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Private Equity – September 2018 Investment Trends

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

Customer Engagement

Clovis Point Capital

Invested in AxiaMed (Santa Barbara, CA, US), an innovative healthcare payments technology company.

Iron Creek Partners and Main Capital Partners

Recapitalized SlickText (Jamestown, NY, US), a provider of Application-to-Person software solutions that deliver marketing and customer engagement tools via a software-as-a-service application.

Marlin Equity Partners

Acquired Challenger (Arlington, VA, US), a global performance improvement platform that delivers a comprehensive portfolio of solutions focused on sales and marketing and customer service training.

Financial Services

Centana Growth Partners

Invested in Alaia Capital (Darien, CT, US), an independent financial services firm focused on innovative and alternative investment solutions.

FTV Capital

Invested in RapidRatings (New York, NY, US), a risk management analytics provider used to understand the financial health of third parties.

Warburg Pincus

Invested in Facet Wealth (Baltimore, MD, US) a financial services company that provides comprehensive, transparent service at an affordable price to the mass affluent households.

Payment Processing

DFJ Growth

Invested in OODA Health (San Francisco, CA, US), a healthcare payments company.

Vista Equity Partners

Acquired Alegeus (Waltham, MA, US), a consumer-directed healthcare payment and processing firm.

WestView Capital Partners

Invested in The Phia Group (Braintree, MA, US), a provider of outsourced cost containment and payment integrity solutions to healthcare payers.

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