BabyUniverse gets $2 million in equity financing

10:37 pm   -   September 26th, 2006

BabyUniverse gets $2 million in equity financing

BabyUniverse Inc., an online retailer of baby and maternity products, has closed on $2 million in new equity financing provided by affiliates of Wyndcrest Holdings LLC, a company controlled by BabyUniverse CEO John Textor, the retailer said today.

As part of the financing deal, BabyUniverse has issued 263,852 shares of common stock priced at $7.58 per share, a 7.5% premium over the closing price of Sept. 22, 2006, it says. The funds will be used for general corporate purposes, the company says.

BabyUniverse, No. 235 in the Internet Retailer Top 500 Guide to Retail Web Sites, in July completed a $5 million debt financing with Hercules Technology Growth Capital Inc.

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2:23 pm   -   September 6th, 2006

Hello Everyone,

We are pleased to announce the addition of BabyUniverse to AvantLink! Over the past eight years, BabyUniverse has emerged as a leading online retailer of baby and toddler bedding, furniture, cribs and strollers. They are committed to offering a wide assortment of products (largest selection of baby products online) at competitive prices with friendly, knowledgeable customer service.

If you have a site in this niche, promoting this program is a no brainer. Based in Jupiter, Florida, BabyUniverse ships products from warehouses throughout the US. They currently have relationships with over 400 manufacturers, offering your site visitors an array of quality baby gifts and needed products.

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* Login to your Affiliate account
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Let us know what we can do to help you get started promoting BabyUniverse. Feel free to contact anyone at AvantLink or the BabyUniverse Affiliate Manager Darin Carter, [email protected].