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Industry Trends Mid – Year Review 2022

The trending private equity investment sectors for the first half of 2022 are shown in the chart below, which ranks industries as a percentage of the total PE platform acquisitions in Q1 & Q2 of 2022.

Software represents 13% of all private equity platform acquisitions from our mid-year review.

Industry Trends Mid-Year 2022

TOP 20 INDUSTRIES

  1. Software
  2. Healthcare
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Technology
  5. Financial Services
  6. Business Services
  7. Food & Beverage
  8. Distributors
  9. Digital
  10. Cybersecurity
  11. Manufacturing & Distribution
  12. Data
  13. E-commerce
  14. Education
  15. Consulting
  16. Service
  17. Media
  18. Sports
  19. Advisory Platforms

Top 3 PE Firms Acquiring the Most Portfolio Companies in Major Industry Sectors

Software

Insight Partners (New York, NY, US)

Insight Partners is a global private equity and venture capital firm.

Thoma Bravo (Chicago, IL, US)

Thoma Bravo invests in mid-sized and smaller software and technology companies.

JMI Equity (Baltimore, MD, US)

JMI Equity is a growth equity firm focused on software companies.

Manufacturing

Graycliff Partners (New York, NY, US)

Graycliff Partners invests in U.S. lower middle-market companies, typically in niche manufacturing, business services, and value-added distribution.

Arcline Investment Management (San Francisco, CA, US)

Arcline Investment Management invests in control buyouts of niche, high-quality middle-market businesses operating across a wide range of industries.

Blue Wolf Capital Partners (New York, NY, US)

Blue Wolf Capital Partners invests in middle-market companies.

Healthcare

Bain Capital Double Impact (Boston, MA, US)

Bain Capital Double Impact invests in companies that provide social and environmental impact.

Insight Partners (New York, NY, US)

Insight Partners is a global private equity and venture capital firm.

H.I.G. Capital (Miami, FL, US)

H.I.G. Private Equity provides capital to small and medium-sized companies.

Technology

Insight Partners (New York, NY, US)

Insight Partners is a global private equity and venture capital firm.

Business Growth Fund (London, UK)

Business Growth Fund offers capital and strategic support to small and medium-sized companies.

General Atlantic (New York, NY, US)

General Atlantic provides capital and strategic support for growth companies.

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