Finance is a deep corporate shark infested pool where the sharks with the biggest teeth have the largest share of fish. Private equity is made up of equity securities and liabilities in companies that aren’t publicly traded. These are usually operating companies, not on stock exchange.
Stephen Murray CCMP Capital is a private equity investment company with its focal point on growth capital transactions and leverage buyout. Since 1984, CCMP has invested well over 16 billion dollars in growth equity transactions and buyout. Over the years, CCMP has grown and evolved progressively changing and sculpting into the CCMP Capital we have come to know today. The company was first instituted under the name Chemical Venture Partners to serve Chemical banks venture capital and private equity branch in 1984
The group later on changed its name to JP Morgan Partners following the acquisition of Chase Manhattan Bank by Chemical in 1996. Stephen P. Murray served as the company chief executive officer and president of Stephen Murray CCMP Capital from 1962 to the March of 2015. The former philanthropist and private equity investor graduated with a degree in economics in 1984 from Boston College and merited his masters degree in business administration in 1989 from the Columbia business school.
Murray’s career set off in 1984 when he joined the credit analyst training program held at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. Later in 1989, Murray linked up with MH Equity Corporation that brought together the manufacturers Hanover private equity group and its finance unit. After formation of JP Morgan Partners from the acquisition of Chase bank, Murray became the head of buyout business in 2005. Murray played a chief role in the formation of CCMP Capital from JP Morgan Chase and was later in 2007 dubbed the company’s CEO. Murray was known for his amity through his continuous support for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He was on the foundations New York chairperson council. He also supported the food bank of lower Fairfield County, Boston College, Columbia Business school and the Stanford Museum
Stephen Murray has lived a life to be emulated; his prowess is evident in his work and life. He serves as an example of an exemplary investor that worked his way to the top of the food chain. Murray knew where he was headed and never had to doubt himself. From a humble background to greatness. His success is warranted through hard work and deserving effort.