Private Equity – Industry Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for May 2018 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.
Acquired ICS Learn (Glasgow, Scotland, UK), an online professional education platform offering learners flexible courses, accredited by industry-leading awarding bodies in human resources, accounting and fitness.
Invested in GoGuardian (El Segundo, CA, US), an education technology SaaS provider that powers K-12 personalized learning and enhances student safety.
Acquired Teaching Strategies (Bethesda, MD, US), a provider of comprehensive early childhood education solutions, including curriculum and web-based assessment products.
Acquired Vander-Bend Manufacturing (San Jose, CA, US), a developer, manufacturer, and assembler of precision products sold into medical technology, data center infrastructure, semiconductor capital equipment, and other end market applications.
Acquired M&M Refrigeration (Jamesburg, NJ, US), a designer, builder, manufacturer of industrial refrigeration equipment and control systems.
Acquired the assets of SSW Holding Company (Fort Smith, AR, US), an engineered products manufacturer for the appliance, HVAC and other industrial segments.
Acquired FrontStream (Cambridge, MA, US), a provider of software and payment processing solutions for non-profit fundraising and corporate giving.
Invested in Billtrust (Jamesburg, NJ, US), a provider of paper and electronic billing / payment solutions.
Invested in Cognito Forms (Columbia, SC, US), an online form builder and data / payment collection platform.
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