PE  Hicks Equity Partners

     Office Locations:

2200 Ross Avenue, 50th Floor
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-615-2300



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet



    Hicks Equity Partners (HEP) is the private equity arm for Hicks Holdings LLC, a holding company for the Thomas O. Hicks family's assets. With over 40 years of private equity experience, Mr. Hicks pioneered the 'buy and build' strategy of investing and founded Hicks Muse Tate & Furst, which raised more than $12 billion of private equity across six funds and completed over $50 billion of leveraged acquisitions. The firm specializes in investments in small to middle market companies. HEP prefers to invest in companies having enterprise values less than $200 million. It makes direct control or co-control investments. The 9- member HEP investment team collectively has over 200 years of experience and has deployed over $50 billion of leveraged acquisitions.



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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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    Christina Vest Partner and Managing Director
    Curt Crofford Vice President
    Joe Garcia Associate
    Lori McCutcheon Director of Finance
    Rick Neuman Partner and Managing Director


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Sight Sciences



      Series C


    Portfolio companies include:

      Sight Sciences
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