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Company Overview of Highland Capital Partners

Company Overview

Highland Capital Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in seed, lower middle-market, early stage, mid venture, later stage, early growth stage, distressed debt, venture buyouts, spin-outs, expansion stage, emerging growth, growth equity, and recapitalizations investments. The firm seeks to invest in the information technology, consumer products, communications, traditional brick and mortar stores, financial services, clean technology, and healthcare sectors. Within the information technology sector, it seeks to invest in growth stage internet, mobile internet, digital media, digital marketing, consumer internet, online education, enterprise technology, big data, ...

One Broadway

16th Floor

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

Founded in 1988



Key Executives for Highland Capital Partners

Founding Partner, Co-Founder, Managing General Partner, Partner, General Partner and Chairman
Age: 63
Founding Partner
Co-Founder, Partner, and Founding Partner
Age: 51
Senior Associate
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Highland Capital Partners Key Developments

Russell Evans Joins Highland Consumer Partners as an Operating Partner, Brand Marketing Expert

Highland Consumer Partners announced that brand marketing expert Russell Evans has joined the firm as an Operating Partner. Russell joins Highland with a deep understanding of consumer behavior and marketing having built his career with such leading brands as Gillette, Duracell, Dole and most recently leading the marketing efforts at FAGE. As Director of Marketing for FAGE USA Russell was responsible for overseeing and leading the brand that launched the Greek yogurt category in the US. Russell spearheaded FAGE's marketing programs, including the "Some People" TV campaign and the FAGE Total Plain Kitchen which exemplified the brands unique premium positioning.

Highland Consumer Partners Appoints Mike Phillips as Partner

Highland Consumer Partners announced that Mike Phillips has joined the firm as a Partner. Mike will be responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including investment origination, transaction negotiation, and execution of post-closing development. Prior to Highland Consumer Partners, Mike was a Managing Director at H.I.G. Capital LLC where he led investments in the firm's LBO funds.

Highland Capital Partners Presents at 13th Annual Boston Technology Growth Conference, Sep-15-2016 01:30 PM

Highland Capital Partners Presents at 13th Annual Boston Technology Growth Conference, Sep-15-2016 01:30 PM. Venue: InterContinental Boston, 510 Atlantic Avenue, 99 High Street, 22nd floor, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Bob Davis.

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