How a Small Town in Illinois is Bridging the Digital Divide
Connectivity is a key component to engaging students in developing their education, and local leaders of Pembroke, Illinois have created two free Wi-Fi zones: the local Library and the Black Oaks Center for Sustainable Renewable Living. Cambium Networks, a wireless communications manufacturer in Illinois, develops the equipment that connects Pembroke.
Saba Software Announces Agreement to Acquire Halogen Software
Saba Software Inc., a global leader in cloud-based talent management solutions, and Halogen Software Inc.(TSX:HGN), a leading provider of cloud-based performance management solutions, today announced that Saba, Vector Capital and its affiliates, and Michael Slaunwhite, Halogen’s co-founder, Executive Chairman and largest shareholder, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Halogen.
Vector Capital seeks complex tech deals. ‘We’ll leave safe, secured debt to banks.’
In Silicon Valley, Vector Capital is an anomaly: Instead of chasing the next Uber or Snapchat, the private-equity firm is looking at troubled spots for hidden value.
Vector Capital Raises $1.4 Billion for Fund V
Vector Capital, a leading investment firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, today announced that it has successfully closed its fifth private equity fund, Vector Capital V, L.P. (the “Fund”), at $1.4 billion, exceeding the Fund’s $1.2 billion target.
Vector Capital raises $1.4 billion private equity fund
Vector Capital said on Wednesday it raised a $1.4 billion private equity fund, giving the U.S. buyout firm more firepower to pursue acquisitions in the technology sector as it faces increasing competition from rival investment firms.
Meltwater secures $60M debt funding with Silicon Valley Bank, Vector Capital
Meltwater, a global leader in media intelligence solutions, today announced it has closed a $60M debt funding round with Silicon Valley Bank and Vector Capital in order to ramp up strategic acquisitions.
CollabNet CEO Flint Brenton Named Executive of the Year by the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards
CollabNet, a global leader in enterprise software development and release management, announced that its CEO Flint Brenton was selected by the 2016 Golden Bridge Awards as Executive of the Year in the IT software category. This award recognizes executives for their contributions to the industry and impact on their organizations.
Emarsys Launches Artificial Intelligence Capabilities to Simplify and Revolutionize the Role of B2C Marketers
Emarsys, a leading global B2C marketing cloud company, announces the launch of Emarsys AI Marketing (AIM) that will revolutionize the role of marketers, and increase revenue and return on investment (ROI) for global brands. The new, disruptive capabilities of AIM will alleviate the marketer’s burden, not by adding more disparate tools, but by simply and effectively bridging the gap between complex data science and executing truly personal omnichannel campaigns at scale.
Vector Capital Announces Successful Completion of Cash Tender Offer for Shares of Sizmek
Sizmek Inc. (NASDAQ:SZMK) and Vector Capital today announced the successful completion of the tender offer by Solomon Merger Subsidiary, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Solomon Holding, LLC and an affiliate of Vector, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $3.90 per share.
Vector Capital Sells Gerber Technology to American Industrial Partners
Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, today announced the sale of Gerber Technology, a leading provider of integrated software and automated systems for the production of flexible materials, to American Industrial Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.