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Back to blog June 19, 2019 No Comments Author: Kendra Jalbert

Private Equity – May 2019 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for May 2019 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Environmental

Blue Capital Partners

Acquired TAS Environmental Services (Fort Worth, TX, US), a provider of specialized environmental and industrial services. TAS offers comprehensive services including industrial cleaning, hydro blasting, waste transportation and disposal, emergency response, tank cleaning, box rental, and pipeline maintenance and remediation.

Palm Beach Capital

Invested in GFA International (Delray Beach, FL, US), a full-service Environmental and Geological consulting organization providing Environmental Consulting, Health & Safety, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing, Inspections, as well as Code Compliance services.

Silver Peak Partners

Invested in The Cleaning Guys, LLC dba CG Environmental (Fort Worth, TX, US), an emergency response and hazardous/non-hazardous materials remediation and waste disposal company. CG offers a wide range of environmental services, including the following: Emergency Response, Field Services and Hazardous / Non-Hazardous Waste Services.

Software Technology

Partners Group

Invested in Idera (Houston, TX, US), a provider of infrastructure software tools for database monitoring and design, application development, DevOps and software testing.

Silversmith Capital Partners

Invested in PDFTron Systems (Vancouver, BC, CA), a provider of high-performance document processing tools for software developers.

Vortex Capital Partners

Invested in Vamp.io (Amsterdam, NL), offers a release management solution that enables container-based software delivery.

Logistics

AE Industrial Partners

Acquired Alpine Air Express (Provo, UT, US), a logistics and transportation platform providing regional air cargo services throughout the Mountain Region of the Western United States.

Fort Point Capital

Invested in AMS Fulfillment Holdings (Valencia, CA, US), a full service outsourced logistics provider offering order management, warehouse and inventory management, reverse logistics and other value-added, complex fulfillment services.

Wind Point Partners

Acquired A&R Logistics (Louisville, KY, US), a provider of integrated dry bulk logistics solutions for the chemical and plastic industries.

 

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