Stephen Murray – CEO of CCMP Capital

Stephen Murray was the CEO and co-founder of CCMP Capital, a growth equity and buyout investment firm. He was part of the investment and banking industry for over thirty year until he sadly passed away at age 52 due to health related issues.

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital was a very successful business that had a reported estimated net worth of $3.6 billion. Murray brought many years to the industry as a “terrific investor and deal maker.” CCMP was known to typically invest $100 million to $500 million of equity per transaction. Its main focus was on consumers, industrial, health care and energy sectors.

Stephen Murray graduated from Boston College in 1984 with his degree in economics. He got a job after college as a credit analyst in a training program at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. He decided to go back to school and earn his master’s degree, which he did in 1989. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-03-13/stephen-murray-ex-ccmp-chief-who-helped-build-firm-dies-at-52

He graduated from the Columbia Business School with his degree in administration. In 1989, he decided to join MH Equity Corporation which also combined Manufacturers Hanover’s. Manufacturers Hanovers was then purchased by Chemical Bank in 1991. At that time, MH Equity made the move to merge with Chemical Venture Partners and Chemical Bank joined Chase Manhattan Corporation.

In 1996, Chemical Venture Partners became Chase Capital Partners. It wasn’t until 2005 that Murray decided to become the head of the buyout business at JP Morgan Partners an decided to co-found CCMP Capital. CCMP Capital was originally a spin off of JP Morgan Partners. He was then named the CEO of CCMP in 2007.

Stephen Murray was also an avid philanthropist and enjoyed helping out in the community. He was a more than average supporter of the Make A Wish Foundation and Boston College. He took part in the Food Bank located in Fairfield County and was also an active member of the Columbia business school.

He served as vice chairman of the board of trustees at Boston College. Murray had many talents and the staff and business executives along his career path have learned a lot from him. CCMP Capital will continue to thrive and continue to produce exceptional investment services throughout the future, but it is known that Murray will be sadly missed by many.

His career choices, knowledge and expertise will forever be valued by many. He is survived by his wife and their four sons and are currently living in Connecticut.