Private Equity – January 2020 Investment Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for January 2020 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.
Back Office Business Services
Acquired Foundation Source (Fairfield, CT, US), an outsourced provider of back office functions and services for private foundations. Foundation Source’s portfolio of solutions includes foundation creation, administrative support, active compliance monitoring, philanthropic advisory, tax and legal expertise, and online foundation management tools.
Invested in Globalization Partners, Inc. (Boston, MA, US), a provider of scalable solutions which enable companies to hire talent in other countries within days without the need to first set up costly international subsidiaries. The Company provides a full suite of services including payroll, HR, legal GDPR compliance and expense reporting.
Invested in activpayroll (Aberdeen, UK), a global payroll outsourcing specialist providing customers with international payroll, payment services, global mobility and HR support.
IT Managed Services
Invested in Options Technology (London, UK), a Managed Colocation, Application and IT Services provider vertically focused within the financial services space.
Recapitalized Enterprise Computing Services and My IT (Shreveport, LA, US), IT managed service providers.
Invested in Computer Design and Integration (New York, NY, US), a provider of IT infrastructure hardware and software, consulting and managed services.
Acquired Innovative FlexPak (Springville, UT, US), an independent supplier of custom single serve flexible packaging.
Acquired Pretium Packaging (Chesterfield, MO, US), a designer and manufacturer of rigid plastic containers and closures.
Acquired Accupac (Mainland, PA, US), a provider of outsourced manufacturing and packaging solutions serving the personal care and beauty end markets.
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