News Posts from 2023

Premier Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Tom Fitzgerald

Rosemont, IL –May 10, 2023 – Premier Franchise Management (“Premier”), the largest U.S. residential pool-build and pool-service franchisor, announced that it has appointed Tom Fitzgerald, Chief Financial Officer for Planet Fitness (NYSE: PLNT), to its Board of Directors.

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Wynnchurch Capital Announces Promotions and Expands Operations Team

Rosemont, IL – March 28, 2023 — Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that Kevin Hanley has been promoted to Principal, Cole Pospesel to Vice President, and Mike Yerkes to Accounting Manager. In addition, we have expanded our Portfolio Operations Group to include Daniel Martis.

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Wynnchurch Capital Invests in FloWorks

Rosemont, IL – January 24, 2023 – Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle market private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired a majority ownership in FloWorks International, LLC (“FloWorks” or the Company”) from Clearlake Capital Group, L.P (together with its affiliates, Clearlake”). Clearlake will retain a minority stake in the go-forward business. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, FloWorks is a leading specialty distributor of critical flow control products and provider of tailored technical solutions for MRO-focused applications.

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EMS Announces the Appointment of Mike Swedick as CEO

Rosemont, IL – January 12, 2023 – Eastern Metal Supply (“EMS”), one of the largest value-added distributors of aluminum products in the U.S and a Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”) portfolio company, announced today the appointment of Mike Swedick to the role of Chief Executive Officer. As part of the transition, Greg Weekes, the co-founder and President of EMS, will remain active in the company and on its Board of Directors.

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