Stephen P. Murray, A Tough Act To Follow, President and CEO of CCMP Capital

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital on fortune, August 2, 1962 – March 12, 2015, was an avid Philanthropist, whose involvements included Make-A- Wish Foundation, The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, Stamford Museum and his Alma Mater Boston College (where he was vice chairman of the board of trustees) was also a well-established businessman. Mr. Murray, who received an MBA from Columbia Business school in 1989 took the helm of CCMP Capital as President and CEO in 2007.

CCMP Capital is a global private equity firm. It’s specialization is in buyout and growth equity. Its major areas of business are in the U.S. and Europe. The industries that the firm is adroit in are inclusive of Consumer/Retail, Industrial, Healthcare and Energy. The firm has a concentrated understanding of the elements of the business aptitude in these particular industries.

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital has heritage organizations which are Chemical Ventures, Chase Capital, Manufacturers Hanover Capital/J.P. Morgan and Partners. These organizations,
the acronym of “CCMP” in CCMP Capital, are the backbone of the company.

CCMP Capital started as Chemical Venture Partners in 1984. This venture partnership was a unit of Chemical Bank. Chemical Bank merged with Manufacturers Hanover in 1991. Chemical bank then merged with Chase Manhattan Bank in 1996, and the name was changed to Chase Capital Partners. In 2000, the merger between Chase and J.P. Morgan occurred. The name of the firm was then changed to J.P. Morgan Partners. J.P. Morgan Partners were almost the largest investment firm in the world.

With a history of 31 years and various seasons of merges, Chemical Venture Partners proved that they could withstand the test of time. CCMP Capital is a guiding force in the economy.

In 2007, the firm CCMP Capital Investors II bought out a $3.4 billion growth equity fund and closed.

In 2014, the firm CCMP Capital Investors bought out a $3.6 billion growth equity fund and closed.

Much can be learned from the stewardship of CCMP Capital. It is a firm that has seen much growth in the past and the potential for much more growth in the years to come. It is a firm that has truly come into its own in a very remarkable fashion.

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