FTV Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, FTV Capital has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 21 others.

FTV Capital’s most common sectors for investment are information technology (24%) and software (21%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (41%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (33%). In total, FTV Capital has invested in 20 US states and 10 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1999 when it acquired Financial Engines for $85M.

In the last 3 years, FTV Capital has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (73%). 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 Activity143
    • M&A Buy Activity100
    • M&A Sell Activity43
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 10
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 56
  • 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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (5.6/yr) # 72 6 5 6 2 9 100
vol $126M $126M
Sell (2.0/yr) # 33 3 3 1 3 - 43
vol $1.8B $350M $395M $75M $2.6B
  143

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
6 Degrees Health, Inc. 2020-09-09 - Growth Capital
Hillsboro, Oregon · www.6degreeshealth.com
Agiloft, Inc. 2020-08-17 - Growth Capital
Redwood City, California · www.agiloft.com
Derivative Path, Inc. 2020-06-24 - Growth Capital
Walnut Creek, California · www.derivativepath.com
Bought By Many Ltd. 2020-05-05 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.boughtbymany.com
Docupace Technologies, Inc. 2020-04-28 - Secondary Buyout
Los Angeles, California · www.docupace.com
Sysxnet Ltd. 2020-02-06 - Growth Capital
Dublin 12, Ireland · www.sysnetgs.com
Centaur Fund Services Ltd. 2020-01-29 - Growth Capital
Dublin, Ireland · www.centaurfs.com
Liberis 2020-01-22 - Growth Capital
London, United Kingdom · www.liberis.co.uk
Security Compass 2020-01-16 - Growth Capital
Toronto, Ontario · www.securitycompass.com
Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc. 2019-11-25 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.goempyrean.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 8 (21%) - 24 (24%) 41M (33%)
Software 7 (18%) - 21 (21%) -
Financial Services 6 (16%) - 18 (18%) -
Internet Software and Services 8 (21%) - 17 (17%) -
Business Services 5 (13%) - 15 (15%) 85M (67%)
Insurance 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Digital Media 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 100 $126M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 25 (66%) - 81 (81%) 126M (100%)
  California 6 (16%) - 22 (22%) 85M (67%)
  New York 6 (16%) - 11 (11%) -
  Illinois 2 (5%) - 9 (9%) -
  Washington 1 (3%) - 5 (5%) -
  Texas 2 (5%) - 4 (4%) 41M (33%)
  Colorado 1 (3%) - 4 (4%) -
  Oregon 2 (5%) - 3 (3%) -
  Florida 2 (5%) - 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%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Maine - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 6 (16%) - 9 (9%) -
Ireland 2 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Canada 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
  Ontario 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
China 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
India 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Brazil 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Israel 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (1%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 25 (66%) - 81 (81%) 126M (100%)
Cross-border 13 (34%) - 19 (19%) -
Total 38 - 100 $126M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 33 (87%) - 41 (41%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (3%) - 33 (33%) 41M (33%)
Venture 3 (8%) - 23 (23%) 85M (67%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) - 2 (2%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 100 $126M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 25 (58%) 2.6B (100%)
Trade Sale 12 (28%) -
IPO 4 (9%) -
Recapitalization 1 (2%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (2%) -
Total 43 $2.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 2 $126M
TOTAL $126M
Largest Financial Engines, Inc.
$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
PE Firm(s)
100%
3 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
6%
2 6%
Strategic(s)
94%
31 94%

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