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Company Overview of Berkshire Partners LLC

Company Overview

Berkshire Partners LLC is a private equity firm specializing in investments in late stage growth capital, expansion capital, middle market, special situations, leveraged buyouts, acquisitions, management buyouts, management recapitalizations, privatization, family business, industry consolidation, take private investments, turnarounds, corporate carveouts, and in companies experiencing stress from financial or operating issues. The firm seeks to invest in private and public companies in consumer products, financing services, energy, retailing and related services, business services, manufacturing, transportation, industrials, and communication sectors. The firm typically invests in companie...

200 Clarendon Street

35th Floor

Boston, MA 02116

United States

Founded in 1986





Key Executives for Berkshire Partners LLC

Managing Director
Age: 68
Managing Director
Age: 62
Managing Director
Managing Director of Talent Management
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Berkshire Partners LLC Key Developments

Berkshire Seeks Investments

Berkshire Partners LLC is seeking to invest in companies. Berkshire seeks to invest in middle market growth companies in partnership with talented management teams. Berkshire's ninth private equity investment fund, Berkshire Fund IX portfolio is expected to consist of companies with acquisition values between $200 million and $2 billion. The firm aims to invest $50 million to $500 million of equity capital in each portfolio company.

Berkshire Partners LLC Presents at Crowe Horwath Private Equity International (PEI) CFO & COO Forum, Jan-27-2016 05:15 PM

Berkshire Partners LLC Presents at Crowe Horwath Private Equity International (PEI) CFO & COO Forum, Jan-27-2016 05:15 PM. Venue: The Plaza Hotel (3rd Floor Grand Ballroom Foyer and Centennial Room), Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Jeff Whitaker, Chief Operating Officer.

Berkshire Partners Announces New Managing Directors

Berkshire Partners announced that Samantha Adams and Thomas Kuo were appointed Managing Directors effective January 1, 2016. They join the 22 current Managing Directors of Berkshire in managing the firm and its affiliated investment funds. Berkshire’s 24 Managing Directors have an average tenure of 16 years with the firm. Ms. AdamsjoinedBerkshire Partners in 2012 as Director of Talent Management. Prior to joining Berkshire, Ms. Adams held various positions at Bank of America, Hill Holiday Advertising, Discovery Health Channel and Bain & Co. Mr. KuojoinedBerkshire Partners in 2007 and has extensive experience with Berkshire’s business services, industrial and transportation companies. Prior to joining Berkshire, Mr. Kuo was in the private equity industry for several years, holding positions at General Atlantic and Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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