SFW Capital Partners, a Rye, NY-based private equity firm specializing in analytical tools and related services, held the final close of its second fund, at over $345m.
SFW Capital Partners Fund II, LP focuses on making strategic investments in mid-size analytical tools and related services companies, including providers of instrumentation, information and software, and related business services.
Analytical tools and related services businesses provide information, data, and analytics that support research, product development, process control, quality assurance, compliance, diagnostics, sales and marketing, and other critical decision-making processes across all major industries.
SFW aims to invest in companies with differentiated products and services, solid market positions, and proprietary product technologies, analytical techniques, or information gathering capabilities to reach their full potential. As the previous fund, SFW Fund II will seek to make equity investments of $10 million to $75 million.
Prior investments include AgData, MD Buyline, Spectro Scientific, Buyers Laboratory, filtec, and Essen BioScience.
The firm is led by Roger Freeman, Thomas P. Salice, Sean E. Mooney, Ahmad Sheikh, and David N. Webb.