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Watermill Group Announced as a Finalist for the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

Watermill Group is pleased to share that the firm has been named a finalist in three categories for the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. Watermill Group’s acquisition of Experi-Metal, Inc. was named a finalist in the Industrials Deal of the Year ($50mm-$100mm), Private Equity Deal of the Year ($50mm-$100mm) and M&A Deal of the Year ($50mm-$75mm) categories….

November 10, 2017 | , , , , , ,

Steve Karol: Thinking About the New Normal

Steve Karol, Watermill Group’s Managing Partner and Founder, widely known as our big picture strategic thinker, occasionally shares updates with Watermill’s friends, investors, and advisers on his thoughts on markets and economies. We call these missives Reflections From the Water’s Edge and are delighted to begin sharing them more broadly through our blog. We hope…

September 4, 2015 | , , , ,

Made in the USA

Since its founding more than 35 years ago, Boston-based The Watermill Group has kept an eye on manufacturing companies. Of course, given the ebbs and flows of the market, investing in American manufacturing companies hasn’t always been an easy or even a good strategy. In fact, most companies have been outsourcing their manufacturing needs for the last 20 years…

February 7, 2014

The Top 10 Insights Into Working at a Private Equity Company

1) When you reveal to a Partner that the exciting new deal is $20m below our revenue criteria (Source tumblr) 2) When we get blown out of the water on an IOI (Source tumblr) 3) When you realize the “proprietary deal” is actually a full auction (Source tumblr) 4) When we bid low on a…

July 23, 2013

Watermill Directors, Emily and Julia, Speak On the Origins of New Networking Group

Lexington, MA –April 9, 2013–  As Founding Members of The Kids Table Networking Group in Boston, Emily Lord and Julia Karol present on the Radio Entrepreneurs radio show on the Money Matters channel along with colleagues Natalie Sperling, Peter Baty and Kyle Murphy. Listen to the founding team as they discuss how they founded a…

April 10, 2013