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ACG New York Women of Leadership - Entrepreneur Series
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard, founder of Vera Bradley (Nasdaq: VRA), is the latest in a series of entrepreneurs highlighted at ACG New York Women of Leadership events. Photo credit: Robert Blumenfeld

Watercooler

GTCR, Hormel, the Riverside Co-CEOs and Others Win M&A Mid-Market Awards
Amid a slow and challenging year for dealmaking, the winners of Mergers & Acquisitions’ 7th Annual M&A Mid-Market Awards outpaced the competition to grow, innovate and lead the middle market

Dealmakers

The Buyside:
Disney, Warner Bros. Seek Next-Gen YouTubes

Traditional Hollywood studios such as Disney and Warner Bros. are seeking next-generation YouTube content providers

The Buyside

Activist Investors Dig Into Mid Market
Spurred on by the high-profile success of Carl Icahn and others, a growing crop of firms is looking further downstream

Private Equity: JMI and Investor Growth Invest $31M in WhiteHat

WhiteHat Security makes web security products

JMI Equity and Investor Growth Capital have made a $31 million investment in WhiteHat Security, a web security company.

Investor Growth Capital is one of WhiteHat’s existing investors.

The investments should help the Santa Clara, Calif., company focus on sales of its Sentinel Mobile and Sentinel Source products. It should also help with WhiteHat's continued international expansion. Sentinel Mobile expands the company’s security onto mobile platforms.

JMI is a Baltimore private equity firm that invests in software, Internet, business services and healthcare-information technology companies. Investor Growth is a New York-based venture capital firm. 

 

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