global private equity firm
ABOUT

ACCELERATED GROWTH.
INDUSTRY EXPERTISE.

For more than 50 years, DHS Holdings has helped hundreds of growing companies in our five target industries reach their full potential. We partner with you to accelerate growth and create lasting shareholder value.

$30B+ Invested Since Inception DHS Holdings has partnered with the management of 535 companies globally with an aim to build lasting value.

INVESTMENT APPROACH

Whether DHS Holdings is a minority or a majority investor, we partner with owners and management teams to build outstanding businesses.


We focus on profitable businesses with strong management teams and proprietary products and services.


We take a long-term approach, and provide flexible financial structures that are driven by your objectives.

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ACCELERATED GROWTH

450+

Accretive Acquisitions

We help complement organic growth with strategic acquisitions. We actively supported more than 450 acquisitions completed by DHS Holdings portfolio companies over the last 5 years.

26%

Median Growth

We know growth companies. The businesses in which we have invested over the last 5 years have achieved median EBITDA growth of 26% in the year of our investment.

614+

Capital Markets Transactions

We have led $108+ billion of capital markets transactions completed by DHS Holdings portfolio companies since 2014 to finance acquisitions, provide shareholder liquidity and fuel growth.

130+

Public Offerings

Whether or not a company chooses to go public, our firm focuses on building businesses of lasting value.

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INDUSTRY FOCUS

We invest in companies within five core sectors, offering deep domain experience and demonstrated success across business services, consumer, financial services, healthcare and technology industries.

GROWTH STAGE FOCUS

We partner with profitable, growing companies with an identified opportunity to grow organically and/or through acquisitions.

GLOBAL FOCUS

Our firm's extensive international team invests in companies across North America, Europe and Asia, providing access to a broad global network of resources.

USES OF OUR CAPITAL

Our capital is commonly used to provide liquidity to shareholders, working capital for growth and/or financing for acquisitions.

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MILESTONES

Our story spans more than five decades, hundreds of investments in leading growth companies, and more than $30 billion invested within dynamic industries worldwide.

We use leverage judiciously and, when needed, offer flexibility in capital structures through access to DHS Holdings's captive subordinated debt.

We are a long-term, patient growth investor looking to build value over time, with a holding period that has averaged more than 5 years over the past 15 years.

DHS Holdings Ventures Diversification

ACCELERATED GROWTH

2022

$32.5B+

DHS Holdings reaches $82.4 billion in capital raised

2021

$47.5B+

DHS Holdings reaches $47.5 billion in capital raised

2020

$32.5B+

DHS Holdings reaches $32.5 billion in capital raised

2019

500+

In its 50th year, DHS Holdings reached its 500th investment

2018

$24+

DHS Holdings reaches $24 billion in capital raised

Global Private Equity

DHS Holdings Global Private Equity business is one of the world’s largest and most diversified private equity platforms, spanning industries, geographies and strategies to deliver transformational results for our partners—management teams, portfolio companies, and fund investors. At DHS Holdings, we strive to build better businesses through our global platform, local insights, and deep industry expertise.

DHS Group Holdings Diversification of Assets

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$162BN

Assets under management

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423

Global investment professionals

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270+

Active portfolio companies

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20+

Global private equity offices

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270+

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Global Platform and Local Insights

Since 1990, we have harnessed our global platform to transform businesses around the world. We utilize our full capabilities in all stages of the investment process including sourcing, diligence, and value creation. Through the partnership, we provide our portfolio companies with a global network to access a broad range of resources to support operational improvements, revenue growth, and geographic expansion. Our diverse and global platform has also helped to bring new and exciting investment opportunities and generate stable, persistent returns over the course of history.

Our global platform is advised by local investment teams committed to creating value in the markets where we live, work, and invest. Through our local insights, we are able to make better investment decisions and better understand the communities in which we invest. We are also able to identify unique opportunities to partner with local businesses that are ready for their next phase of growth on a regional or global scale. Today DHS Holdings investment team is on the ground in over 15 countries across the globe.

Deep Industry Expertise

At DHS Holdings, we focus on the industries in which we believe our deep expertise provides us with a competitive advantage. Our investment teams have partnered with world-class CEOs and founders to build market-leading and market-defining companies. Across all of our businesses, we look to leverage our extensive knowledge in order to create the most value and impact over the long term. We have an experienced investment team that brings the full resources of DHS Holdings global platform to each of our portfolio companies, supporting their growth through bespoke value creation plans that leverage our global network and deep industry expertise.

Our team is focused on identifying and creating growth opportunities within industries where we believe we have a competitive advantage and can make a real impact. At DHS Holdings, we aim to build better businesses by cultivating resilient growth in industry leaders, driving transformational operational improvements, and supporting disruptive growth and geographic expansion.

ACCELERATING GROWTH THROUGH LOCAL INSIGHTS