Harvest Partners taps Unger as CFO

New York-based middle market private equity firm Harvest Partners has hired Marc Unger as its chief financial officer. Prior to joining Harvest Partners, Unger worked at CCMP Capital Advisors where he served as CFO and COO.


CCMP-backed Milacron files to go public

Milacron Holdings Corp. has filed to raise up to $100 million via initial public offering. Milacron is a Cincinnati-based plastics processing and industrial fluids company that is owned by CCMP Capital Advisors. Milacron did not disclose the shares it would offer or their price range. BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays and J.P. Morgan are acting as joint lead book-runners on the IPO.


CCMP agrees to buy part of Carlyle’s stake in PQ Holdings

CCMP Capital Advisors has agreed to invest in PQ Holdings, a specialty chemical business for the consumer, oil and gas, transportation safety, specialty plastics and industrial markets. CCMP has agreed to acquire a 47 percent interest in PQ from The Carlyle Group. Existing shareholders INEOS, Carlyle and company management will continue to own about 53 percent of the company. The deal is expected to close in late 2014 to early 2015.


CCMP Capital raises $3.6 bln for Fund III

CCMP Capital Advisors has closed CCMP Capital Investors III raising $3.6 billion. The new fund will back middle market companies in North America and Europe in the consumer/retail, industrial, energy and healthcare industries.


CCMP Capital Advisors acquires Solvay’s Eco Services business

CCMP Capital Advisors has acquired Solvay‘s Eco Services business unit in a transaction valued at $890 million. Eco Services recycles spent sulfuric acid for continuous supply to the oil refining industry and manufactures high quality virgin acid products for broad industrial applications including mining, water treatment and other chemical processes.

KMG taps CCMP Capital advisor to board

KMG Chemicals, a specialty chemicals provider, has named James Gentilcore to its board of directors. The former CEO of Edwards Group, Gentilcore is an executive advisor to CCMP Capital Advisors.


PE-backed LHP ups Ehrie to CFO: CORRECTION

LHP Hospital Group, which is backed by CCMP Capital Advisors, has promoted John W. Ehrie from executive vice president and chief financial officer to CEO. The appointment is effective immediately. Ehrie replaces Mark Miller who recently resigned as CEO. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, LHP is a provider of capital and services for not-for-profit hospitals and hospital systems.


Vodafone paying 10.4x cash flow for Spain’s Ono: Reuters

Vodafone has agreed to buy Spain’s largest cable operator, Ono , for 7.2 billion euros ($10 billion), the latest hefty deal in a European telecoms sector starting to rebuild as the region recovers from a recession, sister news service Reuters reported. Ono is 54 percent owned by a group of large buyout shops.

Jamieson sold to CCMP Capital Advisors

Jamieson Laboratories is being sold to CCMP Capital Advisors. The deal is expected to close January 31, 2014. Canadian Jamieson is a provider of vitamins, minerals and nutrition supplements.

Milacron and Mold-Masters Join Forces

Milacron and Mold-Masters are joining forces to form a global solutions provider positioned to serve the full range of customer needs. Milacron is backed by private equity investor CCMP Capital Advisors.


CCMP Buys Ollie’s Bargain Outlet

CCMP Capital Advisors has agreed to invest in Ollie’s Bargain Outlet. Financial terms weren’t announced. The seller is the former Saunders Karp & Megrue, which merged with Apax Partners in 2005. Mark Butler, Ollie’s cofounder, will remain Chairman and CEO. He will also retain a significant ownership position in Ollie’s as the company’s largest individual […]

Reuters – Wanda Acquires AMC Movies

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has agreed to buy movie chain AMC Entertainment for $2.6 billion, including debt, writes Reuters. AMC is owned by an investment group that includes Bain Capital, CCMP Capital Advisors and Spectrum Equity Capital. Reuters – Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group agreed to buy AMC Entertainment for $2.6 billion, including debt, […]

Follow-On Offering for Francesca’s Holdings

Specialty boutique retailer Francesca’s Holdings has announced a follow-on offering of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock. The shares are being offered by selling stockholders, which include members of management and directors of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation and affiliates of CCMP Capital Advisors. PRESS RELEASE Francesca’s Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:FRAN) today announced a follow-on offering of 9,000,000 […]

Fournier Joins CCMP as Executive Advisor

CCMP Capital Advisors said Wednesday that Dominique Fournier will become executive advisor to its U.K. affiliate. Fournier will work on industrial investment opportunities for CCMP in Europe and the U.S. Fournier was most recently CEO of Infineum International. PRESS RELEASE CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC today announced that Dominique Fournier has agreed to become an Executive […]

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