Add-on Acquisitions: Recent Trends and Opportunity as an Exit Strategy

This type of growth strategy in private equity land has been gaining acceptance and steam over the last decade. The platforms backed by the private equity funds often pay a “strategic” value, while moving at the speed of private equity. This is extremely attractive to sellers seeking a fair valuation in a reasonable timeframe. Based on our real-time transaction experience, private equity funds are even more hungry for add-ons, even in today’s pandemic environment. Entrepreneurs and executives who are considering a sale transaction, should strongly consider the advantages of selling to a private equity backed platform.