Daily Deal Activity 11/30/15

Digital Media/Commerce

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

China-based p-to-p car rental startup Atzuche has raised $47 million in Series B funding from China Pacific Insurance, Ivy Capital, Hearst Capital, Matrix Partners, and Ceyuan Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding domestically.

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

India-based online real estate platform Commonfloor.com will be acquired by digital classifieds platform Quikr for $200 million. The acquisition will see Commofloor.com continue to operate as a standalone entity. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Japan-based skills and micro jobs marketplace Coconala has raised $4.4 million in a round of funding from Jafco, Nissay Capital, SMBC Venture Capital, and Voyage Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding the categories available on its platform.

ecommerce

Luxury watch trading platform WatchMasters.com has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding from Cherry Ventures and Piton Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence in the US.

niche content

France-based youth-focused websites and applications operator Melty has raised $11.1 million in a round of funding led by Jaina Capital with participation from Serena Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its audience base.

niche content

eBook editing and publishing platform Papyrus Editor has been acquired by India-based media company YourStory. The acquisition provides YourStory with expanded user generated content capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content, marketing data

Wildsoft, developer of a sports racing database, has been acquired by motorsports platform operator Motorsport.com. The acquisition coincides with Motorsport.com’s strategy of building out a statistical database for its digital platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Digital Advertising

mobile marketing

Donde, a developer of location marketing tools for retailers, has been acquired by Mobify, a developer of mobile engagement platforms for eCommerce companies. The acquisition provides Mobify with expanded mobile targeting capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

commerce management

Vista Equity Partners has acquired eCommerce technology company MarketLive and order management systems developer Shopatron. The two companies will be combined and will explore additional acquisition opportunities. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

social technology

Brazil-based influencer marketing company FLUVIP has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Cisneros Interactive and Velum Ventures. The company will use the funding for scaling operations and expanding its presence within the US.

Software

healthcare

Home care software startup AlayaCare has raised $3.6 million in a round of funding from Recap Health Ventures and private investors. The company will use the funding for research and development and product development efforts.

hr

Sales recruiting software developer Ideal Candidate has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the funding for expanding internationally and product development initiatives.

Security

Onegini, a developer of security solutions for customer personal data, has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the funding for sales, marketing, and research and development efforts.

Information

healthcare information

Electronic health records and clinical information company Healthland will be acquired by Computer Programs and Systems (Nasdaq:CPSI) from Francisco Partners for $250 million. The acquisition will provide CPSI with an entrance into the post-acute healthcare market. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Business Services

call center

KKR will acquire France-based call center operator Webhelp from private equity firm Charterhouse Capital Partners. The acquisition will provide Webhelp with an expanded international presence. Webhelp has reported 2015 EBITDA of $121 million. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting/systems integration

Mannai Corporation will acquire a 51 percent majority stake IT services provider GFI Informatique for $593 million. The acquisition price of $8.98 per GFI share represents a 31.6 percent premium over the company November 23 closing price. GFI has reported revenues of $854 million and EBITDA of $58 million.

it consulting/systems integration

Australia-based IT services company UXC will be acquired by CSC (NYSE:CSC) for $308 million. The acquisition provides CSC with an expanded client base and international presence. UXC has reported revenues of $494 million.

logistics

India-based last-mile delivery solutions company Qikpod has raised $9 million in a round of funding from Foxconn, Flipkart, Accel Partners, and Delhivery. The company will use the funding for expanding its pickup network domestically.

training

Italy-based Docebo, a provider of SaaS-based corporate learning management solutions, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Klass Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence internationally.

About Petsky Prunier
Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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