Edwards Group

Crawley, United Kingdom

FOUNDED in 1939, Edwards Group (NASDAQ: EVAC) is a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered vacuum products for the manufacture of microelectronics devices, such semiconductors, solar panels, LEDs and flat panel displays. It is also a world leader in vacuum technology for industrial, scientific, process and R&D applications.


Original Investment


CCMP II 2007 Realized

Partnered with management to establish a corporate carve-out as a strong stand-alone company, restructure manufacturing footprint and invest in new products and technology during an economic downturn to grow business and lower cost base leading to a successful initial public offering in 2012

Growth Plan

Invested in technology Launched new line of leading GEN4 products
Moved manufacturing closer to customers Instituted operational efficiencies