Levine Leichtman Capital Partners is an independent investment management firm that has managed approximately $10.8 billion of institutional capital since its inception.
Since 1984, we have provided investment capital to leading entrepreneurs enabling them to maintain a position of leadership equal to our world class limited partners.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Invests in Blue Ridge ESOP Associates in Partnership with Existing Management

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, announced that it has invested in Blue Ridge ESOP Associates (“Blue Ridge” or the “Company”) in partnership with the existing owners and management team. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Blue Ridge is the leading provider of technology enhanced solutions and services for the administration and recordkeeping of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (“ESOPs”) and associated 401(k) plans.  Blue Ridge’s comprehensive service offerings and highly experienced professional administrators address the complex and mission-critical needs of ESOP businesses, which has provided the Company with an unmatched reputation as the highest-quality service provider in the market. The Company serves a large and diversified client base of over 700 ESOP and 401(k) Plan Sponsors with over 175,000 total plan participants. Founded in 1988, Blue Ridge is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia and has offices throughout the country.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Portfolio Company Smith System Acquires Driver’s Alert

Smith System Driver Improvement Institute, Inc. (“Smith System”), a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), announced today that it has acquired Driver’s Alert, LLC (“Driver’s Alert”).  Driver’s Alert provides fleet safety management solutions that combine real-time driver observation (via vehicle telematics and decal programs​), comprehensive online safety training, and data management and risk identification tools.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Continues to Expand European Investment Team

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”) announced today that it has expanded its European investment team with the hiring of Josh Kaufman as Managing Director and Luc Sandmann as Associate Director. Mr. Kaufman and Mr. Sandmann will be based in LLCP’s London office and will focus on Structured Equity investments across the UK and Northern Europe.

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners Promotions Bolster Partnership and Executive Committee

Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (“LLCP”), a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, today announced that Andrew Schwartz has been named a partner of the firm, and that Schwartz and David Wolmer, the firm’s General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, have also been named to the firm’s Executive Committee. Additionally, Andrew Alexander and Weston Richter have been promoted to Director, Jay Berajawala to Senior Associate, and Jamie Lee Principe to Director and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer.  LLCP also announced the opening of an office in Miami, its ninth location worldwide, further broadening its geographic presence.