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Center Rock Capital Partners Invests in Signature Systems Group
May 7, 2019

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”), is pleased to announce its investment in Signature Systems Group, LLC (“Signature” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of composite ground protection products.

Center Rock Capital Partners Acquires The Merit Distribution Group
April 4, 2019

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired The Merit Distribution Group, LLC (“Merit”), a leading national distributor of paint sundries, flooring products, and related installation supplies.

Center Rock Capital Partners Adds Brent Willson as Principal
January 3, 2019

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce that Brent Willson has joined the firm as Principal in its Chicago office. Brent will be responsible for evaluating, executing and monitoring investment opportunities.

PSD has been Acquired by LINC Systems, a Portfolio Company of Center Rock Capital Partners
September 19, 2018

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce its industrial distribution platform, LINC Systems, LLC (“LINC”), has acquired Packaging Systems Design, Inc. (“PSD”). Based in West Chester, Ohio, PSD is a distributor of industrial packaging equipment and packaging products. The company focuses on technical, value-added packaging solutions. The PSD team will continue to run the business as a segment of LINC and will lead the efforts to expand LINC’s presence in the packaging space.

Center Rock Capital Partners Invests in LINC Systems
September 18, 2018

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”), is pleased to announce that it has invested in LINC Systems, LLC (“LINC”), a leading North American distributor of fastener, packaging and MRO tools and supplies serving a broad range of industrial customers and end markets. Center Rock invested in LINC out of its inaugural investment vehicle, Center Rock Capital Partners Fund I, LP, to support LINC’s continued expansion and pursuit of growth opportunities.

Center Rock Capital Partners Acquires American Piping Products
September 17, 2018

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”), is pleased to announce that it has acquired American Piping Products (“APP”), a leading global distributor of steel pipe, fittings and valves. APP marks Center Rock’s second platform investment out of its inaugural investment vehicle, Center Rock Capital Partners Fund I, LP. [more]

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP Closes $580 Million Inaugural Fund Above Target
September 5, 2018

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”), a Midwest-based private equity firm focused on investments in industrial businesses headquartered in North America, today announced the final closing of its inaugural investment vehicle, Center Rock Capital Partners Fund I, LP (together with its parallel fund, the “Fund”). [more]

Center Rock Capital Partners Announces the Hiring of Arun Laxmanan as Principal
April 18, 2018

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce the addition of Arun Laxmanan as a Principal in its Bloomfield Hills, Michigan office. Arun will focus on identifying and executing transactions involving lower middle market industrial businesses. [more]

Molly Clark and Matt Conway join Center Rock Capital Partners as Principals
January 31, 2018

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is excited to announce Molly Clark has joined the firm as Principal and Director of Business Development and Matt Conway has joined as Principal. Molly will lead Center Rock’s deal origination, marketing and business development activities from its Chicago office. Matt sits in Center Rock’s Bloomfield Hills office and will focus on identifying and executing complex transactions in strong industrial franchises. [more]

Center Rock Capital Partners Adds John Newman as Principal, CFO and CCO
December 18, 2017

Center Rock Capital Partners, LP (“Center Rock”) is pleased to announce that John Newman has joined the Firm as Principal, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer in its Bloomfield Hills, Michigan office. John will be responsible for Center Rock’s portfolio management, compliance and financial reporting functions. [more]