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Wynnchurch Capital holds final closing on Fund III

Middle market private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital has announced the final closing of Wynnchurch Capital Partners III, with USD603 million of committed capital, exceeding its target of USD500 million.

With the closing of Fund III, Wynnchurch now manages USD1.1 billion of capital. Wynnchurch’s previous fund was raised in 2006 and had capital commitments of USD350 million. Wynnchurch’s inaugural fund was raised in 2000 and had capital commitments of USD163 million.

"We are appreciative of the trust and confidence that our investors have shown in our operationally focused private equity model serving the middle market," says John Hatherly, Managing Partner of Wynnchurch Capital. "Further, our hands-on approach has generated strong investment returns in both good economic times as well as more difficult ones."

Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC acted as exclusive placement agent for Fund III, and Kirkland & Ellis LLP provided legal advice.

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