* Raised $12.5 million in Series B funding led by Mckesson Ventures and Medidata Solutions Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
FRANKFURT, Aug 30 FreedomPop, a U.S. startup challenging the mobile industry by offering free voice and data plans, has received a $50 million investment to fund international expansion from LetterOne, the investment vehicle owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29 Alphabet executive David Drummond, who has been a director on the Uber Technologies Inc board for close to three years, has stepped down, the ride-hailing firm confirmed on Monday.
Aug 29 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Monday:
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 High-tech computing company Nutanix has acquired two startups to enhance its data and storage services, as the firm continues to grow its business despite a protracted delay in its initial public offering.
* HG Vora Capital Management LLC Reports 9.96 Percent Stake In Tronc Inc -Sec filing
Aug 26 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:
NEW YORK, Aug 26 (IFR) - Private equity firms are increasingly choosing outright sales instead of IPOs when it comes to cashing out of their investments as ECM is unable to compete with buyers capitalising on accommodative debt markets.
NEW YORK, Aug 26 Higher company valuations and lenders wary of risky investments are pushing private equity firms to increase the size of equity contributions, or checks, for leveraged buyouts near historic highs in the face of fierce competition from cash-rich corporate buyers.
BRIEF-Rackspace enters into a $4.3 bln transaction to become a private company through an acquisition
* Rackspace enters into a $4.3 billion transaction to become a private company through an acquisition led by certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management
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