Office Locations:

3003 Pennsylvania Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: 424-268-8900



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology



    Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Formerly known as HandsOn3, HGM is a private equity firm with more than $800 million of assets under management. Founded 2001, HGM manages a number of funds and investments in partnership with some of the world's largest investment banks, private equity groups and global financial institutions. HGM funds include: Rustic Canyon, LLC, a $100+ mm acquisition fund jointly owned with Merrill Lynch, focused on small size investments; HandsOn Fund, LLC; and HOV Clean Energy, LLC (HOV CE), which is involved in the development, management, oversight, and construction of nuclear, coal, natural gas, landfill gas, and renewable energy projects. HandsOn Natural Resources, established in 2011, is an energy and minerals fund pursuing development, ownership and operation of natural resource projects in the US, India, Indonesia and China. Companies acquired and controlled by HOV employ over 17,000 people in the U.S., Canada, India, China, Phillipines and Mexico.

    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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    Andrej Jonovic Managing Director
    Jim Reynolds Chief Operating Officer and Partner
    Jito Chadha Partner
    Matt Brown Senior Vice President
    Par Chadha Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer


    Portfolio companies include:

      Bay Area Credit Service
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      Dataforce Group

      EMR Insurance Services
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      EMR Technology Ventures

      HOV Energy
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      HOV Global Services
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      HOV RE
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      Superior Asset Management
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