Links 3/6/2014: Comcast ties down FreeWheel deal

Comcast Finishes FreeWheel Acquisition (Re/code)
Price said to be $360 million, plus potential $15 million in various payouts, a bit higher than reported previously.

A Q&A with Comcast's top government guy (Fortune)

U.S. antitrust chief recused on Comcast, Time Warner Cable review (Reuters via Chicago Tribune)

OnDeck Capital Raises $77M Led by Tiger Global to Expand Small Business Lending (Wall Street Journal: Venture Capital Dispatch)
Prior investors First Round Capital and SAP Ventures participated again.

Payoneer Secures $25 Million Funding Led by New Investor Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLC (Business Wire)

$70M upgrade to telecom hotel at 401 N. Broad ( Philly Deals)

Safeguard Scientifics Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Financial Results (Business Wire)

New York VC Investments Top $1B In The First Quarter (TechCrunch)

Oracle: Villain Or Scapegoat In Oregon Insurance Exchange Mess? (Information Week)

LLR Partners closes 4th fund at $950 million

Tom Paine

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Philadelphia-based middle market private equity firm LLR Partners today announced the close of its fourth fund, LLR Equity Partners IV, L.P, at $950 million.

The firm said in a statement that LLR 4 began investing in 2013 and has closed investments in five companies – ACRE, Cigital, iJET, Logi Analytics and Ultisat. LLR Partners "remains focused on a broad range of industries, including business services; consumer and education; financial services; security, defense and government services; healthcare services; and software and IT services," according to LLR.

The firm also announced that Todd Morrissey and David Stienes were promoted to partner in LLR 4. LLR Partners was founded in 1999.

LLR has also made recent efforts to boost its presence in the Washinngton, DC area and the government technology sector.

Amerimar Enterprises Acquires 401 North Broad Street, Key Telecom Carrier Hotel in Philadelphia