PE  Boston Ventures Investment Partners

     Office Locations:

125 High Street, 17th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-350-1500
Fax: 617-350-1509



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Retail & Restaurant
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Founded in 1983 by a group of executives from the First National Bank of Boston, Boston Ventures is a private equity firm that specializes in middle-market media, entertainment, information & publishing, information & business services, and communications. The partners focus on companies with strong operating niches and growth prospects. Since its founding, the firm has invested seven funds with a total of $2.6 billion in capital commitments. The types of investments that Boston Ventures leads include leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, growth equity, and industry roll-ups.



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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
    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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    Andrew C. Davis Managing Director
    Elizabeth Granville-Smith Managing Director
    Gerald S. Hobbs Operating Partner
    Justin H. Harrison Managing Director
    Louis V. Bertocci Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      21st Services
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      Backyard Broadcasting
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      FGL Holdings
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      Harron Communications
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      Health Information Designs
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      New Track Media
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      NorthStar Travel Media
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      Oakstone Publishing
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      Petty Holdings
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      Rave Reviews Cinemas
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      Smith Media
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      Vision Communications
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      Western Institutional Review Board
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