CC Capital Partners is a private investment firm based in New York, NY that was founded in late 2015 by Chinh Chu with a focus on investing in and operating high-quality businesses for the long term.
The firm evaluates investments anticipating a hold-period well beyond that of a typical private equity firm and funds its investments through a variety of permanent capital sources. CC Capital frequently partners with best-in-class executives, managers and owners to create significant value post-acquisition by bringing to bear their unique operating expertise.
In 2016, CC Capital partnered with William P. Foley to found CF Corp., a permanent capital vehicle for which it raised $1.2 billion of equity. In 2017, CF Corp. acquired Fidelity & Guaranty Life with an enterprise value of $2.6 billion.
In 2018, CC Capital, led an investment consortium including Cannae Holdings, funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Black Knight and other distinguished investors, in its acquisition of Dun & Bradstreet, the global leader in commercial data, analytics and insights for businesses. The partnership with Black Knight’s management marks CC Capital’s latest partnership with a team of best in class executives. The $7 billion go-private was unanimously approved by Dun & Bradstreet’s Board of Directors.
In October of 2018 CC Capital partnered with Roger Deromedi, Former Kraft Foods CEO & Pinnacle Foods Chairman to raise $475 million of permanent capital. This vehicle, Collier Creek holdings, was the largest dedicated Consumer U.S. SPAC IPO of all time.