Our Story

Birch Hill is a Canadian mid-market private equity firm with a 25-year history of driving growth in our portfolio companies and delivering returns to our investors. Based in Toronto, we currently have over $3 billion in capital under management. Since 1994, we have made over 60 investments, with 46 fully-realized. Today, our 16 partner companies collectively represent one of Canada’s largest corporate entities with over $6 billion in total revenue and more than 34,000 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 25-year track record of growth and returns is evidence that our long-term focus works, with 46 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 $30 million and $600 million.

Delivering Strong, Consistent Returns

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

 

Earning the Trust of Our Investors

At the beginning of 2016, Birch Hill closed its fifth private equity fund, Birch Hill Equity Partners V, LP. This fund was capped at $1.3 billion, exceeding its original target of $1 billion following strong interest from both existing and new investors.