Insight Venture Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Venture Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Insight Venture Partners has acquired 7 companies. It has also invested in 10 others.

Insight Venture Partners’ most common sectors for investment aresoftware (41%) and information technology (26%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (30%) and growth capital (26%). In total, Insight Venture Partners has invested in 22 US states and 12 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2021 when it acquired Inovalon Holdings for $7.3B.

In the last 3 years, Insight Venture Partners has exited 16 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (44%). Insight Venture Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Turnitin for $1.8B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity112
    • M&A Buy Activity81
    • M&A Sell Activity31
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 12
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 60
  • M&A Advisors 13

Insight Venture Partners

1114 Avenue of the Americas, 36th Floor,
New York, New York 10036
United States
(212) 230-9200
www.insightpartners.com
growth@insightpartners.com

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Information Services, Internet Software and Services, Software, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (6.2/yr) # 50 14 6 3 5 3 81
vol $8.8B $2.3B $780M $1.1B $13.3B $26.3B
Sell (5.2/yr) # 6 10 5 3 5 3 32
vol $130M $43M $1.8B $1.2B $3.1B
  113

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Semperis 2022-05-24 - Venture
Hoboken, New Jersey · www.semperis.com
Kpler Holding SA 2022-04-13 - Growth Capital
Brussels, Belgium · www.kpler.com
Studio Moderna d.o.o. 2022-04-13 - Sold to Management
Zagorje ob Savi, Slovenia · www.studio-moderna.com
Certified Kernel Tech LLC 2022-04-06 - Venture
New York, New York · www.certik.com
Six Waves Inc. 2022-01-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Hong Kong, China · www.6waves.com
HawkEye 360, Inc. 2022-01-06 - Stake Purchase
Herndon, Virginia · www.he360.com
Armis, Inc. 2021-11-29 - Secondary Buyout
San Francisco, California · www.armis.com
CompanyCam, Inc. 2021-11-27 - Venture
Lincoln, Nebraska · www.companycam.com
Inovalon Holdings, Inc. 2021-08-19 7.3B USD Going Private
Bowie, Maryland · www.inovalon.com
EveryAction, Inc. 2021-08-04 - Secondary Buyout
Washington, District of Columbia · www.everyaction.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
CoreLogic, Inc. 2021-02-04 HomeVisit 2022-10-11 2
Irvine, California · www.corelogic.com Chantilly, Virginia · www.homevisit.com
AMCS Group 2018-04-30 Quentic GmbH 2022-05-12 7
Limerick, Ireland · www.amcsgroup.com Berlin, Germany · www.quentic.com
Community Brands Intermediate LLC 2017-04-12 Ministry Brands LLC 2021-11-05 1
St. Petersburg, Florida · www.communitybrands.com Lenoir City, Tennessee · www.ministrybrands.com
CoreLogic, Inc. 2021-02-04 Next Gear Solutions LLC 2021-09-15 2
Irvine, California · www.corelogic.com Oxford, Mississippi · www.nextgearsolutions.com
CoreLogic, Inc. 2021-02-04 Teletrack LLC 2021-07-27 1
Irvine, California · www.corelogic.com San Diego, California · tto.teletrack.com
Precisely 2021-03-03 Winshuttle LLC 2021-06-14 5
Burlington, Massachusetts · www.precisely.com Bothell, Washington · www.winshuttle.com
Precisely 2021-03-03 Infogix, Inc. 2021-05-05 4
Burlington, Massachusetts · www.precisely.com Naperville, Illinois · www.infogix.com
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. 2016-05-24 GasBuddy LLC 2021-04-27 23
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.pdisoftware.com Boston, Massachusetts · www.gasbuddy.com
Diligent Corp. 2016-02-14 STEELE Compliance Solutions, Inc. 2021-02-25 7
New York, New York · www.diligent.com San Francisco, California · www.steeleglobal.com
Professional Datasolutions, Inc. 2016-05-24 Cybera, Inc. 2020-12-08 22
Alpharetta, Georgia · www.pdisoftware.com Franklin, Tennessee · www.cybera.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 18 (36%) 1.1B (6%) 33 (41%) 8.3B (32%)
Information Technology 15 (30%) 9.2B (54%) 21 (26%) 10.3B (39%)
Internet Software and Services 12 (24%) 624M (4%) 19 (23%) 1.5B (6%)
Information Services 1 (2%) 6.0B (35%) 2 (2%) 6.2B (23%)
E-Commerce 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Consumer Services 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Gaming - - 1 (1%) -
Life Science 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Retail - - 1 (1%) -
Total 50 $17.0B 81 $26.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 38 (76%) 15.8B (93%) 64 (79%) 25.1B (96%)
  California 9 (18%) 6.0B (35%) 17 (21%) 8.2B (31%)
  Florida 6 (12%) - 8 (10%) -
  New York 6 (12%) 1.7B (10%) 6 (7%) 1.7B (7%)
  Massachusetts 3 (6%) 780M (5%) 6 (7%) 780M (3%)
  New Jersey 3 (6%) - 4 (5%) -
  Texas - - 3 (4%) 7.1B (27%)
  Illinois 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Kansas 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Georgia 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
  District of Columbia - - 2 (2%) -
  Maryland 1 (2%) 7.3B (43%) 1 (1%) 7.3B (28%)
  Colorado 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Tennessee 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Nebraska 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Arizona - - 1 (1%) -
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (1%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (1%) -
United Kingdom 3 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Ireland 1 (2%) - 3 (4%) -
Sweden 2 (4%) 1.2B (7%) 2 (2%) 1.2B (4%)
Switzerland 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
  Ohio 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Canada 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
  Ontario 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Germany 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Belgium 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Denmark 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
China - - 1 (1%) -
Israel - - 1 (1%) -
Slovenia - - 1 (1%) -
Total 50 $17.0B 81 $26.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 15 (30%) - 24 (30%) -
Growth Capital 13 (26%) - 21 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 9 (18%) 1.2B (7%) 18 (22%) 2.2B (8%)
Going Private 4 (8%) 15.0B (89%) 6 (7%) 22.2B (85%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (6%) 780M (5%) 4 (5%) 1.9B (7%)
Divestiture 2 (4%) - 3 (4%) -
Consolidation 2 (4%) - 2 (2%) -
Recapitalization 1 (2%) - 2 (2%) -
Acquisition Financing 1 (2%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 50 $17.0B 81 $26.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 15 (47%) 1.2B (37%)
Trade Sale 5 (16%) 1.8B (58%)
IPO 3 (9%) -
Merger 2 (6%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 2 (6%) -
Divestiture 1 (3%) 130M (4%)
Recapitalization 1 (3%) -
Sold to Management 1 (3%) -
SPAC 1 (3%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 32 $3.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
3
William Blair & Co. LLC
3
UBS Investment Bank
1
Legal Deals
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
11
Goodwin Procter LLP
2
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $23.6B
$100M to $1B 5 $2.6B
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $26.3B
Largest Inovalon Holdings, Inc.
$7.3B (2021-08-19)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $2.9B
$100M to $1B 1 $130M
< $100M 1 $43M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Turnitin LLC
$1.8B (2019-03-06)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
18 (22%)
Strategic(s)
4%
3 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
16 (50%)
Strategic(s)
34%
11 (34%)

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