Berkshire Partners LLC, a Boston-based investment firm, has completed its acquisition of Accela, Inc. Accela is a leading provider of civic engagement software solutions for state, county and municipal governments. Abry Partners, an existing shareholder, will remain an investor in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Accela’s platform can transform how local and state governments interact with businesses and other constituents,” said Tom Kuo, Managing Director at Berkshire Partners. “We believe the

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Investment Will Help the Payments Enablement Provider Accelerate Product Innovation and Growth -- NMI, a leading provider of payments enablement technology for ISOs, VARs, ISVs and payment facilitators, today announced a substantial investment in the company from Francisco Partners, a global technology-focused private equity fund. The majority investment will provide NMI with new capital to drive product innovation and expansion of its enablement capabilities. As part of this transaction, existing investor Bregal Sagemount will be

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