Edison Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Edison Partners has invested in 26 companies.

Edison Partners’ most common sectors for investment are information technology (32%) and software (27%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (64%) and venture (37%). In total, Edison Partners has invested in 15 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Edison Partners has exited 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (78%). Edison Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Emplify for $50M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity50
    • M&A Buy Activity41
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12

Edison Partners

281 Witherspoon Street,
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
United States
(609) 896-1900
www.edisonpartners.com
investorrelations@edisonpartners.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Financial Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, Secondary Buyout, Venture

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 25
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 30
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (5.8/yr) # 12 3 5 13 8 - 41
Sell (1.8/yr) # - 1 - - 6 2 9
vol $50M $50M
  50

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Emplify 2021-05-05 50M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fishers, Indiana · www.emplify.com
MoneyLion, Inc. 2021-02-12 - Merger
New York, New York · www.moneylion.com
Lead Intelligence, Inc. 2020-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Conshohocken, Pennsylvania · www.jornaya.com
gohenry, Inc. 2020-12-08 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.gohenry.com
The Pro's Closet 2020-09-09 - Venture
Louisville, Colorado · www.theproscloset.com
Motionsoft, Inc. 2020-08-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Rockville, Maryland · www.motionsoft.net
Zagster, Inc. 2020-06-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.zagster.com
Superpedestrian, Inc. 2020-06-04 - Growth Capital
Cambridge, Massachusetts · www.superpedestrian.com
Northpass, Inc. 2020-04-23 - Growth Capital
Parsippany, New Jersey · www.northpass.com
Bodhala, Inc. 2020-04-22 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.edisonpartners.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 13 (35%) - 13 (32%) -
Software 9 (24%) - 11 (27%) -
Internet Software and Services 9 (24%) - 10 (24%) -
Marketing 4 (11%) - 4 (10%) -
Business Services - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Retail 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 37 - 41 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 35 (95%) - 39 (95%) -
  New York 12 (32%) - 13 (32%) -
  New Jersey 3 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
  Virginia 3 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
  Pennsylvania 3 (8%) - 3 (7%) -
  Massachusetts 2 (5%) - 3 (7%) -
  Georgia 2 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Colorado 2 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Texas 2 (5%) - 2 (5%) -
  Maryland 1 (3%) - 2 (5%) -
  Florida 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Connecticut 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  California 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Tennessee 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Ohio 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (2%) -
Canada 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
  Ontario 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Malta 1 (3%) - 1 (2%) -
Total 37 - 41 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 24 (65%) - 26 (63%) -
Venture 13 (35%) - 15 (37%) -
Total 37 - 41 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 4 (44%) 50M (100%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 3 (33%) -
Merger 1 (11%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $50M

Deal Values

sell # Total
< $100M 1 $50M
TOTAL $50M
Largest Emplify
$50M (2021-05-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Strategic(s)
78%
7 (78%)

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