Paladin Capital Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Paladin Capital Group has invested in 2 companies.

Paladin Capital Group’s most common sectors for investment aresoftware (27%) and information technology (24%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (94%) and joint venture (2%). In total, Paladin Capital Group has invested in 13 US states and 6 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Paladin Capital Group has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (69%). Paladin Capital Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Cofense for $400M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity101
    • M&A Buy Activity63
    • M&A Sell Activity38
  • Total Sectors Invested 15
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 54

Paladin Capital Group

Paladin Capital Group

2000 K Street NW, Suite 500,
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
United States
(202) 293-5590
www.paladincapgroup.com
info@paladincapgroup.com

Paladin Capital Group is a growth capital firm focused on early and expansion stage businesses related to homeland security, defense, and business continuity. Specific areas of interest include identity management, antimicrobial solutions, mesh networks, IT services, data storage, business process software, network management software and detection, biometrics, and protective equipment. Paladin Capital Group was formed in 2001 and is headquartered in Washington DC.


Investment Criteria

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

Target Transaction Types: Growth Capital, Venture

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 61 - 1 1 - - 63
Sell (0.4/yr) # 36 - 1 1 - - 38
vol $1.2B $160M $1.3B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Digital Shadows, Inc. 2022-06-01 160M USD Trade Sale
San Francisco, California · www.digitalshadows.com
Semperis 2022-05-24 - Venture
Hoboken, New Jersey · www.semperis.com
RiskSense, Inc. 2021-08-02 - Trade Sale
Sunnyvale, California · www.risksense.com
Nisos 2021-01-06 - Venture
Alexandria, Virginia · www.nisos.com
Cloud Conformity 2019-10-21 - Trade Sale
Pyrmont, Australia · www.cloudconformity.com
10X Genomics, Inc. 2019-09-12 - IPO
Pleasanton, California · www.10Xgenomics.com
Endgame, Inc. 2019-06-05 234M USD Trade Sale
Arlington, Virginia · www.endgame.com
ProtectWise, Inc. 2019-03-01 - Trade Sale
Denver, Colorado · www.protectwise.com
Toma Biosciences, Inc. 2019-01-01 - Trade Sale
Foster City, California · www.tomabio.com
Twist Bioscience Corporation 2018-10-30 - IPO
San Francisco, California · www.twistbioscience.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 7 (39%) - 17 (27%) -
Information Technology 4 (22%) - 15 (24%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - 6 (10%) -
Life Science - - 4 (6%) -
Renewable Energy 3 (17%) - 4 (6%) -
Semiconductors - - 4 (6%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (6%) - 4 (6%) -
Business Services 1 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Communications - - 1 (2%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (2%) -
Information Services 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 63 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 16 (89%) - 56 (89%) -
  California 5 (28%) - 18 (29%) -
  Virginia 3 (17%) - 7 (11%) -
  New York 2 (11%) - 7 (11%) -
  Massachusetts - - 6 (10%) -
  Georgia - - 5 (8%) -
  Ohio 2 (11%) - 3 (5%) -
  Texas 1 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
  Maryland - - 2 (3%) -
  Illinois - - 2 (3%) -
  Alabama 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Washington 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  New Jersey 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (2%) -
Canada - - 2 (3%) -
  Ontario - - 2 (3%) -
Australia - - 2 (3%) -
Brazil 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Sweden 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Italy - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 16 (89%) - 56 (89%) -
Cross-border 2 (11%) - 7 (11%) -
Total 18 - 63 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 17 (94%) - 59 (94%) -
Joint Venture - - 1 (2%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (2%) -
Special Situations/Distressed 1 (6%) - 1 (2%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (2%) -
Total 18 - 63 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 14 (37%) 394M (30%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 12 (32%) 197M (15%)
Secondary Sale 6 (16%) 738M (56%)
IPO 3 (8%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
Merger 1 (3%) -
Shut Down 1 (3%) -
Total 38 $1.3B

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 5 $1.3B
< $100M 2 $35M
TOTAL $1.3B
Largest Cofense, Inc.
$400M (2018-02-27)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
1 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
13%
5 (13%)
Strategic(s)
71%
27 (71%)

FAQ

When was Paladin Capital Group founded?

Paladin Capital Group was founded in 2001.

What type of investor is Paladin Capital Group?

Paladin Capital Group is a growth capital firm.

Where is Paladin Capital Group headquartered?

Paladin Capital Group is headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.

How much capital does Paladin Capital Group have under management?

Paladin Capital Group has 1.0B USD under management.

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