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


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Today's Transactions
Park Place Technologies Gets Recapitalized

Abacus Finance Group was the administrative agent for the $35 million in financing

Private equity firm WestView Capital Partners has recapitalized Park Place Technologies, which provides outsourced data center maintenance services, with a $35 million facility.

New York-based Abacus Finance Group LLC acted as administrative agent for a $35 million credit facility for the deal. Webster Bank also participated in the financing.

Park Place, headquartered in Cleveland, is owned by WestView, a Boston-based firm that focuses on lower-middle market companies.


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