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Company Overview of Hellman & Friedman LLC

Company Overview

Hellman & Friedman LLC is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged recapitalizations, acquisitions, buys and builds, traditional buyouts, financial restructurings, growth investments, and numerous types of minority investments. It invests in public and private companies. The firm makes investments in marketing and professional services, asset management and other business and financial services, insurance, energy, healthcare, companies running clinical trials for pharmaceutical companies, industrials, vertical software and information services industries, data services, Internet and digital media, and media. It targets investments in companies based in the United States, Europe, and A...

One Maritime Plaza

12th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for Hellman & Friedman LLC

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director and General Counsel
Managing Director
Age: 47
Managing Director and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hellman & Friedman LLC Key Developments

Wood Mackenzie Reportedly Up For Sale

According to Sky News, Hellman & Friedman LLC (H&F), the owner of Wood Mackenzie Ltd will appoint investment bankers soon to explore strategic options for Wood Mackenzie. H&F may sell its stake in Wood Mackenzie to another investor or launch an initial public offering for Wood Mackenzie. Sky News cited that according to some insiders, H&F and the management of Wood Mackenzie are considering H&F's exit from some time. It is not yet confirmed whether Wood Mackenzie would be listed in New York or London. H&F and Wood Mackenzie both declined to comment.

Discovery and FOXTEL Prepares Joint Bid For Ten

Discovery Communications, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DISC.A) and FOXTEL Cable Television Pty Limited are preparing a joint takeover offer for Ten Network Holdings Limited (ASX:TEN) (Ten) on December 2, 2014. Bid of Discovery and FOXTEL will not be fully binding, and is expected to be between AUD 0.25 and AUD 0.3 per share. Discovery and Foxtel remain the frontrunners in the auction for Ten, although whether any bid is successful will depend on the view of its independent Directors on the price offered. Bruce Gordon, largest shareholder in Ten signs that he is supportive of Foxtel taking a stake. Under the proposed deal, Foxtel would hold 14.9% with Discovery taking a majority stake. Ten's Independent Directors will meet to discuss bids received by deadline of December 2, 2014, and then seek shareholders’ approval in Ten's annual meeting on December 18, 2014. Several other bidders including Saban Capital Group, Inc., Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C., Providence Equity Partners LLC, and Hellman & Friedman LLC are interested in Ten, however Hellman & Friedman is understood to have pulled out of the process. Citi has been retained as advisor by Ten.

Three Firms On Run For Riverbed Technology

Bain Capital LLC, Hellman Friedman LLC and Thoma Bravo LLC are contesting for Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NasdaqGS:RVBD), according to people informed with a matter. The buyout firms submitted expressions of seductiveness for Riverbed this week, a people said. Riverbed Technology is scheming to send some-more minute information to impending buyers in a entrance weeks, a people added.

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