Charlotte, NC, September 19, 2022 – Churchill Asset Management (“Churchill”) announced a direct investment in support of BPOC in its acquisition of Praxis Packaging Solutions (“Praxis” or the “Company”). Praxis is a full-service contract packager specializing in primary solid and liquid filling, as well as secondary packaging, repackaging, serialization and labeling. The Company primarily serves OTC and prescription pharmaceutical, medical device, animal health, and health & beauty customers.
“Praxis has an attractive target market with a differentiated, full-service packaging platform and loyal customer base,” said Anne Philpott, a Managing Director on Churchill’s Private Equity & Junior Capital team. “We believe BPOC is the ideal strategic partner for Praxis and are looking forward to working with their team to enhance Praxis’ market position and capabilities.”
About Churchill Asset Management LLC
Churchill, an investment-specialist affiliate of Nuveen (the asset manager of TIAA), provides customized financing solutions to middle market private equity firms and their portfolio companies across the capital structure. With $41 billion of committed capital, Churchill provides first lien, unitranche, second lien and mezzanine debt, in addition to equity co-investments and private equity fund commitments. Churchill has a long history of disciplined investing across multiple economic cycles and our unique origination strategy, best in class execution and investment are driven by more than 140 professionals in New York, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles. More information can be found at www.churchillam.com.
Founded in 1996, BPOC is a Chicago-based private equity firm that invests exclusively in healthcare companies and is one of the nation’s most experienced investors in the industry having raised five funds with total capital commitments of nearly $1.8 billion. BPOC has invested in numerous providers, manufacturing, outsourcing, distribution and information technology companies through growth equity, management buyouts and leveraged recapitalizations. For more information, please visit https://www.bpoc.com/.
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