Leonard Green & Partners, L.P. (“LGP”) is a leading private equity investment firm founded in 1989 and based in Los Angeles. Our firm partners with experienced management teams and often with founders to invest in market-leading companies. Since inception, we have invested in over 80 companies in the form of traditional buyouts, going-private transactions, recapitalizations, growth equity, and selective public equity and debt positions. We primarily focus on companies providing services, including consumer, business, and healthcare services, as well as retail. Our most recent fund, Green Equity Investors VII, L.P. (“GEI VII”), closed in 2016 with $9.6 billion of committed capital.