Castanea Partners Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 4


  • Investments
  • 41

  • Portfolio
  • 8

  • Exits
  • 23


Castanea Partners General Information


Founded in 2001, Castanea Partners is a private equity firm based in Newton, Massachusetts. The firm prefers to invest in the beauty, personal care, food, beverage, apparel, footwear, accessories, sporting goods, outdoor, household products & health, and wellness sectors.

Contact Information

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Other Investor Types
Primary Office
  • Three Executive Park Drive
  • Suite 304
  • Newton, MA 02462
  • United States
+1 (617) 000-0000

Castanea Partners Investments (41)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Otherland 09-Jun-2023 0000000000 Household Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000
Moonlight Brewing Company 01-May-2022 0000000000 Other Consumer Non-Durables Generating Revenue
Ultimate Fitness (11 Franchise) 26-Feb-2020 0000000000 Buildings and Property
Patience Brewster 31-Aug-2018 0000000000 Home Furnishings Generating Revenue
West Coast Fitness 01-Jul-2018 Buyout/LBO Leisure Facilities Profitable 0000 000000 0000000
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Castanea Partners Exits (23)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Yasso 01-Aug-2023 000000000000000000
MacKenzie-Childs 02-Sep-2022 0000000000
Simms Fishing Products 23-Aug-2022 000000000000000000 00000
Essentia Water 05-Mar-2021 000000000000000000
Drybar 23-Jan-2020 Merger/Acquisition 00000
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Castanea Partners Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Castanea Partners Team (52)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Colleen Love Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer Newton, MA
Brian Knez JD Co-Founder & Managing Partner 00 0 Newton, MA
Robert Smith Managing Partner & Co-Founder 00 0 0 Newton, MA
Paul Gibbons Partner Newton, MA
Jeffrey Rayport Ph.D Senior Advisor & Operating Partner 0 Newton, MA
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