Berkshire Partners Named to GrowthCap’s “Top Private Equity Firms of 2023” List

With 30 private equity firms on the list, Berkshire Partners is honored to be featured on the 2023 list

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Partners is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by GrowthCap as a top private equity firm of 2023.

GrowthCap examines each firm’s strengths, including sector expertise, operational capabilities, key partners, firm culture, and additional key attributes. They evaluate the abilities of firms to consistently identify investment opportunities, create value for portfolio companies, retain talent, and optimize outcomes for stakeholders.

With a well-established history as a multi-sector specialist investor, Berkshire Partners’ private equity team invests in companies across a range of business sectors including consumer, healthcare, services and industrials, technology and communications, and digital infrastructure. Having managed more than 150 private equity investments to date, Berkshire Partners collaborates with management teams to strengthen and enhance the companies in which the firm invests.

“Since our firm’s inception in 1986, we’ve pursued meaningful partnerships with companies that possess growth and resilience characteristics aligning with our approach to long-term investing,” said Mike Ascione, Managing Director, Berkshire Partners. “As the firm has grown, we’ve continued to solidify our knowledge and industry perspectives in the key verticals in which we invest. We take great pride in our integrity and accountability, and we strive to surface untapped potential and organizational growth opportunities with all of our portfolio companies.”

To view the full roster of firms recognized on this year’s list, click here.


Berkshire Partners is a 100% employee-owned, multi-sector specialist investor in private and public equity. The firm’s private equity team invests in well-positioned, growing companies across consumer, healthcare, services & industrials, technology & communications, and digital infrastructure. The firm’s public equity group, Stockbridge, founded in 2007, manages a concentrated portfolio seeking attractive long-term investments. The firm’s Stockbridge and Private Equity teams frequently collaborate and leverage their collective industry expertise across sectors. For additional information, visit


Greg Winter, Berkshire Partners