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“Watermill Group’s president is doing something about private equity’s ‘bro culture’”

Feb 13, 2020, 6:25am EST By Greg Ryan – Law and Money Reporter, Boston Business Journal   Lexington-based private equity firm Watermill Group, traditionally an investor in industrial manufacturers, is making a new push into investments in women-led businesses in a wider range of industries. Named WMX, the initiative is the brainchild of Watermill Group…

February 13, 2020


Private investment firm seeks to accelerate late stage investments in gender-diverse teams   LEXINGTON, MA – February 12, 2020 – Recognizing the positive link between female leadership and business performance, the Watermill Group today launched WMX—an initiative that brings private equity access and resources to gender-diverse teams.   “We’re widening the path to private equity…

February 12, 2020

Enbi Global, Inc. Appoints Christopher Miller as CEO

Miller brings extensive global expertise and operational discipline to lead Enbi through its next stage of growth   Shelbyville, IN and Lexington, MA– September 24, 2019 – Enbi Global, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance precision rollers, insulation, gaskets and sealing technologies, today announced the appointment of Christopher Miller as CEO. Miller is a global…

September 24, 2019

Cooper & Turner Combines With Beck Industries

Combined company aims to be the first truly global manufacturer of high-quality, safety-critical fasteners SHEFFIELD, England & ARMENTIÈRES, France- August 1,2019 -Andaray (Holdings) Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries (“Cooper & Turner”) today announced it has acquired Beck Industries (“Beck”), a manufacturer and distributor of fully certified, high-security bolting components. The combined company aims…

August 1, 2019

Watermill’s Enbi Group Announces Add-On Acquisition of Pierce Industries

  Customers to benefit from expanded capabilities including innovative remanufacturing services   Lexington, MA and Shelbyville, IN – June 24, 2019 – Watermill Group, a strategy driven private investment firm, today announced that its portfolio company Enbi Group, a leading manufacturer of high-performance precision rollers, insulation, gaskets and sealing technologies, has acquired Pierce Industries. The…

June 24, 2019
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Julia Karol Receives Chapter Award From ACG Boston

ACG Boston, the Boston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), honored five members with inaugural chapter awards at a celebration recently held at the Boston Harbor Hotel.     Among the night’s honorees was Watermill President and COO, Julia Karol, who received the ‘Woman of Influence’ Award. According to the association, the award…

May 2, 2019

Watermill Group Acquires Enbi in Cross-Border Deal

Lexington, MA and Shelbyville, IN – April 3, 2019 – Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, has acquired Enbi, a leading manufacturer of high-performance precision rollers, gaskets, seals and insulation for complex applications in image transfer, fusing, substrate transport and acoustic and thermal insulation. Enbi serves world-class OEMs in digital printing, ATMs and cash…

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Watermill Group Wins Cross-Border Deal of the Year

Lexington, MA – November 19, 2018 – The Watermill Group’s acquisition of Cooper & Turner has been named a Cross Border Deal of the Year by The M&A Advisor, a premier network of M&A, turnaround and finance professionals. Watermill, a strategy-driven private investment firm, won in the $10MM-$50MM category. The firm was recently presented the…

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Watermill Group Announced as a Finalist for the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Lexington, MA – September 12, 2018 – The Watermill Group’s acquisition of Cooper & Turner has been named a finalist in three categories for the 17th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The private investment firm’s cross-border transaction will advance to the final round of judging for Industrials Deal of the Year ($10mm-$50mm), Cross Border Deal of…

September 12, 2018 |

Continuing its growth trajectory, Watermill expands team and recognizes achievements

Lexington, MA – July 25, 2018 – As Watermill Group celebrates 40 years of private investment leadership and sets the stage for continued growth, the firm today announced the appointments of Cristina Rubbo and Scott Oudheusden. Ms. Rubbo joins Watermill as Director of Finance and will be responsible for managing the corporate accounting and finance…

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