Building winning businesses for customers, employees and investors.

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.

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Evergreen Recycling

Sterling saw the opportunity to build the nation’s leading standalone PET recycling company.

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Time Manufacturing

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.

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Lynx FBO

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.

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Construction Supply Group

Sterling has executed a strategy to bring together multiple leading regional and local construction supply distributors.

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Specified Air Solutions

Sterling added key team members and worked to centralize several, unintegrated legacy businesses and take better advantage of company’s scale.

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American Bath Group

Together, Sterling and the Stonecipher brothers combined five different manufacturers to create the second largest bathtub company in the US.

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Highline Aftermarket

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.

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DexKo Global

Sterling and management worked together to further improve already strong operating practices and complete 10 acquisitions.

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B&G Crane Service

Together, Sterling and the family developed a plan to expand into Texas, a new geography for the company.

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