A Brief Overview of CCMP Capital & Stephen Murray

spcblog, 03 September 2015, No comments
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CCMP Capital is an international private equity organization that deals in growth equity and buyout investments in Europe and North America. Stephen Murray CCMP Capital on linkedin works in partnership with highly skilled management teams to maximize the use of its resources and expertise and to promote the operational efficiency and growth of the organization.
CCMP is an acronym for :

• Chemical Venture
• Chase Capital
• Manufacturers Hanover Capital
• Partners

CCMP Capital started operating independently on August 2006. CCMP Capital was formed to carry on the investment strategy developed by the organization’s professionals who were members of: Manufacturers Hanover, Chase Capital Partners and Chemical Venture Partners. The investment professionals of CCMP are still managing J.P. Morgan’s equity portfolio.

Investment Focus

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital invests $100-$500 million worth of equity for every transaction with organizations ranging from $250 million-$2 billion in size to:

• Privatize public companies
• Assist in the growth of developing businesses
• Enable corporate carve-outs and management buyouts
• Offer estate diversification solutions
• Equitize capital structures

Industry Expertise

Our expertise is a product of our transaction experience in four major sectors: retail, industrial, healthcare and energy. CCMP Capital has been committed to these sectors for a long time including widely changing market conditions and multiple industry business. Our understanding of the opportunities and issues facing these industries is what makes us a partner of choice for managers of portfolio organizations working in the sectors below:

• Healthcare
• Industrial
• Consumer/Retail
• Energy

CCMP Capital’s Former President

Stephen Murray was an investor and philanthropist. He served as the chief executive officer and president of CCMP Capital. Murray earned his economics degree from Boston College in the year 1984. It is at this time that he joined Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. In the year 1989, he acquired his business administration master’s degree from Columbia Business School. It is at this time that he became part of MH Equity Corporation, an organization that combined the private equity group of Manufacturers Hanover. In 2005, Murray headed buyout business at JP Morgan Partners. Murray was the co-founder of CCMP Capital and in 2007; he became CEO of the organization. Murray also served on the board of directors of big organizations such as AMC entertainment, Aramark, Legacy Hospital Partners, Warner Chilcott, Cabela’s, The Vitamin Shoppe, Pinnacle Foods and Generac Power Systems. Murray was also a philanthropist and supported institutions such as Boston College( where he served as the vice chairman of the trustees board), Stamford Museum, Columbia Business School and Make-A-Wish Foundation (where he served as part of the chairman’s council). Stephen Murray passed away on March 12, 2015, may the Lord rest his soul in eternal peace.


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