Our Story

Birch Hill is a Canadian mid-market private equity firm with a long history of driving growth in our portfolio companies and delivering returns to our investors. Based in Toronto, we currently have $5 billion in capital under management. Since 1994, we have made 71 investments, with 57 fully realized. Today, our 14 partner companies collectively represent one of Canada’s largest corporate entities with over $9 billion in total revenue and more than 30,000 employees.


Long Track Record of Success

Since our first fund launched in 1994, Birch Hill has been committed to driving growth in our investments and portfolio companies. Our track record of growth and returns is evidence that our long-term focus works, with 57 fully realized investments since the Firm’s inception.


Driving Growth, in Canada and Globally

We partner with growth-oriented companies in Canada and the United States to build leading global businesses across a diverse set of industries. We are focused on the mid-market, working with companies valued between $50 million to $1 billion.


Delivering Strong, Consistent Returns

Since 1994, Birch Hill has achieved a 17% cumulative average rate of EBITDA growth on actively employed capital.


Transforming Business with Data Science

We focus on creating value for our companies by enabling data-driven decision making through timely data and advanced analytics.


Earning the Trust of Our Investors

At the beginning of 2020, Birch Hill closed its sixth private equity fund, Birch Hill Equity Partners VI, LP. This fund was capped at $1.75 billion, exceeding its original target of $1.3 billion following strong interest from both existing and new investors.