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Equity Risk Partners Leads Insurance Due Diligence for Gryphon Investors' Acquisition of Orchid Underwriters

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Equity Risk Partners Leads Insurance Due Diligence for Gryphon Investors' Acquisition of Orchid Underwriters

In our most recent transaction, Equity Risk Partners led the insurance due diligence for Gryphon Investors' acquisition of Orchid Underwriters.

Company: Founded in 1998 and based in Vero Beach, FL, Orchid Underwriters specializes in providing specialty insurance products for homeowners and other difficult-to-insure properties throughout the United States and the Caribbean. The Company's comprehensive product offering provides customers with a "one-stop-shop" for homeowners and condominium property insurance, including umbrella policies, wind and wind only, general and excess flood, earthquake, builder's risk and others. Orchid only represents well-known A.M. Best A-rated insurance carriers and is a market leader.

Investor: Based in San Francisco, Gryphon Investors focuses on leveraged acquisitions of, and growth investments in, middle-market companies in partnership with experienced management teams. With more than $1.4 billion of cumulative equity commitments, Gryphon has an extensive track record of investing up to $100 million of its committed capital per investment in companies with sales ranging from approximately $100 to $500 million. Gryphon prioritizes investment opportunities where it can form proactive partnerships with owners and executives to build leading companies, utilizing Gryphon's capital, professional resources and operational expertise.

If you would like more information please contact Michael Marcon at mmarcon@equityrisk.com or (415) 874-7101.

To learn more about Equity Risk Partners, visit www.equityrisk.com.