HGGC, LLC began in the year 2007 and has its headqu
arters in Palo Alto, California in the United States. It has several operational wings and offices in other different places for efficiency in service delivery to its clients across the United States.
Their offices are based in the heart of West Palm Beach, Florida, Salt Lake City, Utah as well as at Foxborough in Massachusetts. It is therefore evident that the company is growing rapidly and is one of the successful private equity firms in the United States of America.
What is it you do not know about HGGC, LLC?
History is important to understand the reasons as to why the company was established in the first place. HGGC, LLC was previously known as Hunstman Gay Global Capital, LLC. The firm seeks to have both majority and minority positions, attached with control rights.
HGGC, LLC’s areas of interest
The company focuses on key areas which include leveraged buy-outs, middle market reorganization, growth equity, investments on platforms, company carve-outs, add-on acquisitions and restructuring of mid-cap public companies as well as private companies.
Executive management
The company is headed by Mr. Richard Franklin Lawson Jr. who is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder. The president’s position is held by Mr. Steven J. Young, who is also a co-founder of the company. Mr. Robert Christopher Gay is the Executive Director and the senior advisor, as well as a co-founder. Mr. Lance Riley Taylor CPA is the Chief Financial Officer. Annie Loosle heads operations Management.
Notable Developments
On 1st October 2018, HGGC made it known that it was expanding its management team by hiring six more leaders across various management functions. This was in an aim to ensure that the firm has the necessary bandwidth and human resource to foster value creation and to improve on its set investment strategies. This saw the following joining the company: Colin Phinisey- who was charged with the responsibility to lead the firm’s capital market, Christopher Guinn as the executive director who would work with the firm’s portfolio, Zachary Adams, William Spector, Patrick Malanga and Hao Qin who was from Onex.

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