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Investments

6

Portfolio Exits

2

Funds

1

About Atlanta Equity Investors

Atlanta Equity is a private equity firm with $109 million of committed capital focused on investments in growth companies primarily in the Southeast.

Atlanta Equity Investors Headquarter Location

191 Peachtree Street NE Suite 4050

Atlanta, Georgia, 30303,

United States

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Harbert Management Corp. Hires New Managing Partner and Principal

Jun 7, 2013

Hires New Managing Partner and Principal June 7, 2013 By Iris Dorbian Harbert Management Corp., an independent investment management firm in Birmingham, Alabama, said on Friday that it has named David Crosland as managing partner of Harbert Private Equity Fund III, LP. Also, Steve McGrath is joining Crosland as a principal. Both will be based in the firm’s Atlanta office. Prior to joining the company, Crosland was founding partner of Atlanta Equity Investors. McGrath, also formerly with Atlanta Equity Investors, will be joining Crosland as a principal. PRESS RELEASE BIRMINGHAM, AL–(Marketwired – June 07, 2013) – Harbert Management Corporation (“HMC”), an independent investment management firm based out of Birmingham, Alabama, is pleased to announce the addition of David Crosland as Managing Partner of Harbert Private Equity Fund III, LP (“HPEF III”). Crosland was previously a founding partner of Atlanta Equity Investors, LLC, a middle market growth equity and buyout fund. He is based out of Atlanta and will be expanding the HPEF III Investment Team into the Atlanta market. Steve McGrath, also formerly with Atlanta Equity Investors, is joining Crosland as a Principal. HPEF III is looking for enhanced visibility in the Atlanta market. The goal is to strengthen HPEF III’s rank as an emerging frontrunner in the Southeast with continued high-growth potential in executing private equity transactions. “David knows this market and its submarkets extraordinarily well and has what it takes to increase our visibility and help us succeed in the region,” said Mike Luce, President and Chief Operating Officer of HMC. Crosland has 28 years of private equity and banking experience. Prior to joining HMC, Crosland spent six years with Atlanta Equity Investors. Prior to Atlanta Equity, Crosland was a founding partner of Arcapita Inc., which became a major private equity firm in the Southeast under his leadership. He began his private equity career with Investcorp International, Inc., based in New York. Prior to Investcorp, Crosland worked at Morgan Stanley & Co. in the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions department and Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company in the Energy Division. Crosland is Chairman of the Board of Airo Wireless, LLC and Vice Chairman of the Board of Atlanta Ballet. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Steve McGrath will also be joining David in the Atlanta office. McGrath’s career spans private equity, mezzanine lending, transaction advisory, management consulting and operating experience. Before joining Harbert, he was a Principal with Atlanta Equity Investors, where he worked with Crosland for five years. Prior to Atlanta Equity, McGrath worked with the private investment group, Liberty Lane Partners. Prior to Liberty Lane, he gained investment banking and mezzanine experience at Royal Bank of Canada and Chatham Capital, respectively. McGrath’s early career included experience with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and two technology start-ups. McGrath earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in History from Miami University (Ohio) and an MBA, with honors, from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Crosland and McGrath will be an addition to HMC’s Atlanta office, which includes Melissa Babb, Senior Managing Director of HMC and Graham Dugoni, Marketing Associate. The office has recently relocated to One Buckhead Plaza. HMC, an alternative asset management firm with approximately $3 billion in assets under management as of May 1, 2013, is a privately-owned firm formed in 1993 to sponsor alternative asset investment funds. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, HMC serves foundations and endowments, funds of funds, pension funds, financial institutions, insurance companies, family offices and high net worth individuals across multiple asset classes. Investment strategies include European and US real estate, venture capital, mezzanine debt, independent power, US and Australian private equity, and public securities. © 2015 Buyouts Insider / Argosy Group LLC

Atlanta Equity Investors Investments

6 Investments

Atlanta Equity Investors has made 6 investments. Their latest investment was in Marshall Emergency Services Associates as part of their Private Equity on October 10, 2017.

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

10/2/2017

Private Equity

Marshall Emergency Services Associates

Yes

1

4/26/2016

Series D

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$99M

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10

7/25/2013

Series C

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$99M

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10

5/14/2012

Series A

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$99M

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0

9/21/2011

Private Equity

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Date

10/2/2017

4/26/2016

7/25/2013

5/14/2012

9/21/2011

Round

Private Equity

Series D

Series C

Series A

Private Equity

Company

Marshall Emergency Services Associates

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Amount

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

10

0

10

Atlanta Equity Investors Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Atlanta Equity Investors has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was VidSys on December 09, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

12/9/2020

Acquired

1

10/16/2013

Acquired

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Date

12/9/2020

10/16/2013

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

Acquirer

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Sources

1

10

Atlanta Equity Investors Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

Atlanta Equity Investors acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was Resolvion on January 24, 2010.

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Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/24/2010

$99M

Leveraged Buyout

1

3/19/2009

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Date

1/24/2010

3/19/2009

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

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Leveraged Buyout

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Sources

1

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Atlanta Equity Investors Fund History

1 Fund History

Atlanta Equity Investors has 1 fund, including Atlanta Equity Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

8/1/2008

Atlanta Equity Fund

Buyouts & Acquisitions

Closed

$109M

1

Closing Date

8/1/2008

Fund

Atlanta Equity Fund

Fund Type

Buyouts & Acquisitions

Status

Closed

Amount

$109M

Sources

1

Atlanta Equity Investors Team

1 Team Member

Atlanta Equity Investors has 1 team member, including current Owner, Gerald R. Benjamin.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Gerald R. Benjamin

Owner

Current

Name

Gerald R. Benjamin

Work History

Title

Owner

Status

Current

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