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1950 University Ave #350
Palo Alto, CA 94303
(650) 321-4910
Website Company Summary Management Team

Rich Lawson (CEO) Harv Barenz (Partner) John Block (Partner) Les Brown (Partner) Farouk Hussein (Principal) Steven Leistner (Partner) Lance Taylor (CFO) ; Farouk Hussein Rich Lawson Steven Leistner
Former Team

Business Description

HGGC is a leading middle-market private equity firm with over $6.8 billion of cumulative capital commitments. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., HGGC is distinguished by its Advantaged Investing approach that enables HGGC to source and acquire scalable businesses through partnerships with management teams, founders and sponsors who reinvest alongside HGGC, creating a strong alignment of interests. Since its inception in 2007, HGGC has completed more than 500 platform investments, add-on acquisitions, recapitalizations, and liquidity events with an aggregate transaction value of over $68 billion. More information, including a complete list of current and former portfolio company platforms, is available at
Investments Sectors

Internet;  Software
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Record updated: Jun 2022