M&A Deal Summary

Insight Venture Partners Acquires AMCS Group

On April 30, 2018, venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners acquired software company AMCS Group from Alpina Partners

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Insight Venture Partners’ 27th transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Insight Venture Partners’ 3rd transaction in Ireland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-04-30
Target AMCS Group
Sector Software
Buyer(s) Insight Venture Partners
Sellers(s) Alpina Partners
Deal Type Secondary Buyout

Target

AMCS Group

Limerick, Ireland
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AMCS Group is a supplier of integrated software and vehicle technology for the waste, recycling and material resources industries. We help over 1500 customers to reduce their operating costs, increase asset utilisation, optimise margins and improve customer service. AMCS’ Platform is a suite of best-in-class SaaS solutions that includes industry-specific Enterprise Management Software, Intelligent Optimisation, Mobile Workforce, Vehicle Technology, Digital Engagement and Analytics solutions, which delivers digital innovation to the emerging circular economy around the world.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Insight Venture Partners

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Venture Capital Firm
Founded 1995
PE ASSETS 20.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Insight Venture Partners is a venture capital and private equity firm focused on investing in and acquiring growth-stage software, internet, and data services companies. Insight Venture Partners was formed in 1995 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 56 of 82
Sector (Software) 27 of 33
Type (Secondary Buyout) 15 of 17
Country (Ireland) 3 of 3
Year (2018) 6 of 14
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-04-26 Smartsheet Inc.

Bellevue, Washington, United States

Smartsheet is a major SaaS platform for managing and automating collaborative work. Our award-winning solutions deliver value for tens of thousands of paying customers and millions of information workers across more than 190 countries. Recently named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list of the world’s best cloud companies, customers like Netflix, Salesforce, the GSA, Google, and over half of the Fortune 500 use Smartsheet internally, with clients, and partners. Smartsheet is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and, as of May 2017, has more than 550 employees in its Bellevue and Boston offices. Smartsheet was founded in 2005 and is based in Bellevue, Washington.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-05-01 Hustle

San Francisco, California, United States

Hustle is a peer-to-peer (P2P) messaging platform with a mission to strengthen relationships by scaling genuine human conversation. Since 2014, Hustle has helped hundreds of relationship-driven clients initiate more than 85 million personal texting conversations within their communities. Hustle is headquartered in San Francisco, California with offices in Washington D.C.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Alpina Partners

Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2004
PE ASSETS 300M EUR
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Alpina Partners is an independent investment group focused on sustainable company investments. The Firm looks to support companies that seek solutions to sustainability challenges. Alpina Partners is based in Munich, Germany.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 5 of 8
Sector (Software) 1 of 1
Type (Secondary Buyout) 2 of 2
Country (Ireland) 1 of 1
Year (2018) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-09-27 Torqeedo GmbH

Gilching, Germany

Torqeedo GmbH is a provider of electric drive systems for watercraft. Founded in 2005 in Starnberg, Bavaria, the company develops and manufactures electric and hybrid drives from 0.5 kW to 100 kW for leisure and commercial applications. Torqeedo’s products are characterised by an uncompromising focus on high-tech, maximum efficiency and complete system integration.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-06-14 DOLAN GmbH

Kelheim, United States

DOLAN GmbH is a manufacturer of acrylic specialty fibers. DOLAN GmbH offers customized fiber solutions. DOLAN spun-dyed fiber meets the highest requirements regarding light and weather-fastness and is mainly used for the production of car covers, awnings, and outdoor fabrics.

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