Ripplewood Holdings is a New-York based private equity firm that specialises in late ventures, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, management buy-ins, recapitalisations, turnarounds, and consolidations. Founded in 1995, Ripplewood focuses its investments in the following areas: consumer products, education, financial services, medical services, electronic equipment and components, food manufacturing, chemicals, technology, industrial equipment, publishing, advertising, auto, and general retail. It invests a minimum of $50 million per transaction in its portfolio companies. Ripplewood invests throughout the world with specific focus on Japan and the United States.
Timothy Collins, Chief Executive Officer
Robert Lovejoy, Senior Managing Director
Peter Berger, Chief Financial Officer
OTHER PROFESSIONALS: 15
Bregal Holdings AG, Coller Capital Ltd., CPP Investment Board, Deutsche Bank AG, HarbourVest Partners, NIB Capital Private Equity, Pension Arm, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Investment Arm, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Paul Capital Partners, Presidential Life Corp., Yucaipa Companies
ABN AMRO Capital, Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Bradley Co, Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, California Public Employees' Retirement System, Castle Private Equity, Citigroup, Cramer Rosenthal McGlynn, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, Richmond Brokerage Office, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, DLJ Merchant Banking, Florida State Board of Administration, GE Capital Funding, INVESCO Partnership Fund I, Invesco Private Capital, Invesco Techmark Enterprise Trust, Los Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association, MC Financial Services, McKenzie & Co., Mellon Bank, Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., MIC Capital, Mitsubishi Corp, New York City Retirement Systems, Nikko Capital Co., Nikko Securities No.1 Investment Enterprise Partnership, Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance, Ontario Municipal Employee Retirement System, Pacific Telesis Group, RIT Capital Partners, Sumitomo Life Insurance Co., Tokyo Marine and Fire Insurance Company, Travelers Insurance, Investment Arm, UBS Wealth Management USA, University of California Regents' Endowment Fund.
CURRENT AND PENDING INVESTMENTS: 21
Akzo Nobel Phosphorus Chemicals (Pending), AlphaPurchase Co., Ltd., Asahi Tec Corp., Asbury Automotive Group Inc., Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc., D&M Holdings Inc., INOBYS Ltd. (Pending), Japan Telecom Co., Ltd., Jostens, Inc., Lillian Vernon Corp., Niles Parts Co., PartsAmerica.com, Phoenix Seagaia, Proxim Corp., Shaklee Corporation (Pending), Shaklee Japan Kabushiki Kaisha (Pending), Shinsei Bank Ltd., Time Life Inc, Vivendi Universal, European Publishing Division, WRC Media Inc.
INDUSTRIES OF INTEREST:
Consumer staples; financial; telecommunications; healthcare; media; automobiles and components; information technology; retail.
GEOGRAPHIES OF INTEREST:
Europe; United States and Canada; Asia.
|Size ($mm)||Date Raised||Target ($mm)||Stage|
|RHJ Industrials Partners|
|RHJ Industrials Partners, L.P.||1200||1999||1000||Final Close|
|RHJ Industrials Partners II, L.P||570||2000||500||Secondary Close|
|RHJ Industrials Partners L.P.||430||1996||300||Fully Invested|