Private Equity – August 2018 Industry Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for August 2018 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.
Health Enterprise Partners
Invested in AxiaMed (Santa Barbara, CA, US), an innovative healthcare payments technology company.
Acquired Enovation (Capelle aan den IJssel, NL), a specialist for secure healthcare communication solutions.
Invested in Trilliant Health (Brentwood, TN, US), an analytics company that empowers intelligent patient acquisition.
Human Resources Technology
Acquired Buck (New York, NY, US), an integrated HR consulting, benefits administration and technology services provider.
Guidepost Growth Equity
Invested in ThinkHR (Pleasanton, CA, US), a provider of HR knowledge software and services.
Formed Arcoro (US) a human capital management (HCM) software and services provider for high consequence industries and features the cornerstone companies of ExakTime and BirdDogHR, an integrated talent management solution for small and mid-size companies in construction and beyond.
Invested in Transportation Insight (Hickory, NC, US), a provider of outsourced tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions focused on small to medium-sized businesses.
Acquired MercuryGate International (Cary, NC, US), a provider of a SaaS-based transportation management system.
Invested in Cargomatic, Inc. (Long Beach, CA), a technology platform that connects shippers and carriers. Cargomatic is an automated, touchless technology-enabled transportation provider focusing on the fragmented short-haul and drayage trucking markets.
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