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Wynnchurch Capital Announces Russell Gehrett Joining as a Partner and the Opening of a New York Office

Rosemont, IL – April 27, 2021 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that Russell Gehrett has joined the firm as a Partner and will be opening an office in New York.

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Wynnchurch Capital Announces Executive Promotions

Rosemont, IL – April 8, 2021 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today the promotions of Greg Gleason to Managing Partner and Erin Murphy, Neel Mayenkar, Mike Teplitsky and Scott Fitch to Partner.

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Northern Wholesale Supply

Rosemont, IL – March 4, 2021 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired Northern Wholesale Supply, LLC (“NWS” or the Company”). NWS is a leading distributor of marine and RV accessories. Founded in 1984, NWS is an industry leader providing an all-encompassing suite of over 30,000 parts and accessories. The Company also maintains a proprietary products division (primarily comprised of its Extreme Max® product line) to address unmet customer demand. NWS currently serves its customers throughout the U.S. from its headquarters in Hugo, Minnesota.

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The Wheel Group Acquires Tuff Stuff Overland

Rosemont, IL – February 9, 2021 – The Wheel Group (“TWG”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), announced the acquisition of Tuff Stuff Overland (“Tuff Stuff” or the Company”). Tuff Stuff is a direct-to-consumer (“DTC”) e‑commerce platform of outdoor accessory products. The Company offers a comprehensive suite of high-quality overland adventure gear at affordable prices, including roof top tents, truck bed racks, awnings, and related accessories. 

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Wynnchurch Capital Acquires The Wheel Group

Rosemont, IL – February 2, 2021 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has acquired The Wheel Group (“TWG” or the Company”). The Wheel Group is a leading designer and distributor of branded aftermarket wheels, specialty tires, and related accessories serving the truck, SUV and car markets. Founded in 1997, the Company offers 16 proprietary brands and serves its customers through 20 sales and distribution centers located throughout the U.S. and Canada. TWG is well-positioned to benefit from growing automotive aftermarket demand, particularly in enthusiast-oriented wheel, specialty tire, and accessory categories. 

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