Private Equity – April 2021 Investment Trends
The trending private equity investment sectors for April 2021 were Financial Services, Food & Beverage, Home Healthcare, and Cloud Based Software. Sample transactions are highlighted below.
Warburg Pincus invested in Aquila Air Capital (United States), a specialty finance platform focused on commercial aerospace as well as purchasing and leasing aircraft, engines and other aviation equipment.
Argosy Private Equity invested in Wittenbach Business Systems (Sparks, MD, US), a provider of cash management, electronic security, and physical security solutions to local and regional credit unions, financial institutions, and retail customers.
Foresight Group invested in Beckett Investment Management Group (Bury St. Edmunds, UK), a Chartered Financial Planner and regional provider of financial, wealth management and employee benefits advice.
Food & Beverage
CVC Capital Partners invested in Vivartia (Athens, Greece), a diversified food company. Its core business lines are Dairy & Drinks (Delta, UMC), Frozen Foods (Barba Stathis, Chrysi Zymi), Food Services & Entertainment (Goody’s, Flocafe, Everest and La Pasteria).
Healthcare – Home
WindRose Health Investors invested in Bluestone (Stillwater, MN, US), an integrated care delivery model to high-risk, chronically ill patients residing in senior living, community, and home-based settings.
RiverGlade Capital invested in Home Helpers (Cincinnati, OH, US), a franchisor of largely private-pay, customizable home care services for the elderly and others needing support with activities of daily living.
Software – Cloud
Battery Ventures invested in Chargify (San Antonio, TX, US), a cloud-based platform to help SaaS businesses manage the entire subscription lifecycle: recurring billing, subscription management, revenue retention, prepaid subscriptions, revenue operations, and events-based billing.
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