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Private Equity – December 2020 Investment Trends

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

Software & SaaS

J.F. Lehman & Company invested in ENTACT (Westmont, IL, US),  a provider of environmental remediation and geotechnical construction services.

Providence Equity Partners invested in 365 Retail Markets (Troy, MI, US),  a designer, developer, and supplier of unattended and highly-automated self-checkout, vending, and point of sale foodservice technology. The Company offers a suite of hardware and software-as-a-service “SaaS” technology solutions for self-service food markets.

Tailwind Capital invested in ArrowStream (Chicago, IL, US), a provider of supply chain management software for the foodservice industry.

Manufacturing – Industrial Products

Monomoy Capital Partners invested in Astro Shapes (Struthers, OH, US), a manufacturer of custom aluminum extrusions.

Bertram Capital invested in Pacific Handy Cutter, Inc. (Irvine, CA, US), a manufacturer of highly specialized cutting tools and replacement blades.

Broadtree Partners invested in Precision Devices Inc. (Wallingford, CT, US), a remanufacturer and aftermarket supplier of components and parts for the material handling industry.

Online Education

Quad-C Management invested in Learners Edge (Eagan, MN, US), a direct-to-teacher provider of online professional development, continuing education and master’s degree programs for K-12 teachers.

Riverside Company invested in Clinical Education Alliance (Stamford, CT, US), a provider of interactive live and web-based certified continuing medical education (CME) activities and related training for healthcare professionals.

Vistria Group invested in Edmentum (Bloomington, MN, US), an education provider offering K-Adult digital curriculum and assessments for learning.


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