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Private Equity – September 2021 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for September 2021 were Digital Marketing, Cybersecurity and Managed Services.

Sample transactions for each category are highlighted below.

Digital Marketing

Clearview Capital invested in Next Net Media (St. Petersburg, FL, US), a freelancer-powered services company focused on digital marketing solutions and content creation for small and mid-sized businesses.

Trinity Hunt Partners invested in Exclusive Concepts (Burlington, MA, US), a provider of digital marketing and advertising services for eCommerce-focused clients. Exclusive’s solutions include ad management for Google and marketplaces, social media, SEO, conversion rate optimization and email marketing.

Comvest Partners invested in Gen3 Marketing (Blue Bell, PA, US), a full-service digital marketing services provider specializing in affiliate marketing. Services include pay-per-click, search engine optimization, social media, and other digital marketing campaigns.


H.I.G. Capital invested in Corelight (San Francisco, CA, US), a cyber-security platform focused on network detection and response.

EQT Partners invested in EC-Council (Albuquerque, NM, US), a cybersecurity training and certification company.

Marlin Equity Partners invested in ProcessUnity (Concord, MA, US), a provider of third-party risk and cybersecurity management software solutions.

Managed Services

High Street Capital invested in NeoSystems (Tysons Corner, VA, US), a provider of outsourced managed services including accounting, IT, cybersecurity, cloud hosting, human capital, and systems integration to the government contractor market.

Sentinel Capital Partners invested in Midwest Eye Consultants (Wabash, IN, US), a management service provider to eye care practices in Indiana and northwest Ohio.

GI Partners invested in LightEdge (Des Moines, IA, US), a provider of colocation, cloud and managed service solutions.

Private Equity Transactions

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