Private Equity & the Software Economy

Did someone say ARR...... 😏

Private Equity tech deals are on a roll in 2021. According to EY’s Q1 pulse report, they accounted for 26% of global deal activity and 34% of US deal activity in the last year.

In 2021 alone there have been many notable software acquisitions including:

and most notably…

Over the past decade or two, with the rise of the software economy, many PE players have flocked to the market. Private Equity is shaping the software landscape and there are many more innings to be played in the space.

At Bloom VP we love acquiring profitable software businesses with predictable revenue and sticky enterprise customers. Specifically, we look for software companies that check these boxes:

 • generating $1mm to $10mm in annual recurring revenue

 • low churn with large + loyal community or dominant brand

 • a mature and proven product

Want to learn more about Bloom’s investment strategy? Make sure to check out Jay Vas’s (GP @ Bloom) article on Bloom Equity’s buyout strategy.

What We’re Reading and Listening To…

📚 Tips for launching on Product Hunt (founders, this is a must-read 🔥)

📚 For Private Equity Software Investors, Product-Market Fit Is King

Favorites from the Ecosystem




News from the Industry: deals, deals, and more deals 💰

Brookfield & Onex battle it out

Apax Partners acquires Infogain from ChrysCapital

Club Deals Are Back. Here’s Why Asset Owners Are Skeptical

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About Bloom Venture Partners

Bloom is a global investment firm focused on minority and majority investments in software businesses. Our mission is to invest in market-leading software and leverage our team's deep operational and commercial experience to deliver exceptional returns to all stakeholders.

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