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Back to blog July 31, 2017 No Comments Author: Kendra Jalbert

PE Industry Trends – Q1 & Q2 2017

The trending private equity investment sectors for the first half of 2017 are highlighted below with a few examples of the acquisitive firms for each sector.


H.I.G. (Miami, FL)

Targets small and medium-sized enterprises valued between $50-500 million across many industries.

The Riverside Company (New York, NY)

Targets business services, consumer brands, education, franchisors, healthcare, software & IT, and specialty manufacturing & distribution businesses within the lower middle market with values up to $400 million.

Warburg Pincus (New York, NY)

Targets healthcare and consumer products, technology, media and telecommunications, financial services, energy, industrial, and business services companies. The firm has more than $44 billion in private equity assets under management.

Industrial Manufacturing

GenNx360 Capital Partners (New York, NY)

Targets industrial and business services companies with values between $50-200 million.

Harbour Group (Saint Louis, MO)

Targets product oriented companies with values between $30-500 million.

Speyside Equity (Ann Arbor, MI)

Targets manufacturing related investments with values between $20-200 million.


Summit Partners (Boston, MA)

Targets technology, healthcare, and growth products & services companies with values between $30-800 million.

Thoma Bravo (Chicago, IL)

Targets enterprise, infrastructure and security software, and technology-enabled business service companies with values between $100-500 million.

Vista Equity Partners (Austin, TX)

Targets software, data, and technology companies making equity investments in the range of $20-700 million.