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Private Equity – December 2021 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for December 2021 were Software, Manufacturing and Healthcare.

Sample transactions for each category are highlighted below.

Software

Software – Cloud Based

Reverence Capital Partners invested in Ministry Brands (Lenoir City, TN, US), a provider of cloud-based software, payments solutions, services and information platforms for churches, ministries and those they serve.

Software – Compliance

LoneTree Capital invested in Safety Plus (Mobile, AL, US), a provider of Safety management, contractor management, and compliance software and services.

Software – SaaS

Genstar Capital invested in Inside Real Estate (Draper, UT, US), a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of cloud-based marketing software for residential Real Estate agents and brokers to source, convert, and manage their customers.

Manufacturing

Manufacturing – Food

San Francisco Equity Partners invested in Rustic Bakery (Marin, CA, US), a specialty foods company that manufactures and markets artisanal products including crackers, crisps, cookies and biscuits.

Manufacturing – Build Materials

Breck Partners invested in Essential Cabinetry Group (Simpsonville, SC, US), a manufacturer of custom, semi-custom, and stock-plus kitchen and bathroom Cabinetry.

Manufacturing – Automotive

H.I.G. Capital invested in Time Manufacturing Company (Waco, TX, US), a global manufacturer of bucket trucks, digger derricks, cable placers, truck bodies, buckets, and other fleet-supported industries.

Healthcare

Healthcare – Behavioural Health

FFL invested in Community Medical Services (Scottsdale, AZ, US), a behavioral health platform and provider of Medication Assisted Treatment for patients with Opioid Use Disorder (OUD).

Healthcare – Fertility

Pioneer Capital invested in Fertility Associates (Remuera, NZ), a Fertility treatment provider.

Healthcare – Therapy

Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company invested in Alliance Physical Therapy Partners (Grand Rapids, MI, US), a national Physical Therapy operator with outpatient Physical Therapy brands. Alliance also offers virtual Physical Therapy and a workplace Therapy solution.

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