Watermill Group Overview

  • Investor Type
  • PE/​Buyout

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 9

Professionals

  • Investments
  • 32

  • Portfolio
  • 5

  • Exits
  • 18

Exits

Watermill Group General Information

Company Description

Founded in 1978, Watermill Group is a private equity firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm prefers to invest in the aerospace, automotive, building products & services, industrial distribution, metals & fabrication, packaging, chemicals, rubber, and plastics sectors companies based in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. This firm is a Registered Investment Adviser (RIA).

Business Details

Year Founded
1978
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
PE/Buyout
Corporate Office
  • 321 Newbury Street
  • 2nd Floor
  • Boston, MA 02115
  • United States
+1 (781) 000-0000

Watermill Group Investments (32)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Musser Lumber Company 15-May-2024 00 000000000 Wood/Hard Products Generating Revenue 000000 00000000
Kings Wood Products 04-Jul-2023 0000000000 Wood Containers and Packaging Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Industrial Lumber Sales (Georgia) 22-Aug-2022 0000000000 Forestry Processing Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Weston Forest Products 04-Jan-2021 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale Generating Revenue 00000 00000
Beck Industries 01-Aug-2019 Buyout/LBO Industrial Supplies and Parts Generating Revenue 000000 00000
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Watermill Group Exits (18)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Tenere 19-Jul-2022 0000000000
The Plastics Group 01-Dec-2018 000 00 00000000
C&M Technologies 22-Dec-2017 0000000000
MultiLayer Coating Technologies 01-Jan-2016 000000000000000000
UP Paper 12-Nov-2015 Merger/Acquisition
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Watermill Group Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Watermill Group Management, Team & Partners (54)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Julia Karol President & Chief Operating Officer 0 Boston, MA
Steven Karol Founder & Managing Partner 00 0 Boston, MA
Benjamin Procter Senior Partner 0 Boston, MA
Dale Okonow JD Senior Partner Boston, MA
Robert Ackerman Senior Partner 0 Boston, MA
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Watermill Group FAQs

  • What is Watermill Group?

    Founded in 1978, Watermill Group is a private equity firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • When was Watermill Group founded?

    Watermill Group was founded in 1978.

  • Who is the founder of Watermill Group?

    Steven Karol is the founder of Watermill Group.

  • Where is Watermill Group headquartered?

    Watermill Group is headquartered in Boston, MA.

  • What is Watermill Group's total asset value?

    Watermill Group has around 00000 in total assets under management.

  • How many investments has Watermill Group made?

    Watermill Group has made 32 investments.

  • What has Watermill Group invested in?

    Watermill Group has made numerous investments in companies like Musser Lumber Company, Kings Wood Products, and Industrial Lumber Sales (Georgia) within the Wood/Hard Products, Wood Containers and Packaging, and Forestry Processing industries.

  • What has Watermill Group invested in recently?

    Watermill Group's latest investment was on 15-May-2024 in Musser Lumber Company, a company within the Wood/Hard Products industry.

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