Some of Our Success Stories
We work with the management of our portfolio companies to drive growth and profitability and, ultimately, build leading global businesses. Birch Hill holds its investments for an average of six years and focuses on creating value through top and bottom line growth.
To date, we have invested alongside founders in their companies in 24 instances, completed 13 corporate carve-outs, taken eight public companies private and worked with partners on 14 initial public offerings.
Birch Hill’s willingness to commit time, capital and provide strategic guidance was crucial in supporting the management team’s execution of tripling EBITDA margins.Dean Prevost, CEO, Hi-Pro Feeds
There was never any sense of ‘us and them’, it was always ‘us’. They’re in it for the long haul; they’re not going to compromise their reputation by taking shortcuts.Martin Connell, Co-Founder,
Birch Hill understands the human aspect of running the business and the need for leadership development. They’re focused on the numbers as much as any private equity firm but they know it’s not just about the numbers.Vince De Palma, CEO,
Many CEOs are most concerned about the deal. But that’s the wrong way to think of it. It’s like getting married. Any deal will be fine. But what’s the impact of marrying the wrong person?Steve Gunn, Co-Founder,
Chairman and CEO, Sleep Country
We’re serial acquirers. We meshed closely with Birch Hill on that. They added a great deal of value because of the experience they have from assessing such a cross-section of businesses.Bill Sanford, President and Partner,
When it was time to buy out my partners, I looked for a PE firm that not only could provide capital but also would be a long-term partner with me in growing our business. Birch Hill was a great fit, they worked closely with us on many strategic initiatives during our very successful 15 year partnershipPaul Lake, President,
Bio Agri Mix
Birch Hill’s support during their nine-year ownership was instrumental in helping us drive compound annual growth of 23% while also increasing ROE from 8% to 20%. We had a strong partnership with Birch Hill and appreciate their depth of experience in helping companies grow and succeed, particularly with support from their data science group.Steve Ranson, President and CEO,
Birch Hill has been a tremendous partner for Softchoice as we have gone through a period of strong organic growth. They are prepared to make investments to support the long-term vision and growth of the company, and bring an analytical, data-driven approach to help us execute our strategy.Vince De Palma, President & CEO,
Birch Hill has supported CCM through an incredible period of transformation – we have improved profitability more than five times since being acquired. They have been our thought partners on every difficult issue and have brought real resources to us to help us elevate our game in strategic M&A and analytics, positioning our company for success & sustainable value creation.Marrouane Nabih, CEO,