The 9 PE investors most active in the US Southeast
November 29, 2016
Align Capital Partners has teamed with company management to make an investment in Alliance Source Testing. Based in Decatur, AL, the company provides source emissions testing to energy, chemical and other industrial facilities throughout the US. The deal is the first for ACP since the firm closed its debut buyout fund earlier this year on $325 million.
As such, it’s also ACP’s first investment in the southeastern US—but other private equity investors are no strangers to the region. Last year brought a new peak of 551 transactions in the area, according to the PitchBook Platform. That includes a heavy dosage of deals in the healthcare sector—16.7% of all PE activity since the start of 2012, more than any other industry except B2B (41.7%).
Here are the top nine investors in the region since the start of 2012, including add-ons: