PE  Vestar Capital Partners

http://www.vestarcapital.com





     Office Locations:

200 Clarendon Street 48th Floor
Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-247-1200

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Stages:

  • Late
  • Middle Market


 

Industries:

  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media

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    Description:

    Vestar was founded by seven principals of The First Boston Corporation's Management Buyout Group. Vestar specializes in management buyouts and growth capital investments, investing in companies with valuations in the $100 million to $1.0 billion range. Vestar's investment team is organized into five broad groups, each focused on a particular sector of the economy and its products and services: Consumer, Diversified Industries, Healthcare, Financial, and Media & Communications. Vestar is now working from its fifth investment fund, managing a committed equity pool of $3.65 billion, with total assets under management of $7 billion. The firm's target equity investment is $50 million to $150 million. The firm can invest up to $700 million in a single transaction. Since Vestar's founding in 1988, the group has completed 70 investments in companies with a total value of approximately $30 billion.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Brian P. O'Connor Managing Director
    Chris A. Durbin Managing Director
    Daniel S. O'Connell CEO, Founder
    James L. Elrod Managing Director
    James P. Kelley Founder and Managing Director

     

    Portfolio companies include:


      Argo-Tech
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      AZ Electronic Materials
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      Birds Eye Foods
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      Border Media Partners
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      CCS
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      Celestial Seasonings
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      Consolidated Cigar
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      Del Monte Foods
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      DeVilbiss Healthcare
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      Duff & Phelps
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      DynaVox Systems
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      Essent Healthcare
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      Gleason Corporation
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      Gold Toe
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      HealthGrades
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      Joerns Healthcare
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      MCG Capital
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      MediMedia
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      National Mentor Holdings
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      Nybron Flooring International
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      Paris Re
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      Press Ganey Associates
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      Radiation Therapy Services
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      Seves S.p.A.
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      Sun Products
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      Sunrise Medical
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      Triton
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