GHJ&M was founded in 1989 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For over twenty five years we have been a source of private capital to leading lower middle market companies. Our investment philosophy centers on the principle of partnership. Through strong collaborative partnerships with business owners, management teams, financing sources and professional advisers we have built a track record of creating value in the companies in which we invest.
We take a long-term approach to investing, provide expertise in a wide range of business disciplines and focus our efforts in the geographies and industries where our relationships and knowledge give our portfolio companies a competitive advantage.
In July 2017, we announced the promotions of Joe Helms and Andrew Tomashek to Principal of the firm in recognition of their contributions to the Firm’s investment activities.
We’ve Made An Eleventh Investment in Trailhead Fund.
In March 2017, GHJ&M recapitalized Applied Adhesives, a distributor of adhesive solutions for the packaging, product assembly, and paper converting for graphic arts labeling industries.
Based in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Applied Adhesives occupies a critical role in the adhesives supply chain serving a diverse customer base and providing distribution for global formulators including HB Fuller, Henkel and Bostik.
GHJ&M partnered with an experienced management team which retain a significant ownership in the business.