Former H.I.G. Capital MD Joins Highland Consumer Fund

Venture capital fund Highland Consumer Fund has hired Peter Cornetta as a managing general partner. Cornetta has spent the last fourteen years in mergers and acquisitions leading investments in consumer sectors, media, healthcare services and manufacturing.

J.McLaughlin Secures Senior Debt

Brooklyn-based classic American brand J.McLaughlin has closed a senior debt facility from ORIX Leveraged Finance. Proceeds were used to finance the previously announced acquisition of J.McLaughlin by private equity sponsors JH Partners, the Highland Consumer Fund, and Palladin Capital Group as well as provide liquidity for the company’s future growth. ORIX Leveraged Finance was the […]

Trupanion Raises $9M Round from Highland Consumer Fund and Maveron

Trupanion, a 12-year-old, Vancouver-based company that sells pet insurance, has raised $9 million, from the Highland Consumer Fund and Maveron, the Seattle-based venture capital firm. To date, Trupanion has raised $37.1 million, including from Maveron, the company’s first institutional investor. It entered the U.S. market in 2008, opening its U.S. office in Seattle. PRESS RELEASE: […]

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