Wynnchurch Capital Named Top-50 Founder Friendly Private Equity Firms by Inc. Magazine
Rosemont, IL – July 16, 2019 – Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”) announced today that it has been named to Inc. Magazine’s inaugural list of the Top 50 Best Private Equity Firms for Entrepreneurs.
“We are extremely grateful for this recognition by Inc. Magazine,” said Chris O’Brien, Managing Partner. “We appreciate that selling a business you started and built can be a daunting experience. It requires building a real partnership during the process that is based on trust and direct, open communication. We have a long history of doing this and helping founder-run businesses continue to thrive while preserving the culture that made them successful in the first place.”
Over its 20-year history, Wynnchurch has invested in over twenty founder-run businesses. Greg Gleason, Managing Director, added, “We are very proud of our history of buying from and investing alongside founders. Wynnchurch understands what it takes for these entrepreneurial run companies to continue to grow and evolve. We appreciate these are not just financial transactions, but decisions that involve legacy, families and long-tenured employees. We are always grateful for the confidence these owners and entrepreneurs place in us when choosing us as partners.”
Wynnchurch Capital is actively investing from its $1.3 billion Fund IV. In June, Wynnchurch acquired MPL Holdings, a leader in cultured marble products for the hospitality and multi-family housing markets. Also in June, Wynnchurch acquired two closed-die forging facilities of Allegheny Technologies that produce high-value, complex forgings for OEMs in a diverse set of end markets. Other recent Wynnchurch investments include: Alliance Designer Products, Inc., a leading manufacturer of polymeric sand and related installation products used in residential and commercial hardscaping projects; Boss Industries, a leading provider of power take-off and engine driven rotary screw air technologies; Infra Pipe Solutions, a leading manufacturer of large diameter, high density polyethylene pipe; Logistik Unicorp Inc., a worldwide leader in managed clothing services and uniform solutions; Critical Process Systems Group, a leading provider of mission-critical engineered solutions for demanding industries and applications; and Team Car Care, the market leader in the quick oil change segment of the“Do-It-For-Me” (“DIFM”) automotive aftermarket.
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: https://www.wynnchurch.com.
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Wynnchurch is not aware of the criteria on which the rating “Top 50 Founder-Friendly Private Equity Firms” are based nor the number of advisers surveyed in the category. Wynnchurch did not pay a fee to receive this rating. This rating is not to be construed as indicative of Wynnchurch’s future performance.