PE  High Ridge Capital

     Office Locations:

672 Oenoke Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: 203-972-3982
Fax: 203-972-3986



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services



    Founded in 1995, High Ridge Capital, LLC is a private equity firm that is focused exclusively on the middle market segment of the insurance industry. The firm will also consider investments in related financial and service businesses. High Ridge has invested in both insurance and reinsurance companies as well as in insurance brokers, claims management companies, captive managers, and other service providers. From 1996 to 2005, the firm invested approximately $200 million in 15 transactions, acting as general partner of several limited partnerships and special purpose vehicles on behalf of institutional investors. Since 2006, the Firm has been investing for its own account. The firm is currently targeting investments of up to $5 million per transaction but has the ability to arrange substantially larger commitments for appropriate transactions.

    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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    James L. Zech Co-Founder and President


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Axis Capital
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      Eastern Insurance Holdings
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      Front Royal Group
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      Insurance Data Systems
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      James River Group
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      Max Capital
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      Mitchell International
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      Mutual Risk Management
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      Old American Holdings
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      Standard American
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      Wilton RE
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