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Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. 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.


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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August 16, 2018

HKW Announces Acquisition of Indigo Wild

Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. ("HKW")announced on August 10, 2018, it closed on the acquisition of Indigo Wild, L.L.C. ("Indigo Wild"). Indigo Wild, headquartered in Kansas City, MO, is a manufacturer and distributor of bath, skin, home, and cleaning products, including the Zum product line, best known for its popular Zum Bar goat’s milk soap. Indigo Wild, founded in 1996 distributes its products through grocery, specialty, e-commerce, and direct-to-consumer channels.

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July 27, 2018

HKW Announces Sale of ProAct Services Corporation

HKW is pleased to announce that on July 26, 2018, it closed on the sale of ProAct Services. ProAct specializes in providing mobile air and water treatment solutions customized to meet the compliance of specific environmental issues. The buyer is Evoqua Water Technologies Corp.

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