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Private Equity – April 2020 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for April 2020 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Automotive

Ardian

Invested in Euro4x4parts Group (Sainte-Marie-de-Gosse, FR), an equipment manufacturer specializing in the import and distribution of spare parts, equipment, and accessories for off-road vehicles.

Ergon Capital Partners

Invested in Sofico (Zwijnaarde, BE), a developer and implementer of proprietary enterprise software for automotive finance, leasing, fleet and mobility management companies globally.

Resilience Capital Partners

Invested in DealerShope, FKA Leader Auto Resources, (Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA), a provider of buying group services, products and equipment used by auto dealerships and collision centers.

Energy Services

AEA Investors

Acquired SitelogIQ (Minneapolis, MN, US), an independent energy services and facility solutions provider.

Asterion Industrial Partners

Acquired Energy Assets (Livingston, Scotland, UK), a vertically integrated utility infrastructure company involved in critical aspects of delivering utilities services to end users.

Wave Equity Partners

Invested in WindESCo (Burlington, MA, US), a provider of proprietary sensors and analytics that optimize energy efficiency and operational health of wind turbines.

Software-as-a-Service

Axiel IndustriInvestor

Acquired SuperOffice (Oslo, NO), a provider of SaaS CRM software.

Maxburg Capital Partners

Acquired metoda (Munich, DE), a provider of software-as-a-service solutions for real-time market analysis in online retail.

Spectrum Equity

Acquired OurFamilyWizard (Minneapolis, MN, US), a provider of subscription-based software tools to support co-parenting.

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