PE/VC  Ripplewood Holdings

     Office Locations:

One Rockefeller Plaza, 32nd Fl.
New York, NY 10020
Phone: 212-582-6700
Fax: 212-582-4110



  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Founded in 1995, Ripplewood Holdings is a private equity firm that focuses on late ventures, growth capital, acquisitions, buyouts, management buy-ins, recapitalizations, turnarounds, and consolidations investments. Ripplewood manages more than $10 billion in capital in four institutional private equity funds: Ripplewood Partners, L.P., Ripplewood Partners II, L.P., RHJ Industrial Partners, LP and New LTCB Partners C.V. The firm seeks to invest a minimum of $50 million per transaction in its portfolio companies. Ripplewood typically invests in the automotive, manufacturing, financial services, entertainment, and technology sectors. Ripplewood has invested in nearly a dozen industry groups and in companies with more than $20 billion of revenue. The company spun off its Japanese holdings, including Asahi Tec, Columbia Music Entertainment, and Shaklee Global Group, onto Brussels' Euronext Exchange as RHJ International in 2005.

    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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    Christopher Minnetian Managing Director and General Counsel
    Donald A. Wagner Senior Managing Director
    Gregory B. Murphy Industrial Partner
    Hiroshi Nonomiya Managing Director
    Tim Collins Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

      3W Power Holdings
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      Asbury Automotive
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      Direct Holdings Worldwide
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      Hostess Brands
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      Shinsei Bank
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