Deep Sector Expertise

Our group actively serves companies in the industrials sector, including chemicals, engineered industrials, industrial products and services, industrial technology, oilfield products and services, packaging and plastics, and transportation, logistics and distribution.


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Robert D. Frost

Managing Director, Industrials Group Head

+1 612 371 6591


Industrials, Chemicals, Industrial Products & Services
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John J. Bresnahan III

Managing Director

+1 713 423 8615


Industrials, Oilfield Products & Services
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Jeffrey Chen

Managing Director

+1 612 371 6596


Industrials, Chemicals
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James S. Conniff

Managing Director

+1 312 928 7074


Industrials, Engineered Industrials, Industrial Products & Services
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David L. Hallett

Managing Director

+1 612 371 6564


Transportation, Logistics & Distribution, Industrials, Oilfield Products & Services
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Doug Lawson

Managing Director

+1 704 719 5844


Industrials, Packaging & Plastics

Areas of Expertise


Additives and process aids
Agricultural chemicals
Chemical intermediates and commodities
Coatings, adhesives, and sealants
Flavor, fragrance, and personal care chemicals
Inorganics, catalysts, and specialty minerals
Lubricants, surfactants, and cleaners
Oil and gas chemicals
Plastics, polymers, and resins
Specialty and performance materials
Value-added chemical distribution

Engineered Industrials

Advanced manufacturing
Automation and controls
Mission critical components, products and systems
Niche, highly engineered products
Flow control
Process control
Test and measurement
Thermal management

Industrial Products and Services

Aerospace and defense
Automotive and heavy vehicles
Building products and construction
Capital equipment
Industrial services
Metals and metal forming

Oilfield Products and Services

Industrial services for mid- and downstream
Oil and gas extraction and transport products and equipment
Oilfield services

Packaging and Plastics


Transportation, Logistics and Distribution

Logistics outsourcing
Value-added distribution

Recent Transactions

22 Dec 2016

Sale of Key Plastics Corporation to Mecaplast Group

06 Mar 2017

Sale of Porous Technologies to Filtration Group

02 Mar 2017

Chapter 11 restructuring for Modular Space

01 Mar 2017

Sale of CAbi to Sentinel Capital Partners

24 Feb 2017

Sale of Avure Technologies to JBT Corporation

17 Feb 2017

Out-of-court restructuring & capital raise for Sidewinder Drilling