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Back to blog March 23, 2018 No Comments Author: Kendra Jalbert

Private Equity – Industry Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for February 2018 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Healthcare

Baird Capital

Invested in ReMed Recovery Care Centers (Paoli, PA), a national provider of treatment for individuals with traumatic brain injuries.

NexPhase Capital

Acquired Clearway Pain Solutions Institute (Pensacola, FL), a provider of multidisciplinary interventional pain management services.

Sunstone Partners

Invested in ProgenyHealth (Plymouth Meeting, PA), a company focused exclusively on neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) utilization and case management.

Safety

Ares Management

Acquired Convergint Technologies (Schaumburg, IL), an organization that designs, installs, and services integrated building systems including electronic security, fire alarm, and life safety systems.

Bridgepoint Capital

Acquired Safety Technology Holdings (Farmington Hills, MI), a provider of safety test equipment design and manufacturing, specialty fiber, custom engineered stress & strain solutions and software modelling.

Empeiria Capital Partners & Huron Capital

Invested in B&B Roadway Security Solutions (McKinney, TX), a designer and manufacturer of roadway safety and perimeter security solutions.

Sales & Marketing

Adelis Equity Partners

Acquired Søgemedier (Arhus, Denmark), a digital marketing agency providing consulting, search engine optimization (SEO), Google Ad words, Facebook pages and Ads, websites, and web shops to SMEs.

Main Street Capital Corporation

Acquired Direct Marketing Solutions (Portland, OR), a provider of end-to-end, omni-channel direct marketing campaigns including strategy, creative design, direct mail production/fulfillment, and digital marketing.

Norwest Equity Partners

Acquired Avtex (Bloomington, MN), a customer experience (CX) focused consulting and technology company that provides design, implementation, and ongoing support of solutions in the CX ecosystem, including contact center and CRM solutions.

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