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

Hellman & Friedman LLC Key Developments

Seven Potential Buyers for ICBPI

Apax Partners LLP, BC Partners, Cinven and Hellman & Friedman LLC filed non-binding indications of interest recently, newspaper added. First offer was reported by Permira Advisers LLC for €2.2 billion for ICBPI, Il Sole reported in January 2015. Then came the offer of the alliance of Advent International Corporation and Bain Capital, LLC reportedly worth around €1.9 billion. Earlier in February 2015, CVC Capital Partners Limited also submitted an indication of interest, Il Sole added. The indications of interest filed so far value 100% of ICBPI at between €1.9 billion and €2.4 billion, according to the daily. Banca Popolare di Milano Scarl (BIT:PMI), Banca Popolare di Bari, Società cooperativa per Azioni, Banca Popolare dell'Etruria e del Lazio - Società Cooperativa (BIT:PEL), Banca Popolare Di Vicenza S.C.p.A., Banca Carige S.p.A. (BIT:CRG), Credito Valtellinese Societa Cooperativa (BIT:CVAL), Gruppo Banca Popolare di Cividale S.c.p.A., Istituto Centrale delle Banche Popolari Italiane Spa, Iccrea Holding S.p.A., Banca Sella S.p.A., UBI Banca International S.A., Veneto Banca s.c.p.a, Bca Popolare Emilia Romagna are ICBPI's shareholders. It is possible the banks may take a final decision by May 2015 so as to come to a possible closing of the deal in the second half of 2015, the daily said. The final decision is expected to depend not only on the price but also on the buyer's strategic plan and the guarantees associated with it, Il Sole argues. Most of the ICBPI shareholders agree the banks should sell the institute, according to the daily.

Hellman & Friedman Mulls Acquisition Of Auto Trader from Apax Partners

Hellman & Friedman LLC mulls acquisition of Auto Trader Group Limited from Apax Partners LLP. Hellman & Friedman is putting together a takeover bid for Auto Trader, which could put an end to the Apax Partners 's plans to float on the London stock market. Hellman& Friedman is reported to be preparing a £2 billion offer for the business, which could offer a better return to Apax than a listing.

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.

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