General Atlantic

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General Atlantic LLC is global growth equity investment firm, and states it partners "with promising, high-quality growth companies and experienced management teams around the globe. We combine a collaborative global approach, sector-specific expertise and a deep understanding of macroeconomic growth drivers to add value and build businesses worldwide. Our goal is to help each portfolio company become a dynamic market leader by providing strategic and operational value-added support and to build shareholder value over time.

GA has an integrated, collaborative culture with sector and regional experience. We attract and retain talented investment professionals with complementary skills who work collaboratively with our Resources Group and Special Advisors to access a wide network of relationships and to provide integrated and customized support for our portfolio companies."[1]

General Atlantic was founded in 1980 by billionaire Charles F. Feeney.[2] It is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut. Private Equity International listed General Atlantic as the 12th largest private equity firm in the world in 2012. [3]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem."

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Personnel

As of February 2013[4]

  • Steven A. Denning - Chairman, Greenwich
  • William E. Ford - Chief Executive Officer, New York
  • J. Frank Brown - Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, New York
  • Thomas J. Murphy - Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Greenwich
  • Cory Eaves - Managing Director, Greenwich
  • David Topper - Operating Partner, New York
  • John Bernstein - Managing Director, London
  • Gabriel Caillaux - Managing Director, London
  • Mark F. Dzialga - Managing Director, Greenwich
  • Cory A. Eaves - Managing Director, New York
  • Martin Escobari - Managing Director, São Paulo
  • Abhay Havaldar - Managing Director, Singapore
  • Patricia Hedley - Managing Director, Greenwich
  • David C. Hodgson - Managing Director, New York
  • Rene M. Kern - Managing Director, New York
  • Jonathan Korngold - Managing Director, New York
  • Chris Lanning - Managing Director, New York
  • Jeff X. Leng - Managing Director, Hong Kong
  • Anton Levy - Managing Director, New York
  • Adrianna C. Ma - Managing Director, New York
  • Hans Morris - Managing Director, New York
  • Sandeep Naik - Managing Director, Mumbai
  • Drew Pearson - Managing Director, Greenwich
  • Brett B. Rochkind - Managing Director, Palo Alto
  • David Rosenstein - Managing Director, New York
  • Philip P. Trahanas - Managing Director, Greenwich


Contact details

Headquarters Three Pickwick Plaza
Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: (203) 629-8600
Fax: (203) 622-8818

www.generalatlantic.com

Resources & articles

Featured SourceWatch Articles on Fix the Debt

References

  1. General Atlantic, "overview", organization website, accessed February 17, 2013
  2. General Atlantic, "A Proud Legacy", organization website, accessed February 17, 2013
  3. Private Equity International, "The 2012 PEI 300 (Top 50)", organization website, accessed February 17, 2013
  4. General Atlantic, "Investment Professionals", organization website, accessed February 27, 2013
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