2021 Year In Review for Main Line Equity Partners

Jan 13, 2022 | Deals

Deal Activity, Team Additions, Philanthropic Initiative, New for 2022

The investment team at Main Line Equity Partners would like to thank our portfolio companies, advisors, and investors for a fantastic 2021, where we successfully navigated through the COVID-19 pandemic. We completed 6 transactions that span an Equity Investment exit, Debt Financing, and Real Estate acquisitions.

Deal Activity

Q4 | Phoenix Integration Acquired by Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) | Enterprise Software

Global innovator of engineering simulation software acquired the premier provider of software that enables model-based engineering and systems engineering.


Q4 | Purchased 75,000 Sq/Ft Industrial Warehouse | Real Estate Portfolio

Inventory bandwidth and facilities like this in Ohio have become a rarity during the well-publicized supply chain problems.


Q3 | Capital Provided to New Moon Nursery | Debt Financing – Woodstown, NJ

New Moon Nursery is a plant wholesaler that is using Debt Financing from Main Line Equity Partners to expand operations and workforce to meet demand.


Q3 | Opportunity Zone Investment in Northern Boulevard Project | 354-Unit Property – Queens, NY

The Project is expected to be one of the last in the city to benefit from a 35-year tax abatement under the 421 — a program known as “Affordable New York”.


Q3 | Qualified Opportunity Zone Investment in Arden Real Estate Fund | Real Estate Portfolio – National

QOZs are new investment and economic development tools that connect private capital with low-income communities nationwide in select metropolitan statistical areas.


Q2 | Purchased 10+ Acre Industrial Warehouse | Real Estate Portfolio – Philadelphia, PA

Acquisition of a 10+ acre 210,000 square feet industrial warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia (1100 West Luzerne Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140).


Investment Team Member Joined

Brandon Spradlin
Operating Partner

Brandon is actively involved in one of Main Line Equity Partners’ portfolio companies—President at American Box and Recycling Company, a Philadelphia-based corrugate wholesaler founded in 1956. His expertise influences the success of our investments.

Philanthropic Initiative: GIVE PHILLY

GIVE PHILLY by Main Line Equity Partners donates time and money to support nonprofit organizations across the Philadelphia area. In 2021, the initiative has supported Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia, Camp Sunshine, The Salvation Army, Cradles to Crayons, and DonorsChoose.


New for 2022: Crowdfunding

2022 is projected to be another great year for private equity investments and exit strategies in markets we specialize: enterprise software, healthcare technology, and commercial & industrial. We welcome the opportunity to share our expertise and investment process.

We will soon be introducing PrivateYield, a friction-free crowdfunding platform that provides access to micro cap alternative investments of private companies that were historically only available to institutional investors. PrivateYield allows low minimum investments and delivers quarterly dividend payments. Stay tuned for more details.