FI  Kensington Investment Company

     Office Locations:

347 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: 617-790-3900



  • Early
  • Middle Market



  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Real Estate & Construction



    Kensington Investment Company, Inc. (KIC), founded in 1983, is the family office of the Lewis family and a Boston-based investment firm with an international focus. KIC's primary areas of investment include real estate, direct investments in private companies, and investments in alternative investment vehicles, such as private equity and venture capital funds. From its offices in Boston, Massachusetts, and Kensington, New Hampshire, the firm currently own and manage over two million square feet of residential and commercial property. Kensington's real estate portfolio is focused on Boston, Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, but also includes property outside the U.S. In addition to real estate and other investments, the Lewis family owns Grand Circle Corporation (GCC), which operates through the brands Grand Circle Cruise Line, Overseas Adventure Travel, and Grand Circle Travel. Lewis and nd his wife Harriet acquired Grand Circle Travel in 1985 and transformed the $23 million travel company that was losing $2 million a year into a global enterprise with gross sales exceeding $600M, more than 35 offices worldwide, and 3,000 associates, guides, and ship crew.

    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:

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    Alan Lewis Chairman


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