Thomas H. Lee Partners
http://www.thl.com/index.htmlThomas H. Lee Partners, also known as THL Partners, is a private equity firm founded in 1974 by Thomas H. Lee. As one of the oldest and most successful private equity firms since its inception, THL has raised approximately $22 billion of equity capital, invested in more than 100 businesses with a $125 billion aggregate purchase price, and completed over 200 add-on transactions. The industries the firm focuses on include: Business and Information Services, Consumer Products/Retail, Financial Services, Health Care, Industrial, and Media/Communications. THL’s successes have included the 1985 acquisition of Sterling Jewelers and 1992 acquisition of Snapple Beverages.