Call for Nominations: Deadline is Feb. 7 for M&A Mid-Market Awards. We've named the 2020 Most Influential Women. What's ahead for M&A in 2020? We ask bankers from Piper Jaffray, William Blair. In fundraising news, VC-focused Greenspring Associates closes fourth secondary fund.
Nominations due Feb. 8. Medical device manufacturing: GTCR-backed Resonetics buys again. Take private deal: H&F snags Ultimate Software. Astia names new director, expands board. P&G, Sun Capital, make deals.
Dating app Bumble, founded by Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014, is best known for challenging "the antiquated rules of dating" by requiring that women "talk first to set an equal tone from the start." Now the startup is launching a venture capital fund to invest in women-led businesses.
Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) will focus on growing its top 25 brands including Bounty paper towels, Charmin toilet paper, Crest toothpaste, Pampers diapers, Nyquil cough cold medicine, and Tide laundry detergent, while seeking acquisitions.