People Moves of the Week

Goldpoint Partners, Deloitte, CMF Associates
Goldpoint taps former Blackstone exec to be CFO; Deloitte hires FDIC veteran; CMF expands Detroit office with Ashley Dunbar

Consumer Goods & Retail

Unilever Grows Personal Care Portfolio with Dermalogica
The company recently inked another skincare deal for Kate Somerville, which was sold by JH Partners

Food & Beverage

Deutsch Family Purchases Redemption As Wine and Spirits Deals Pop
Acquiring Redemption gives Deutsch an entry into the American whiskey segment

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Tech, Media & Telecom

Marlin Equity Picks Up PE-Backed Distribution Software Business

PE interest in software continues because of recurring revenue software businesses provide, evidenced by recent deals from GTCR and GI Partners

Turnaround Tuesday: Struggling Entrepreneur Network EFactor Plans for Deals

The business aims to list on the Nasdaq exchange and make acquisitions as part of a growth strategy

Clearlake-Backed Legal Support Provider Inventus Acquires Kooby

The deal follows Inventus' March e-discovery purchase of Unified OS

SunGard Absorbs CRW in Software Push

SunGard has been backed by Silver Lake Partners, TPG Capital, Bain Capital, Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs, KKR and Providence Equity since 2005

GI Partners Acquires PE-Backed Real Estate Software Biz

The deal marks an exit for Vista Equity, which added Cougar Software, VaultWare, Bostonpost Technology and Workspeed Management to MRI under its ownership

Apollo Buys Industrial Tech Business OM Group

Platform Specialty will then acquire two of OM's units from Apollo, headed by CEO Leon Black

Charter Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable, Beating Last-Minute Competition from French Billionaire Patrick Drahi

Charter got another shot at buying Time Warner when regulatory scrutiny caused a deal with Comcast to fall apart

Thomson Reuters to Sell Competitive Intelligence Unit to Broadridge

The deal was announced on the heels of Broadridge's acquisition of Direxxis

Apollo Enters Home Security Market, Merging PE-Backed Protection 1 and ASG Security

Protection 1 and ASG Security are backed by GTCR and Parthenon Capital, respectively

Xerox Buys Healthy Communities Institute, Expands in Health Care Tech

The company picked up a health care and drug e-learning provider, LearnSomething, in 2013

Sabre Expands in Asia-Pacific with Travel Service Buy

Lindblad Expeditions, PrimeSport and TravelClick have also been subjects of travel-related deals

The Weekly Wrap: Gravity4; XPO Logistics; Google

Gravity4 buys Rocket Fuel; XPO Logistics takes over Bridge Terminal Transport; Google acquires Timeful

DWF Inks Add-On Deal for IT Security Provider Triple-i

Keyw Holding, Bain Capital and Belden have also recently bulked up security offerings through acquisitions

OmniVision Agrees to $1.7 Billion Sale to China’s Hua Capital

Chinese buyers are using takeovers, such as the purchase of Spreadtrum Communications, to gain chip capabilities and connect smartphones to cellular networks

Following Fund Close, TPG Growth Leads Investment in Data Storage Provider Infinidat

TPG Growth is also invested in Angie's BoomChickaPop snacks and Beautycounter

Tech Investor Catalyst Closes New Fund

The firm, which backs the Reputation Institute and Conductor, will invest between $10M-60M in companies

Cap Gemini to Buy Igate to Challenge Accenture

The deal gives the buyer more U.S. customers for its IT consulting business

Procera Networks Goes Private in Francisco Partners Transaction

The PE firm has a history of cross-border dealmaking, and plans to invest in U.S., European and Israeli companies through a $2.9B fund closed in February

Raytheon Teams with Vista Equity Partners to Form Cybersecurity Company as Threats Rise

The deal calls for Raytheon to acquire Websense from the PE firm

IBM Expands Health Care Data Segment with Explorys

On the heels of buying Phytel and AlchemyAPI, IBM completes another software deal

Health Care Tech Providers Medytox and CollabRx to Merge

KPMG and Digirad have also made health-care technology buys recently

With New Fund, Thoma Bravo Will Bid on Bigger Software Deals

The firm won Deal of the Year for its 2014 purchase of TravelClick. Pictured: Orlando Bravo, managing partner

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