In the News

Jun 19, 2017

Constitution Capital announced today that it has completed a co-investment in WKI Holding Company, Inc. (“World Kitchen”), a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of housewares. Constitution Capital, a leading alternative asset manager, participated as a co-investor alongside Cornell Capital in World Kitchen.

Jun 5, 2017

Avista Capital Partners (“Avista”) announced today that it has acquired National Spine & Pain Centers, LLC (“NSPC” or “the Company”) from Sentinel Capital Partners (“Sentinel”). NSPC is a leading management services organization serving 69 interventional pain management (“IPM”) clinics across 7 states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Constitution Capital, a leading alternative asset manager, participated as a co-investor alongside Avista in NSPC.

May 22, 2017

Wind Point Partners, a Chicago based private equity investment firm, announced today that it has sold portfolio company Petmate to Olympus Partners. Petmate is a leading innovator, marketer, and manufacturer of a wide range of pet products to a diverse base of retail partners. Constitution Capital, a leading alternative asset manager, participated as a co-investor alongside Wind Point Partners in Petmate.

Apr 10, 2017

Constitution Capital announced today that it has completed a co-investment in Leslie’s Holdings, Inc. (“Leslie’s”), the world’s largest retailer and online marketer of swimming pool and spa supplies and services. Constitution Capital, a leading alternative asset manager, participated as a co-investor alongside L Catterton in Leslie’s.

Apr 5, 2017

Constitution Capital, a leading alternative asset management firm focused on the North American middle market, today announced the addition of Steven Shekane and Jonathan Williams to the firm’s credit team.

Mar 9, 2017

Wind Point Partners announced today that it has acquired Vee Pak, Inc. (“Vee Pak”). Vee Pak is a fully integrated co-manufacturer of beauty and personal care products for leading industry brands. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Wind Point Partners in Vee Pak.

Feb 1, 2017

Constitution Capital Partners (“CCP”), a leading private equity firm focused on North American small to mid-cap buyouts, today announced the hiring of Daniel Clare as a Partner and head of the firm’s new office in New York.

Jan 11, 2017

Constitution Capital Partners (“CCP”), a leading private equity firm focused on North American small to mid-cap buyouts, today announced the final close of Ironsides IV and related segregated mandates with total commitments of $755 million. Ironsides IV was oversubscribed and significantly exceeded the original $500 million target.

Jan 3, 2017

The enduring value proposition of FoF managers resides in their ability to screen, identify and gain access to the best performing managers.

Dec 5, 2016

As investment advisors revisit the value of 60/40 portfolio in a low-return environment for public equities and fixed income, a private equity fund of funds can offer uncorrelated return streams and the alpha that is so tough to find elsewhere today.

Nov 29, 2016

Blue Wolf Capital Partners (Blue Wolf) announced today that it has completed an investment in Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice (Great Lakes Caring), one of the largest and highest quality providers of in-home post-acute services in the United States. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Blue Wolf Capital Partners in Great Lakes Caring.

Sep 6, 2016

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity (MSPE) announced today that it has completed an investment in Cadence Education, Inc., one of the United States leading providers of early childhood education, focusing on the care and curriculum-based education of children between the ages of six weeks and twelve years old. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity in Cadence Education.

Sep 2, 2016

In the second of a two-part series, Constitution Capital Partners’ Robert Hatch highlights that while healthcare has earned its reputation as a shelter sector, in the wake of a massive regulatory overhaul, potential hazards may exist.

Aug 31, 2016

In the first of a two-part series, Robert Hatch of Constitution Capital Partners explores some key takeaways for investors through analyzing over 1,000 healthcare buyouts, dating back to 1987.

Aug 16, 2016

Constitution Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on North American lower middle market buyout funds and direct investments, today announced the expansion of its team with the addition of two professionals, Raymond Shih as an Associate, and Athilia Chau Banh as a Staff Accountant. Mr. Shih joined the firm August 1, and Ms. Banh joined the firm August 15.

Jul 5, 2016

Petmate today announced that it has acquired Precision Pet Products. Precision Pet Products is a manufacturer and supplier of wire crates, wooden dog houses and chicken coops, dog beds and puppy pads. Petmate manufactures and markets pet products including carriers, shelters, collars & leashes, feeding & watering systems, toys and pet beds. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Wind Point Partners in Petmate.

Jun 21, 2016

Constitution Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on North American lower middle market buyout funds and direct investments, today announced the growth of its investment team with the addition of Dominic Morell. Mr. Morell joined the firm as an Analyst, effective June 13.

Jun 9, 2016

NexPhase Capital, LP (NPC or NexPhase) today announced its acquisition of American Global Logistics, LLC (AGL or the Company). AGL specializes in customized logistics solutions and offers end-to-end ocean and air transportation along with documentation, information management and deployment. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside NexPhase Capital in American Global Logistics.

Jun 1, 2016

Managing Partner John Guinee highlights the advantages of GPs using a process-oriented approach in this commentary published by Private Equity International. An established process can afford firms a distinct advantage in competitive situations. For LPs, utilizing a process-oriented approach supports outer performance and drives consistency no matter the state of the market.

Mar 21, 2016

Managing Partner John Guinee talks to Buyouts about investment trends among GPs and opportunities for separate accounts. Additionally, Guinee discusses what distinguishes Constitution Capital Partners and his view on the current economic cycle.

Dec 8, 2015

Constitution Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on North American lower middle market buyout funds and direct investments, today announced the expansion of its investment team with the addition of two Associates, John A. Drago and Christopher S. Faucher. Both joined the firm November 30.

Nov 4, 2015

Ophthalmic lens manufacturer VISION EASE immediately expands its product portfolio and distribution capabilities with the acquisition of Daemyung Optical Co. Ltd. (DMO). DMO is the second largest optical lens manufacturer in Korea, with two production facilities in South Korea and one in China. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Wind Point Partners in Vision Ease.

Oct 8, 2015

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity (MSPE) announced today that it has completed a majority investment in CoAdvantage, Inc., one of North America’s largest professional employer organizations (PEOs). Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity in CoAdvantage.

Sep 9, 2015

Moelis Capital Partners (“MCP”) today announced its investment in Flexible Architecture and Simplified Technology, LLC (“FAST”), a leading provider of core software solutions to the life insurance industry. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Moelis Capital Partners in FAST.

Jul 15, 2015

Pamlico Capital (“Pamlico”) and the management team of Service Express, Inc. (“SEI” or the “Company”) announced today that Pamlico has made a growth investment in the Company. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Pamlico Capital in SEI. SEI is a leading provider of Third Party Maintenance (“TPM”) services for mission critical data center infrastructure focused on server and storage equipment.

Jun 17, 2015

Constitution Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm focused on North American small to mid-cap buyouts, today announced it has raised $823 million in private equity commitments with the final close of the Ironsides III Private Equity Partnership/Co-Investment Funds and related segregated mandates.

May 11, 2015

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity (MSPE) today announced the completion of the sale of its majority interest in Creative Circle, a leading professional staffing firm specializing in advertising, creative and marketing talent, to On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE:ASGN) for $570 million, plus up to $30 million in contingent consideration if certain financial performance measures are achieved in 2015. Constitution Capital Partners (CCP), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Morgan Stanley Private Equity in Creative Circle.

Apr 28, 2015

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPB), a global and diversified consumer products company with market-leading brands, announced today it has signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire Armored AutoGroup Parent Inc.(“Armored AutoGroup”) from Avista Capital Partners for $1.4 billion in cash and assumed debt. Constitution Capital Partners (“CCP”), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Avista Capital Partners in Armored AutoGroup.

Apr 14, 2015

Wind Point Partners announced the acquisition of Vision-Ease, a leading manufacturer of quality branded ophthalmic lenses, including clear, photochromic, and polarized lenses. Constitution Capital Partners (“CCP”), a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Wind Point Partners in Vision-Ease.

Feb 10, 2015

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity (MSPE) today announced the completion of the sale of its majority interest in EmployBridge, a leading provider of specialty staffing services, to The Select Family of Staffing Companies, a national provider of workforce management services, for approximately $410 million. CCP, a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Morgan Stanley Private Equity in Employbridge. Employbridge is a provider of specialty staffing services.

Jan 5, 2015

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity and Constitution Capital (“CCP”), majority owners of EmployBridge since May 2011, will exit their stakes in EmployBridge, upon the closing of a merger between Select Staffing and EmployBridge. CCP, a private equity firm focused on North American buyouts, participated as a co-investor alongside Morgan Stanley Private Equity in EmployBridge. EmployBridge is a provider of outsourced human resource and specialty-branded temporary staffing services in the United States.