Archive for the ‘Watermill Team Features’ Category

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

Watermill Group Wins Community Impact Award for Saving Michigan Paper Mill and 140 Jobs

Watermill Recognized for Acquisition of Manistique Papers, Inc. Lexington, Mass. – March 18, 2013 – The Watermill Group is the proud recipient of the Restructuring Community Impact Award at the 7th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards for the firm’s acquisition of Manistique Papers. “The award winners represent the best of the M&A industry in 2012…

March 18, 2013

Still not buying in to a buyout boom

Private equity firms rushed to get deals done in late 2012, partly to beat an expected increase in taxes on gains made from investments. As a result, private equity-backed buyout dealflow in North America reached a post-Lehman high of 1,590 deals valued at $152.3 billion, according to market intelligence firm Preqin. While the lingering uncertainty in the U.S….

January 11, 2013

Watermill Named Finalist in M&A Advisor Awards

Watermill has been named a finalist in the M&A Advisor Awards in the Cross Boarder Deal of the Year ($35MM-$100MM) category for our succesful completion of the Fine Tubes, Ltd. and Superior Tube Company acquisition. Watermill and the other finalist companies have been selected from a record 423 nominations representing over 600 companies. An independent…

November 8, 2012

Watermill Group in the BGL Metals Insider

Watermill was recently interviewed for the BGL Metals Insider, a highly respected industry report published by middle market investment banking firm Brown Gibbons Lang & Co.  Download the report and see page 10 for a full article on Watermill’s recent acquisition of Superior Tube, Inc and Fine Tubes, Ltd.

October 12, 2012

Counting the Corporates

Ben Procter speaks about the transformation at ACG Boston   ACG Boston is best known for throwing events that are distinguished by a qualification process. By limiting invitations to only ACG members and non-members that are directly involved in M&A transactions, ACG Boston is able to provide valuable networking opportunities. Recent developments include 10 new…

August 7, 2012

Private Equity Speed Dating

Mergers and Acquisitions To accelerate dealflow, staying on the radar is critical, explains Ben Procter, partner at private equity firm Watermill Group and president of ACG Boston. “Dealsource, a speed-dating process between intermediaries and private equity firms,” is one way to do that, he tells Mergers & Acquisitions senior reporter Anthony Noto at the 2012 Boston…

May 30, 2012

Inside a Strategy-Driven Turnaround

Watermill Group details how it became the successful owner of North America’s only producer of recycled coated mechanical paper By STEVEN KAROL, Watermill Group M&A professionals often tout the importance of strategy in turning around or growing a business. But the effects of strategy are notoriously hard to isolate, as it rarely operates alone. A…

October 13, 2011

Winds of Change

An avid sailor, Steven Karol discusses how his company won the race by keeping its eyes on the horizon and sailing into the storm The winds of change are constant in the world of business. Capitalizing on that change is the Massachusetts based Watermill Group, a private buyout organization that focuses on acquiring middle-market companies…

November 16, 2010