Ridgemont Equity Partners Closes Second Fund at $995M Hard Cap

Nov 11 2015 | 1:37pm ET

Private equity firm Ridgemont Equity Partners has closed its second buyout fund at its hard cap of $995 million.

Fundraising for Ridgemont Equity Partners II was completed in late October, according to the company, and was met with support from existing investors as well as significant interest from new investors. The General Partner also made a substantial commitment to the new fund. 

As with the company’s first vehicle, REP II will focus on buyout and growth capital investments of $25 million to $100 million in the industrial, energy, healthcare, and telecommunications/media/technology sectors. 

"We are pleased that our sector focus and strength and continuity of our team resonated in the investor community and are excited to partner with a group of world class institutions,” said Travis Hain, Partner at Ridgemont, in a statement. "We have been disciplined in our execution and expect to continue leveraging our successful origination model and proven industry playbooks to drive attractive returns for our investors."

Founded in 1993, Charlotte, NC-based Ridgemont Equity Partners has invested approximately $3.5 billion in 124 companies since inception. 

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