Harvest Partners

Harvest Partners is a private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in middle market industrial, business services, consumer and retail companies.

The firm, which was founded in 1981 by Harvey Mallement and Harvey Wertheim, is based in New York City. Prior to co-founding Harvest, Mallement was managing partner of Masco Associates, making private equity investments on behalf of Masco Corporation and Wertheim managed venture capital and private equity investment activities at Research and Science Investors, a venture capital and investment management firm.

Since inception, Harvest has raised approximately $1.9 billion of investor capital across five investment funds:

  • 1992 - $20m - Harvest Partners I
  • 1996 - $120m - Harvest Partners II
  • 1997 - $362m - Harvest Partners III
  • 2002 - $558m - Harvest Partners IV
  • 2006 - $815m - Harvest Partners V


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