Goldman Sachs Makes Minority Investment in Littlejohn

August 25, 2016

On August 17, 2016, Littlejohn & Co. announced that Goldman Sachs Alternative Investments & Manager Selection Group acquired a minority stake in the firm.

The investment was made through Goldman Sach’s Alternaive Investments & Manager Selection Group Petershill (“AIMS Petershill”) program. AIMS Petershill purchased a non-voting, passive stake in Littlejohn & Co. (“Littlejohn”) representing less than 10% of the ownership in the firm. Previously, AIMS Petershill has been an investor in Littlejohn’s committed capital private equity funds.The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

AIMS Petershill launched approximately ten years ago in order to facilitate the strategic development of leading asset managers. The Goldman Sachs Alternative Investments & Manager Selection Group manages over $150 billion in assets.

Littlejohn is a Connecticut-based private equity firm, founded in 1996. It has more than $4 billion in assets under management.

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