Get the Industry Trends Report
Back to blog December 15, 2017 No Comments Author: Kendra Jalbert

Private Equity – Investment Trends

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

Healthcare

Leonard Green & Partners

Acquired MDVIP (Boca Raton, FL), a membership-based personalized healthcare company.

Shore Capital Partners

Invested in Navia Benefit Solutions (Seattle, WA), a third-party administrator of flexible spending accounts and other tax-advantaged benefits including Commuter and Transit Benefits, Health Savings Accounts, Health Reimbursement Arrangements and COBRA services.

Silver Oak Services Partners

Acquired Caring People (New York, NY), a home healthcare agency and one of the few agencies of scale serving the private-pay market. The Company offers hourly companion care, live-in care, and skilled nursing services to seniors from its branch locations in the Northeast and Florida.

Industrial Manufacturing

Arlington Capital Partners

Acquired Cadence Aerospace (Newport Beach, CA), a precision manufacturer of critical components for commercial aerospace and defense end markets.

Mill Point Capital

Invested in KKSP Precision Machining (Glendale Heights, IL), a manufacturer of precision turned metal components.

Tinicum Incorporated

Acquired Astrodyne TDI, LLC (Nashua, NH), a power electronics company that designs and manufactures highly engineered, specialty power supplies and electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters.

Software

Argentum Group

Invested in Flightdocs (Bonita Springs, FL), a provider of mission-critical, cloud-based maintenance, compliance, and inventory management Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to the aviation industry.

Insight Venture Partners

Acquired GraphPad Software, Inc. (La Jolla, CA), a provider of data analysis, statistics and graphing software solutions for scientific research applications.

Shore Points Capital Management

Acquired GenAlpha Technologies (Brookfield, WI), a provider of software and services for original equipment manufacturers.

 

Watch a 45 Second Tutorial to learn how to efficiently keyword search portfolio company business descriptions to find other transactions of interest.

Visit the Video Library to watch more tutorials.