Bain Capital Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Bain Capital Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are healthcare services (9%) and business services (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (26%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Bain Capital Private Equity has invested in 29 US states and 26 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired HCA Healthcare for $33.0B.

In the last 3 years, Bain Capital Private Equity has exited 13 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (37%). Bain Capital Private Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Worldpay UK for $12.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity271
    • M&A Buy Activity181
    • M&A Sell Activity90
  • Total Sectors Invested 46
  • Total Countries Invested 26
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 134
  • M&A Advisors 53

Bain Capital Private Equity

200 Clarendon Street,
Boston, Massachusetts 02199
United States
(617) 516-2000
www.baincapitalprivateequity.com

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.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Automotive, Beverages, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Communications, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Media, Medical Products, Metals/Mining, Oil/Gas Exploration, Packaging, Plastics, Publishing, Real Estate, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Semiconductors, Software, Test/Measurement Equipment, Utilities

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Divestiture, Going Private, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Asia/Pacific, Australia/New Zealand

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (9.6/yr) # 133 10 18 12 6 2 181
vol $161.2B $500M $21.2B $2.0B $817M $185.7B
Sell (5.4/yr) # 63 8 9 4 4 2 90
vol $51.6B $12.0B $15.8B $1.2B $2.7B $83.2B
  271

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
DEPObank SpA 2020-05-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Milan, Italy · www.depobank.it
TM Lewin Group Ltd. 2020-05-12 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.tmlewin.co.uk
Showa Aircraft Industry Co. Ltd. 2020-05-11 817M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Tokyo, Japan · www.showa-aircraft.co.jp
Engineering Ingegneria Informatica S.p.A. (Engineering Group) 2020-02-05 - Secondary Buyout
Roma, Italy · www.eng.it
SevOne, Inc. 2019-11-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Wilmington, Delaware · www.sevone.com
Waystar, Inc. 2019-07-29 2.7B USD Secondary Buyout
Louisville, Kentucky · www.waystar.com
Beacon Health Options 2019-06-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.beaconhealthoptions.com
CJ Foods America Corp. 2019-05-23 - Stake Purchase
La Palma, California · www.cjfoods.com
A&R Logistics, Inc. 2019-05-07 - Secondary Buyout
Morris, Illinois · www.artransport.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 - Secondary Buyout
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Brillio 2018-01-15 Cognetik Corp. 2020-07-07 2
Santa Clara, California · www.brillio.com Cary, North Carolina · www.cognetik.com
Nets Denmark AS 2014-03-24 Polskie ePłatności S.A. 2020-03-11 6
Ballerup, Denmark · www.nets.eu Warszawa, Poland · www.pep.pl
A&R Logistics, Inc. 2019-05-07 First Choice Logistics, Inc. 2020-02-11 3
Morris, Illinois · www.artransport.com Chicago, Illinois · www.firstchoicelogistics.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 Joshen Paper & Packaging Co., Inc. 2020-01-09 1
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio · www.joshen.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 American Paper & Plastics, Inc. 2020-01-08 8
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com City of Industry, California · www.appinc.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 Wagner Supply Co. 2020-01-06 7
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com Odessa, Texas · www.wagnersupply.com
Diversey Holdings, Inc. 2017-03-27 Virox Technologies, Inc. - Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide (AHP) 2019-12-20 1
Sturtevant, Wisconsin · www.diversey.com Oakville, Ontario
A&R Logistics, Inc. 2019-05-07 Plantgistix 2019-11-19 2
Morris, Illinois · www.artransport.com Houston, Texas · www.plantgistix.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 Area Distributors, Inc. 2019-11-18 6
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com Quincy, Illinois · www.areadistributors.com
Fedrigoni S.p.A. 2017-12-23 Ritrama S.p.A. 2019-10-31 2
Verona, Italy · www.fedrigoni.com Caponago, Italy · www.ritrama.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 8 (8%) - 15 (8%) 33.7B (18%)
Business Services 7 (7%) 1.6B (2%) 13 (7%) 3.4B (2%)
Retail 6 (6%) 3.9B (5%) 12 (7%) 16.8B (9%)
Software 3 (3%) 2.0B (3%) 11 (6%) 22.5B (12%)
Information Technology 6 (6%) - 10 (5%) 2.4B (1%)
Media 3 (3%) 26.7B (37%) 9 (5%) 32.9B (18%)
Distribution 3 (3%) - 8 (4%) 9.0B (5%)
Life Science 5 (5%) - 8 (4%) 6.1B (3%)
Consumer Products 4 (4%) 2.5B (3%) 8 (4%) 2.5B (1%)
Automotive 6 (6%) 879M (1%) 8 (4%) 879M (< 1%)
Financial Services 5 (5%) 2.4B (3%) 7 (4%) 5.8B (3%)
Restaurants 4 (4%) 5.3B (7%) 6 (3%) 10.0B (5%)
Apparel/Textiles 4 (4%) 685M (1%) 6 (3%) 685M (< 1%)
Internet Software and Services 3 (3%) - 5 (3%) -
Machinery 3 (3%) 4.8B (7%) 4 (2%) 5.2B (3%)
Manufacturing 3 (3%) - 4 (2%) 165M (< 1%)
Chemicals 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) -
Medical Products - - 3 (2%) 1.8B (1%)
Communications - - 3 (2%) 1.3B (1%)
Plastics - - 2 (1%) 2.4B (1%)
Education 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 1.3B (1%)
Electronics 1 (1%) 1.2B (2%) 2 (1%) 1.2B (1%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (1%) 545M (< 1%)
Safety/Security 2 (2%) 249M (< 1%) 2 (1%) 249M (< 1%)
Beverages 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Building Materials 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Engineering 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Environmental 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Food 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Packaging 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Real Estate 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (1%) 18.0B (25%) 1 (1%) 18.0B (10%)
Publishing - - 1 (1%) 1.7B (1%)
Marine - - 1 (1%) 1.5B (1%)
Diversified 1 (1%) 817M (1%) 1 (1%) 817M (< 1%)
Agriculture - - 1 (1%) 786M (< 1%)
E-Commerce 1 (1%) 500M (1%) 1 (1%) 500M (< 1%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) 361M (< 1%)
Airlines 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Forest Products 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Insurance 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 96 $71.5B 183 $184.3B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 39 (41%) 43.9B (60%) 100 (55%) 145.0B (78%)
  California 10 (10%) 4.5B (6%) 16 (9%) 7.6B (4%)
  Pennsylvania 3 (3%) - 9 (5%) 13.5B (7%)
  Massachusetts 2 (2%) 2.0B (3%) 8 (4%) 7.7B (4%)
  Texas 4 (4%) - 7 (4%) 12.9B (7%)
  Georgia 1 (1%) - 7 (4%) 14.2B (8%)
  New York 3 (3%) 26.7B (36%) 6 (3%) 29.3B (16%)
  New Jersey 2 (2%) 2.1B (3%) 6 (3%) 9.4B (5%)
  Washington 2 (2%) 500M (1%) 5 (3%) 987M (1%)
  Illinois 2 (2%) - 4 (2%) 675M (< 1%)
  Tennessee 2 (2%) - 3 (2%) 33.0B (18%)
  Florida 1 (1%) 3.2B (4%) 3 (2%) 5.5B (3%)
  North Carolina - - 3 (2%) 3.0B (2%)
  Michigan 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  Connecticut 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (1%) 3.2B (4%) 2 (1%) 3.6B (2%)
  Minnesota - - 2 (1%) 1.3B (1%)
  Utah - - 2 (1%) 710M (< 1%)
  Kentucky - - 2 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (1%) 1.6B (2%) 1 (1%) 1.6B (1%)
  South Carolina 1 (1%) 57M (< 1%) 1 (1%) 57M (< 1%)
  New Hampshire - - 1 (1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (1%) -
  Missouri - - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (1%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (1%) -
  Ohio - - 1 (1%) -
China 10 (10%) - 10 (5%) -
United Kingdom 7 (7%) - 10 (5%) 2.7B (1%)
Italy 6 (6%) 2.4B (3%) 9 (5%) 3.7B (2%)
Germany 4 (4%) - 9 (5%) 1.5B (1%)
Japan 7 (7%) 22.4B (30%) 8 (4%) 22.4B (12%)
France 3 (3%) 1.9B (3%) 5 (3%) 2.3B (1%)
Netherlands 1 (1%) - 5 (3%) -
India 4 (4%) 60M (< 1%) 4 (2%) 60M (< 1%)
Canada 2 (2%) 879M (1%) 3 (2%) 879M (< 1%)
  Quebec 1 (1%) 879M (1%) 2 (1%) 879M (< 1%)
  Ontario 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Belgium 2 (2%) 1.8B (2%) 2 (1%) 1.8B (1%)
Sweden 2 (2%) 249M (< 1%) 2 (1%) 249M (< 1%)
Singapore 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Australia 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 854M (< 1%)
Denmark 1 (1%) 3M (< 1%) 1 (1%) 3M (< 1%)
Bermuda 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Brazil 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Hong Kong 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Maldives 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
South Africa 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Ireland - - 1 (1%) 3.1B (2%)
Luxembourg - - 1 (1%) 1.2B (1%)
Norway - - 1 (1%) 786M (< 1%)
Argentina - - 1 (1%) -
Austria - - 1 (1%) -
South Korea - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 39 (41%) 43.9B (60%) 100 (55%) 145.0B (78%)
Cross-border 57 (59%) 29.7B (40%) 83 (45%) 41.4B (22%)
Total 96 $73.6B 183 $186.4B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 27 (28%) 30.6B (43%) 46 (25%) 37.7B (20%)
Secondary Buyout 28 (29%) 3.1B (4%) 45 (25%) 11.1B (6%)
Divestiture 11 (11%) 29.7B (42%) 30 (16%) 59.2B (32%)
Going Private 8 (8%) 8.1B (11%) 15 (8%) 73.3B (40%)
Stake Purchase 7 (7%) - 13 (7%) -
Growth Capital 5 (5%) - 12 (7%) -
Recapitalization 1 (1%) - 7 (4%) 3.0B (2%)
Venture 3 (3%) - 7 (4%) -
PIPE 5 (5%) - 6 (3%) -
Consolidation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Total 96 $71.5B 183 $184.3B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 26 (29%) 48.1B (59%)
Secondary Sale 24 (27%) 15.4B (19%)
IPO 17 (19%) -
Merger 8 (9%) 13.6B (17%)
Trade Sale 8 (9%) 4.8B (6%)
Bankruptcy 2 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Recapitalization 1 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Sold to Management 1 (1%) -
Stake Sale 1 (1%) -
Total 90 $82.0B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
7
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
7
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
7
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
36
Ropes & Gray LLP
18
PwC Law LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 35 $173.5B
$100M to $1B 22 $12.8B
< $100M 3 $120M
TOTAL $186.4B
Largest HCA Healthcare, Inc.
$33.0B (2006-11-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 25 $76.9B
$100M to $1B 12 $6.2B
< $100M 1 $70M
TOTAL $83.2B
Largest Worldpay UK Ltd.
$12.0B (2017-08-09)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
73%
74 73%
Strategic(s)
27%
27 27%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
48%
39 48%
Strategic(s)
52%
43 52%

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