CCMP Capital is an equity firm that deals with buyout and growth equity investments in Europe as well as North America. This global privately owned company on crunchbase.com has four targeted industries and works with exceptional management teams to combine its proprietary operating resources with deep industry expertise that drives the company’s growth and operational efficiency. The name CCMP originates from the company’s heritage organizations namely Chemical Ventures, Chase Capital, Manufacturers Hanover Capital/J.P. Morgan, and Partners.
Stephen Murray CCMP Capital invests up to $500 million of equity in each transaction and specializes in companies worth between $250 million and $2 billion. This allows the company to provide estate diversification solutions specifically for privately owned businesses, manage buyouts and corporate carve-outs, make public companies private, develop new businesses to the desired growth, and brings equity to over-levered capital structures. One may argue that CCMP Capital’s deep industry experience is the reason behind significant transaction experience, which means the company has invested in four targeted sectors long enough to understand their multiple industry business cycles and the variations of each market conditions. This kind of knowledge on specific issues as well as opportunities has established CCMP Capital as the choice company to invest with in consumer/retail, industrial, healthcare and energy sectors.
Kevin O’Brien and Jonathan Lynch who focus on providers of healthcare services, specialty product companies, medical products distributors and managed care organizations or payers lead the healthcare industry. With over 27 years’ experience in this field, the company focuses on LHP Hospital Group Inc., CareMore, Warner Chilcott, MedPace and MedQeust Associates. Lastly, Christopher Behrens leads the company’s 25 years of experience to focus on exploration and production, power, midstream services, and oilfield services, lead the energy sector. Some of the companies CCMP Capital invests with in this sector include Chaparral Energy, Vetco, Newark Energy, Latigo Petroleum Inc., and Noble Environmental Power.
The company invests at least $7.1 billion in the consumer/retail sector, and over 31 years’ experience in this sector has directed the company to focus on specialty retail, service businesses, mass channel supply, information services and multi-channel marketing sub-sectors. CCMP Capital has put Thomas Walker and Richard Zannino in charge of the consumer/retail sector. Some of the companies that CCMP Capital invests with in this sector include Jamieson, The Hillman Group, Aramak, Infogroup, and Ollies Bargain Outlet. For the industrial sector, CCMP Capital has invested more than $ 5.5 billion and has over 29 years of experience in the following sub-sectors: manufacturing, distribution, industrial services, and chemicals. The person in charge of this sector is Timothy Walsh, who prefers investments on selected platforms such as Jetro Cash & Carry, PQ Corporation, Generac, EcoServices and Milacron.
Stephen Murray once served as the president and CEO of CCMP Capital. He is a graduate of Boston College with an honorary degree in economics and later attained his master’s degree in business administration from Columbia Business School.