A well known investor and philanthropist, Stephen P. Murray has been impacting the investing world for quite some time. The former president and CEO of private equity firm CCMP Capital, has a track record of working with major investing corporations. He has worked with the likes of JP Morgan Chase and Crestcom International.
Murray has experience serving on the board of several major companies including AMC Entertainment. The Vitamin Shoppe and Aramark. His recent passing leaves a void in the investing world that will be difficult to fill.
Raised in a New York City suburb in Westchester County, New York, Murray is an economics graduate from Boston College and developed a background to prepare him for his work in the field. His educational journey includes time at Columbia Business School.
He began his career in the mid 1980’s working as part of the analyst training program at Manufacturers Hanover Corporation. Murray would go on to begin work with JPMorgan Partners. Afterwards Murray co-founded CCMP Capital, a derivative of JP Morgan Chase.
For quite some time JPMorgan Partners was one of the world’s largest private equity firms in the world. In recent times his work continue to evolve as he held board seats with companies like Crestcom International, Octagon Credit Investors, and Strongwood Insurance Holdings. Learn more about Stephen Murray CCMP Capital: http://www.wsj.com/articles/ccmp-capital-advisors-gets-backing-to-resume-investing-from-fund-1430946145
His is also well known for his philanthropic efforts. Stephen Murray supported the Make-A-Wish Foundation in New York. He also has given back to his alma mater Boston College. It was there he helped the the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Furthermore he served as s vice chairman of the board of trustees at Boston College.
Stephen Murray’s passing is clearly felt by the industry. “Steve was a terrific investor and deal maker.” “We are very saddened to learn that our friend and former partner, Steve Murray, has passed away,” Greg Brenneman, the firm’s CEO, said. Stephen Murray CCMP Capital impact will live on however and his work is certain to be admired for years to come.