August 18, 2017 3:46 PM ET

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Company Overview of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.

Company Overview

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. is a private equity firm specializing in management-led buyouts, growth capital, mature, middle market, special situations, add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations for growth companies. The firm seeks to invest in business and financial services, consumer and healthcare, media and information services, telecommunications industrial, manufacturing, retail, hotels, restaurants and leisure, and entertainment sectors. It typically invests in companies headquartered in North America with a focus on United States. The firm invests in companies with enterprise values between $250 million and $2.5 billion. It prefers to take a majority stake. It seeks to acquire substanti...

100 Federal Street

35th Floor

Boston, MA 02110

United States

Founded in 1974

Phone:

617-227-1050

Fax:

617-227-3514

Key Executives for Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P.

Co-President
Age: 54
Co-President
Age: 59
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Age: 48
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Age: 55
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. Key Developments

Gregory Maxon Joins Thomas H. Lee Partners as Head of Capital Markets

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. announced that Gregory Maxon will join the Firm as a Managing Director in the newly created position of Head of Capital Markets, effective May 23, 2017. Mr. Maxon will be based in Boston and will lead capital markets related activities across THL’s growing portfolio. He will be an integral member of all of the Firm’s transaction teams, responsible for building and maintaining THL’s financing and banking relationships across industry verticals. Mr. Maxonjoins THL from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, where he served in the Leveraged Finance group since 2007. Mr. Maxon was responsible for structuring and executing high yield bond and leveraged loan transactions for J.P. Morgan’s financial sponsor and corporate clients, mainly focused on the Healthcare industry. Mr. Maxon began his career at J.P. Morgan in 2004 as an Analyst in the Credit Risk group, where he focused primarily on financings for financial sponsor-backed transactions.

Private Equity Firms Reportedly Eye Bankrupt Performance Sports

Multiple suitors are weighing bids to challenge the $575 million offer for Performance Sports Group Ltd. (TSX:PSG) made by a financial consortium in the bankruptcy court auction of the Bauer hockey gear maker, according to two people familiar with the matter. Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Bain Capital, LP, KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), KPS Capital Partners, LP, and Sycamore Partners have indicated their interest in the sporting goods company, the people said. The sources could not be named because the talks are private. The auction is scheduled for January 30, 2017. Sports Direct International plc (LSE:SPD) and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec have also submitted letters of interest, the people said. Amer Sports Corporation (HLSE:AMEAS) is interested in acquiring Performance Sports' baseball business, the people said. Performance Sports filed for bankruptcy in the United States and Canada in October 2016 with a plan to sell itself. Performance Sports, Sycamore, Bain, Amer Sports, Caisse, Thomas H. Lee, KPS and KKR declined to comment and Sports Direct did not respond to a request for comment, Reuters reported.

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. Appoints Jay H. Bhatt as Managing Director in its Media, Information Services & Technology Group

Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. announced that Jay H. Bhatt has joined the Firm as a Managing Director in THL’s Media, Information Services & Technology Group. Mr. Bhatt has over 20 years of operating experience in senior leadership positions across the technology sector. Most recently he was President and CEO of Blackboard Inc.

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