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Private Equity – September 2019 Investment Trends

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

Managed IT

Baymark Partners

Acquired Presidium Network Services (Lakeland, FL, US), an IT service provider. The Company provides managed IT services, cloud computing, VoIP phone services, and disaster recovery.

Panoramic Growth Equity

Acquired CMI (Belfast, IE), a provider of IT strategies, manages IT systems and other support to IT departments of organizations.

Sentinel Capital Partners

Recapitalized New Era Technology (New York, NY, US), a global provider of managed information technology services focused on collaboration and data networks.

Marketing

Blackstone Group

Acquired Vungle (San Francisco, CA, US), a performance marketing platform for in-app video advertisements on mobile devices.

Capital A

Acquired Smart Internet Media (Hilversum, NH), an online marketing agency with a focus on SEO, SEA & CRO.

Summit Partners

Invested in Akeneo (Nantes, FR), a provider of product experience management solutions for corporate brands and retailers.

Workforce Related Software

KKR & Co.

Invested in Burning Glass Technologies (Boston, MA, US), a provider of web-based human capital management (HCM) data, analytics, software and services.

Luminate Capital Partners

Invested in MSI Data (Milwaukee, WI, US), a provider of field service management software. The Company’s SaaS platform enables customers to schedule and dispatch technicians, manage maintenance contracts, track warranty information, manage inventory, and complete work orders in the field.

Providence Equity Partners

Invested in TimeClock Plus (San Angelo, TX, US), a provider of workforce management software and technology solutions.

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