HGGC is an equity investment firm focusing on leveraged buyout transactions and growth capital investments in middle-market companies. The company seeks to partner with founder-owners, management teams, and sponsors to build differentiated middle-market businesses.

HGGC is looking for leveraging its investor-operator skillsets and deep multi-sector networks to develop preferred partner relationships that encourage alignment of interests as it works to drive positive outcomes that lead to strong references and enhanced networks.

TypeInvestor
HQEast Palo Alto, CA, US
Founded2007
Size (employees)80 (est)
Websitehggc.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
HGGC was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in East Palo Alto, CA, US

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HGGC Office Locations

HGGC has an office in East Palo Alto
East Palo Alto, CA, US (HQ)
1950 University Ave
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HGGC News and Updates

Specialist Risk Group to be acquired by HGGC

LONDON AND PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialist Risk Group ("SRG"), a fast-growing specialist insurance broker, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by leading middle-market private equity firm HGGC. SRG's management team will...

HGGC Adds Nine, Promotes Four Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HGGC, a leading middle-market private equity firm, today announced that it is expanding its team with nine new hires across investment and operations functions. These additions—all of which come to HGGC from blue-chip financial and...

HGGC Portfolio Company PCF Insurance Completes Four Acquisitions in Three Months Following Investment

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm, today announced that it successfully assisted portfolio company PCF Insurance ("PCF") in the acquisition of four regional brokerages since HGGC invested in the business in April. PCF is a...

HGGC Expands Team as Impressive Growth Continues

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the firm's busiest year to date and acquisition of PCF Insurance, the first investment from HGGC Fund IV, leading middle-market private equity firm HGGC today announced several team changes to support its rapid growth....

HGGC completes buyout of Monotype

HGGC has acquired Woburn, Massachusetts-based font company Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. The price was $19.85 per share in cash or about $825 million. J.P. Morgan served as financial adviser to Monotype on the deal while Deutsche Bank Securities Inc did likewise for HGGC.

HGGC announces promotions, 12 hires

HGGC said Aug. 29 that it made 12 new hires across its operations and investment divisions, while also promoting several executives.
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HGGC Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C-

    65/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    77/100

  • Compensation

    B

    78/100

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HGGC Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was HGGC founded?

    HGGC was founded in 2007.

  • How many employees does HGGC have?

    HGGC has 80 employees.

  • Who are HGGC competitors?

    Competitors of HGGC include Gray Ghost Ventures, Gryphon Investors and Cinven.

  • Where is HGGC headquarters?

    HGGC headquarters is located at 1950 University Ave, East Palo Alto.

  • Where are HGGC offices?

    HGGC has an office in East Palo Alto.

  • How many offices does HGGC have?

    HGGC has 1 office.