Private Equity – Industry Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for June 2018 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.
Electrical Products & Services
Acquired Electrical Components International (St. Louis, MO, US), a global manufacturer and marketer of wire harnesses and a provider of value-added assembly services.
Invested in Shermco Industries (Irving, TX, US), a provider of testing, maintenance, and repair services for electrical infrastructure including substations, switchgear, transformers, motors, and generators.
Acquired Sunbelt Transformer (Temple, TX, US), a provider of new and re-manufactured electrical power and distribution equipment, including transformers, switchgear and circuit breakers, and related repair and field services.
Invested in SigFig (San Francisco, CA, US), a financial technology company powering the future of banking for banks, advisors, and consumers.
Invested in SimpleNexus (Lehi, UT, US), a digital mortgage solution provider, enabling lenders to originate and process loans from anywhere.
Invested in Munnypot (Crawley, UK), an automated online investment platform.
Sportswear & Gear
Acquired Revolution Dancewear (Niles, IL, US), a supplier of dance recital costumes, competition costumes, footwear, and dancewear.
Acquired 2RH Group (Marseille, FR), a designer and manufacturer of protective motorcycle and winter sports equipment.
Acquired GSM Outdoors (Grand Prairie, TX, US), a provider of technologically-advanced, branded accessories for the hunting, sport shooting, and outdoor enthusiast markets.
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