Private Capital

Overview

The MSD Private Capital team partners with founders, entrepreneurs, and management teams to build strong businesses and create long-term value. Given our investing and structuring flexibility, we can participate in control buyouts, significant minority stakes, and structured equity.

We seek to invest in growing, profitable, high return on invested capital companies in growth industrials and tech-enabled and professional services, with at least $25 million EBITDA and an Enterprise Value greater than $400 million. We target investments where our expertise and the extended MSD network is valuable and differentiating.

To date, the current MSD Private Capital has invested nearly $3 billion.

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Endries International is a leading distributor of fasteners and Class-C parts serving industrial Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide.

Hayward Industries is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of residential & commercial pool equipment, automation and accessories.

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Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Oakland, Tenn., Ring Container Technologies ("Ring") is an industry leading blow molder of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles for the food service, retail food and other end-use markets. Ring employs more than 700 people throughout its headquarters and manufacturing locations in 17 cities across the U.S., Canada and the UK.

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship ("UFC") is the largest mixed martial arts promotion company in the world, and represents one of the largest and fastest growing sports brands. UFC produces more than 40 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider, with events broadcast in over 156 countries and territories, to nearly 1.1 billion television households, in 29 different languages.

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WIRB-Copernicus Group ("WCG") is one of the world's leading providers of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research. WCG's solutions are built upon the foundation of ethical review, but have grown to include a suite of complementary services and technologies that expand the capabilities of the modern research professional.

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Nutrisystem is a leading direct-to-consumer health and wellness brand with strong consumer awareness. With a full suite of portion-controlled entrées, snacks, and shakes that are specifically designed to meet consumer needs, Nutrisystem delivers its products conveniently to customers across the U.S. The Company’s portfolio is complemented by various live counseling options, including trained weight loss coaches, registered dietitians and certified diabetes educators that are available seven days a week.

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Woolpert is a leading architecture, engineering, geospatial and strategic consulting firm with over 1,000 employees located in 35+ office locations. Founded in 1911, Woolpert delivers quality solutions for clients in a wide range of public- and private-sector markets, both across the country and around the world.

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West Monroe is a digital services firm that was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Chicago. The firm has over 2,200 employees across the United States, Costa Rica, and the U.K., serving middle-market and Fortune 1000 clients. West Monroe offers management consulting, technology, design, and product engineering services and focuses on six core industries that are historically resilient despite economic conditions.

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East West provides a comprehensive and integrated set of product realization capabilities to a leading and high-growth customer base. With U.S. operations, and international operations, the Company utilizes a global design team, transparent supply chain, on-site quality control and flexible logistics systems to provide its customers with superior products and competitive cost advantages. Founded in 2001, East West offers its customers a differentiated breadth of onshore, nearshore and offshore design, engineering, manufacturing and distribution capabilities to serve the full spectrum of customer needs ranging from new product design to full scale production and distribution.

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Investments made since 2016. Represents investments made under current MSD Private Capital Leadership.