FTV Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, FTV Capital has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 14 others.

FTV Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (24%) and software (21%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (44%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (32%). In total, FTV Capital has invested in 21 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1999 when it acquired Edelman Financial Engines for $85M.

In the last 3 years, FTV Capital has exited 10 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (66%). FTV Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold MarketShare Partners for $450M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity154
    • M&A Buy Activity105
    • M&A Sell Activity49
  • Total Sectors Invested 11
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 64
  • M&A Advisors 1

FTV Capital

555 California Street Suite 2850,
San Francisco, California 94104
United States
(415) 229-3000
www.ftvcapital.com
info@ftvcapital.com

FTV Management Company, L.P. (FTV Capital) is a multi-stage private equity firm focused on providing capital to high-growth companies. FTV generally seeks to invest in software, business services, and financial services companies which enable financial institutions to expand and to operate more efficiently. Investment proceeds are typically used to fund rapid organic growth, provide shareholder liquidity, pursue add-on acquisitions, or acquire divestitures. FTV prefers to act as the lead or control investor and targets equity commitments of $10 to $85 million per transaction. FTV Capital was established in 1998 and was formerly known as FTVentures. FTV Capital is based in San Francisco with an additional office in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Education, Financial Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Marketing, Software, Technology Hardware

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 85
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (4.4/yr) # 83 7 2 10 1 2 105
vol $126M $126M
Sell (2.2/yr) # 39 1 3 - 5 2 50
vol $2.5B $75M $2.6B
  155

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ConnexPay LLC 2022-10-25 - Growth Capital
St. Paul, Minnesota · www.connexpay.com
Finaro 2022-03-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Herzliya, Israel · www.finaro.com
Rapid Ratings International, Inc. 2022-02-14 - Stake Purchase
New York, New York · www.rapidratings.com
Gale Healthcare Solutions LLC 2022-01-19 - Growth Capital
Tampa, Florida · www.galehealthcaresolutions.com
NewsCred, Inc. 2021-12-01 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.welcomesoftware.com
True Potential LLP 2021-09-09 - Secondary Buyout
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom · www.tpllp.com
Riskalyze, Inc. 2021-08-25 - Recapitalization
Auburn, California · www.riskalyze.com
Vórtx 2021-03-23 - Growth Capital
Sao Paulo, Brazil · www.vortx.com.br
InvestCloud, Inc. 2021-02-02 - Secondary Buyout
West Hollywood, California · www.investcloud.com
Lean Staffing Solutions 2020-10-06 - Growth Capital
Coral Springs, Florida · www.leanstaffing.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 9 (25%) - 25 (24%) 41M (33%)
Software 6 (17%) - 22 (21%) -
Financial Services 3 (8%) - 19 (18%) 85M (67%)
Internet Software and Services 7 (19%) - 17 (16%) -
Business Services 5 (14%) - 14 (13%) -
Insurance 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Staffing 2 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Digital Media 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Information Services - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 36 - 105 $126M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 24 (67%) - 85 (81%) 126M (100%)
  California 4 (11%) - 22 (21%) 85M (67%)
  New York 4 (11%) - 12 (11%) -
  Illinois 2 (6%) - 9 (9%) -
  Florida 4 (11%) - 5 (5%) -
  Washington 1 (3%) - 5 (5%) -
  Texas 2 (6%) - 4 (4%) 41M (33%)
  Colorado 1 (3%) - 4 (4%) -
  Oregon 2 (6%) - 3 (3%) -
  Virginia 1 (3%) - 3 (3%) -
  Georgia - - 3 (3%) -
  Wisconsin - - 2 (2%) -
  Tennessee - - 2 (2%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 2 (2%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (2%) -
  Utah 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  North Carolina 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Maine - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 5 (14%) - 9 (9%) -
Brazil 2 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Ireland 2 (6%) - 2 (2%) -
Canada 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  Ontario 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
China 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
India 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (1%) -
Israel - - 1 (1%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 24 (67%) - 85 (81%) 126M (100%)
Cross-border 12 (33%) - 20 (19%) -
Total 36 - 105 $126M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 31 (86%) - 46 (44%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (3%) - 33 (31%) 41M (33%)
Venture 3 (8%) - 23 (22%) 85M (67%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 36 - 105 $126M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 26 (52%) 2.6B (100%)
Trade Sale 13 (26%) -
IPO 4 (8%) -
Secondary Sale 3 (6%) -
Recapitalization 2 (4%) -
SPAC 1 (2%) -
Stake Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 50 $2.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $126M
TOTAL $126M
Largest Edelman Financial Engines LLC
$85M (1999-12-16)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 7 $2.3B
< $100M 7 $316M
TOTAL $2.6B
Largest MarketShare Partners LLC
$450M (2015-11-05)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
2 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
12%
6 (12%)
Strategic(s)
66%
33 (66%)

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