Succeeding Together

Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. (HKW) is a private equity firm focused on making investments alongside talented managers in the middle market. We bring a unique set of capabilities to find companies and assist them in their strategic plan with the aim of ultimately driving value alongside the management teams. Above all, we believe in a culture of mutual respect and integrity, and strive to exhibit these values in all that we do.


December 11, 2018

HKW Announces Acquisition of Fresh Direct Produce

HKW announces the acquisition of Fresh Direct Produce, LLC ("Fresh Direct Produce"). Fresh Direct Produce is a Canadian distributor of fresh, ethnic, tropical, organic, and specialty produce.

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3rd Annual Kelley Private Equity Conference, October 4, 2018

From our friends at IU Kelley School of Business, The Kelley School, parterning with HKW, will host the 3rd Annual Kelley School Private Equity Conference, on October 4, 2018.

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August 27, 2018

HKW Announces Acquisition of Urban Armor Gear

HKW announces that it closed on the acquisition of Urban Armor Gear, LLC ("UAG"), headquartered in Laguna Niguel, CA. UAG is a designer and manufacturer of branded, patented, and rugged protective cases for mobile phones, laptops, and tablets.

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August 21, 2018

Private Equity Fast Pitch podcast with Ted Kramer

Ted recently sat down with Jeff Henningsen at Lockton for a "Private Equity Fast Pitch" podcast. Ted discusses his work on sourcing new investment opportunities for HKW, as well as running the day-to-day operations of the firm.

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