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Investments

16

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

2

About Alara Capital

Alara Capital is a technology investment firm that focuses on undercapitalized technology companies, with practices in distressed venture capital, early stage ventures, technology spin-outs, growth equity and activist investing in small capitalization public technology companies.<br /><br />In August 2011, Guggenheim Venture Partners spun out of Guggenheim Partners to become a new private equity and venture capital firm, Alara Capital.

Alara Capital Headquarters Location

6300 Bridgepoint Parkway

Austin, Texas, 78730,

United States

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Giga-tronics Announces $2.2 Million Strategic Investment From Alara Capital Partners

Oct 31, 2011

"Following" : "Follow"}} October 31, 2011 4:01pm   Comments Share: Giga-tronics Incorporated (Nasdaq: GIGA ) today announced the signing of a securities purchase agreement to receive a $2.2 million equity investment sponsored by Alara Capital Partners, LLC. Under the terms of the strategic investment, Alara Capital AVI II, LLC will purchase 9,997 shares of a new series of convertible preferred stock at a price of $220 per share, subject to certain conditions to closing. The parties anticipate the closing will occur within two weeks. The preferred shares will be initially convertible into 999,700 shares or approximately 16.6% (after giving effect to the conversion) of the Company's common stock. The convertible preferred stock will be entitled to vote together with the common stock on matters submitted to the Company's shareholders on an as-converted basis. Upon closing, Alara will also receive warrants to purchase up to 848,684 additional shares of common stock in the future, subject to approval of the Giga-tronics shareholders. John Regazzi, Chief Executive Officer of Giga-tronics said, "We could not have found a better strategic investor than Alara Capital. They have a deep knowledge of our industry sector and their investment is a strong endorsement of our overall business. " © 2016 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.

Alara Capital Investments

16 Investments

Alara Capital has made 16 investments. Their latest investment was in Intransa as part of their Convertible Note on August 8, 2012.

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Alara Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/30/2012

Convertible Note

Intransa

$1M

No

6/16/2012

Series J - II

Intransa

$7.65M

No

4/8/2011

Series I

Intransa

$3M

No

2/18/2011

Series B

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$99M

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0

1/4/2011

Series A

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$99M

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0

Date

8/30/2012

6/16/2012

4/8/2011

2/18/2011

1/4/2011

Round

Convertible Note

Series J - II

Series I

Series B

Series A

Company

Intransa

Intransa

Intransa

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Amount

$1M

$7.65M

$3M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

0

0

Alara Capital Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Alara Capital has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was COGO Optronics on March 07, 2013.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/7/2013

Acquired

$99M

1

2/12/2009

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

3/7/2013

2/12/2009

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

Alara Capital Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

Alara Capital acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was iQor on August 13, 2007.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/13/2007

Private Equity

$99M

$4.18M

Acq - Fin

Date

8/13/2007

Investment Stage

Private Equity

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Total Funding

$4.18M

Note

Acq - Fin

Sources

Alara Capital Fund History

2 Fund Histories

Alara Capital has 2 funds, including Guggenheim Technology Ventures I LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/15/2009

Guggenheim Technology Ventures I LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$66M

1

Guggenheim Technology Ventures II LP

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10

Closing Date

4/15/2009

Fund

Guggenheim Technology Ventures I LP

Guggenheim Technology Ventures II LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$66M

Sources

1

10

Alara Capital Team

3 Team Members

Alara Capital has 3 team members, including current Managing Partner, Eric J Rothfus.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Eric J Rothfus

Dazel, Guggenheim Partners, and TL Ventures

Managing Partner

Current

Michael D. Burns

Guggenheim Partners, U.S. Navy, Traffic.com, Agere Systems, and TL Ventures

Managing Director

Former

Joseph Thompson

Managing Director

Former

Name

Eric J Rothfus

Michael D. Burns

Joseph Thompson

Work History

Dazel, Guggenheim Partners, and TL Ventures

Guggenheim Partners, U.S. Navy, Traffic.com, Agere Systems, and TL Ventures

Title

Managing Partner

Managing Director

Managing Director

Status

Current

Former

Former

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