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Back to blog September 24, 2018 No Comments Author: Kendra Jalbert

Private Equity – Industry Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for August 2018 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Healthcare Technology

Health Enterprise Partners

Invested in AxiaMed (Santa Barbara, CA, US), an innovative healthcare payments technology company.

Main Capital Partners

Acquired Enovation (Capelle aan den IJssel, NL), a specialist for secure healthcare communication solutions.

Noro-Moseley Partners

Invested in Trilliant Health (Brentwood, TN, US), an analytics company that empowers intelligent patient acquisition.

Human Resources Technology

HIG Capital

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.

Providence Equity Partners

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.

Logistics Technology

Gryphon Investors

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.

Summit Partners

Acquired MercuryGate International (Cary, NC, US), a provider of a SaaS-based transportation management system.

Warburg Pincus

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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