The Sterling Group is an operationally focused middle market private equity firm that partners with management teams to grow and build winning businesses in the industrial sector.
Sterling saw the opportunity to build the nation’s leading standalone PET recycling company.
Sterling identified an opportunity to transition a family-owned business, supplement the management team, transform the company’s customer value proposition, improve efficiency of manufacturing operations, and scale the business into a vertically-integrated global leader.
In creating a best-in-class platform, Sterling and Lynx emphasized identifying and executing strategic acquisitions that would each contribute to a stronger collective network.
Sterling has executed a strategy to bring together multiple leading regional and local construction supply distributors.
Sterling added key team members and worked to centralize several, unintegrated legacy businesses and take better advantage of company’s scale.
Together, Sterling and the Stonecipher brothers combined five different manufacturers to create the second largest bathtub company in the US.
Sterling shared the vision of creating a national leader that would be best in class, both commercially and operationally. Sterling was prepared to do the complicated transactional work of concurrently acquiring and immediately merging the two companies.
Sterling and management worked together to further improve already strong operating practices and complete 10 acquisitions.
Together, Sterling and the family developed a plan to expand into Texas, a new geography for the company.
The Sterling Group is an operationally focused middle market private equity firm that builds winning businesses for customers, employees and investors.
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