Wynnchurch forms new platform company

By Iris Dorbian — 3 weeks ago

Wynnchurch Capital has launched Wynnchurch Industries, a platform company that will focus on backing industrial materials companies. Grant H. Beard, the former CEO of Wolverine Advanced Materials, will lead Wynnchurch Industries as chairman and CEO.


Wynnchurch invests in Gypsum Technologies

By Luisa Beltran — 4 months ago

Wynnchurch Capital said Tuesday that invested in Gypsum Technologies Inc. The company’s management and employees also invested. Financial terms weren’t announced. Gypsum Tech, of Burlington, Ontario, provides machinery and systems for the wallboard industry.


Wynnchurch generates 4x return on sale of autoparts maker

By Chris Witkowsky — 4 months ago

Wynnchurch Capital will reap an about 4x return on its announced sale of Wolverine Advanced Materials, an autoparts maker. Wynnchurch announced the sale of Dearborn, Michigan-based Wolverine to ITT Corp for about $300 million. Wynnchurch acquired Wolverine in December 2010 through a corporate carve-out from EP Management Corporation.


Littlejohn sells Latham International to Wynnchurch

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

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

By Iris Dorbian — 7 months ago

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

By Luisa Beltran — 8 months ago

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.


PE-owned Indiana Limestone names new CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

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

By Larry Oberfeld — 2 years ago

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

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

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.