Spotlight Equity Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Spotlight Equity Partners has acquired 1 company.

Spotlight Equity Partners’ most common sectors for investment are software (86%) and environmental (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (58%) and secondary buyout (29%). In total, Spotlight Equity Partners has invested in 4 US states.

In the last 3 years, Spotlight Equity Partners has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%). Spotlight Equity Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2021 when it sold Mitratech Holdings for $1.6B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity7
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3

Spotlight Equity Partners, LLC

1716 Union Street,
San Francisco, California 94123
United States
(415) 644-8757
www.spotlightequity.com
info@spotlightequity.com

Spotlight Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on middle-market tech and software companies throughout the US. Spotlight looks to invest $5 to $50 million per transaction and generally seeks control. Spotlight Equity Partners has offices in San Francisco and New York City.


Investment Criteria

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

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

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 5 50
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 6 - 1 - - - 7
Sell (0.2/yr) # 1 - - - - 1 2
vol $1.6B $1.6B
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Mitratech Holdings, Inc. 2021-05-18 1.6B USD Secondary Buyout
Austin, Texas · www.mitratech.com
Nicus Software 2018-05-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Roanoke, Virginia · www.nicus.com
Cfive Solutions, Inc. 2016-02-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tustin, California · www.cfive.com
Mitratech Holdings, Inc. 2015-09-15 - Secondary Buyout
Austin, Texas · www.mitratech.com
SirsiDynix, Inc. 2015-01-06 - Secondary Buyout
Lehi, Utah · www.sirsidynix.com
Identity Automation LP 2014-08-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Houston, Texas · www.identityautomation.com
Ease, Inc. 2013-12-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Mission Viejo, California · www.beaconquality.com
EM Assist, Inc. 2012-07-03 - Trade Sale - Public Company
Folsom, California · www.emassist.com
EM Assist, Inc. 2007-07-10 - Growth Capital
Folsom, California · www.emassist.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 5 (100%) - 6 (86%) -
Environmental - - 1 (14%) -
Total 5 - 7 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 5 (100%) - 7 (100%) -
  California 2 (40%) - 3 (43%) -
  Texas 1 (20%) - 2 (29%) -
  Virginia 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
  Utah 1 (20%) - 1 (14%) -
Total 5 - 7 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (80%) - 4 (57%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (20%) - 2 (29%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (14%) -
Total 5 - 7 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) 1.6B (100%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) -
Total 2 $1.6B

Deal Values

sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Mitratech Holdings, Inc.
$1.6B (2021-05-18)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
2 (29%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
1 (50%)

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