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The Honest Company Raises $100M In Series D
Santa Monica-based The Honest Company, which provides baby care, personal care, home care, and other healthy lifestyle products, said this morning that it has raised $100M in a Series D funding round. The funding round came from Glade Brook Capital Partners LLC, along with AllianceBernstein L.P. (AB) plus existing investors Fidelity Management & Research Company, Wellington Management Company LLP and Institutional Venture Partners. The Honest Company--led by serial entrepreneur Brian Lee--said t (More info...)

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Entertainment Partners Acquires Ease
Burbank-based Enntertainment Partners, a provider of payroll an dproduction management services for the entertainment industry, and Ease Enertainment Services, a provider of technology to the industry, said Thursday that Entertainment Partners will acquire Ease. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed. Ease develops a cloud-based system for handling budgeting and schedling, managing production information, document administration, script distriction, as well as production and accounting (More info...)

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