The Partners Group Places 57 on the Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon List

Portland, OR, June 25, 2013 – The results are in and the winners have been announced for the 2013 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon. The Hilton ballroom in downtown Portland was packed with nearly 900 people on Thursday, June 20th, 2013 as The Portland Business Journal honored the recipients of the award. The Partners Group, a leading, locally-owned, independent, financial services, risk management and employee benefit consulting firm, was recognized by The Portland Business Journal on this night, ranking 57th on their list of Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Oregon (

2013 marks the 5th consecutive year and 10th time in past thirteen years that The Partners Group has been honored by The Portland Business Journal for this prestigious award. Since 2010, The Partners Group has experienced 98.61% growth. Founder Bruce Kerr accepted the award on behalf of The Partners Group.

Regarding the award, The Portland Business Journal asked President & CEO Roderick B. Cruickshank, RHU about the principles that are essential in creating a guideline for good management. He replied, “Hire the right people, give them clear direction and then get out of their way.” See his complete discussion with The Portland Business Journal in Listmakers: Fastest-Growing Company Execs Share Their Secrets .

This annual ranking recognizes the top 100 private companies in the state of Oregon that experienced the greatest percentage of revenue growth over a three year period.

The Partners Group is a leading, locally-owned, independent, financial services, risk management and employee benefit consulting firm. We do more than provide exceptional employee benefits, commercial insurance and wealth management services. Driven by an unswerving commitment to our clients, we develop partnerships that ensure extraordinary solutions.

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Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

Business Consulting

The Business Consulting Division of The Partners Group is dedicated to consulting with healthcare systems and jumbo employers to manage the health and well being of their employees, families, and communities. Our focus is to provide an innovative, solution-oriented service that capitalizes on data to pinpoint potential problems. Whether it be uncovering potential sources of escalating healthcare costs, or other anomalies in data, this service provides endless, problem-solving advantages to a variety of industries.

Commercial Insurance

The Partners Group Commercial Insurance Division manages the business risks for hundreds of employers. We provide an unmatched depth and breadth in commercial insurance and risk management services combined with extraordinary people who possess an unusual ability to connect on a personal level. We work hard to understand the unique risks and exposures of your business, and identify the solutions to provide the right coverage for the right price. As an independent company The Partners Group can tailor solutions to work specifically for you, even creating new policies and programs, if that’s what you need.

Private Client Services

The Partners Group Private Client Services Division advises business owners and high income shareholder groups comprising just over 3,200 successful individuals, families and medical professionals on investment services, retirement planning, and personal insurance. We’ve been in business for over 30 years as a privately held company based in the Northwest, and we’re here to stay. Additionally, we are not tied to products and plans. We provide various platforms and a multitude of options to fit your needs, which can change over time as your life changes. When you work with TPG Private Client Services, you’re dealing with the shareholders of this firm, and we are honored to play a role your life, your family’s lives, and your next generation’s lives.