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CEO of CCM Capital, Stephen Murray, Dies at 52

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President and CEO of CCM Capital, Stephen Murray CCMP Capital, dies at 52. CCM Capital is a firm that focuses on buyout and growth equity. They raised their latest fund to 3.6 billion last year. He co-founded CCM Capital, which was a spin off of JP Morgan Chase, in 2006. In 2007, he was named CEO.

This company typically invests about 100 million to 500 million per equity for every transaction they conduct. Their focus is on consumer, healthcare, industrial, and industry sectors. Some of the companies include: Cabela’s, Warner’s, and Quiznos.

A New York native, Stephen Murray attended Boston College for his BA and Columbia for his MBA. Murray started his career in 1984 by joining the credit analyst program at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. Through several mergers and buyouts, this company eventually become Chase Manhattan Corp in 1996. In 2007, he become the head of buyout business at JP Morgan Partners.

This position is where he co-founded CCMP Capital. In addition to being CEO, he serves on several boards, including Aramark, AMC Entertainment, the Vitamin Shoppe, Cabela’s and Pinnacle Foods.

Murray leaves a legacy of success in the finance industry and involvement in philanthropy. He has supported the Make a Wish Foundation, the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County, and Stamford Museum.

Also, he has supported his former colleges by serving as vice chairman of the board of trustees at Boston College. Murray still made sure to reinvest his success back into the community.

Stephen Murray had a history of working hard in the finance industry. Through his work at CCM Capital, he also served on several boards and contributed to multiple philanthropic organizations.

His passing will be missed by many at CCM and his other organizations. Stephen Murray leaves behind a wife and four sons. They will reside at the family home in Stamford, Connecticut.

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