Archive for the ‘Watermill Team Features’ Category

Watermill Acquires Dazzling New Investment

APRIL FOOLS!  While we love the 70s, we have not actually invested in a disco ball manufacturer. We’ve removed the glittery background and crazy facial hair photos from the Watermill website, but the announcement below will live on.The old team photo above? That’s legit. If you look closely, you’ll be able to pick out Steve….

April 1, 2015

Happy Holidays From the Watermill Team!

Every year the Watermill team finds new and creative ways to embarrass the partners in our family style holiday card. This year, we let the dogs, Dash and Becket, choose the theme. It was no surprise then when they turned the tables on us: sick of wearing cute costumers and demeaning outfits, they made their…

December 23, 2014 | , , ,

Watermill Group Expands Team

LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Watermill Group, a strategy driven private investment firm, has expanded its team with three key hires spanning marketing, transactions and administration. As Director of Marketing, Sarah Bowen works on marketing and business development initiatives for the firm, as well as marketing strategy for select Watermill portfolio companies. Matt Bergin, who previously spent…

December 16, 2014 | ,

John Carr of The Watermill Group discusses manufacturing M&A

Manufacturing M&A is expected to surge over the next twelve months, according to dealmakers surveyed by Mergers & Acquisitions. Anthony Noto recently caught up with John Carr of The Watermill Group to discuss the manufacturing sector, reshoring, and additive manufacturing (i.e. 3D printing). Check out their conversation here. What trends have you been seeing in the manufacturing…

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Experienced Middle Market Dealmaker John N. Carr Joins The Watermill Group

LEXINGTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Watermill Group, a strategy-driven private investment firm, has recruited John N. Carr to join as Principal. Mr. Carr will work on the evaluation, due diligence and execution of new investments. He will also support strategic transformation initiatives for Watermill’s portfolio companies. Mr. Carr has 10 years of experience spanning private equity, investment…

March 31, 2014

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

Human Capital

Sept. 13, 2013 Investing in future leaders has become a priority for maturing firms Private equity is still a relatively young industry, with many firms being founded just 30 to 40 years ago. At many of these firms, it’s the founders who are still leading day-to-day operations. That’s great for continuity, but what about the…

October 21, 2013