Private Equity – October 2019 Investment Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for October 2019 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.
Aviation Support Services
Acquired United Aero Group (Shelton, CT, US), an aviation support management company focused on the sale of parts, repairs, consulting, and supplier integration to rotorcraft operators.
Acquired AerFin Holdings (Cardiff, UK), a global specialist in aftermarket support solutions to the aviation industry.
Acquired Eirtech Aviation Services (Shannon, IE), a provider of specialist aviation services for airlines and aircraft leasing companies globally. EAS provides design-engineering, manufacturing and product solutions, as well as asset management and CAMO services.
Acquired Monotype Imaging Holdings (Woburn, MA, US), a provider of typeface design and imaging solutions for company branding.
Invested in D2C Media (Montreal, Quebec, CA), a vertically focused provider of tech-enabled digital marketing solutions to auto dealerships in Canada.
Invested in White Glove (Birmingham, MI, US), a digital marketing company that provides marketing support, guidance, social media management and educational seminar planning.
Payment Processing Software
Invested in Transaction Services Group (Auckland, NZ), a provider of business management software and integrated payments solutions primarily to the health and fitness, and childcare sectors.
Recapitalized DaySmart Software (Ann Arbor, MI, US), a provider of integrated business management software and payment processing services to the salon, spa, pet care and tattoo industries.
Acquired Billhighway (Troy, MI, US), a provider of integrated software and payments solutions to membership-based organizations. Billhighway provides SaaS-based accounting and transaction processing services.
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