Trident Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Profile

In the last 3 years, Trident Capital has invested in 1 company.

Trident Capital’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (24%) and software (21%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (73%) and growth capital (14%). In total, Trident Capital has invested in 23 US states and 8 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Sabre for $5.0B.

In the last 3 years, Trident Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (75%). Trident Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2000 when it sold American Cellular corp. for $2.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity171
    • M&A Buy Activity86
    • M&A Sell Activity85
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 108
  • M&A Advisors 4

Trident Capital, Inc.

400 S El Camino Real, Suite 300,
San Mateo, California 94402
United States
(650) 289-4400
www.tridentcap.com
info@tridentcap.com

Trident Capital was a venture capital firm focused on investments at all company stages, from early and expansion stage investments to buyouts and recapitalizations. Trident focused on investments in tech-enabled sectors, including enterprise software/services, outsourcing and payments, healthcare software/services, internet/consumer, and energy/clean tech. In 2015, Trident ceased investing and the Firm's employees split to form Sunstone Partners, a growth equity firm, and Trident Capital Cybersecurity, a venture firm focused on the cyber security sector.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Internet Software and Services, Leisure, Marine, Marketing, Media, Oil/Gas Exploration, Renewable Energy, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Recapitalization, 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 (0.2/yr) # 85 - - - 1 - 86
vol $5.1B $5.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 83 - 1 1 - - 85
vol $7.9B $7.9B
  171

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Priority Courier Experts 2023-08-22 - Growth Capital
Vadnais Heights, Minnesota · www.priority.com
Mocana Corp. 2022-01-13 - Trade Sale
San Francisco, California · www.mocana.com
HyTrust, Inc. 2021-01-14 - Trade Sale
Mountain View, California · www.hytrust.com
Jobvite, Inc. 2019-02-11 - Trade Sale
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.jobvite.com
Planful Inc. 2018-12-13 - Secondary Sale
Redwood City, California · www.planful.com
AlienVaut LLC 2018-07-10 - Trade Sale
San Mateo, California · www.alienvault.com
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. 2017-08-30 - Secondary Sale
Danbury, Connecticut · www.odysseylogistics.com
2Checkout, Inc. 2017-04-03 - Trade Sale
Columbus, Ohio · www.2checkout.com
BlueCat Networks, Inc. 2017-02-23 - Secondary Sale
Toronto, Ontario · www.bluecatnetworks.com
Turn, Inc. 2017-02-22 310M USD Trade Sale
Redwood City, California · www.turn.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 1 (5%) - 20 (23%) -
Software 4 (18%) 4M (8%) 18 (21%) 5.0B (99%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (9%) 10M (19%) 8 (9%) 10M (< 1%)
Business Services 1 (5%) - 8 (9%) 6M (< 1%)
Marketing 2 (9%) 7M (13%) 5 (6%) 7M (< 1%)
Healthcare Services 2 (9%) - 5 (6%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
Communications - - 2 (2%) -
Media 1 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Transportation 1 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (5%) 13M (24%) 1 (1%) 13M (< 1%)
Consumer Services 1 (5%) 12M (23%) 1 (1%) 12M (< 1%)
Engineering 1 (5%) 7M (13%) 1 (1%) 7M (< 1%)
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Insurance - - 1 (1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Marine - - 1 (1%) -
Medical Products 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Oil/Gas Exploration 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (1%) -
Staffing - - 1 (1%) -
Total 22 $53M 86 $5.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 18 (82%) 46M (87%) 77 (90%) 5.1B (100%)
  California 9 (41%) 20M (37%) 29 (34%) 20M (< 1%)
  Texas 1 (5%) - 7 (8%) 5.0B (99%)
  New York 1 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
  Massachusetts - - 4 (5%) -
  Minnesota 2 (9%) 10M (19%) 3 (3%) 10M (< 1%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (5%) 12M (23%) 3 (3%) 12M (< 1%)
  Illinois - - 3 (3%) 6M (< 1%)
  Virginia - - 3 (3%) -
  Washington 2 (9%) 4M (8%) 2 (2%) 4M (< 1%)
  Missouri 1 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (2%) -
  Maryland - - 2 (2%) -
  Florida - - 2 (2%) -
  Connecticut - - 2 (2%) -
  Nebraska 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
  Vermont - - 1 (1%) -
  Utah - - 1 (1%) -
  Tennessee - - 1 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Georgia - - 1 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 1 (1%) -
India 2 (9%) 7M (13%) 3 (3%) 7M (< 1%)
China 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Netherlands 1 (5%) - 1 (1%) -
Canada - - 1 (1%) -
  Ontario - - 1 (1%) -
Bermuda - - 1 (1%) -
Finland - - 1 (1%) -
Ireland - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 18 (82%) 46M (87%) 77 (90%) 5.1B (100%)
Cross-border 4 (18%) 7M (13%) 9 (10%) 7M (< 1%)
Total 22 $53M 86 $5.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 14 (64%) 23M (44%) 62 (72%) 23M (< 1%)
Growth Capital 6 (27%) 30M (56%) 12 (14%) 36M (1%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 1 (5%) - 8 (9%) -
Going Private - - 2 (2%) 5.0B (99%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (5%) - 2 (2%) -
Total 22 $53M 86 $5.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 37 (44%) 6.6B (86%)
Trade Sale 28 (33%) 310M (4%)
IPO 10 (12%) -
Secondary Sale 6 (7%) 570M (7%)
Merger 3 (4%) 200M (3%)
Bankruptcy 1 (1%) -
Total 85 $7.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
BofA Securities
1
Deutsche Bank Corporate & Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1
Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $5.0B
< $100M 7 $59M
TOTAL $5.1B
Largest Sabre Corp.
$5.0B (2006-12-12)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.7B
$100M to $1B 9 $3.6B
< $100M 10 $560M
TOTAL $7.9B
Largest American Cellular corp.
$2.4B (2000-02-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
2%
2 (2%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
7%
6 (7%)
Strategic(s)
76%
65 (76%)

FAQ

When was Trident Capital, Inc. founded?

Trident Capital, Inc. was founded in 1993.

Where is Trident Capital, Inc. headquartered?

Trident Capital, Inc. is headquartered in San Mateo, California.

How much capital does Trident Capital, Inc. have under management?

Trident Capital, Inc. has 1.9B USD under management.

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