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TPG Growth and CAA’s investment firm Evolution Media buy into Africa’s music business

Private equity and media giants from the U.S. are starting to pay attention to Africa's burgeoning online media and culture scene. TPG Growth and Evolution Media have acquired a majority stake in the

Chat app Kakao raises $437M for its Korean ride-hailing service

Korea’s Kakao, the country’s top mobile messenger company with some 50 million monthly users, has continued to diversify its business with a move to spin-out the unit managing its mobilit

Despite recent controversy, Tanium announces a $100 million secondary sale

Tanium hasn't had the best year, but a new stock sale is telegraphing that while the company may be down, it's far from out. This morning, the 10-year-old company, whose technology enables organizatio

Cloud security vendor Zscaler bats away patent infringement lawsuit

Symantec, one of the world’s largest cybersecurity companies, closed its giant acquisition of Blue Coat Systems in August, ushering in a new regime under incoming CEO Greg Clark. He hasn&#8217

Intel spins out Intel Security with TPG to form new McAfee valued at $4.2B

Intel announced today that it has plans to spin off its security unit into a new company that will be owned in-part by private equity firm TPG . Intel will retain a 49 percent ownership stake of the e

Spotify raises $1 billion in debt with devilish terms to fight Apple Music

On-demand streaming music is inevitable, so Spotify is taking whatever fuel it can get to win the race against Apple. Whoever can sign up customers faster to consume their data and network effect coul

Zenefits Just Raised $500 Million At A $4.5 Billion Valuation

Zenefits today said it has raised $500 million in a round led by Fidelity and TPG at a whopping $4.5 billion valuation. The company, which allows small- and medium-sized businesses to manage human

Online Education Company Lynda.com Gets $186 Million For A Shopping Spree

Online personal and professional continuing education company lynda.com has raised $186 million at a roughly $1 billion valuation to go shopping for education technology companies. It’s the sec

Airbnb Has Closed Its $500M Round Of Funding At A $10B Valuation, Led By TPG

TechCrunch has learned that <a target="_blank" href="http://www.airbnb.com">Airbnb</a>, the fast-growing site that lets people become hoteliers by renting out sofas, rooms or entire private homes, has

TPG’s RentPath Buys Lovely For $13M To Expand From Property Search Into Full Rental Services

Some more consolidation afoot in the online property space. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rentpath.com">RentPath</a> -- a search company focused on the property vertical that owns properties lik

TPG Buys TSL, Owner Of The TES Connect Education Network, For Around $600M

Some more movement in the world of ed-tech: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tsleducation.com">TSL Education</a>, the digital publisher behind services like <a target="_blank" href="http://www.tesc