High Ridge Capital is a private equity firm that is focused exclusively on the middle market segment of the insurance industry. The Firm will also consider investments in related financial and service businesses.
Founded in 1995, High Ridge Capital has become a recognized specialty investor in the insurance industry. The Firm has invested in both insurance and reinsurance companies as well as in insurance brokers, claims management companies, captive managers and other service providers. The Firm has extensive experience in the operating dynamics, regulation and financing of these companies and will consider providing start-up capital, growth capital and acquisition financing. In addition, the Firm has participated in complex recapitalizations and demutualizations.
From 1996 to 2005, the Firm invested approximately $200 million in 15 transactions, acting as general partner of several limited partnerships and special purpose vehicles on behalf of institutional investors. Since 2006, the Firm has been investing for its own account. The firm is currently targeting investments of up to $5 million per transaction but has the ability to arrange substantially larger commitments for appropriate transactions.