PPM America Capital Partners

PPM America Capital Partners

PPM America Capital Partners

Date Founded



225 West Wacker Drive,Suite 1200,Chicago, IL 60606-1276

Type of Company



Private Equity & Venture Capital
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

PPM America Capital Partners (PPMACP) provides equity capital for co-investments in buyouts with equity sponsors, MBOs, recapitalizations, industry build-ups, corporate acquisitions and growth equity. The firm makes individual investments of $5 million or more and often makes follow-on investments. They invest in companies in North America, Europe and Asia. PPMACP typically holds a seat on a company's Board of Directors but they are not involved in a company's day-to-day operations.PPMACP's co-investment activities include equity financing for buyouts, recapitalizations and growth. Co-investments may include significant minority ownership positions in companies with values of $30 million to $300 million and smaller stakes in companies with values greater than $1 billion. The firm usually invests with other investment firms in large transactions.PPMACP also seeks to invest in consolidation opportunities. They have invested in a range of industries including office equipment, healthcare, telecommunications, industrial distribution, publishing and travel services. PPMACP assists in forming new companies and provides equity for subsequent acquisitions. They look for opportunities in fragmented industries where companies may be combined to create more efficient operations through larger scale.PPMACP invests in unaffiliated third-party funds on behalf of Jackson National Life Insurance Company and Pacus (UK) Limited. The firm actively pursues funds with experienced managers and a proven track record of solid returns. They may consider investing in a variety of funds including buyouts, venture capital and communication funds.

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President & Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Executive Partner

Partner & Head of Co-Investments



Senior Managing Director & Head-Equity Trading

Senior Managing Director & Head-Fixed Income Research

Senior Managing Director & Head-High Yield Bank Loan Team

Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Manager & Analyst-Public Equity

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APAX PARTNERS LLP, Apax Partners Ltd. purchase Authority Brands LLC from PPM America Capital Partners, Audax Mezzanine, PNC Riverarch Capital

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Blue Face Ltd., Development Capital purchase Star2Star Communications LLC from PPM America Capital Partners, NewSpring Growth resulting in a new company StarBlue, Inc.

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Gordon Brothers Finance Company, Hilco Consumer Capital LLC, Sports Authority Holdings, Inc. /Private Group purchase The Sports Authority, Inc. from PPM America Capital Partners, Leonard Green & Partners LP, CDP Capital Private Equity, Stockwell Capital LLC, Lexington Partners LP

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Monitronics International, Inc. provides alarm and security systems. It monitors signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems, which are installed by independent dealers at subscribers' premises. The firm also offers residential security services, including hands-free two-way interactive voice communication with the monitoring center, cellular options, and an interactive service option, which allows the customer to control their security system remotely using a computer or smart phone and provides customer and technical support services. The company was founded by James Hull on August 31, 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

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Edgen Murray II LP distributes specialty steel products. Its services include profiling, cutting, shot blasting, coating and finishing and testing. The company was founded on April 3, 2007 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA.

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Star2Star Communications LLC provides communication solutions. It offers voice features, pooling and bursting lines, advanced call center, mobile applications, conferencing, customer relationship management integration, instant messaging, presence management, partner services, video conferencing, and government solutions. The company was founded by Kristian Kielhofner in 2006 and is headquartered in Sarasaota, FL.

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