Huntsman Gay Global Capital is a private equity investment firm focusing on leveraged buyout transactions and growth capital investments in middle-market companies. The firm invests primarily in the United States.
The firm marks the notable combination of billionaire industrialist Jon M. Huntsman and long-time Bain Capital managing director Robert C. Gay, who gained additional prominence due to his connection to former Bain alumnus and presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Among HGGC's other notable partners are NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and former Citi CFO, Gary Crittenden.
Huntsman Gay Global Capital which was originally named Huntsman Gay Capital Partners, has offices in Salt Lake City, Utah, West Palm Beach, Florida, Foxborough, Massachusetts and Palo Alto, California. The firm has raised in excess of $1 billion of investor commitments to date.
The fund was closed in July 2009 with $1.1 billion of investor commitments, ahead of its original $1 billion target. In May 2008, CalPERS made a $180 million commitment to Huntsman Gay's most recent private equity fund.
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