Dragoneer Investment Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Dragoneer Investment Group has acquired 2 companies.

Dragoneer Investment Group’s most common sectors for investment areinsurance (25%) and internet software and services (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (25%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (13%). In total, Dragoneer Investment Group has invested in 5 US states and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2023 when it acquired Arco Platform for $1.5B.

In the last 3 years, Dragoneer Investment Group has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 1

Dragoneer Investment Group

Dragoneer Investment Group

1 Letterman Drive Building D, Suite M-500,
San Francisco, California 94129
United States
www.dragoneer.com
information@dragoneer.com

Dragoneer Investment Group is a growth-oriented investor in public and private companies throughout the US. Dragoneer Investment Group was established in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Education, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Software

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - 1 1 - 8
vol $1.5B $1.5B
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - 1 1 - - 2
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Arco Platform Ltd. 2023-08-10 1.5B USD Going Private
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.arcoeducacao.com.br
Entrata, Inc. 2022-03-24 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lehi, Utah · www.entrata.com
CampusLogic, Inc. 2022-01-11 - Trade Sale
Chandler, Arizona · www.campuslogic.com
Clearwater Analytics Holdings, Inc. 2021-09-24 - IPO
Boise, Idaho · www.clearwateranalytics.com
Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. 2020-06-10 - Divestiture
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.corespecialty.com
CampusLogic, Inc. 2018-04-25 - Venture
Chandler, Arizona · www.campuslogic.com
AmWINS Group, Inc. 2016-10-11 - Stake Purchase
Charlotte, North Carolina · www.amwins.com
Clearwater Analytics Holdings, Inc. 2016-09-01 - Secondary Buyout
Boise, Idaho · www.clearwateranalytics.com
PointClickCare Corp. 2011-02-28 - Growth Capital
Mississauga, Ontario · www.pointclickcare.com
Spotify Technology S.A. 2011-02-22 - Venture
Luxembourg, Luxembourg · www.spotify.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Core Specialty Insurance Holdings, Inc. 2020-06-10 Hallmark E&S 2022-10-07 3
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.corespecialty.com Dallas, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Insurance 2 (40%) - 2 (25%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (20%) - 2 (25%) -
Software 1 (20%) - 2 (25%) -
Education 1 (20%) 1.5B (100%) 1 (13%) 1.5B (100%)
Digital Media - - 1 (13%) -
Total 5 $1.5B 8 $1.5B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (60%) - 5 (63%) -
  North Carolina 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
  Utah 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
  Ohio 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
  Idaho - - 1 (13%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (13%) -
Brazil 1 (20%) 1.5B (100%) 1 (13%) 1.5B (100%)
Canada 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
  Ontario 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (13%) -
Total 5 $1.5B 8 $1.5B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture - - 2 (25%) -
Going Private 1 (20%) 1.5B (100%) 1 (13%) 1.5B (100%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Divestiture 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Growth Capital 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (13%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (13%) -
Total 5 $1.5B 8 $1.5B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.5B
TOTAL $1.5B
Largest Arco Platform Ltd.
$1.5B (2023-08-10)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
13%
1 (13%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
50%
1 (50%)

FAQ

When was Dragoneer Investment Group founded?

Dragoneer Investment Group was founded in 2012.

What type of investor is Dragoneer Investment Group?

Dragoneer Investment Group is a private equity firm.

Where is Dragoneer Investment Group headquartered?

Dragoneer Investment Group is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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