PE  Housatonic Partners

     Office Locations:

Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street, Suite 2220
Boston, MA 02199
Phone: 617-399-9200
Fax: 617-267-5565

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  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Media & Digital Media



    Founded in 1994, Housatonic Partners is a private equity investment firm with over $1 billion of capital under management. The firm invests in profitable companies in the recurring services, media and communications industries. Housatonic can provide equity commitments of $10 to 50 million for growth, minority recapitalization, and buyout transactions.. The firm has invested in over 50 portfolio companies and its most recent fund, Housatonic Equity Investors V, raised $325 million in a single close. The firm has offices in San Francisco and Boston.



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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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    Amy L. Laforteza Controller
    Barry D. Reynolds Managing Director
    Jill A. Raimondi Chief Financial Officer
    Joseph M. Niehaus Managing Director
    Lauren W. Edwards Vice President


    Portfolio companies include:

      365 Data Centers
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      Aircraft Fasteners
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      Alta Colleges
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      Bay Communications
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      Beacon Fire & Safety
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      Boston Common Press
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      Convergent Broadcasting
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      Diamond Rental
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      Liberty Towers
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      MyTv New England
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      onsite health
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      ProService Hawaii
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      VIU Media
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      Vox Communications
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      Welcome Wagon
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