• ACON Investments

    ACON Investments seeks long-term value creation through deep and diverse industry knowledge, strong financial structuring expertise, and strategic partnerships with superior management teams.

  • Adams Street Partners

    Adams Street Partners is a global private equity investment management firm that offers comprehensive solutions for its investors. As one of the leading independent, employee-owned firms, Adams Street has established a reputation for strong performance, an extensive knowledge base and a disciplined investment approach that values quality over quantity.

  • Altamont Capital Partners

    Altamont Capital Partners is a private equity firm with over $2 billion of capital under management, focused primarily on making long term, control investments in middle market businesses.

  • Apollo Global Management

    Apollo Global Management are contrarian, value-oriented investors in private equity, credit-oriented capital markets and real estate. Apollo Global Management raises, invests and manages funds on behalf of some of the world’s most prominent pension and endowment funds as well as other institutional and individual investors.

  • ArcLight Capital Partners

    In 2001, ArcLight pioneered an investment approach that takes advantage of industry fundamentals and protects against market risks. ArcLight invests across the entire energy industry value chain including coal, oil and gas production, midstream, power generation, gas and electric transmission and distribution as well as related service businesses.

  • The Blackstone Group

    From its earliest days, Blackstone has devoted itself to the belief that clients come first. That has led Blackstone to create a business model designed to serve the needs – and achieve the goals – of Blackstone investors, advisory clients and public unit holders.

  • The Carlyle Group

    Established in 1987, The Carlyle Group is a private global investment firm that originates, structures and acts as lead equity investor in management-led buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings.

  • CCMP Capital Advisors

    CCMP Capital is a global private equity firm specializing in buyout and growth equity investments in the U.S. and Europe in four targeted industries. In partnership with exceptional management teams, we leverage the combined strengths of our proprietary operating resources and deep industry expertise to drive company growth and operational efficiency.

  • Clearlake Capital

    Founded in 2006, Clearlake Capital Group is a leading investment firm focused on private equity and special situation transactions. Clearlake’s strategy centers on flexibility and industry expertise. The firm has a flexible mandate to invest in different parts of the capital structure in both private and public transactions through such structures as buyouts, corporate divestitures, recapitalizations and reorganizations.

  • Crestview Partners

    Founded in 2004, Crestview Partners is a private equity firm with a contrarian orientation focused on the middle market. Crestview is led by a group of partners and leaders in the private equity business, media business and former senior management of Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley.

  • CVC Capital Partners

    CVC Capital Partners is one of the world’s leading private equity and investment advisory firms.  Founded in 1981, CVC today has a network of 24 offices and over 300 employees throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States.

  • The Edgewater Funds

    The Edgewater Funds provides capital and experience to profitable growth businesses run by outstanding management teams. Edgewater is distinguished by the depth of experience of our Partners who themselves have been successful CEOs and business leaders.

  • EnCap Investments

    EnCap has been a significant source of capital to the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry since 1988. We have successfully managed more than 220 oil and gas companies through multiple hydrocarbon cycles, experiencing exceptional returns and limited losses. The firm has raised 19 institutional funds totaling $27.5 billion and currently manages capital on behalf of more than 300 domestic and international investors including public and private pension funds, insurance companies and university endowments and foundations.

  • Genstar Capital

    For over 20 years, Genstar Capital professionals have pursued an investment strategy of developing in-depth industry knowledge, creating collaborative relationships with management teams and partnering with leading industry executives and advisors.

  • GTCR

    As a leading private equity firm, GTCR pioneered “The Leaders Strategy” – finding and partnering with exceptional leaders as the critical first step in identifying, acquiring and building market-leading companies through acquisitions and organic growth.

  • HarbourVest Partners

    HarbourVest is a global independent investment firm providing innovative private markets solutions to institutional clients worldwide. Since 1982, the firm has committed more than $29 billion to newly-formed funds, completed over $11 billion in secondary purchases, and invested $4 billion directly in operating companies in venture, buyout, and mezzanine and distressed markets in the U.S., Europe, Asia Pacific, and emerging markets.

  • Hellman & Friedman

    The Hellman & Friedman objective is to invest long-term equity capital to support the strategic and financial objectives of outstanding management teams operating businesses with defensible positions in growing markets.

  • Investcorp International

    Investcorp is a global alternative asset manager with three main lines of business: middle market private equity investing (corporate investment), real estate investing, and alternative investment solutions (formerly hedge funds).  Within the corporate investment group, we focus on investment opportunities in mid-sized companies with strong managers, solid cash flow, prominent positioning within their industry, a robust track record, and potential for growth.

  • The Jordan Company

    The Jordan Company is a private investment firm that specializes in buying and building businesses in partnership with management. The Jordan Company transactions provide liquidity for owners, raise capital for corporate growth and create significant equity opportunities for key management. The Jordan Company is a long-term investor who seek to build value over time.

  • Kelso & Company

    Kelso & Company focuses its efforts and resources on investment opportunities in partnership with highly capable management teams in middle market companies primarily located in the United States.

  • Kline Hill Partners

    Kline Hill Partners focuses and invests in the private equity secondary market with sellers of all types, including those with smaller or more fragmented pools.

  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.

    Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is a global firm with industry-leading private equity experience, in-depth industry knowledge, sophisticated processes for growing and improving businesses, and a strong culture committed to teamwork and sharing information across offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia.

  • KPS Capital Partners

    KPS makes controlling equity investments in companies on behalf of institutional investors, including public and private sector pension funds, large bank and non-bank financial corporations, and trusts.

  • Madison Dearborn Partners

    MDP’s objective is to invest in companies in partnership with outstanding management teams to achieve significant long-term appreciation in equity value.

  • New Mountain Capital

    New Mountain’s mission is to be “best in class” in the new generation of private and public equity managers as measured by returns, control of risk, service to our limited partners and the quality of the businesses they build.

  • Pantheon Ventures

    Pantheon is a leading global private equity fund investor. We manage regional primary investments, global secondary and infrastructure investments, and customized separate account programs. Pantheon was founded in 1982 and now invests on behalf of more than 400 institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, insurance companies, banks, endowments and foundations.

  • Providence Equity Partners

    Providence is the world’s leading private equity firm focused on media, communications, information and education investments.

  • The Riverside Company

    Riverside’s unwavering focus on the smaller end of the middle market has led to a proven buy-and-build strategy that maximizes potential for portfolio companies while creating wealth for sellers, partners and intermediaries.

  • Silver Lake

    Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $24 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located around the world.

  • Sterling Partners

    Sterling Partners has a 25 year history of successfully building, growing and managing companies. We consistently accelerate growth across their portfolio companies and deliver outstanding returns to our investors.

  • TA Associates

    Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the oldest and largest private equity firms in the world. TA Associates invests in private companies in exciting industries, with the goal of helping management teams build their businesses into great companies.

  • Thoma Bravo

    Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm building on a 30+ year history of providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm applies its own industry consolidation investment strategy and process, which seeks to create value by partnering with a company’s management to improve business operations and make strategic acquisitions that will accelerate growth.

  • TPG Capital

    (Formerly Texas Pacific Group)

    Since the firm’s founding in 1992, the TPG investment philosophy has been to create value by investing in change – change created by industry trends, economic cycles or specific company circumstances.

  • Vector Capital

    Vector Capital is a value investor in established technology businesses, both public and private. Vector Capital works in partnership with management to navigate companies through transitions in their business.

  • Versa Capital Management

    Versa focuses on control investments in special situations involving middle market companies where value and performance growth can be achieved through enhanced operational and financial management.

  • Vestar Capital Partners

    Vestar is a leading private equity firm specializing in middle-market management buyouts and growth capital investments. Our core philosophy is : Partner with talented people, develop long-term relationships based on trust and honesty, and together we will achieve success.

  • Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

    Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe focuses their investment activity exclusively in information/business services and healthcare.

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