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March 18, 2021 No Comments Author: Andy Jones

Private Equity Investments in Supplements Companies

Food supplement businesses are attracting attention from private equity investors. PE firms have already made six platform investments in the supplement space in 2021.

In fact, our M&A Research Database shows 180 supplement businesses currently held as portfolio companies of private equity firms.

The “supplements” category represents a diverse range of businesses. The 180 private equity owned supplements companies include:

March 03, 2021 1 Comment Author: Andy Jones

21 Years of Private Equity Acquisitions

I thought it would be interesting to look at the trends in private equity platform acquisitions year-by-year, since 2000. The graphs below represent 47,394 private equity platform acquisitions over the last 21 years.

We can clearly see the dip in new acquisitions during the dot.com bust (2001 – 2003), the last recession (2009), the skittishness of 2019 (Q4 mostly), and the pandemic of 2020.