Crosslink Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Crosslink Capital has invested in 2 companies.

Crosslink Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinternet software and services (25%) and information technology (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (91%) and growth capital (3%). In total, Crosslink Capital has invested in 14 US states.

In the last 3 years, Crosslink Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (72%). Crosslink Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2020 when it sold Personal Capital for $1.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity136
    • M&A Buy Activity76
    • M&A Sell Activity60
  • Total Sectors Invested 17
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 66
  • M&A Advisors 1

Crosslink Capital is a growth-oriented investment firm focused on technology companies. Crosslink's typically invests in early-stage companies, however, the Firm will consider opportunities at every stage, from seed to pre-IPO to PIPE offerings. Sectors of interest include communications/infrastructure services, core technology, semiconductors, internet, and software. Crosslink Capital is based in San Francisco, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Media, Renewable Energy, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware, Test/Measurement Equipment

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, PIPE, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 100 500
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 71 3 1 - - 1 76
Sell (0.6/yr) # 57 1 - 1 1 - 60
vol $4.4B $1.0B $5.4B
  136

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Qualiti, Inc. 2024-02-29 - Growth Capital
Lehi, Utah · www.qualiti.ai
Clyde Technologies, Inc. 2023-03-14 - Trade Sale
New York, New York · www.joinclyde.com
Descartes Labs, Inc. 2022-08-04 - Secondary Sale
Santa Fe, New Mexico · www.descarteslabs.com
Brace Software, Inc. 2021-01-12 - Venture
Culver City, California · www.brace.ai
Armory, Inc. 2020-10-13 - Venture
San Mateo, California · www.armory.io
Personal Capital Corp. 2020-06-29 1.0B USD Trade Sale
Redwood City, California · www.personalcapital.com
Clyde Technologies, Inc. 2020-05-11 - Venture
New York, New York · www.joinclyde.com
Arturo, Inc. 2020-04-07 - Venture
Chicago, Illinois · www.arturo.ai
Aizon 2019-11-04 - Venture
San Francisco, California · www.aizon.ai
Aliro Technologies, Inc. 2019-09-18 - Venture
Brighton, Massachusetts · www.aliroquantum.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Internet Software and Services 5 (36%) - 19 (25%) -
Information Technology 4 (29%) - 15 (20%) -
Software 4 (29%) - 13 (17%) -
Technology Hardware - - 7 (9%) -
Semiconductors - - 4 (5%) -
Digital Media - - 3 (4%) -
Media - - 3 (4%) -
Financial Services 1 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Renewable Energy - - 2 (3%) -
Business Services - - 1 (1%) -
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Information Services - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Total 14 - 76 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 14 (100%) - 76 (100%) -
  California 11 (79%) - 54 (71%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (7%) - 4 (5%) -
  Utah 1 (7%) - 3 (4%) -
  Illinois 1 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
  Georgia - - 2 (3%) -
  Texas - - 2 (3%) -
  New York - - 2 (3%) -
  Maryland - - 1 (1%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (1%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (1%) -
  New Mexico - - 1 (1%) -
Total 14 - 76 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 12 (86%) - 69 (91%) -
Growth Capital 1 (7%) - 2 (3%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (3%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (1%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (1%) -
PIPE 1 (7%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 14 - 76 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 29 (48%) 3.0B (56%)
Trade Sale 17 (28%) 1.6B (30%)
IPO 9 (15%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (5%) 750M (14%)
Shut Down 1 (2%) -
Unknown 1 (2%) -
Total 60 $5.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Brightwood Capital Advisors LLC
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.0B
$100M to $1B 11 $4.2B
< $100M 5 $206M
TOTAL $5.4B
Largest Personal Capital Corp.
$1.0B (2020-06-29)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
5%
3 (5%)
Strategic(s)
72%
43 (72%)

FAQ

When was Crosslink Capital founded?

Crosslink Capital was founded in 1989.

What type of investor is Crosslink Capital?

Crosslink Capital is a growth capital firm.

Where is Crosslink Capital headquartered?

Crosslink Capital is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

How much capital does Crosslink Capital have under management?

Crosslink Capital has 3.0B USD under management.

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