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Deals that close plus focus on exit strategies for Sequoia Capital


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SEQUOIA CAPITAL

Since the start of 2015, Sequoia has realized 21 exits including 4 IPOs and 17 acquisitions.  We have some the industries top advisors for acquisitions.

Here are some of Sequoia’s notable recent exits:

  • Cancer drug startup Stemcentrx was acquired by AbbVie for as much as $10.2B. Sequoia first invested in Stemcentrx’s $200M Series F round in May 2014.
  • Sequoia was a Series A investor in Jasper Technologies, a software platform for the Internet of Things. Jasper was acquired by Cisco for $1.4B in February 2016.
  • Square went public at a $2.9B valuation in November 2015 and today has a market cap of $3.2B. Sequoia led a $31.8M Series B round at a $240M valuation in January 2011.

The scatterplot below highlights Sequoia’s exits over time (those with disclosed valuations).

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VC DEALS THAT CLOSE

• AristaMD, a San Diego-based provider of specialist referral support tools, has raised $11 million in Series A funding. Avalon Ventures led the round, and was joined by Correlation Ventures. www.aristamd.com

• CargoX, a Brazil-based provider of on-demand trucking services, has raised $10 million in Series B funding. Goldman Sachs led the round, and was joined by Valor Capital Group and return backers like Agility Logistics and Lumia Capital.www.cargox.com/br

• Deposit Solutions GmbH, a German fintech startup focused on the European retail deposit market, has raised €15 million in VC funding at a €110 million valuation. Backers include Valar Ventures, FinLab and Greycroft Partners.www.deposit-solutions.de

• Kazan Networks Corp., an Auburn, Calif.-based data storage performance startup, has raised $4.5 million in Series A funding. Samsung Ventures led the round, and was joined by Intel Capital and Western Digital Corp. www.kazan-networks.com

• N-of-One, a Lexington, Mass.-based precision medicine oncology decision support company, has raised $7 million in Series B funding from Providence Venturesand Excel Venture Management. www.n-of-one.com

• Redis Labs, an open-source data structure store, has raised $14 million in Series C funding. Bain Capital Ventures and Carmel Ventures co-led the round, and were joined by return backers like Silicon Valley Bank. www.redislabs.com

• ReviewTrackers, a Chicago-based customer feedback platform, has raised $4 million in growth equity funding led by American Family Ventures. The company also secured a $2.1 million debt facility from Square 1 Bank.www.reviewtrackers.com

• Stardog, a Washington, D.C.-based enterprise data unification platform, has raised $2.3 million in seed funding led by Core Capital and Boulder Ventures.www.stardog.com

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PEG Deals that close plus focus today on the beverage industry


Should you have a beverage company that has $20 million plus in revenue and needs growth capital, text JD at +1 858-869-9483 anytime.  Referrals to business owners is welcome!

Great example in the news is that LifeAID raised private equity for growth this week.  The Mercury News report at the 1st of year the following, “A 3-year-old Santa Cruz beverage company, LifeAID, is profitable, ramping up to ship 1 million cans a month, supplying customers in a dozen countries and needing more space in the Wrigley building on the Westside.”  This is a prime example of what type of company gets funded and we can fast track your process.

We will be contacting a beer, wine, and energy drink company today.  Other referrals welcome! And now for the news of deals that get funded by Private Equity Groups!

Private Equity

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

• 3PL Central, a Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based provider of third party logistics and warehouse management software, has acquired Traker Systems, a provider of cloud-based inventory control software. No financial terms were disclosed. 3PL Central is a portfolio company of Mainsail Partners. www.3plcentral.com

• Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs have agreed to acquire a majority stake inCarver Korea, a South Korean cosmetics company. No financial terms were disclosed, except that Carver is on a $130 million revenue run rate. This represents Bain Capital’s first-ever investment in Korea. www.hydration.co.kr

• Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has completed its previously-announced acquisition of Tranzact, a Fort Lee, N.J.-based provider of direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for U.S. insurance carriers, from shareholders like White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd. (NYSE: WTM). No financial terms were disclosed, although earlier news reports said that Tranzact generates around $50 million in annual EBITDA. Evercore managed the process. www.cdr-inc.com

• Clubessential LLC, a Cincinnati-based provider of software for golf and yacht clubs, has raised an undisclosed amount of growth equity funding from Battery Ventures. www.clubessential.com

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• Deltek, a Herndon, Va.-based portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, has acquired Union Square Software, a UK-based provider of project information and collaboration software for the architecture, engineering and construction markets. No financial terms were disclosed. www.deltek.com

• First Reserve has agreed to acquire Morrison Utility Services, a British utility infrastructure company, from Bregal Capital and Motion Equity Partners. No financial terms were disclosed, except that Morrison generates over £600 million in annual revenue. www.firstreserve.com

• Genesys, a French provider of omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, has raised around $900 million in equity funding from Hellman & Friedman at a $3.8 billion valuation. www.genesys.com/fr

• LifeAID Beverage Co., a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based manufacturer of “premium nutritional products for active lifestyles,” has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from KarpReilly LLC. www.lifeaidbevco.com

• Marlin Equity Partners has acquired Revenew Inc., a provider of through-channel and distributed marketing solutions. No financial terms were disclosed. Revenew with the marketing applications business from Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), and call the combined company Aprimo. www.marlinequity.com

• Vantage Specialty Chemicals Inc., a Chicago-based portfolio company of The Jordan Co., has agreed to acquire Mallet and Company, a Pittsburgh-based provider of baking release agents. No financial terms were disclosed. www.vantagespecialties.com

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We are currently looking to invest in following area, but are open to other companies with strong growth and need for capital to support the growth!

  • Specialty Manufacturing / Industrial Technology

  • Consumer Products and Services

  • Business Services

  • Health Care Services

  • Education and Training

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Deals that Close Analysis – Government Contractor Deals


Their are always buyers for government contracting companies that have the right contracts.  Text JD Morris at +1 858-869-9483 should you have a referral to owner or investor in a government contractor.  We know of three active buyers and can provide referral to member of our network that knows of others (i.e. it all about getting results for business owners).

We would be happy to setup a call with an Industry Expert to talk about the investment and acquisition activities in this and other industry.  Government contractors saw in 2015 saw 50 under $100 million deals vs. 110 in 2012.  For over $100 million, they saw in 2015 13 deals vs. 3 in 2012.  Again, let us setup a GoToMeeting or Join.me meeting with an expert in M&A and government contracting in this space by texting JD Morris at +1 858-869-9483 anytime.

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SOME OF THE DATA FOR OUR ANALYSIS:
 Buyer: Arlington Capital Partners
Seller: EOIR Technologies
Date: June 24, 2016
Buyer: Xator Corp.
Seller: TSM Corp.
Date: June 13, 2016
Buyer: ManTech International Corp.
Seller: Oceans Edge Cyber
Date: June 13, 2016
Buyer: Altamira Technologies Corp.
Seller: Prime Solutions LLC
Date: May 6, 2016
Buyer: Platinum Equity
Seller: PAE (portfolio company of Lindsay Goldberg)
Date: March 15, 2016
Buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Seller: Surveillance business of Cobham
Date: Jan. 15, 2016
OTHER RECENT DEALS:
  • Buyer: LookingGlass Cyber Solutions   Seller: Cyveillance (wholly owned subsidiary of QinetiQ) Date: Dec. 11, 2015

 

  • Buyer: LGS Innovations (portfolio company of CoVant and Madison Dearborn Partners) Seller: Axios Inc. Date: Oct. 1, 2015

 

  • Merger between Salient Federal Solutions and CRGT to create Salient CRGT Date: Sept. 15, 2015 Price: Created $355M company

 

  • Buyer: ManTech International Corp. Seller: Knowledge Consulting Group Date: June 16, 2015 Price: $68.2 million

 

  • Buyer: PAE (portfolio company of Lindsay Goldberg) Seller: A-T Solutions Date: June 1, 2015

 

  • Buyer: ManTech International Corp. Seller: Welkin Associates Ltd. (wholly owned subsidiary of Computer Sciences Corp.) Date: April 28, 2015 Price: $34 million

 

  • Buyer: SRA International (portfolio company of Providence Equity) Seller: Qbase  Date: March 31, 2015

 

  • Buyer: Maximus Seller: Acentia (portfolio company of Snow Phipps) Date: March 9, 2015 Price: $300 million

 

  • Buyer: OGSystems (portfolio company of General Catalyst Partners) Seller: Urban Robotics Date: March 5, 2015

 

  • Buyer: Lookingglass Cyber Solutions  Seller: CloudShield (wholly owned subsidiary of Lidos Holdings Date: March 2, 2015

 

For an overview of the industry M&A and investment activity text JD Morris at +1 858-869-9483 anytime.  We have amazing tools to provide data and members of our network with expertise.

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PEG Deals that close plus new live events!


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Text JD Morris at +1 858-869-9483 anytime for referrals of $50 million plus in revenue or $4 million plus in EBITDA!

And now for Private Equity Groups that closed!

 

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

• Albireo Energy, a portfolio company of Huron Capital Partners, has acquired Advanced Power Control and Energy Systems Technologies Inc., a pair of Newark, Del.-based providers of building automation systems, lighting controls, metering, fault detection and diagnostics, and energy services to building owners in the Mid-Atlantic region. No financial terms were disclosed. www.albireoenergy.com

• Bonlook, a Montreal-based eyewear company, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Walter Capital Partners. www.bonlook.com

• GHO Capital has acquired Caprion Biosciences, a Montreal-based provider of immunology and proteomics analytical lab services, from Chicago Growth Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. www.caprion.com

• The Hilb Group, a Richmond, Va.-based portfolio company of ABRY Partners, has acquired Fern Park, Fla.-based Carrier Insurance Agency Inc. for an undisclosed amount. www.hilbgroup.com

• Hygiena LLC, a Camarillo, Calif.-based environmental testing and sanitation company, has raised an undisclosed amount of private equity funding from Warburg Pincus. Read more.

• The Riverside Company has acquired n2y LLC, a Huron, Ohio-based provider of education publishing services. No financial terms were disclosed. www.n2y.com

• Sentinel Capital Partners has acquired Revenew International, a Houston, Texas-based provider of cost recovery and cost containment services. No financial terms were disclosed. www.revenew.net

• Unilever (NYSE: UL) has acquired Dollar Shave Club, the Santa Monica, Calif.-based direct-to-consumer retailer of razors and other personal care products. No financial terms were disclosed, but sources say that the price-tag was $1 billion in cash.  Read More..

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