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Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) considerations are embedded in the fabric of our firm and have been incorporated into our investment process and philosophy since our inception.

We are proud to give back to our community, through both our work and our personal passions.

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We firmly believe that ESG factors can drive value across both sides of our business.

Private Equity

The MidOcean Private Equity team incorporates ESG principles in identifying potential assets and creating value and growth within various sectors.

We believe that ESG has the potential to:

  • Drive top line growth
  • Attract and retain top talent
  • Create cost efficiencies
  • Strengthen our due diligence process
  • Build strong, lasting businesses with a keen sense of community and passion
Credit

The MidOcean Credit team incorporates ESG analysis into portfolio management to help drive attractive long-term returns while also having a positive impact.

Our investment process:

  • Considers the implication of ESG risk and opportunities alongside traditional factors throughout our investment process
  • Formally integrates ESG ratings into our investment memos
  • Benefits from ongoing monitoring and formal committee review
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Culture: Pride in Our People

We believe our people are our most important and valuable asset and we are proud of the family we have created through trust, respect and integrity.

We are proud of our firm-level policies and initiatives which have been developed to help attract, recruit and retain the best talent. MidOcean offers:

  • Full-day volunteer opportunities in our local communities
  • Holiday gatherings for both our employees and our families
  • Competitive parental and adoption leave
  • Ongoing employee training, workshops and  working groups focused on building connections and the ongoing the health, happiness and development of our employees
  • Women at MidOcean “WAM”
  • MidOcean University offering employee training and development
  • MidOcean Speakers Series
  • MidOcean Mentorship program for junior team members
  • Matching gift policy for personal philanthropic efforts
  • Flexible working arrangements at company offices including a fully stocked kitchen, on-site gym (NYC only) and collaborative work spaces
  • Summer Internship and Student Mentoring programs
  • Strict adherence and commitment to our Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) and Diversity & Inclusion Policies ("D&I")
  • Firm-level partnership with First Workings and Youth Inc. alongside employee support of 165+ other charitable organizations
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150+ Organizations Supported

MidOcean employees and our portfolio company partners give back to our communities through a variety of organizations that we are proud to support. In addition, MidOcean encourages and supports employees’ philanthropic activities through a charitable donation-matching program.

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Highlights

First Workings

We partner with First Workings, a NYC-based nonprofit that trains and places high school students from underserved communities with internship experiences

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Women at MidOcean

Women at MidOcean is committed to helping female employees and women from our broader community develop key skills and acquire new relationships through industry events and networking

MidOcean Speaker Series

Past speakers include senior executives, professional athletes and other experienced leaders from our broader communities

MidOcean University

Fostering a culture of professional development: We encourage junior employees to challenge their skillsets and learn more about the private equity business and other relative topics

Recent Activity

Please join us at WAM’s Upcoming Women’s Opportunity Workshop on October 14, 2021RSVP here
Ted Virtue, Youth INC National Advisory Board Member, comments on 2020 fundraising effortsMidOcean Partner Youth INC Distributes $1 Million in COVID-19 Response and Recovery Grants to Nonprofit Partners
Hunter Fan Company named to Top Workplaces in the Memphis Area for 2020 Memphis Top Workplaces 2020: Hunter Fan Company
Jim Scarfone, CHRO, speaks at Chief Executive's roundtable on the challenges of engaging an evolving workforce amid radical distruption.Jim Scarfone Participates in Chief Executive Roundtable
On October 1, 2020, Women at MidOcean hosted its second industry event, bringing together 40+ women for a facial demonstration and networking.Women at MidOcean Hosts Second Industry Networking Event
MidOcean Partners becomes a UNPRI signatoryLearn more about PRI
Deborah Hodges, COO, was named to GrowthCap Advisor's Top Women in Growth Equity and Private Equity for 2020.Deborah Hodges, COO, named Top Woman in Private Equity
MidOcean Credit Partners is a public supporter of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial DisclosuresLearn more about the TCFD
We are incredibly proud of our portfolio companies and their initiatives to give back to their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more about our Portfolio Company Community Support Efforts
On September 30, 2019, Women at MidOcean hosted its first industry event, drawing 50+ women from across the industry to face their fears and seek to become “More Brave”. Women at MidOcean Hosts First Industry Event
MidOcean has always taken a deep dive into factors that include ESG as part of our diligence on investments.Read more about ESG in the Private Equity Portfolio