Hellman & Friedman News and M&A Summary, 108 Deals Between 1992 and 2019

In the last 3 years, Hellman & Friedman has acquired 2 companies.

Hellman & Friedman’s most common sectors for investment are software (20%) and financial services (13%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (31%) and going private (21%). In total, Hellman & Friedman has invested in 20 US states and 12 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired Nielsen Holdings NV for $12.7B.

In the last 3 years, Hellman & Friedman has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (29%). Hellman & Friedman’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2005 when it sold Texas Genco Holdings for $5.8B.

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Hellman & Friedman

One Maritime Plaza, 12th Floor,
San Francisco, California 94111
United States,

Hellman & Friedman (H&F) is the largest private equity firm on the West Coast of the US. H&F focuses on control and minority investments in a variety of transaction structures and will consider opportunities across the US and Europe. H&F seeks buyouts and business in need of restructurings that operate in defensible markets with predictable revenue and earnings growth. Target sectors include financial services, healthcare, indusrial, energy, insurance, media, marketing, professional services, software, and information services. H&F's target equity investment size is $300 million to $1 billion. Hellman & Friedman was formed in 1984 and has offices in San Francisco, New York City, and London.

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