Great Hill Partners Ranked No. 4 on the 2023 HEC Paris-Dow Jones Mid-Market Buyout Performance Ranking

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth, disruptive companies, was recently ranked fourth in the HEC Paris – Dow Jones Mid-Market Buyout Performance Rankings, which analyzed the performance of over 600 private equity firms globally. This marks Great Hill’s third consecutive year of inclusion in the top five private equity firms on the list.

In this ranking, the HEC Paris Business School and Dow Jones evaluated the performance of over 1,200 funds across private equity firms with investments in the United States, Europe, or globally that raised between $1 billion and $5 billion cumulatively between 2010 and 2019, representing $2.18 trillion of aggregate equity volume. The ranking utilized a proprietary methodology that analyzed performance from all relevant funds into an overall score to assess aggregate performance. Read more about the ranking and methodology here.

“Since Great Hill’s founding in 1998, we’ve maintained an investment philosophy centered around partnering with exceptional, high-growth companies that are uniquely positioned to disrupt their respective industries,” said Great Hill Managing Directors Chris Gaffney, Michael Kumin, Mark Taber and Matt Vettel. “This ranking is a testament to the strength of our approach and strategy, as well as the remarkable talent across both our firm and portfolio companies. We’re proud and honored to be recognized alongside this year’s group of outstanding firms, and look forward to continuing our commitment to drive value for our investors.”

About Great Hill Partners

Founded in 1998, Great Hill Partners is a private equity firm targeting investments of $100 million to $500 million in high-growth companies across the software, digital commerce, financial technology, healthcare, and digital infrastructure sectors. With offices in Boston and London, Great Hill has raised over $12 billion of commitments and invested in more than 95 companies, establishing an extensive track record of building long-term partnerships with entrepreneurs and providing flexible resources to help middle-market companies scale. Great Hill has been recognized for its industry leadership, being ranked #4 in the 2023 HEC Paris-Dow Jones Mid-Market Buyout Performance Ranking on March 6, 2024, which evaluated fund performance of 632 leading private equity firms between 2010-2019. For more information, including a list of all Great Hill investments, visit


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