PE  J.H. Whitney

     Office Locations:

130 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840
Phone: 203-716-6100
Fax: 203-716-6122



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial



    J.H. Whitney & Co., established in 1946 by the industrialist and philanthropist, John Hay (Jock) Whitney, was one of the first U.S. private equity firms and is often credited with pioneering the development of the private equity industry. Today, JHW remains privately owned by its investing professionals and our main activity is to provide private equity capital to small and middle market companies with strong growth prospects in a number of industries including consumer, healthcare, specialty manufacturing and business services. The firm is currently investing its seventh private equity fund whose investors include leading foundations, universities, pension funds and other institutions. The firm's investments are guided by the parameters outlined below: Target Company Revenue of $50 million to $500 million; Target Transaction Size of $40 million to $500 million; and Target Equity Investment of $20 million to $125 million.

    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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    Ann (Kim) Chung Principal
    Micah Meisel Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Confluence Outdoors

      Eastern Mountain Sports
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      Human Touch

      Igloo Products
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      Precision Medicine Group
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      Pure Fishing

      Uncle Julio\'s


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