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Audax Overview

Founded in 1999, Audax Group is a leading alternative investment manager with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco and London. With approximately $36 billion of assets under management and more than 360 employees, Audax is a leading capital partner for middle market companies, operating through three distinct business lines: Audax Private Equity, Audax Private Debt, and Audax Strategic Capital.

Category

Private Equity

Continent

North America

HQ Location

Boston, MA

BuildRI Category Rating

2/5

Responsible Investment Rating

2/5

Value Builder Rating

1/5

Stakeholder Rating

0/5

Key Value Builder Features1

  • Focused Digital Strategy
  • In-house Digital Expertise
  • Operational Improvement Strategy
  • Dedicated Operational Improvement Team

1. Key Value Builder Features are determined by the BuildRI research team based upon publicly-available information and input from 3rd parties, including the firm in certain circumstances.

Value Creation Examples

Solve

Contributing Source: 2022 ESG Report

In 2022, Solve initiated an assessment of its current Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) landscape, identifying areas for enhancement amid its rapid expansion in recent years. Recognizing an opportunity for growth in both team size and DEI initiatives, Solve management committed to a more deliberate approach to recruitment and interviewing processes. The management team devised a comprehensive DEI roadmap and execution toolkit, outlining actionable strategies to cultivate a more inclusive and equitable workplace culture. These efforts extend beyond recruitment, aiming to foster sustained improvements across all facets of the organization's DEI commitment.

GCG

Contributing Source: 2022 ESG Report

In 2022, GCG initiated an evaluation of its current ESG practices and identified key areas for enhancement. Over the past year, GCG has focused on establishing an ESG roadmap to formalize and foster a culture of ongoing improvement throughout their operations. Central to these efforts, GCG established an ESG steering committee with direct oversight from the board, ensuring accountability across ESG pillars. The company is in the process of developing metrics to track energy usage and emissions intensity, aiming to provide annual updates on progress across their ESG commitments.

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