Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (“Kohlberg”) was formed in 1987 by Jerome Kohlberg Jr., the senior founding partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., and James A. Kohlberg to concentrate on private equity investments in the "middle market", which the Firm defines as comprising acquisitions valued at $100 million to $750 million. Kohlberg has organized seven private equity funds with aggregate commitments in excess of $5.3 billion. Kohlberg is currently investing Kohlberg Investors VII, L.P.
The operations of the Firm are conducted by 28 professionals, including nine Investment Partners who average over 15 years of tenure at Kohlberg. In addition, Kohlberg utilizes its eleven full-time Operating Partners to drive its industry-sector investment strategy. Kohlberg’s Operating Partners, all former CEOs – a majority CEOs from Kohlberg portfolio companies – from diverse operating backgrounds, before joining the Firm, are critical to the firm’s sourcing and due diligence activities, and in creating value through operational improvements and business repositioning.
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