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Private Equity – August 2020 Investment Trends

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

Cybersecurity

Advent International

Invested in Forescout Technologies (San Jose, CA, US), a cybersecurity company focused on device visibility and control.

First Analysis

Invested in Fortress Information Security (Orlando, FL, US), an information security and cyber risk mitigation company that has redefined traditional risk management.

Insight Analysis

Invested in Keeper Security (Chicago, IL, US), a patented cybersecurity platform for preventing password-related data breaches and cyberthreats.

Medical Devices

Gen Cap America

Acquired Eastern Business Forms (Mauldin, SC, US), a specialty manufacturer of 903 filter paper used to collect and transport blood and urine samples from newborns. The company is a designer and manufacturer of 903 diagnostic devices and procedure packs.

MVM Partners

Invested in Paragon 28 (Englewood, CO, US), an orthopedic foot and ankle company focused on creating surgeon-centric systems, specialty instruments, and next generation implants that are specifically engineered for lower extremities.

Orbimed Advisors

Invested in Aerin Medical (Sunnyvale, CA, US), a medical device company focused on non-invasive procedures for treating nasal airway conditions.

Payment Solutions

Accel-KKR

Acquired Recurly (San Francisco, CA, US), a provider of subscription management solutions, deep payments expertise, and data-driven billing intelligence to optimize subscription revenue growth for businesses.

EDBI

Invested in Vesta (Portland, OR, US), a fintech company specializing in fraud protection and e-commerce payment solutions.

Wavecrest Growth Partners

Invested in Volante (Jersey City, NJ, US), a provider of payments and financial messaging solutions in the cloud.

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