Welcome to the Houston Private Equity Association!

“Founded in 1983, Houston Private Equity Association (“HPEA”) is a professional organization made up exclusively of private equity investment firms based within the greater Houston metropolitan area. HPEA’s mission is to provide its members with networking and educational events in order to foster information sharing and relationship building among private equity professionals.  

The organization was originally formed as the Houston Venture Capital Association, but later changed its name to more accurately reflect its membership. Today, HPEA members are engaged in all different types of private equity transactions including buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, venture capital, mezzanine debt, and BDC investing. Members invest in a broad array of industries such as business and consumer service companies, manufacturers, distributors, healthcare and life sciences, energy and chemicals, telecommunications and information technology.”