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Back to blog August 24, 2017 No Comments Author: Kendra Jalbert

Private Equity – Investment Trends

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

Food & Beverage

Great Hill Partners

Invested in Sugarfina (Los Angeles, CA), a highly branded, omnichannel provider of gourmet confections.

Centre Partners Management

Invested in Golding Farms Foods (Winston-Salem, NC), a manufacturer of private label, branded and co-manufactured sauces and condiments.

Peak Rock Capital

Acquired Gold Coast Bakeries (Santa Ana, CA), a manufacturer of specialty and organic breads, buns, rolls, and sweet goods.

Industrial Manufacturing

CapStreet Group

Recapitalized Marco Group International (Davenport, IA), a manufacturer and distributor of surface preparation equipment, parts and supplies to industrial contractors primarily in the downstream energy, infrastructure, and industrial markets.

Patoka Capital

Acquired Cyber Sciences (Murfreesboro, TN), a manufacturer of high-quality precision timing products for monitoring and control of electrical distribution systems for data centers, hospitals, microgrids and other critical power facilities.

Snow Phipps

Acquired Ideal Tridon (Smyrna, TN), a global engineering solutions designer and manufacturer of stainless steel and specialty clamps for a broad range of fastening and sealing applications.

Oil & Gas Exploration and Development

CIC Partners

Invested in Pogo Oil & Gas (Dallas, TX), an independent oil and gas company which focuses on the acquisition, development and exploitation of operated and producing oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin.

Encap Investments

Invested in Mongoose Energy (Tulsa, OK), an exploration and production company focused on acquisition and low-risk leasing and drilling opportunities in Texas and the Rockies.

Quantum Energy Partners

Invested in Impact Exploration and Production Partners (Denver, CO), an acquirer and developer of oil-focused properties in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States.