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Private Equity – January 2021 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for January 2021 are highlighted below with a few example transactions.

Software

H.I.G Capital invested in JumpCloud (Denver, CO, US),  a cloud-based directory management platform that empowers IT teams to manage employee directory, single sign-on, multi-factor authentication, identity access management (IAM), and device management (DM) in a single platform.

JMI Equity invested in TimelyMD (Fort Worth, TX, US),  a cloud-based provider of telehealth services to higher education institutions.

Brentwood Associates invested in MedBridge (Seattle, WA, US),  a SaaS platform of patient and provider engagement solutions to improve outcomes and support value-based care, staff retention, risk mitigation, and the patient experience across healthcare provider and payor organizations.

SSM Partners invested in Mnet Health (Aliso Viejo, CA, US),  a patient pay solution for surgery centers.

Healthcare

Latticework Capital Management invested in Beacon Behavioral Hospital (Baton Rouge, LA, US),  a provider of inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment services.

Bain Capital Double Impact invested in Multi-Specialty Healthcare (Baltimore, MD, US),  an outpatient provider of post-traumatic injury care and physical rehabilitation.

Kinderhook Industries invested in AbsoluteCARE (Baltimore, MD, US), an integrated healthcare provider, focused on providing comprehensive and preventative care to the most vulnerable and highest utilizing patients.

Industrial Services

Progress Equity Partners invested in InDemand Industrial Services (Bismarck, ND, US),  provides maintenance and construction services to owners and operators of industrial facilities.

Hastings Equity Partners invested in MKD Electric (Elgin, IL, US),  a full-service industrial automation and electrical service platform. MKD provides engineering, design, installation, automation, instrumentation, emergency response, and ongoing maintenance services for complex electrical systems.

JLL Partners invested in Jonathan Engineered Solutions (Irvine, CA, US),  designs and manufactures highly engineered steel and aluminum mechanical components for the defense, technology and industrial markets.

Automotive

SSM Partners invested in Keeps (Las Vegas, NV, US),  a provider of an automotive service and parts analytics and pricing optimization system.

L Catterton  invested in Truck Hero (Ann Arbor, MI, US),  a designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded automotive aftermarket accessories.

Blue Point Capital Partners invested in Transtar Holding Company (Cleveland, OH, US),  a value-added distributor of original equipment and aftermarket automotive products for the transmission and driveline repair market.

Intelligence

TPG invested in Gro Intelligence (New York, NY, US),  an AI-powered knowledge company providing decision-making tools, solutions and analytics to the food, agriculture, and climate economies and their participants.

IDG Capital invested in News Break (Mountain View, CA, US),  an AI-powered news aggregation app.

Riverwood Capital invested in HG Insights (Santa Barbara, CA, US),  a provider of technology intelligence. The company provides technology install, technology spending, contract intelligence, and market research.


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