PEGCC Statement on Warren Hellman’s Passing

Washington, DC, December 19, 2011 – Today, Steve Judge, Interim President and CEO of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council, released the following statement on the passing of Warren Hellman, co-founder of private equity firm Hellman & Friedman:

“The members of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council are saddened by the news of Warren Hellman’s passing. Warren Hellman was not only a pioneer and a leader in the private equity industry, he was an incredibly generous individual committed to bettering the lives of people through his many civic and philanthropic endeavors. His remarkable track record of building, growing and strengthening businesses will be the hallmark of his professional life, but his dedication to his family, friends, the city of San Francisco and the many he helped along the way will be his lasting legacy.”