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Back to blog April 13, 2017 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity – Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for March 2017 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Healthcare

Bain Capital Private Equity Group & J.H. Whitney Capital Partners
Merged PSA Healthcare and Epic Health Services to form Aveanna Healthcare (Atlanta, GA), a provider of pediatric home care.

JPB Capital Partners & Tecum Capital Partners
Recapitalized Hometown Hospice & Homecare (Brookfield, WI), a hospice and health care service provider.

MTS Health Investors
Recapitalized Trumpet Behavioral Health (Lakewood, CO), a provider of evidenced-based behavioral health services to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities.

Industrial Manufacturing

Harbour Group
Acquired Industrial Lighting Products (Sanford, FL), a designer and manufacturer of energy efficient commercial and industrial lighting fixtures.

Harbour Group
Acquired Marshall Excelsior Company (Marshall, MI), a designer, manufacturer and supplier of mission-critical, highly engineered flow control products.

GenNx360 Capital Partners
Invested in Midwest Can Company and Container Specialties, Inc. (Franklin Park, IL), a designer and manufacturer of fuel containers, water containers, funnels and drain pans.

Technology

GTCR
Invested in Dash Financial Technologies (New York, NY), a trading technology provider to the institutional trading community. Dash designs and delivers intelligent, high performance solutions in four product categories: Trading Technologies, Execution Services, Analytics and Regulatory Technologies.

Spectrum Equity Investors & Cressey & Company
Invested in Verisys Corporation (Alexandria, VA), a provider of technology solutions and primary-source data on healthcare professionals and businesses.

TZP Group
Invested in Advocate Solutions (Columbus, OH), is a provider of mission critical management and technology services to the public sector.