Quarterly Review  |  July 29, 2020

Gauge Capital 2020 Q2 Activity

Like the rest of the world, COVID-19 materially impacted our Q2 activity. We’re mindful of both the health and economic challenges it has caused and extend our appreciation to healthcare workers and all those on the frontlines who work to maintain physical and economic health.

While COVID-19 considerations impact our investment decisions, we continue to invest and remain dedicated to partnering with management teams across an array of industries.

Add-on Acquisitions

Gauge completed one add-on acquisition in the 2nd Quarter of 2020​:

Schlesinger Group made a strategic acquisition of 20|20
Research, a provider of remote and in-person qualitative research

           

Team Additions

Gauge welcomed new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), Jason Snider, to the team in Q2. Prior to joining Gauge, Jason held several senior roles at TPG Capital and served as the CFO for a large Family Office where he led the finance, accounting, tax, human resources, information technology, and portfolio management functions.

Add-on Searches

Business Services

  • Infosoft Group | Criteria: Providers of technology-enabled compliance solutions
  • irth Solutions | Criteria: SaaS-based solutions in the field service management sector
  • Schlesinger Group | Criteria: Remote qualitative & quantitative data collection companies
  • TVC | Criteria: Service provider to the independent trucking market

Consumer

  • Chaac Foods | Criteria: National brand quick service and casual dining restaurant franchisees

Healthcare

  • Comprehensive EyeCare Partners | Criteria: Ophthalmology and retina providers in the Western USA

Themes

Food Safety

  • Certification and Traceability
  • Lab Testing and Services
  • Protective Products

Healthcare

  • Behavioral Health
  • HCIT
  • Home Health

Technology

  • Compliance
  • Information Services
  • Training and Certification

About Gauge Capital

Gauge Capital is a private equity firm that partners with founders, managers and equity stakeholders of successful middle market companies to maximize their potential. Gauge invests in rapidly growing services and technology-enabled companies in the healthcare services, business services, industrial, consumer and food sectors. For more information, please contact Andrew Peix, Principal and Director of Business Development at apeix@gaugecapital.com.