CCMP Capital and Stephen Murray, the Former President and Chief Executive Officer

CCMP Capital, a private equity firm, specializes in growth and buyout equity investments in Europe and North America. It’s a global company that focuses on four different industries, which include chemical ventures, chase capital, manufacturers Hanover capital and partners. The Wall Street firm started operating as an independent company in August 2006 and since then, it has continued to offer services in managing the private equity of J.P. Morgan partners.

Currently, CCMP Capital invests a total of 100 million dollars to 500 million dollars of equity in every single transaction in companies that range from 250 million dollars to 2 billion dollars in size. The firm does this to provide solutions of estate diversification to businesses, enable corporate carve-outs and buyouts, and take companies from public to private. Additionally, it also helps develop business growth as well as equitize over-levered capital structures.

The industry expertise of CCMP Capital ranges from chemical and energy to consumer and retail to industrial and healthcare. The firm has widely invested in these sectors for long periods of time. Its staff has a deep understanding of various issues as well as opportunities that are within these industries, establishing it as one of the best partners among managers.

Under consumer and retail, CCMP reports to have invested about 1.7 billion dollars over the last 31 years. This includes sectors such as service businesses, mass channel supply, information service, and multi-channel marketing. Under the industrial sector, it has invested about 4.1 billion dollars over a period of 29 years in areas such as manufacturing, distribution and industrial service. In healthcare, the firm has invested about 1.6 billion dollars over a period of 27 years, including sectors such as healthcare services, specialty product companies, and medical product distributors and managed care organizations. When it comes to the chemical and energy, the company has invested 2.6 billion dollars over 25 years in areas such as power, oilfield services, midstream services, production and chemical exploration, and chemical.

Stephen Murray, the former chief executive officer and president of CCMP Capital, was a philanthropist and private equity investor. He studied in Boston College, where he graduated in 1984, earning a degree in the field of economics. He furthered his studies and obtained a master’s degree from the Colombia Business School in the area of business administration. He has worked at the Manufacture Hanover Corporation, Warner Chilcott, AMC Entertainment, Generac Power Systems and Aramark among other notable companies. On March, 2015, Murray died at 52.