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Private Equity – July 2022 Investment Trends

The trending private equity investment sectors for July 2022 were Software, Manufacturing, and Pharma.

Sample transactions for each category are highlighted below.

Software

Clearlake Capital Group and TA Associates acquired Kofax (Irvine, CA, US), a provider of intelligent automation software that digitally transforms document-intensive workflows.

FPE Capital invested in Dynamic Planner (Reading, Berkshire, UK), a software provider to the UK wealth management sector.

HgCapital invested in Ideagen (Nottingham, UK), which provides software and services to organizations operating within highly regulated industries.

Manufacturing

Norwest Equity Partners invested in QTI Fibers (Colfax, NC, US), a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of highly technical fibers, fabrics, and coatings. QTI is comprised of the brands Twitchell Technical Products, Quantum Materials, and Infinity Woven Products.

Blue Sage Capital invested in Baker Manufacturing Company (Evansville, WI, US), a vertically integrated manufacturer of water well equipment and accessories. The company also produces specialized rotary gear pumps, as well as ductile and gray iron castings.

JDH Capital invested in Pure Archery Group (Eugene, OR, US), an archery manufacturer.

Pharma

Verdane invested in Apoteka (Greve, Denmark), an online pharmacy service platform offering end-to-end operations solutions, including logistics, warehousing, IT systems, brand management, and marketing.

Vistria Group invested in PANTHERx (Pittsburgh, PA, US), a specialty pharmacy focused on orphan, rare and ultra-rare diseases.

Corbel Capital Partners invested in Nivagen Pharmaceuticals (Sacramento, CA, US), a specialty pharmaceuticals business that develops and sells generic and branded prescription drugs.

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