Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Stampede Meat
Rosemont, IL – June 27, 2017 — Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today that it has completed an investment in Stampede Meat, Inc. (“Stampede” or the “Company”). Stampede is a leading protein solutions company, specializing in providing portioned, marinated and cooked beef, chicken, and other protein products for restaurants, retail, home delivery and other channels.
Stampede was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Bridgeview, Illinois.
“We are excited to partner with the management team of Stampede to continue the Company’s track record of superior customer service, safety, quality and innovation, and we look forward to supporting the Company’s growth plans,” said John Hatherly, Co-Managing Partner at Wynnchurch. “Wynnchurch seeks to invest in customer-focused businesses that recognize their success is driven by meeting or exceeding their customers’ needs. Stampede embraces this philosophy, offering highly customized, collaborative solutions to customers,” added Neel Mayenkar, Managing Director at Wynnchurch.
“We are very pleased that Wynnchurch Capital along with management have invested in this business,” said Brock Furlong, Chief Executive Officer for Stampede. “We have a shared vision for investment in the business that will allow us to continue to expand our focus on being the supplier of choice for our customers and the employer of choice for our people.”
About Stampede Meat
Stampede Meat, Inc., headquartered in Bridgeview, Illinois, processes and distributes portioned, marinated and cooked beef, chicken, and other protein products for restaurants, retail, home delivery and other channels. For more information, please visit www.stampedemeat.com.
About Wynnchurch Capital
Wynnchurch Capital, LLC, headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with offices in California and Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $2.2 billion of committed capital under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit: www.wynnchurch.com.