Indianapolis PE Firm HKW Closes $300M Fund

Apr 22 2014 | 10:29am ET

Indianapolis-based private equity firm Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company has closed its latest fund with $316 million in capital commitments.

HKW Capital Partners IV beat its $300 million target on its final closing. The fund will invest primarily in lower middle-market companies headquartered in North America, targeting investments in growing markets including favored sectors such as energy services, infrastructure and medical products.

Law firm Kirkland & Ellis represented HKW in the closing.

Founded over a century ago, HKW is a private equity firm sponsoring management buy-outs of privately owned businesses and subsidiaries or divisions of public companies with revenues between $20 million and $200 million.

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