Oak Hill Capital Partners

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Oak Hill Capital Partners
Private Ownership
IndustryPrivate Equity
Founded1986; 33 years ago (1986)
FounderRobert Bass
Headquarters65 East 55th Street
New York City, United States
ProductsPrivate equity funds, Leveraged buyouts
Total assets$4.1 billion
Number of employees
50+
Websitewww.oakhillcapital.com

Oak Hill Capital Partners is a private equity firm headquartered in New York City, with more than $9 billion of committed capital from leading entrepreneurs, endowments, foundations, corporations, pension funds and global financial institutions. Robert Bass is the lead investor.

Oak Hill Capital is one of several Oak Hill partnerships, each of which has an independent management team. These Oak Hill partnerships comprise over $18 billion of investment capital across multiple asset classes, including private equity, special situations, high yield and bank debt, venture capital, real estate and a public equity exchange fund.

On April 20, 2010 the company announced acquisition of Denver-based data center company ViaWest Inc. for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter.

In 2017 the company sold Wave Broadband for more than $2.3 billion. [1]

Notable investors[edit]

Robert Bass, who was an early investor in leveraged buyouts in the 1980s and employed David Bonderman and Jim Coulter the founders of Texas Pacific Group, is the lead investor in Oak Hill Capital Partners.

The company has garnered widespread media attention due to its addition of investors Bill Gates and Nike founder Phil Knight.[2]

Other investors include the Country of Singapore and Stanford University. [3]

Notable investments[edit]

Over a period of nearly twenty years, Oak Hill Capital has invested in more than fifty significant private equity transactions, including:

Recent acquisitions[edit]

In October 2014, Oak Hill Capital Partners acquired Berlin Packaging for a fee of $1.43 billion from Investcorp.[4]

In January 2018, Oak Hill Capital Partners acquired Safe Fleet from The Sterling Group.[5] No value of the deal was mentioned.

Investment professionals[edit]

Managing Partners[edit]

  • J. Taylor Crandall
  • Tyler Wolfram

Advisory Managing Partner[edit]

  • Steven B. Gruber

Partners[edit]

  • Scott Baker
  • Brian Cherry
  • Benjamin Diesbach
  • Stratton R. Heath III
  • Kevin Mailender
  • John R. Monsky
  • William J. Pade
  • Steven G. Puccinelli
  • John Rachwalski
  • David Scott

Principals[edit]

  • Adam Hahn
  • Jeffery Mettam
  • Christopher Williams

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://oakhillcapital.com/2017/05/22/oak-hill-capital-partners-to-sell-wave-broadband-for-2-365-billion/
  2. ^ businessweek.com, February 28, 2005 Business Week article
  3. ^ http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/worldbiz/archives/2005/02/26/2003224693
  4. ^ Investcorp to complete $1.43 billion Berlin Packaging sale to Oak Hill in October. Reuters, 1 October 2014
  5. ^ "Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Safe Fleet". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2018-09-05.

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