DeZurik is the leading manufacturer of valves for the municipal water/wastewater and industrial flow control valve markets based in Sartell, MN.


In December 2004, Rockwood partnered with another private equity firm on the corporate-carve-out of DeZurik from a Fortune 500 company.

In March 2015, Rockwood sold its investment in DeZurik to Granite Equity Partners.

Rockwood’s Role

  • Completed three product line acquisitions
  • Completed succession planning with recruitment of CEO, CFO and VP Operations
  • Revitalized global sales representative network
  • Grew EBITDA by nearly five times over ownership period