Littlejohn sells Latham International to Wynnchurch

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired Latham International from Littlejohn & Co. LLC. No financial terms were disclosed. Moelis and William Blair provided financial advice to Littlejohn on the transaction. Latham International is a maker of packaged and fiberglass pools, safety covers, and related pool products.


Wynnchurch promotes four to MD

Wynnchurch Capital has promoted Brian Crumbaugh, Greg Gleason, Neel Mayenkar and Michael Teplitsky to managing director. Prior to joining Wynnchurch, Crumbaugh worked at ShoreView Industries and Piper Jaffray while Gleason was at Houlihan Lokey and Bank of America. Mayenkar’s work background includes positions at Houlihan Lokey and at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Teplitsky’s resume has stints at Lime Rock Partners and at UBS Investment Bank.


O’Brien, Kirson named Partners at Wynnchurch

Wynnchurch Capital said Monday that it promoted Chris O’Brien and Ian Kirson to Partner. Rosemont, Illinois-based Wynnchurch is a middle market private equity firm that invests in niche manufacturing, distribution and business service companies.


Wynnchurch Capital sells Safeworks to Evergreen

Evergreen Pacific Partners has acquired SafeWorks from Wynnchurch Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Seattle, SafeWorks is a maker of suspended access products that help people work safetly at great heights.

PE-owned Indiana Limestone names new CEO

Indiana Limestone Company, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, has hired Tom Quigley as the CEO. Previously, Quigley was a general manager at Owens Corning. Indiana Limestone is a a limestone quarrier and fabricator.

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Imperial Group

Wynnchurch Capital has acquired  Imperial Group from Accuride Corp. BMO Mezzanine Fund and a management team led by CEO Terry Wogan also invested. Financial terms were not disclosed. Denton, Texas-based Imperial makes precision metal stampings, fabricated components and value-added assemblies for the heavy truck, bus, and industrial end-markets.

Wynnchurch Backs Foss Manufacturing

Mid-market private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital, has injected growth equity into Foss Manufacturing Company, a manufacturer of specialty engineered fibers. Headquartered in Hampton, NH, Foss has developed non-woven, environmentally friendly and anti-microbial fiber solutions for a wide variety of industries and applications.

Wynnchurch Capital Acquires Northstar Aerospace

Wynnchurch Capital‘s newly formed portfolio company, Heligear Acquisition has acquired Northstar Aerospace and its subsidiaries through court administered insolvency proceedings in both the United States and Canada. Headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Bedford Park, Illinois, the business is a manufacturer of flight-critical and non-flight-critical parts for military and commercial aircraft applications. PRESS RELEASE Wynnchurch […]

Wynnchurch Capital and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec Back Groupe Moreau

Wynnchurch Capital of Montreal has joined forces with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to make an equity investment in Groupe Moreau, a Quebec-based contractor specializing in electrical, structural, piping and mechanical services in the industrial sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PRESS RELEASE: Wynnchurch Capital has joined forces with the […]

Mueller Water Products Sells U.S. Pipe to Wynnchurch Capital

Atlanta-based Mueller Water Products is selling U.S. Pipe, which makes pipes, fittings, valves, hydrants and related products, to  the Chicago-based private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital for $89.8 million in cash, subject to post-closing adjustments.  Comvest Group, a private equity firm based in West Palm Beach, Florida, is helping to shepherd the transaction. PRESS RELEASE: Mueller Water […]

Humanetics Innovative Receives Growth Financing from Maranon Capital

Maranon Capital has provided growth financing to Humanetics Innovative Solutions, which is backed by Wynnchurch Capital. The financing consisted of a senior revolving credit facility, term loan plus mezzanine debt. Plymouth, Mich.-based Humanetics makes and designs sophisticated crash test dummies.

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