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Private Equity – January 2020 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for January 2020 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Back Office Business Services

Incline Equity Partners

Acquired Foundation Source (Fairfield, CT, US), an outsourced provider of back office functions and services for private foundations. Foundation Source’s portfolio of solutions includes foundation creation, administrative support, active compliance monitoring, philanthropic advisory, tax and legal expertise, and online foundation management tools.

TDR Capital & Wincove Private Holdings

Invested in Globalization Partners, Inc. (Boston, MA, US), a provider of scalable solutions which enable companies to hire talent in other countries within days without the need to first set up costly international subsidiaries. The Company provides a full suite of services including payroll, HR, legal GDPR compliance and expense reporting.

Tenzing Private Equity

Invested in activpayroll (Aberdeen, UK), a global payroll outsourcing specialist providing customers with international payroll, payment services, global mobility and HR support.

IT Managed Services

Abry Partners

Invested in Options Technology (London, UK), a Managed Colocation, Application and IT Services provider vertically focused within the financial services space.

Kian Capital Partners & ParkSouth Ventures

Recapitalized Enterprise Computing Services and My IT (Shreveport, LA, US), IT managed service providers.

One Equity Partners

Invested in Computer Design and Integration (New York, NY, US), a provider of IT infrastructure hardware and software, consulting and managed services.


Blue Sea Capital

Acquired Innovative FlexPak (Springville, UT, US), an independent supplier of custom single serve flexible packaging.

Clearlake Capital Group

Acquired Pretium Packaging (Chesterfield, MO, US), a designer and manufacturer of rigid plastic containers and closures.

Palladium Equity Partners

Acquired Accupac (Mainland, PA, US), a provider of outsourced manufacturing and packaging solutions serving the personal care and beauty end markets.

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