Responsible Investment Ratings and Insights for the Private Markets

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Middle Market Private Equity
Private Equity


North America

AB CarVal Investors

AB CarVal is an established global alternative investment fund manager. AB CarVal seeks opportunities in distressed credit markets and distressed assets.

Abris Capital Partners

Abris Capital Partners is the independent private equity fund manager based in Central Europe that manages €1.3bn of capital across three funds, dedicated to control stakes and equity tickets of €30m-€80m

Advent International Corporation

Advent International is a global private equity firm focused on buyouts of companies in Western and Central Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. The firm focuses on international buyouts, growth and strategic restructuring in five core sectors.

Affinity Equity Partners

Affinity Equity Partners is one of the largest dedicated Asian private equity firms and focuses on leveraged buyout and growth capital transactions. Currently advises and manages approximately US$ 14 billion of funds and assets. Its latest fund, Affinity Asia Pacific Fund V of US$ 6.0 billion is one of the largest in the region. Affinity operates as a Pan-Asian firm focusing on investment opportunities in Korea, Australia and New Zealand, Greater China and Southeast Asia.

Alantra Private Equity

Alantra is an independent global mid-market financial services firm providing investment banking, asset management, and private capital services to companies, families, and investors operating in the mid-market segment. The Group has over 650 professionals across Europe, the US, Latin America, and Asia.

Albright Capital Management

Albright Capital Management is a private equity firm specializing in emerging markets. Albright is sector-agnostic, but has significant expertise in infrastructure, infrastructure services, and real assets.

Alpha Group

Alpha Group is a private equity firm specializing in leveraged buyouts of mid-sized companies. Alpha invests mainly in Industrial Manufacturing, Consumer and Leisure, Fashion and Design, Service and Distribution sectors.

Alpine Investors

Alpine Investors is a people-driven private equity firm that invests in software and services.

Angeleno Group

Angeleno Group is a private equity firm focused on high growth investments in the energy sector. AG makes investments on a global basis with investment professionals operating in the U.S., Asia and Australia.

Apax Partners

Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. The Apax Funds invest in companies across four global sectors of Tech, Services, Healthcare and Internet/Consumer.

Apollo Global Management

Apollo Global Management is a private equity firm specializing in investments in credit, private equity and real estate markets.

Arborview Capital

Impact-focused investment firm that focuses on established, rapidly growing companies focused on energy efficiency, resource efficiency and renewable energy


ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC is an experienced, middle-market value-add infrastructure investment firm with a successful track record across seven investment funds. Founded in 2001, ArcLight helped establish infrastructure as an asset class by pioneering a private equity approach to investing in infrastructure. The firm has since committed more than $27 billion In capital, including significant investments into the power, renewables, strategic gas, and transformative infrastructure sectors. Based in Boston, ArcLight's investment team employs a value-added, operationally intensive investment approach that benefits from its dedicated in-house technical, operational, and commercial specialists and partners, as well as the firm's approximately 1,800-person asset management partner.

Arcline Investment Management

Arcline Investment Management is a growth-oriented private equity firm with $8.9 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Arcline seeks to invest in technology driven, meaningful to the world industrial businesses that enable a better future.


Ardian is a world leading private investment house with assets of $150bn managed or advised, in Europe, Americas & Asia.

Ares Management

Ares Management Corporation is a global alternative investment manager offering clients complementary primary and secondary investment solutions across the credit, private equity, real estate and infrastructure asset classes.

Arsenal Capital Partners

Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle-market industrial growth and healthcare companies.

Astanor Ventures

Astanor Ventures is an impact investor that backs entrepreneurs in Europe and beyond with disruptive, scalable solutions that will create systemic change across the agrifood value chain, from soil to gut.

Astatine Investment Partners

Astatine Investment Partners has been investing in and managing infrastructure investments for over 17 years. Previously known as Alinda Capital Partners, the firm was re-branded in April 2022. AIP invests in transportation, digital and utility-related infrastructure in North America and Europe.

Astorg Asset Management

Astorg is a global private equity firm with €21 billion of assets under management. With offices in London, Paris, New York, Milan, Frankfurt and Luxembourg, Astorg's investment team comprises of 70 professionals.

ATL Partners

ATL Partners is a sector focused private equity firm launched in 2014 out of MidOcean Partners. ATL focuses on attractive private investment opportunities in the aerospace, transportation and logistics sectors, principally in North America.


Founded in 1999, Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco and London. With approximately $36 billion of assets under management and more than 360 employees, Audax is a leading capital partner for middle market companies, operating through three distinct business lines: Audax Private Equity, Audax Private Debt, and Audax Strategic Capital.


AURELIUS is a pan-European alternative investment firm, distinguished and widely recognized for its operational approach. The firm has been growing significantly in recent years and now has EUR 11 bn in group revenues and almost 300 professionals working out of 10 offices across Europe and North America. AURELIUS is focused on private equity, private debt, and real estate, and has global reach.

Bain Capital

Bain Capital is an American private investment firm based in Boston. It specializes in private equity, venture capital, credit, public equity, impact investing, life sciences, crypto, tech opportunities, partnership opportunities, special situations and real estate.

BC Partners

BC Partners is an international investment firm that offers select, focused investment strategies. Founded in 1986 as one of the first pan-European buy-out investors, BC Partners has grown and evolved into a leading alternative investment firm, investing principally in larger businesses in Europe and North America through its established network of offices in London, Paris, Hamburg, and New York. BC's strategic offering now includes a European Real Estate Investment platform and a Credit Investment platform that pursues yield and opportunistic investment opportunities primarily in North America.


Blackstone Inc. is an American alternative investment management company based in New York City. Blackstone's private equity business has been one of the largest investors in leveraged buyouts in the last three decades, while its real estate business has actively acquired commercial real estate.

Blue Wolf Capital Partners

Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC is a private equity firm that seeks to create and increase value in middle-market companies. Blue Wolf often invests when it can address financial or operational distress, or constructively resolve issues arising from corporate governance or relations with government entities or labor unions.


Bluewater is a specialist global private equity firm that provides growth capital and strategic support to companies that enable the energy transition.

Bregal Investments

Bregal Investments is an international private equity firm providing a platform for five direct investment teams and a fund-of-funds team across the US and Europe. With distinct investment strategies, teams and their related funds focus on investing in mid-market companies in a variety of sectors and geographies, either through a variety of majority control equity, minority equity or credit investments.

Bridge Investment Group Holdings

The Bridge Investment Group is an American alternative investment company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. The company focuses on investments in the real estate sector as well as credit investments.


Bridgepoint is a private asset growth investor, specialising in private equity and private debt.

Brookfield Asset Management

Brookfield Asset Management is a global alternative asset manager across renewable power and transition, infrastructure, private equity, real estate, and credit.

Centerbridge Partners

Centerbridge Partners is a global alternative investment firm founded in 2005 on the complementary relationship between Private Equity, Credit and Real Estate.

Centre Partners Management

Centre Partners focuses on investing in North American based middle-market businesses primarily in the consumer products and services and healthcare services.

Charterhouse Capital Partners

Charterhouse Capital Partners is a London based private equity investment firm focused on investing in European mid-market companies across the services, healthcare, specialised industrials and consumer sectors.

Cibus Capital

Sustainable food and agriculture investment firm that specializes in private equity funds.

Cinven Capital Management

Cinven is a global private equity firm founded in 1977, with offices in nine international locations in Guernsey, London, New York, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan, Luxembourg, Madrid, and Hong Kong that acquires Europe and United States based corporations, and emerging market firms that fit with their core businesses, and necessitate a minimum equity investment of €100 million or more.

Clearlake Capital Group

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a private equity firm founded in 2006 that focuses on the technology, industrial and consumer sectors.

Cressey & Company

Cressey & Company is a private equity firm that makes investments in the healthcare sectors and services, facilities, providers, information technology, home care, and hospital services sectors.

CVC Capital Partners

CVC is a global alternative investment manager focused on private equity, secondaries and credit with a global network of 25 local offices.

Cycle Capital Management

Cycle Capital is a private ClimateTech venture capital investment platform with offices in Montreal and Toronto, and a presence in the U.S., Europe and Asia. Cycle Capital invests across North America, Europe and Asia in growing and commercializing companies that have developed technologies that positively contribute to climate change mitigation by enabling a net-zero transition, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and optimizing resources and processes.

DIF Management

DIF Capital Partners is a leading global independent fund manager, with over €15 billion of assets under management across nine closed-end infrastructure funds and several co-investment vehicles. DIF Capital Partners invests in greenfield and operational infrastructure assets located primarily in Europe, the Americas and Australasia.

DigitalBridge Ventures

DigitalBridge is a global alternative asset manager dedicated to investing in digital infrastructure. As an Infrastructure Partner to the Digital Economy, the firm manages capital on behalf of institutional investors across five key verticals: data centers, cell towers, fiber networks, small cells, and edge infrastructure.

EagleTree Capital

EagleTree Capital is a New York-based private equity firm focused on North American mid-market buyout investments.

EIG Global Energy

EIG is a leading institutional investor in the global energy and infrastructure sectors. EIG is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with offices in Houston, London, Sydney, Rio de Janeiro, Hong Kong and Seoul.

Ember Infrastructure Management

Ember is a private equity firm investing in infrastructure solutions that reduce carbon intensity, increase resource efficiency, and enhance climate resilience.

Energy Capital Partners Management

ECP is an investor across energy transition, electrification and decarbonization infrastructure assets, including power generation, renewables and storage solutions, environmental infrastructure and sustainability, efficiency & reliability assets.

Energy Impact Partners

Energy Impact Partners is a global investment platform leading the transition to a sustainable energy future.

EQT Partners

EQT is a Swedish global investment organization founded in 1994. Its funds invest in private equity, infrastructure, real estate, growth equity, and venture capital in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific.

Equistone Partners Europe

Equistone Partners Europe is a private equity firm tath invest in industrials, consumer and travel, support services, and financial services sectors based in the Benelux, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland, and France.

Exponent Private Equity

Exponent is a private equity firm investing in UK headquartered businesses that works with businesses across a broad range of sectors.

Forgepoint Capital

Founded in 2015, Forgepoint is a multi-stage venture capital firm that invests in transformative companies protecting the digital future.

GEF Capital Partners Latam

GEF Capital Partners was formed in March 2018 following the completion of a collaborative spinoff from Global Environment Fund, a pioneer in global sustainability and environmental investing since 1990. Today, GEF's mission is to promote a sustainable future by investing in great companies that deliver positive social and environmental outcomes and financial returns.

Genstar Capital

Genstar Capital is a middle-market private equity firm, investing in high quality companies for over 30 years. Genstar currently has approximately $35 billion in assets under management and is focused on investing in financial services, software, industrials, and healthcare.


GHP description is currently unavailable at this time.

GI Partners

GI Partners is a private investment firm that invests in private equity, real estate, and data infrastructure.

Global Infrastructure Partners

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) is a leading infrastructure investor that specializes in investing in, owning and operating the largest and most complex assets across the energy, transport, digital infrastructure and water and waste management sectors.

Graham Partners

Graham Partners is a private investment firm focused on investing in technology-driven companies that are spurring innovation in advanced manufacturing, resulting in product substitutions, raw materials conversions, and disruptions to traditional end markets. Graham Partners targets companies with EBITDA between $5 million and $50 million, and will invest in smaller companies to the extent they complement one or more of its other holdings.

Grain Management

Grain Management, LLC is a private investment firm that focuses on broadband infrastructure and technology companies that connect the world to the information economy. Founded in 2007, Grain invests exclusively in the telecommunications sector, employing a rigorous, data-based process buoyed by deep industry expertise to identify investment opportunities in key areas of telecommunications infrastructure, including fiber networks, wireless spectrum, and cell towers.

Hastings Equity Partners

Founded in 2004, Hastings Equity Partners is a lower middle-market private equity firm. Hastings invests first institutional capital in North American founder-led companies within the industrial and business services sectors.

Hg Capital

Hg is a private equity firm targeting technology buyouts primarily in Europe and the US. Hg focuses on investments in technology and services sectors.

HPS Investment Partners

HPS Investment Partners (HPS) is an American investment firm headquartered in New York City. The firm focuses on investments in private credit and public credit as well as private equity and real assets. Outside the United States, the firm also has offices in Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

Huron Capital Partners

Huron Capital brings a people-first and thematic approach to private equity investing in secularly relevant and fragmented sectors of the North American services industry.

IK Investment Partners

IK Partners is a European private equity firm focused on investments in the Benelux, DACH, France, Nordics and the UK.

Inflexion Private Equity Partners

Inflexion Private Equity is a mid-market private equity firm that invests in high-growth, entrepreneurial businesses.

InfraRed Capital Partners

InfraRed Capital Partners is an international infrastructure investment manager, investing in real assets which contribute positively to society and support the transition to a net zero future.

Intermediate Capital Group

Intermediate Capital Group is a private equity investment firm focused on providing capital to help companies grow through private and public markets and provides a number of strategies and funds aimed at institutional investors.


Investindustrial is a leading European group of independently managed investment, holding and advisory companies that invests in predominantly European quality mid-market private companies.

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., founded in 1984, is a leading alternative investment management firm focused on real estate, credit, infrastructure/energy, renewables, and growth equity.


KKR is a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management and capital markets and insurance solutions.

Kohlberg & Company

Kohlberg is an U.S. middle market private equity firm that invests in middle market companies characterized by strong brands, recurring revenue streams and leading market positions, offering attractive platforms for long-term growth and profit optimization.

L Catterton

A consumer-focused private equity investment firm focusing on consumer products and services, e-commerce, healthcare companies, and more.


Livingbridge is a mid-market private equity firm launched in 1995.Headquartered in London, the firm also has offices in, Melbourne, Australia and Boston, US.

Middleground Capital

MiddleGround Capital is an investment management firm that invests in B2B Industrial businesses in the North American & European middle markets. MiddleGround makes control equity investments in fundamentally good businesses that align with the firm's operational expertise, partnering with management teams, families and owner-operators.

MidOcean Partners

MidOcean Partners is a New York-based alternative asset manager specializing in middle-market private equity and alternative credit investments. Since its inception in 2003, MidOcean Private Equity has targeted investments in high-quality middle-market companies in the consumer and business services sectors. MidOcean Credit was launched in 2009 and currently manages a series of alternative credit strategies, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), and customized separately managed accounts.

Miura Partners

Miura Partners is an independent Private Equity firm founded in Barcelona in 2008, specialized in investing in small & medium-size companies in Southern Europe with a clear focus on innovation and growth.


Montagu is a leading mid-market private equity firm, committed to finding and growing businesses that make the world work. Focussing on businesses with a must-have product or service in a structurally growing marketplace, Montagu brings proven growth capabilities to help companies achieve their ambitions and unlock their full potential. Montagu specialises in carve-out and other first time buyout investments and has deep expertise in five priority sectors: Healthcare, Financial Sector Services, Critical Data, Digital Infrastructure and Education.

Nordic Capital

Nordic Capital is a private equity investor with a commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. Nordic Capital focuses on selected sectors where it has deep experience and a proven track record. Core sectors are Healthcare, Technology & Payments, Financial Services and in addition, Industrial & Business Services. Key investment regions are Europe and globally for Healthcare and Tech & Payments.

NorthEdge Capital

NorthEdge Capital is middle-market private equity firm that manages private equity funds aimed at lower-mid market buy-out and development capital transactions.


Norvestor is a leading private equity firm focusing on mid-market buyouts in the Nordic region with offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Luxembourg. The team has worked together since 1991 making it one of the most experienced private equity teams in the Nordics, having executed 75 investments with more than 300 follow-on M&A transactions, in addition to executing 51 exits including 15 IPOs. The Norvestor funds seek to invest in growth companies in the Nordic mid-market that have potential to achieve a leading Nordic or international position, typically through organic growth, acquisitions across fragmented industries and by geographic expansion.


Nuveen is an American asset manager and wholly owned subsidiary of financial planning firm TIAA, itself known for its legacy focus on managing money for not-for-profit institutions such as universities and their employees.


Oak HC/FT is a venture and growth equity firm investing in companies driving transformation in healthcare and fintech.

Oak Hill Advisors

Oak Hill Advisors is a leading alternatives investment firm specializing in private credit, distressed credit, structured credit, real assets, special situations, leveraged loans and high yield bonds

Oak Hill Capital

A private equity firm focused on North American middle-market buyouts that offers investment management services

Oakley Capital

Pan-European investors focused on the mid-market that invests in the technology, consumer, education, and business services sectors.

Onex Corporation

Onex Corporation is an investment manager founded in 1984. The firm manages capital on behalf of Onex shareholders, institutional investors and high net worth clients around the world.

PAI Partners

PAI Partners is a French private equity firm based in Paris. It is one of the oldest firms in the sector, with its origins dating back to Paribas Affaires Industrielles, historically the principal investment arm of Paribas, which started operations in 1872.

Paine Schwartz Partners

Paine Schwartz Partners is a private equity firm that focuses on investment opportunities in the global food and agribusiness sectors.

Palatine Private Equity

Palatine is a private equity company founded in 2005 with offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham

Partners Group

Partners Group Holding AG is a Swiss-based global private equity firm with assets in private equity, private infrastructure, private real estate and private debt.

Pegasus Capital Advisors

Pegasus is a leading global private markets impact investment manager focusing on sustainability and health.


Permira is a global investment firm that backs successful businesses with growth ambitions. Founded in 1985, the firm makes long-term majority and minority investments across two core asset classes, private equity and credit.

Platinum Equity Advisors

Platinum Equity is a global private equity firm in the manufacturing, distribution, transportation and logistics, equipment rental, metals services, media and entertainment, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

Pritzker Private Capital

Pritzker Private Capital partners with middle-market companies based in North America with leading positions in the manufactured products and services sectors.

Quantum Energy Partners

Founded in 1998, Quantum Capital Group is a leading provider of private equity, credit, and venture capital to the global energy and energy transition industry.

Resource Capital Partners

Resource Capital Funds is a mining-focused, global alternative investment firm.

Ridgemont Equity Partners

Ridgemont Equity Partners is a Charlotte-based middle market private equity firm that has provided buyout and growth capital to industry-leading companies in the business and tech-enabled services, industrial growth, and healthcare sectors for three decades.

Rivean Capital

Rivean Capital is a private equity firm that invests in companies operating in logistics, business services, chemicals, food and beverage, information technology, consumer services, and industrial sectors based in the Europe

Riverstone Holdings

Riverstone Holdings LLC is a private markets asset management firm dedicated to real assets investing primarily in energy, power and infrastructure.

ROC Partners

Founded in 1996, ROC Partners is an asset management firm based in Sydney, Australia. The firm prefers to invest in growth-stage companies through buyouts.

Sageview Capital

Sageview Capital is a private investment firm with over $2 billion in assets under management that focuses on partnering with industry-defining innovators to build enduring software and tech-enabled businesses.

Siguler Guff & Company

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Silverfleet Capital Partners

European private equity firm with global reach specialising in mid-market buyouts.

Siris Capital Group

Siris is a private equity firm focused on making control investments in data, telecommunications, technology and technology-enabled business service companies.

SK Capital Partners

SK Capital is a private investment firm with a disciplined focus on the specialty materials, ingredients and life sciences sectors.

STAR Capital

STAR Capital is a private equity firm focused on developing strategic asset-based businesses in Western Europe.

Stonepeak Partners

Stonepeak is an alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets.

Suma Capital

Suma supports investment through vehicles that specialize in Growth Capital and Sustainable Infrastructures.

TA Associates Management

TA is a leading global private equity firm focused on scaling growth in profitable companies. Since 1968, TA has invested in more than 560 companies across our five target industries – technology, healthcare, financial services, consumer and business services.

Tailwater Capital

A growth-oriented private equity firm focused on energy and growth infrastructure solutions.

TDR Capital

TDR Capital LLP is a British private equity firm with over €15 billion of assets under management that was founded in 2002

The Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group is a multinational private equity, alternative asset management and financial services corporation based in the United States. It specializes in private equity, real assets, and private credit.

The Jane Company 1

The Jane Company 1 description is currently unavailable at this time.

The Jordan Company

The Jordan Company is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and management buyout investments in smaller middle-market companies across a range of industries.

Thoma Bravo

Thoma Bravo is one of the largest software investors in the world. Through its private equity, growth equity and credit strategies, the firm invests in growth-oriented, innovative companies operating in the software and technology sectors.

Tikehau Capital

Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment firm specializing in private debt, real estate, private equity, and liquid strategies.

TowerBrook Capital Partners

TowerBrook Capital Partners is a purpose-driven investment management firm headquartered in London and New York. The firm invests in private equity, structured opportunities and impact opportunities through its family of funds.


TPG is a global alternative asset management firm founded in San Francisco in 1992. TPG invests across five multi-product platforms: Capital, Growth, Impact, Real Estate, and Market Solutions

Trilantic North America

Trilantic North America is a private equity firm focused on investments in the North American region, primarily within the consumer, business services and energy sectors.

TZP Management Associates

Founded in 2007, TZP Group is a private equity firm focused on investing in lower-middle market Technology & Business Services and Consumer Products & Services companies in the United States and Canada.

Vista Equity Partners

Vista Equity Partners is one of the largest American private equity firms focused on financing software, data, and technology-enabled businesses.

Volery Capital Partners

Volery Capital Partners is a private equity firm investing in rapidly growing companies that power the energy transition.

Warburg Pincus

Warburg Pincus LLC is a global private equity firm, headquartered in New York City, with offices in the United States, Europe, Brazil, China, Southeast Asia and India. Warburg has been a private equity investor since 1966. The firm invests in a range of sectors including retail, industrial manufacturing, energy, financial services, health care, technology, media, and real estate.

WAVE Equity Partners

Founded in 2013, Wave Equity Partners is an independent sustainability-focused private investment firm that makes investments in early-growth companies whose proven clean technologies drive meaningful bottom-line impact, enhanced productivity and environmental benefits for large industrial manufacturers.

Wellspring Capital Management Group

Wellspring Capital Management is a middle market private equity firm that has approximately $2 billion of private equity capital under management with headquarters in New York