FutureMark Paper Launches Future Jet

Westport, CT and Chicago, IL (PRINT 2013) — September 5, 2013 — FutureMark® Paper Group, North America’s leading provider of responsibly made recycled printing papers, today announced the launch of Future Jet TM, the industry’s first high-recycled, coated digital inkjet paper. Compatible with both dye- and pigment-based printers, Future Jet offers publishers and commercial printers…

September 5, 2013

Total Alignment: The Fundless Approach Advantage

The Watermill Group does not invest in the fund format, and founder Steven E. Karol details why this model has worked for firm for over 30 years. He also discusses Watermill’s emphasis on strategy and operations over financial engineering. Watch the Video

September 2, 2013

Dividend retweets Part II: how to Build a Private Equity Twitter Account

3. Behind the Scenes One of my personal favorite templates is Watermill Group’s Twitter account, which incorporates a great mix of behind-the-scenes looks at its portfolio companies and its team. It also tweets interesting articles the team has been reading. If the PE firm does this right, it makes the firm’s team look, well, human, which is something many PE execs have…

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Fine Tubes Helps SENER Achieve Results in Solar Power with the Gemasolar Power Plant

Fine Tubes (www.finetubes.com), one of the world’s leading tube manufacturers for the aerospace, medical, nuclear and power, oil and gas and chemical process sectors, is now four years into a solar power project with SENER. SENER is the international engineering and construction specialist behind the Gemasolar commercial power plant – the first of its kind….

August 8, 2013

Fine Tubes and Superior Tube Partner to Increase Global Footprint

Combining the two Watermill Group-owned companies elevates their service possibilities and production levels while maintaining excellent standards by which they built their reputations. Fine Tubes can now strategically serve the U.S. market. Fine Tubes (Plymouth, England), one of the leading UK manufacturers of metal tubing for the aerospace, medical, chemical, nuclear, power and oil and…

July 25, 2013

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

FutureMark CEO Stephen Silver named 24 on PPI Magazine’s Power List

The Power List Now in its sixth year, the Power List is not a popularity contest, nor is it a catalogue of the great and good in the industry.  What it is however is PPI’s own ‘editors choice’ mixed in with a lot of ideas from people they have talked to on the front line…

July 12, 2013

12 Dealmakers You Should Follow On Twitter

July 5, 2013. As social media promises to become increasingly important in the middle market, here are a dozen dealmakers worth following on Twitter for their insights, news and entertainment value. As social media promises to become increasingly important in the middle market, here are a dozen dealmakers worth following on Twitter for their insights,…

July 8, 2013

Tenere Names Greg Adams CEO

Adams to drive growth for the advanced custom manufacturing firm DRESSER, Wis.—July 1, 2013—Tenere Inc., a full-service designer and fabricator of complex metal and plastic components and assemblies, today announced the appointment of Greg Adams to the position of Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Adams will be responsible for driving growth for Tenere, both organically…

July 1, 2013