PE  Ranch Capital

     Office Locations:

11452 El Camino Real Suite 120
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 858-523-1799
Fax: 858-523-1899



  • Middle Market



  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Ranch Capital, LLC is a private equity firm founded in October 2002, specializing in unique investment opportunities that represent significant growth opportunities, or are undervalued, out of favor, or in need of financial or operational restructuring. Since its inception, Ranch has committed approximately $2 billion, including significant investments in companies or assets in Financial Services, Energy, Renewable Energy, Mining, Transportation, Gaming and Real Estate. Ranch Capital also invests in real estate entitlement and development projects. Investments to date have ranged in size from $2 to $500 million, although Ranch has the ability to invest in significantly larger transactions. Founders, Lawrence S. Hershfield and Randall L. Jenson, possess more than 50 years of relevant senior management experience in leading, managing, operating, improving and investing in companies.

    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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    Bill Jencks Vice President
    Janet Warren Senior Accountant
    Jessica Sergi Accounting Manager
    Jon Rilling Vice President
    Lawrence Hershfield Chief Executive Officer


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