Pipeline plus delta future


NOTE: Posting just for fun!

A lot of the future will already happened in the future, so focus on what you can change.  Your company will pay taxes, but the amount you pay depends on a lot on the money you make for your company!  Plus good accounting!

ACTION: Look at what you know will happen for sure in the future and list five things you can add to make it better = greater success (what percentage or how large a delta can you make)!

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PIPELINE ( Private Equity)

• Quantum Energy Partners agreed to invest $489 million in FourPoint Energy, a Denver-based oil exploration and production company.

• Apollo Global Management agreed to acquire Sun Country Airlines, the largest privately-held fully independent airline in the United States. (IN knows Apollo)

• Goldman Sachs recapitalized Financeit Canada, a Toronto-based point-of-sale financing provider. Goldman is now a majority owner. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Thomas H. Lee Partners agreed to invest in Guaranteed Rate, a Chicago-based retail mortgage company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• St. George Logistics, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, acquired, Channel Distribution Corpa Benesville, Ill.-based provider of the ocean and air CFS solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• L Catterton agreed to invest in Ganni, a Danish contemporary fashion brand. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Feeney Brothers Utility Services, a portfolio company of CAI private equity, acquired DDS Companiesa Rochester, N.Y.-based provider of telecom services. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

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Pipeline & Little Fun


Remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

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Remember our Senior Executive Advisers have worked with KKR, SoftBank, Blackstone, and many more!

Here are a few deals that closed!

• KKR has completed the acquisition of PharMerica Corp, a Louisville, Ky.-based pharmacy services provider, for $29.25 per share or $1.4 billion.

• SK Capital agreed to acquire the fire safety and oil additives businesses the Israel Chemicals Ltd for about $1 billion.

•  SoftBank Vision Fund invested $450 million in Compassa New York-based real estate tech company.

• Blackstone acquired a majority stake in TITUS, an Ottawa-based provider of data classification and categorization solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• New Mountain Capital acquired majority ownership stakes in CenseoHealth, a   Dallas-based provider of prospective health assessments for health plans; and Advance Health, a Chantilly, Va.-based provider of prospective health assessment. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Mill Point Capital invested in KKSP Precision Machininga Glendale Heights, Ill.-based machined metal components producer. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Greystar Real Estate Partners acquired Resa, a Spain-based student accommodation provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Tiger Infrastructure Partners invested in Crosslake Fibre, which was formed to develop fiber optic cable projects in North America. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• LOGOS Resources II, a portfolio company of ArcLight Capital Partners, agreed to acquire WPX Energy‘s legacy gas properties and undeveloped Mancos acreage of the San Juan Basin. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• DexKo Global, a portfolio company of KPS Capital Partners, acquired E&P Hydraulics, a German maker of professional leveling system solutions for caravans, motor homes and light commercial vehicles. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Riskonnect, a portfolio company of Thoma Bravo, acquired Aruvio, a California-based provider of cloud-based governance, risk and compliance solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• MFG Partners invested in Mail Communications Group, a Des Moines, Iowa-based MCG provider of omnichannel communication services. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Wind Point Partners acquired Pacifica Foods and Stir Foods, two California-based businesses in custom foods manufacturing. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• EyeSouth Partners, a portfolio company of Shore Capital Partners, completed a  strategic partnership with Georgia Ophthalmology Associates. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Southfield Capital acquired American Refrigeration Company, an Andover, Mass.-based industrial refrigeration services company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Togetherwork, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners, acquiredCapturepoint, a Ridgewood, N.J.-based recreation management software maker. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• A group of investors led by Bernhard Capital Partners has acquired three infrastructure management companies: Moreland Altobelli Associates, PAVETEX Engineering and Engineering Testing Services to form Atlas Technical Consultants. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Mill Point Capital invested in KKSP Precision Machining, a Glendale Heights, Ill.-based manufacturers of machined metal components produced on automatic screw machines. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners with management and co-investors recapitalized  GrayMatter, a Pittsburgh, Penn.-based, software maker for the industrial space. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.

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Pipeline & Unicorn Club


“Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” – Peter Ducker

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PIPELINE ( PRIVATE EQUITY DEALS )

• Baring Private Equity Asia nears deal to acquire Prometric, a Baltimore-based test administration firm, for roughly $1 billion, including debt, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Rhône Capital closed its $500 million investment in Hudson Bay Company, a Toronto-based retailer.

• Wealth Enhancement Group, a portfolio company of Lightyear Capital, acquired CPA Retirement Planning, a Jacksonville, Fla.-based financial adviser. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• New Harbor Capital acquired LGM Pharma, a Nashville-based API company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Auxo Investment Partners acquired MG, a New Orleans-based dry barge transportation and logistics company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Sedgwick Claims Management, a portfolio company of KKR, acquired Cunningham Lindsey, a Tampa-based global loss adjusting, claims management and risk solutions firm. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Alexandria Moulding, a portfolio company of Industrial Opportunity Partners, acquired House of Fara, a  LaPorte, Ind.-based maker of hardwood mouldings. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Long Point Capital closed its minority recapitalization of Woolpert, an architecture, engineering and geospatial firm. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• H.I.G. Growth Partners invested in Carlton Group, a Toronto-based tech firm specializing in SaaS based solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Sprout Socialbacked by NEA, acquired social analytics firm, Simply Measured, a Seattle-based social analytics firm.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.

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Pipeline & Beta Blog (ideas for 2018)


This is a beta blog and we are looking for ideas for 2018!  We will try a quote of the day and pipeline.  We wish we saw an amazing  .JPG or item every day to share!

What would you like to see in 2018? Our whiteboard is open for ideas!

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PIPELINE (VC & Private Equiity)

• Investors include Oaktree-managed OCM Growth Holdings invested $275 million in Runway Growth Credit Fund Inca Woodside, Calif.-based provider of term debt to companies seeking an alternative to raising equity.

• Oak Spring Holdings and Wentworth acquired Purshe Kaplan Sterling, a Albany, N.Y.-based financial services firm. Monroe Capital provided $43.5 million in financing to support the acquisition. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Growth Catalyst Partners and PSP Capital acquired a majority stake in Beachfront Media, an Ormond Beach, Fla.-based mobile video monetization company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Shamrock Capital acquired a minority stake in Branded Cities, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based out-of-home media company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• In-Q-Tel (IQT) invested in Enveil, a Washington D.C.-based data security company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• One Equity Partners acquired OneLinkan outsourcing offshoring service with offices in Guatemala and El Salvador, as outlined further in the attached press release. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Shire invested in Rani Therapeuticsa San Jose-Calif-based maker of robotic pills that will enable injected drugs to be taken orally. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Apis Partners and other investors invested $60 million in Greenlight Planet Inc., a Nairobi, Kenya-based provider of off-grid solar products and solar financing for underserved populations around the world.

• Zeta Global acquired Disqusa San Francisco-based audience engagement platform. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• RESIDE Worldwide, a portfolio company of Westbridge Capital, acquired ABODA, a Seattle-based provider of housing solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Oasis Outsourcing, a portfolio company of Stone Point Capital and Kelso, acquired Staff One HRDallas-based based provider of human resources services. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Prosci, a portfolio company of Leeds Equity Partners, acquired Being Human Pty Ltd, a Sydney, Australia-based change management services firm. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• China Broadband Capital invested in investment in Payoneera New York City-based digital payments company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• H.I.G. Capital acquired Velocity Solutions Inc, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based provider of software and solutions to financial firms. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Bain Capital Ventures and Silversmith Capital Partners acquired Swift Prepaid Solutions Inc, a Buffalo Grove, Ill.-based provider of prepaid solutions for global incentive and reward programs. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Canadian pension funds and private equity investors are lining up to buy German metering company Techem with a multi-billion euro sale expected to launch in early 2018, sources familiar with the matter said.

• Global ID, a portfolio company of Paine Schwartz Partners, acquired Bioagricert, a Bologna, Italy-based provider of organic certification services. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• ABRY Partners acquired a majority stake in Breakthrough Technology Group, a Morganville, N.J.-based private cloud service provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• VPI Holding Co, a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners, acquired Aware Products, a Los Angeles-based beauty industry branding firm. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.

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Pipeline & Life is really simple (kinda)


THINK:  Life is really simple and we make it complicated!  What do I need to stop doing?

ACTION: Make a list of what works in your life and how you can grow based on this list!

BOTTOMLINE:  Let our Senior Executive Advisers help you plan your day, week, month, and year based on formula of their success.

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PIPELINE ( PRIVATE EQUITY )

• Eurazeo acquired a majority stake in NEST Fragrancesa New York-based luxury fragrances maker, for about $70 million.

• Regent acquired SUNSET, an Oakland, Calif.-based magazine. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• ArcLight Capital Partners acquired gas production and midstream assets of Energy Corporation of America, a Charleston, W.V.-based gas exploration company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Yo! Sushi, a portfolio company of Mayfair Equity Partners, acquired Bento Sushi,  a Markham, Ontario-based sushi maker. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• EagleTree Capital acquired a majority stake in WaterFleet, a San Antonio, Texas-based provider of wastewater treatment. Stars Investment Management also invested in WaterFleet. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Webster Capital acquired Bristol Hospice, a Salt Lake City-based palliative care services provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• DPA Microphones, a portfolio company of The Riverside Company, acquired Sound Network, a U.K.-based professional audio distributor. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Aurelius acquired Abelan, a Spain-based provider of core board packaging solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Southfield Capital acquired American Refrigeration Company, an Andover, Mass.-based industrial refrigeration services company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Togetherwork, a portfolio company of Aquiline Capital Partners, acquiredCapturepoint, a Ridgewood, N.J.-based recreation management software maker. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• A group of investors led by Bernhard Capital Partners has acquired three infrastructure management companies: Moreland Altobelli Associates, PAVETEX Engineering and Engineering Testing Services to form Atlas Technical Consultants. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Mill Point Capital invested in KKSP Precision Machining, a Glendale Heights, Ill.-based manufacturers of machined metal components produced on automatic screw machines. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners with management and co-investors recapitalized  GrayMatter, a Pittsburgh, Penn.-based, software maker for the industrial space. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.

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Pipeline & Getting it right


THINK:  “What are you doing right?  Then repeat!  If you are getting it right 3 out 5 times, your great in business!” – JD Morris

ACTION:  Look at what your company is doing right and see if you can look at doing other like actions.  Do not change your core / right actions!

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PIPELINE ( Private Equity )

• NetDocuments, which is backed by Clearlake Capital Group LP, acquired ThreadKM, an Alpharetta, Ga.-based provider of collaboration technology. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Red Monkey Foods, a portfolio company of San Francisco Equity Partners, acquired San Francisco Salt Company, a San Francisco-based specialty salt provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Bullhorn, which is backed by Insight Venture Partners, acquired Atlanta-based Peoplenet, an Atlanta, Ga.-based provider of cloud-based workforce management solutions. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Topspin Partners acquired Remedy Health Media, a New York-based digital health platform specializing in inspirational video-based storytelling. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• BV Investment Partners made a majority investment in Apps Associates, an Acton, Mass.-based IT services organization. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.

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Pipeline & The purpose of a business is to create a customer – 2017-11-19


THINK:  Why do business fail?  “The purpose of a business is to create a customer.” – Peter Drucker  Tackling problems that are interesting to solve rather than those that serve a market need was cited as the number one reason for failure in a notable 42% of cases. – CB Insight

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PIPELINE ( Private Equity 2017-11-19 )

• Optiv Security, which is backed by KKR, acquired Decision Lab, a big data, automation and orchestration services company. Financial terms weren’t disclosed. (riseSEA knows KKR)

• Cerberus acquired a 3% stake in Deutsche Bank (DB:DBK), according to Reuters. (One of our riseSEA members has $300 million term sheet with DB)

• Bridgepoint agreed to buy the Burger King brand in the UK, according to Reuters. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Shore Points Capital acquired GenAlpha Technologies, a Brookfield, Wisc.-based provider of software and services for original equipment manufacturers. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Equistone Partners Europe Limited made an investment of an undisclosed amount in BFT Mastclimbinga U.K.-based independent specialist for the specification, rental, and installation of mast climbing work platforms. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Serent Capital made an investment of an undisclosed amount in CallRevu, a Baltimore-based provider of automotive dealer call management software.

• Caligor Holdco LLC, which is owned by Diversis Capital, acquired The Coghlan Group, a Bastrop, Texas-based materials management service company for clinical trials. No financial terms were disclosed.

• Spanos Barber Jesse & Co made an investment of an undisclosed amount in DENNIS, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of school uniforms. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• Magna5, which is backed by NewSpring Holdings, acquired NetServe365, a  Pittsburgh, Penn.-based managed services provider. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

• The Riverside Company acquired iView Systemsa Toronto-based provider of public safety software solutions for the gaming and hospitality markets, as an add-on for its Omnigo Software platform. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

DISCLAIMER:  This information is provided by AP, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune,  preqin, Reuters, TechCrunch, VentureBeat, Wall Street Journal (WSJ), and other 3rd party sources.  Please check with the company website as this a beta blog and will not be updated.solutions to hospitals nationwide.

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