Hermes Private Equity is a venture capital and private equity firm investing in buyouts and growth businesses that is headquartered in London, England and was founded in 1983.
In 2018 Hermes Private equity announced raising $600 million in funding for their oversubscribed PEC IV fund. The PEC IV fund had an initial hard target of $450 million, and an initial target of $350 million.
On November 20, 2019 Hermes Private Equity announced raising $1.6 billion for their PEC IV fund for making private equity investments. The funding came from a combination of co-investors and pensions funds.