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GHP Principals have managed capital for the primary investors for over 20 years.

The Great Hill founders began working together in the mid-1990s at which time they initiated the research-based investment model that has resulted in the broad range of industries now covered by Great Hill Partners.  This effort was formalized as Great Hill Partners in 1998.



2008 | Great Hill Equity Partners, IV LP
$1.1 billion
2006 | Great Hill Equity Partners, III LP
$750 million
2001 | Great Hill Equity Partners, II LP
$460 million
1999 | Great Hill Equity Partners, LP
$330 million

Institutional Support

Great Hill Partners manages a series of private equity partnerships which fund all investments. The partnerships have a 10 year investment life to facilitate long term commitments to our portfolio executives. Investment authority for the funds resides solely with the firm's principals.

Institutional support for Great Hill Partners comes from leading, global investors, including:

  • Abbott Capital Management
  • Baldwin Brothers
  • Capital Dynamics
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Citigroup Private Equity
  • Commonfund Capital
  • Fairview Capital Partners
  • FLAG Capital Management
  • Ford Motor Company Defined Benefit Master Trust
  • Fort Washington Investment Advisors
  • 4 Fortune 500 Pension Funds
  • Glenmede Trust Company
  • Highmark
  • Top 10 Insurance Company
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Key Capital Corporation
  • Lebanese American University
  • Lexington Partners
  • Lumina Foundation for Education
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company
  • Michigan State University
  • Morgan Creek
  • NFL Reciprocal Trust
  • Partners Capital
  • Pennsylvania State Retirement System
  • Permal Capital
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Silicon Valley Bank
  • Top 5 Sovereign Wealth Fund
  • Sutter Health Master Retirement Trust
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Alabama
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Wachovia
  • Washington State Investment Board
  • Washington State University
  • Williams College
  • Yale University