PE  Ampton Investments

     Office Locations:

885 Third Avenue, 31st Floor
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-319-9404
Fax: 212-593-0140



  • Middle Market



  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Founded in 1983, Ampton Investments is an investment vehicle for some of the U.S. and U.K.'s wealthiest families. The firm invests across a variety of industry sectors including consumer products, energy & chemical, finance services, fine arts, general industrial, healthcare, commercial real estate, hotel real estate, retail, services, sports and technology. The firm has no geographical focus; principals who have been active in all parts of the United States as well as Canada, Europe, Latin American, the Middle East and South Africa; and especially strong relationships in the United Kingdom. Ampton presently administers a number of private holding companies. Its principals have served as directors of numerous public and private companies and trusts.

    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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    C. Gerald Goldsmith Limited Partner & Advisor
    Laurence N. Strenger Chief Executive Officer
    Ralph C. Wintrode Director
    Scott Levine Senior Advisor
    William R. de Jonge Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Aitken Hume Holdings
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      American Home Products
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      Anheuser-Busch International
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      Bake Rite Foods
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      Domino's Pizza
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      Household International
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      Magma Power
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      Philips N.V.
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      Thermo Electron
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      Tyson Foods
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