True Wind Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, True Wind Capital has acquired 2 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

True Wind Capital’s most common sectors for investment are software (34%) and business services (17%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (34%) and going private (17%). In total, True Wind Capital has invested in 4 US states and 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2017 when it acquired ARI Network Services for $140M.

In the last 3 years, True Wind Capital has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity7
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 1

True Wind Capital

Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 2350,
San Francisco, California 94111
United States
(415) 780-9975
www.truewindcapital.com
hello@truewindcapital.com

True Wind Capital Management LLC is a private investment firm focused on technology companies. True Wind pursues a variety of transaction types across all company stages, including management buyouts, growth financings, stake purchases, and venture. True Wind Capital Management was formed in 2015 and is based in San Francisco, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Internet Software and Services, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Media, Medical Products, Retail, Semiconductors, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, PIPE, Secondary Buyout, Stake Purchase

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

Transaction Criteria Min Max
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M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # - 1 1 2 1 1 6
vol $140M $140M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
  7

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Sysxnet Ltd. 2020-02-06 - Growth Capital
Dublin 12, Ireland · www.sysnetgs.com
ARI Network Services, Inc. 2019-03-04 - Secondary Buyout
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.arinet.com
Zix Corp. 2019-01-15 - Stake Purchase
Dallas, Texas · www.zix.com
Pegasus Transtech LLC 2018-01-17 - Recapitalization
Tampa, Florida · www.transflo.com
Nebula Acquisition Corp. 2018-01-09 - PIPE
San Francisco, California
ARI Network Services, Inc. 2017-06-21 140M USD Going Private
Milwaukee, Wisconsin · www.arinet.com
The Switch Enterprises LLC 2016-11-07 - Growth Capital
Osterville, Massachusetts · www.theswitch.tv
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 2 (40%) - 2 (33%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (17%) 140M (100%)
Business Services 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Information Technology 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Media 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 5 - 6 $140M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 3 (60%) - 4 (67%) 140M (100%)
  Texas 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
  Florida 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (17%) 140M (100%)
United Kingdom 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
  California 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Ireland 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 5 - 6 $140M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Growth Capital 2 (40%) - 2 (33%) -
Going Private - - 1 (17%) 140M (100%)
PIPE 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Recapitalization 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (20%) - 1 (17%) -
Total 5 - 6 $140M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (100%) -
Total 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $140M
TOTAL $140M
Largest ARI Network Services, Inc.
$140M (2017-06-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%

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