M&A Deal Summary

Bain Capital Private Equity Acquires Apex Tool Group

On February 4, 2013, private equity firm Bain Capital Private Equity acquired machinery company Apex Tool Group for 1.6B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Bain Capital Private Equity’s 1st transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is Bain Capital Private Equity’s 35th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Bain Capital Private Equity’s 62nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Bain Capital Private Equity’s 1st transaction in Maryland.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-02-04
Target Apex Tool Group
Sector Machinery
Buyer(s) Bain Capital Private Equity
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 1.6B USD

Target

Apex Tool Group

Sparks, Maryland, United States
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Apex Tool Group is a global producer of industrial hand and power tools, tool storage, drill chucks, chain, and electronic soldering products. Apex serves a multitude of global markets, including automotive, aerospace, electronics, energy, hardware, industrial, and consumer retail.

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Buyer

Bain Capital Private Equity

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1984
PE ASSETS 44.2B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Bain Capital Private Equity (BCPE), is the private equity investment arm of alternative asset management firm, Bain Capital. BCPE targets leveraged buyout and growth capital transactions in a wide variety of industries including information technology, communications, media, healthcare, industrial/manufacturing, retail/consumer, and financial services. Bain Capital is based in Boston with additional offices in New York, London, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Munich.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 105 of 215
Sector (Machinery) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 25 of 38
State (Maryland) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 62 of 113
Year (2013) 5 of 16
Size (of disclosed) 35 of 67
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