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Private Equity Portfolio

The companies listed below do not represent a complete listing of investments.  For a list of all investments made by the private equity funds managed by Berkshire Partners since its inception in 1984, please click here.

Year Invested Status Company Industry Investment Type Year Realized Case Study
2005 Current Aritzia

Retailer of young women's fashion apparel

Consumer Products and Retail Management Recapitalization;
International;
Family Business
2014 Current Catalina

Provider of personalized media for consumer promotions and advertisting

Business Services
Consumer Products and Retail
Management Recapitalization
2006 Current Citizens of Humanity

Designer and distributor of premium denim and other fashion apparel

Consumer Products and Retail Management Recapitalization;
Family Business
2011 Current Coty Inc.

Global designer, manufacturer and marketer of beauty products

Consumer Products and Retail Publicly Traded Securities;
International;
Growth Capital
2012 Current Farm Boy

Grocery retailer specializing in quality fresh foods

Consumer Products and Retail Management Recapitalization;
International;
Family Business
2014 Current Front Row Partners

Investor in innovative, high-growth retail and consumer businesses

Consumer Products and Retail Growth Capital
2009 Current Grocery Outlet

Extreme-value grocery retailer

Consumer Products and Retail Management Recapitalization;
Family Business
2007 Current HMT

Provider of aboveground storage tank maintenance products and services

Business Services
Industrials
Leveraged Buyout
2011 Current Husky

Global provider of tooling systems and services to the injection molding industry

Industrials Leveraged Buyout;
International
2013 Current Lightower

Metro fiber and broadband service provider

Communications Management Recapitalization
2010 Current Melissa & Doug

Designer and manufacturer of educational toys and children's products

Consumer Products and Retail Management Recapitalization;
Family Business
2005 Current National Vision

Value-oriented optical retailer

Consumer Products and Retail Take Private
2012;
2006
Current NEW Asurion

Provider of wireless subscriber services and consumer product protection programs

Business Services
Consumer Products and Retail
Management Recapitalization
2014 Current Opening Ceremony

Multifaceted fashion brand and retailer

Consumer Products and Retail Growth Capital
2010 Current Skillsoft

Provider of cloud-based learning and performance support solutions

Business Services Take Private
2013 Current SRS Distribution

National distributor of roofing supplies

Industrials
Business Services
Management Recapitalization;
Consolidation Strategy
2011 Current Telx

Provider of global interconnection and colocation services

Communications Leveraged Buyout
2012 Current Torres Unidas

Owner and operator of towers and other wireless infrastructure in South America with a focus on the Andean region

Communications International;
Growth Capital
2009 Current Tower Development Corporation

Developer and acquirer of wireless communications infrastructure

Communications International;
Growth Capital
2008 Current TransDigm

Designer, producer and supplier of commercial and military aircraft components

Transportation Publicly Traded Securities
2006 Current Vi-Jon

Manufacturer of private label personal care products

Consumer Products and Retail Management Recapitalization;
Family Business