Jul 27, 2023

Two Berkshire Partners Managing Directors Selected by GrowthCap for the “Top Women Leaders in Growth Investing of 2023” Award

Marni Payne and Beth Hoffman Recognized for their Firm and Industry Leadership BOSTON – July 27, 2023 – Berkshire Partners is pleased to announce Managing Directors Marni Payne and Beth Hoffman have been named to GrowthCap’s list of the Top Women Leaders in Growth Investing of 2023. Since joining Berkshire in 2000, Payne has made significant contributions to the firm … Read More

Jul 24, 2023

Mielle x Berkshire Partners: The story of our partnership

Berkshire Partners’ nearly two-year chapter with Mielle Organics, the textured hair care company, came to a close earlier this year, following the firm’s sale of its stake in Mielle to P&G Beauty. Managing Director, Marni Payne, and Principal, Milo Dee, spent the day with co-founders Monique and Melvin Rodriguez at Mielle’s corporate headquarters recently to reflect on the story of … Read More

Jul 19, 2023

Berkshire Partners Announces that Amy Su Joins the Firm as Advisory Director

BOSTON – July 19, 2023 – Berkshire Partners today announced that Amy Su has joined the firm as an Advisory Director to Berkshire Partners Private Equity. Ms. Su brings to the role nearly two decades of advisory experience in coaching investment professionals, CEOs, and other senior executives to strengthen their leadership capabilities to drive organizational change and enhancements. Ms. Su … Read More

Jun 29, 2023

Berkshire Partners Issues Its 2022 Responsible Investment Report

BOSTON – June 29, 2023 – Berkshire Partners today released its first Responsible Investment report titled “Leading by Example” which is available for download at here. The report provides information on the progress and management of the Firm’s commitment to building long-term, sustainable value for its stakeholders, including its funds and investors, employees, and portfolio companies. “We’re pleased with the … Read More

Jun 5, 2023

FoodChain ID Announces Conor Kearney as CEO

FAIRFIELD, IA – June 5, 2023 – FoodChain ID, one of the world’s leading food safety, testing, and sustainability organizations, today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Conor Kearney as CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Kearney succeeds Brad Riemenapp, who led FoodChain ID as CEO for more than five years before passing away in May after bravely battling cancer. Kearney … Read More

Jun 5, 2023

AHEAD Acquires MBX, Ushering in a New Era of Advanced Engineering, Logistics and Operational Transparency for Edge and Hyperscale Solutions

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE) — AHEAD, a leading provider of enterprise cloud and digital business platforms, announced today that it has acquired MBX Systems, an advanced integrator of custom hardware systems and supplier of global logistics and supply chain orchestration software. This acquisition bolsters the business impact that AHEAD brings to its enterprise clients by adding custom-engineered platforms, deeper capabilities in edge infrastructure … Read More

Apr 25, 2023

Thompson Safety Announces Investment from Berkshire Partners

The fast-growing fire and life safety provider will expand regionally and bolster its fire protection equipment services HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thompson Safety, a leading provider of onsite first aid, fire, and life safety services, announced today that it had received a strategic growth investment from Boston-based Berkshire Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The investment enables Thompson Safety to expand … Read More

Jan 31, 2023

Berkshire Partners 2022 Year in Review

A look back on 2022, a year in which we continued to rely on our three core values: Relationships Matter, the Power of Teams, and Winning the Right Way. Click here to view the full report.

Jan 12, 2023

Berkshire Partners Sells Stake in Mielle to Procter & Gamble

CHICAGO — January 12, 2023 — Berkshire Partners has sold its stake in Mielle, the fast-growing, innovative, and community-focused textured hair care company, which joins P&G Beauty, pending regulatory approval.  In March 2021, Berkshire Partners made an investment in Mielle to further support its effort to bring more healthy hair products to textured hair consumers.  “From the beginning of our … Read More

Jan 10, 2023

Berkshire Partners Announces Three New Managing Directors

BOSTON — January 10, 2023 — Berkshire Partners, a growth-oriented investor in private and public markets, today announced the appointment of Candice Corvetti, Ted Rainaud, and Drew Walker as Managing Directors of the firm. Candice Corvetti joined the firm in 2014 as a Vice President after receiving an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is a member of … Read More


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