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Company Overview of MidOcean Partners

Company Overview

MidOcean Partners is a private equity firm specializing in buyouts and middle market investments. The firm seeks to invest in the business and media services, consumer, industrial services, hotels, restaurants and leisure, media and communications, diversified financial services, commercial services and supplies, staffing, transportation, and healthcare sectors. Within the business and media services sector, it focuses on information services, outsourced services, environmental services, educational services, media and content, and marketing services. Within the consumer sector, the firm is focused on consumer product and services sectors. Within the niche industrial space, it seeks to inves...

320 Park Avenue

Suite 1600

New York, NY 10022

United States

Founded in 2003





Key Executives for MidOcean Partners

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 54
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director
Chief Operating Officer
President of MidOcean Credit Partners
Age: 54
Managing Director and Head of Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

MidOcean Partners Key Developments

MidOcean Partners Announces Board Appointments

MidOcean Partners announced that on December 19, 2012 it acquired a majority equity position in Agilex Flavors & Fragrances. The current management team is investing alongside MidOcean. The new Board of Directors will include Daniel Stebbins, the former President of the Flavor Division worldwide for Dragoco and Haarmann & Reimer Corp., where he oversaw its integration into Symrise GmbH & Co. Mr. Stebbins served on the Board of Governors for the Fragrance Foundation from 1990 to 2002, and has worked with MidOcean to evaluate opportunities in this sector over the past several years. Also joining the board is Thomas Virtue, former president of Givaudan Roure. Brian Connolly, the former Executive Vice President and President of North America for Avon Products Inc., will also serve on the board. Mr. Connolly formerly served as Chairman of the Direct Selling Association and has longtime experience in that sector.

Agilex To Seek Acquisitions

MidOcean Partners said ton December 19, 2012 that it acquired a majority stake in Agilex Flavors & Fragrances Inc. "We are very impressed with the entire Agilex management team, all of whom are investing alongside MidOcean as part of this transaction. We look forward to partnering with this team to grow the business organically and through significant acquisitions," Rob Sharp, MidOcean Managing Director, said.

Nautic In Talks To Sell Agilex To MidOcean

According to the Federal Trade Commission, Nautic Partners, LLC is in negotiations with MidOcean Partners for a potential sale of Agilex Flavors & Fragrances Inc. The Federal Trade Commission has already granted early antitrust clearance. The terms of the sale have not yet been determined but MidOcean seeks to invest at least $25 million of equity per transaction.

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