PE  Fenway Partners

     Office Locations:

1251 Avenue of the Americas
17th Floor
New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-698-9400
Fax: 212-581-1205



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services



    Founded in 1994, Fenway Partners is a middle-market, leveraged buyout firm, with $2.1 billion in capital under management and offices in New York. Fenway invests in profitable niche businesses with $100 million to $600 million in enterprise value, maintaining a strong focus in two sectors: consumer branded products and transportation/ logistics/ distribution. In 2007 Fenway raised Fund III at $702 million. The firm makes control investments in profitable businesses with $15M to $75M in EBITDA. The firm's equity investments generally range from $50M to $75M, and its expected investment horizon is four to six years.



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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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    Chris Stevenson Vice President
    Gregg Smart Managing Director
    Peter Lamm Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Richard Dresdale Co-Founder and Managing Director
    Walter Wiacek Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Compliance Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

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      East Coast Warehouse & Distribution
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      Easton Bell
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      Panther Expedited
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      Preferred Freezer
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      Refrigerated Holdings
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