The Compass Group

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The Compass Group is a private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle market companies. The firm seeks to provide finance to entrepreneurial and financial owners of companies, as well as large corporations seeking to divest non-core operations. It invests in a broad range of industries including growing segments of the service, distribution, and manufacturing sectors. The firm invests primarily in companies that are based in North America. It seeks to make equity investments between $50 million and $250 million per transaction in companies with typical cash flow between $10 million and $40 million. The firm typically invests alongside management and occasionally with other equity groups and pursues a variety of non-control investments. The Compass Group LLC was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Westport, Connecticut with an additional office in Irvine, California.


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Staffing Talk - Staffmark IPO: What Are Some Risk Factors?
January 20, 2014
They grew steadily for three decades, eventually attracting a cash-laden suitor in 2000, in the form of a private equity firm from Connecticut called Compass Diversified Trust. At the time of course, there was a lot of private ...

Private Equity Wisdom ~ Stock Market Fundamentals
April 14, 2011
I was listening to the AG Edwards High Yield Conference webcast from May and heard some interesting comments on the Private Equity boom from Joseph Massoud, the CEO of an outfit called Compass Diversified Trust Inc.

Compass Diversified Trust Press Release - Compass ... - iMiners
April 12, 2011
Compass Diversified Holdings Announces Sale of Aeroglide Holdings, Inc.

Lengthy first compass info
December 16, 2009
August 2, 2006 (FinancialWire) Compass Diversified Trust's (NASDAQ: CODI) Compass Group Diversified Holdings, LLC unit has acquired a controlling interest in Anodyne Medical Device, Inc. The new EU member states of ...

Compass Diversified Trust Press Release - Compass ... - iMiners
June 25, 2008
Compass Diversified Holdings Subsidiary, CBS Personnel, Inc., Closes Acquisition of Staffmark Investment LLC.