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2014-09-16 16:26:05

Perry Discusses Representation of Historically Persecuted Religious Group in 2012 Election UTICA, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mitt Romney made history when he was the first member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), a historically persecuted religious group, to earn a presidential nomination from a major political party. Luke Perry, associate professor and chair of government and politics, examines this political first in his new book,...

2014-08-20 16:26:35

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOMS, the company that turned the idea of One for One(TM) into a global movement, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to partner with Bain Capital, a leading global private investment firm, to accelerate the growth of the company and its giving programs around the world. TOMS Founder and Chief Shoe Giver Blake Mycoskie will continue as visionary of the company and remain the 50% owner of TOMS. Financial terms of the private...

2014-06-17 08:35:10

Northgate Capital and Existing Investor Sequoia Capital also Participate in Latest Round to Bring Data Science to Sales SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clari, the mobile-first sales productivity platform, announced today that it closed a $20 million Series B funding round led by Bain Capital Ventures. Northgate Capital also participated in the round, joining existing investor Sequoia Capital. In conjunction with the financing, Bain Capital Ventures' Ajay Agarwal will be...

2014-05-20 12:33:22

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc., a leader in the development of innovative gene therapies for serious eye diseases such as wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), today announced the appointment of Linda C. Bain as Chief Financial Officer. With more than 20 years of finance, strategic business partner and audit experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, Ms. Bain brings a distinguished track record of success, as a...

2014-04-22 23:04:30

Viewpoint Construction Software announced that Bain Capital, one of the world’s foremost privately-held alternative investment firms, has made a major growth equity investment in the business designed to extend Viewpoint’s reach in the global construction market. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Viewpoint Construction Software®, a leading provider of innovative software solutions and services to the construction industry, announced that Bain Capital, one of the world’s...

2014-04-15 16:30:28

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manicube, the leading beauty technology company bringing 15-minute manicures to offices, announced that it's received Series A funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, along with participation from existing investors including F Cubed. According to IBISWorld, the US nail services market is predicted to reach $10.7 billion in 2018, a 9% projected five-year cumulative annual growth rate. The nail salon market is highly fragmented, localized, and...

2014-04-09 08:25:13

Predictive media optimization technology leader to focus on global expansion and product innovation serving Chief Marketing Officers with latest funding SAN FRANCISCO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kenshoo [http://www.Kenshoo.com ], the global leader in predictive media optimization technology, today announced a $20 million growth financing round led by Bain Capital Ventures [http://www.baincapital.com ]. Kenshoo's existing investors, Sequoia Capital...

2014-04-03 08:26:29

LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Announcement Highlights: -- Guitar Center improves capital structure through debt-to-equity exchange between Bain Capital & new partner Ares Management -- Transactions reduce debt by approximately $500 million and reduces annual cash interest expense by over $70 million -- Guitar Center now positioned to make substantial investments in people, stores and products to scale operations in 2014 and beyond...

2014-04-02 08:42:52

NEW YORK and LONDON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenFin, a provider of secure HTML5 runtime technology for financial desktops, today announced it has raised $4.0 million in a Series A funding round. The round was led by Bain Capital Ventures, bringing OpenFin's total funding raised to date to $7.0 million. The funds will be used for product development and engineering team expansion in both New York and London. "The financial services industry spends over $40 billion annually on...

2014-03-18 12:36:37

SAN FRANCISCO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genstar Capital Management, LLC, a leading middle market private equity firm that focuses on investments in targeted segments of the software, financial services, healthcare, and industrial technology industries, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Thoma Bravo, LLC to sell its portfolio company TravelClick, a global provider of innovative cloud-based software solutions to the hospitality industry, for $930...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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