As to "Type" firm: VC indicates venture capital (that is, early stage companies), PE indicates private equity (that is, mature stage companies), and GE indicates growth equity (think of a hybrid between VC and private equity). 

 

  
NameSorted By Name In Ascending OrderLocationTypeCurrent investmentsPrior investmentsComments

Abry Partners

Boston, MAPE

Gould & Lamb

 Origins of the firm are in media but have expanded into business services.

Advent International

Boston, MAPE

Long Term Care Group, Inc.

 Advent is a very large, global firm. Their US headquarters is in Boston.

Aurora Capital Group

Los Angeles, CAPE

Mitchell

 Currently in transaction to sell Mitchell to Investcorp (who will merge it with CCC).

Bain Capital Private Equity

Boston, MAPE

Applied Systems

 Acquired Applied Systems from Vista Equity Partners in Aug 2006

Bain Capital Ventures

Boston, MAVC

Enservio

Definity Health

Bain Ventures likes businesses that are built around data and analytics.

Bluff Point Associates

Westport, CtPE

Blue Frog Solutions

 Principals of this small firm have long association with Welsh Carson. Bluff Point does not have a web site; the hyperlink connects to their press release.

Brera Capital Partners

New York, NYPE

GAB Robins

 Brera acquired majority interest in GAB Robins in 1999 from Societe Generale.

Capital Trust Ventures

Washington, DCVC  New fund with experienced leadership. Looking for companies with $5M in revenues, eager to grow.

CCP Equity Partners

Hartford, CTGE

Evolution Benefits, Infoglide, Long Term Care Group

Finetra, Sterling Collision Centers, Ward North America

Looks for companies in financial services or healthcare services with $5M to $100M in revenues.

Century Capital Management

Boston, MAPE  Focused almost exclusively on insurance and insurance-related service companies.

Evercore Partners

New York, NYPE  Evercore is interested in attractive insurance technology and outsourcing investments.

Fidelity Ventures

Boston, MAVC

iPipeline, Coss Development

 Affiliated with Fidelity Investments but acts with autonomy. Interested in expanding their financial services technology and outsourcing investments.

FirstMark Capital (fka Pequot Ventures)

New York, NYVC

Superior Access, Swingtide, Duck Creek Technologies (US & Europe), Eagle Eye Analytics, Dovetail Insurance, Health Plan One

 Split from Pequot Capital and renamed FirstMark Capital Summer 2008

Flybridge Capital Partners

Boston, MAVC

FirstBest Systems

 Affiliated with IDG (IT media, research, and exposition)

FT Ventures

San Francisco, CAGE  They have offices in NY as well. Many of their limited partners are insurers.

General Atlantic

Greenwich, CTPE

Xchanging

PMSC

GA looks for large BPO opportunities in our space.

Greylock Partners

San Mateo, CAVC

Full Capture Solutions

 Also have offices in Boston, Israel, and India

Grey Mountain Partners

New York, NYPE

AQS

 Look for companies with at least $30M in revenue or at least $5M of EBITDA.

GTCR

Chicago, ILPE 

Solera (fka ADP Claims)

Bought the claims business of ADP and later took it public as Solera.

Hellman and Friedman

San Francisco, CAPE

Vertafore

Mitchell

They have NY and London offices as well.

Ignition Partners

Bellevue, WAVC

Full Capture Solutions

 Focuses on North America. Has a partner fund in China.

Intersouth Partners

Durham, NCVC

Infoglide

 Focuses on the companies in the southeast that are in seed or early stage and have the potential to become market leaders by creating breakthrough technologies in their respective sectors.

Investcorp

New York, NYPE

CCC

 Currently in transaction to buy Mitchell from Aurora to be merged with CCC.

JMI Equity

Baltimore, MDPE

Arrowhead GIA

Vertafore (fka AMS), Mitchell, eBenX

JMI has offices on both coasts and has invested in minority position (junior to H&F in Vertafore and Mitchell).

NewSpring Capital

Radnor, PAVC

iPipeline, Coss Development

 Focused on the mid-Atlantic geographic region of the US.

Odyssey Investment Partners

New York, NYPE

York Insurance Services Group

 Also has offices in Woodland Hills, CA

Origin Ventures

Chicago, IL 

ClaimForce

 Focus on Chicagoland and Midwest; typically invests $500k to $1M.

Point Judith Capital

Providence, RIVC  Looking for early stage companies with $0-$3 million in revenues in software, internet, and media.

Providence Equity Partners

Providence, RIPE

USIS

 Also has offices in NY, LA, London, Hong Kong, and New Delhi.

Stone Point Capital

Greenwich, CTPE

Infoglide, Cunningham Lindsey, Fiserv Insurance Solutions

ZC Sterling, Vertafore (fka AMS)

This firm grew out of the Marsh McLennan (MarshMac) and are well-steeped in insurance.

Tailwind Capital

New York, NYPE

Trover Solutions

 Trover was acquired by Tailwind, which later spun off from Thomas Weisel Partners.

Tennant Capital Partners

Hartford, CTVC

Insuritas

 Looking to invest in distribution plays.

Virgo Capital

Austin, TXPE  Looks for companies with $3-7M in EBITDA.

Vista Equity Partners

San Francisco, CAPE

Craig/is

Applied Systems

Sold Applied Systems to Bain Capital in Aug 2006

Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe

New York, NYPE

Concentra, SHPS

 Welsh Carson had made offer for PMSC in 2000 before being outbid by CSC.