services market, has raised an undisclosed amount of growth equity funding led by Accel-KKR.www.deltadatasoft.com

• Ripplewood Holdings has agreed to acquire the Latvian government’s 75% stake in Baltic lender Citadele Banka AS for an undisclosed amount. Read more.

• Shamrock Capital Advisors has acquired Questex, a Newton, Mass.–based business information and events company. No financial terms were disclosed.www.questex.com

• Topspin Partners has acquired Patch Products, a Beloit, Wis.-based maker of family entertainment products like games and puzzles. No pricing terms were disclosed for the deal, which was supported by debt and equity financing fromBalance Point Capital Partners. www.patchproducts.com

• Valence Surface Technologies, an acquisition platform sponsored by Trive Capital, has acquired Blue Streak Finishers, an Everett, Wash.-based metal finishing company specializing in processing and related services for large complex aerostructures. No financial terms were disclosed. www.valencesurfacetech.com

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