Triple Play for Bessemer

Schachter, Ken
April 2008
Red Herring;4/23/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on Bessemer Venture Partner's major sales of portfolio companies" Sirtris Pharmaceuticals, PA Semi, and Gracenote. Regarding the deals, GlaxoSmithKline is buying Sirtris Pharmaceutics for $720 million, Apple will acquire PA Semi, and Sony to purchase Gracenote. It is noted that investments in Gracenote and PA Semi both came in 2004, while Sirtris was funded in 2006.


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