September 23, 2016

Trive Capital Partners with NxEdge, Inc.

Dallas, Texas and Boise, Idaho

Trive Capital (“Trive”), the Dallas-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce its investment in and partnership with NxEdge, Inc. (“NxEdge” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Boise, Idaho with additional operations in the Bay Area, NxEdge provides technically differentiated, vertically integrated solutions to the semiconductor tool market.  The Company’s offerings include custom machining, anodizing & plating, coating, cleaning and assembly services to equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and OEM-quality refurbishment services to IDMs & Foundries.

Jackson Chao, the President and CEO of NxEdge stated, “Trive’s understanding of our complex business model and supply chain, and willingness to provide operational support as we grow the business, made them the preferred partner to the NxEdge management team.  Our growth and expanded footprint in the semiconductor tool supply chain will continue to be enhanced by Trive’s financial commitment and support.”

David Stinnett, Partner at Trive, shared, “Trive is excited to partner with an organization that is recognized for its quality, customer service and value-added offering, as demonstrated by NxEdge’s tremendous growth over the past several years.  We look forward to providing the necessary support to execute on the differentiated strategy and various growth opportunities developed by Jackson and his team.”

“As the newest addition to our existing portfolio, we’re looking forward to executing on several near-term initiatives alongside the NxEdge management team,” remarked Trive Managing Partner, Conner Searcy.  “We believe the NxEdge investment represents an opportunity to build a uniquely differentiated supply chain solution for a dynamic and growing customer base. The Trive team looks forward to supporting NxEdge’s continued growth both organically and through acquisition over the next several years.”


About NxEdge

Headquartered in Boise, ID, NxEdge provides vertically integrated solutions to the semiconductor market. As an advanced equipment components supplier, NxEdge offers custom solutions including machining, anodizing & plating, advanced engineering coatings, fluoropolymer coatings, cleanings and assembly.

About Trive

Trive Capital is a Dallas, Texas based private equity firm with more than $7 billion of regulatory assets under management. Trive focuses on investing equity and debt in what it sees as strategically viable middle-market companies with the potential for transformational upside through operational improvement. We seek to maximize returns through a hands-on partnership that calls for identifying and implementing value creation ideas.

The Trive team is comprised of seasoned investment professionals who have been involved in over 100 middle-market transactions representing in excess of $6 billion in revenue across Trive’s targeted industry sectors and situations.

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