Hillman Solutions
Hillman Solutions
Cincinnati, Ohio

Partnered with management with plan to drive growth through expansion into adjacent product categories, product innovation, more cost-efficient operations and international expansion

CCMP invested in Hillman Solutions, a leading distributor of fasteners, keys, engravable tags, letters, numbers and signs, and other hardware-related items, in 2014. With over 900 sales and service representatives, Hillman provides value-added category management for more than 130,000 SKUs.

CEO Corner

Doug Cahill
Doug Cahill, Chairman, President and CEO

"CCMP’s expertise with distribution and building products alongside their support for a buy and build strategy to add new brands to the Hillman family enabled us to continue growing Hillman. CCMP’s history of public exits supported our successful efforts to take Hillman public in 2022. CCMP gets the consumer and always supported investments to better serve our retailers and their customers."

Opportunity and Why CCMP

  • Macro industry tailwinds; Fragmented industry ripe for consolidation through targeted M&A
  • Leverage stable, long-term customer relationships & unique value-added field sales, distribution & innovation capabilities to grow core & new categories
  • Drive base business growth; expand into adjacent categories & channels; new product innovation/development; increase supply chain efficiencies

Value Creation

  • Created scalable infrastructure to support organic and acquisition growth
  • Leveraged category management expertise, field service force & industryleading product innovation to gain share in core product areas
  • Enhanced margins via sourcing, productivity, pricing & product mix initiatives
  • Strengthened leadership team with seasoned consumer products executives


  • Established Hillman as an M&A platform and executed on accretive acquisitions to access new categories and channels, expand Hillman’s addressable market opportunity, and strengthen customer relationships
  • Completed a merger with Landcadia III Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company, resulting in Hillman becoming a publicly traded company in 2021 (NASDAQ: HLMN)
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For illustrative purposes only. There can be no assurance any such value creation plan will ultimately be achieved as described herein. Certain statements herein reflect the subjective views and opinions of CCMP Growth and its personnel. Such statements cannot be independently verified and are subject to change. Please refer to Terms of Use and Disclaimers for important information about CCMP Capital Advisors, LP and CCMP Growth Advisors, LP. A complete list of CCMP Capital Advisors, LP investments is available on its website.