Wynnchurch Capital, LLC, a Rosemont, Ill.-based middle-market private equity firm, completed an investment in Stampede Meat, Inc., a protein solutions company, specializing in portioned, marinated and cooked beef, chicken and other protein products for restaurants, retail, home delivery and other channels.

“We are excited to partner with the management team of Stampede to continue the company’s track record of superior customer service, safety, quality and innovation, and we look forward to supporting the company’s growth plans,” says John Hatherly, co-managing partner at Wynnchurch.

“Wynnchurch seeks to invest in customer-focused businesses that recognize their success is driven by meeting or exceeding their customers’ needs. Stampede embraces this philosophy, offering highly customized, collaborative solutions to customers,” adds Neel Mayenkar, managing director at Wynnchurch.

“We are very pleased that Wynnchurch Capital along with management has invested in this business,” says Brock Furlong, chief executive officer of Stampede, Bridgeview, Ill. “We have a shared vision for investment in the business that will allow us to continue to expand our focus on being the supplier of choice for our customers and the employer of choice for our people.”