Bain Capital Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired 28 companies. It has also invested in 7 others.

Bain Capital Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (7%) and software (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (28%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%). In total, Bain Capital Private Equity has invested in 33 US states and 30 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 8 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (30%). 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 Activity362
    • M&A Buy Activity225
    • M&A Sell Activity137
  • Total Sectors Invested 48
  • Total Countries Invested 30
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 145
  • M&A Advisors 73

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, Acquisition Financing, Secondary Buyout

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

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (8.4/yr) # 183 7 15 10 8 2 225
vol $190.8B $4.3B $24.2B $3.1B $8.5B $230.9B
Sell (2.8/yr) # 123 6 2 4 2 - 137
vol $84.5B $5.4B $680M $90.6B
  362

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Emerald Bay Risk Solutions 2024-03-28 - Growth Capital
Morristown, New Jersey · www.emeraldbayrisk.com
Ryze Claim Solutions 2024-02-12 - Recapitalization
Noblesville, Indiana · www.ryzeclaims.com
GuideOne Insurance 2023-12-20 - Growth Capital
West Des Moines, Iowa · www.guideone.com
Eleda Infra Services Group 2023-12-13 - Secondary Buyout
Stockholm, Sweden · www.eleda.se
Guidehouse LLP 2023-11-06 5.3B USD Secondary Buyout
Washington, District of Columbia · www.guidehouse.com
Harrington Industrial Plastics LLC 2023-09-07 - Secondary Buyout
Chino, California · www.hipco.com
Fogo Hospitality, Inc. 2023-08-15 - Secondary Buyout
Dallas, Texas · www.fogodechao.com
Chindata Group Holdings Ltd. 2023-08-11 3.2B USD Going Private
Beijing, China · www.chindatagroup.com
Porus Laboratories(P) Ltd. 2023-06-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hyderabad, India · www.poruslabs.com
The Retail Zoo Pty Ltd. 2023-02-06 - Secondary Sale
Clayton, Australia · www.retailzoo.com.au
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Harrington Industrial Plastics LLC 2023-09-07 PumpMan, Inc. 2023-12-04 1
Chino, California · www.hipco.com Saddle Brook, New Jersey · www.pumpman.com
The Kantar Group Ltd. 2019-07-12 Competitive Media Reporting LLC 2023-11-06 6
London, United Kingdom · www.kantar.com New York, New York · www.vivvix.com
Varsity Brands, Inc. 2018-06-19 Herff Jones 2023-09-05 1
Memphis, Tennessee · www.varsity.com Indianapolis, Indiana · www.herffjones.com
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Feldman Lumber Co., Inc. 2023-01-23 4
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Brooklyn, New York · www.feldmanlumber.com
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Rosen Materials LLC 2023-01-23 3
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Orlando, Florida · www.rosenmaterials.com
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Coastal Roofing Supply LLC 2023-01-23 2
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Clearwater, Florida · www.coastalroofingsupply.com
House of HR NV 2022-05-28 ABMI Corporate SAS 2023-01-18 1
Roeselare, Belgium · www.houseofhr.com Guyancourt, France · www.abmi-engineering.com
athenahealth, Inc. 2021-11-22 Quatris Healthco 2022-12-29 1
Watertown, Massachusetts · www.athenahealth.com Bedford, Texas · www.athenahealth.com/quatris-healthco
Dessert Holdings 2021-04-26 Dianne's Fine Desserts 2022-10-31 2
St. Paul, Minnesota Newburyport, Massachusetts · www.diannesfinedesserts.com
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Dana Wallboard Supply, Inc. 2022-10-03 1
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Tyngsboro, Massachusetts · www.danawallboard.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 6 (7%) 2.0B (3%) 15 (7%) 21.8B (9%)
Information Technology 9 (10%) 4.1B (6%) 15 (7%) 6.5B (3%)
Business Services 5 (6%) 5.3B (8%) 14 (6%) 8.2B (4%)
Healthcare Services 3 (3%) - 12 (5%) 33.7B (15%)
Retail 2 (2%) - 12 (5%) 16.8B (7%)
Distribution 5 (6%) - 11 (5%) 9.0B (4%)
Consumer Products 5 (6%) - 11 (5%) 2.5B (1%)
Life Science 4 (4%) - 10 (4%) 6.1B (3%)
Media 1 (1%) - 9 (4%) 32.9B (14%)
Internet Software and Services 4 (4%) 17.0B (27%) 8 (4%) 17.7B (8%)
Financial Services 3 (3%) - 7 (3%) 8.4B (4%)
Chemicals 2 (2%) 4.4B (7%) 7 (3%) 7.6B (3%)
Manufacturing 3 (3%) - 7 (3%) 523M (< 1%)
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 6 (3%) 10.0B (4%)
Medical Products 3 (3%) 3.1B (5%) 6 (3%) 4.9B (2%)
Automotive 2 (2%) - 6 (3%) 3.3B (1%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 6 (3%) 60M (< 1%)
Food 5 (6%) - 6 (3%) -
Education 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) 3.0B (1%)
Insurance 4 (4%) 1.6B (2%) 4 (2%) 1.6B (1%)
Airlines 3 (3%) 3.5B (6%) 3 (1%) 3.5B (2%)
Communications - - 3 (1%) 1.3B (1%)
Packaging 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 800M (< 1%)
Safety/Security 2 (2%) 249M (< 1%) 3 (1%) 249M (< 1%)
Environmental 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) -
Aerospace 2 (2%) 2.7B (4%) 2 (1%) 2.7B (1%)
Electronics - - 2 (1%) 1.2B (1%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (1%) 545M (< 1%)
Information Services 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 501M (< 1%)
E-Commerce 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 500M (< 1%)
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (1%) 361M (< 1%)
Building Materials 2 (2%) - 2 (1%) -
Consumer Services 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Engineering 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Forest Products 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Real Estate 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Transportation - - 2 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (1%) 18.0B (28%) 1 (< 1%) 18.0B (8%)
Plastics - - 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
Machinery 1 (1%) 1.6B (3%) 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
Marine - - 1 (< 1%) 1.5B (1%)
Agriculture - - 1 (< 1%) 786M (< 1%)
Beverages - - 1 (< 1%) -
Franchising - - 1 (< 1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (< 1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (< 1%) -
Staffing 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 89 $63.5B 227 $229.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 36 (40%) 26.8B (42%) 120 (53%) 167.5B (72%)
  California 7 (8%) - 19 (8%) 7.0B (3%)
  Massachusetts 3 (3%) 19.0B (30%) 12 (5%) 24.7B (11%)
  Texas 4 (4%) - 9 (4%) 39.6B (17%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (1%) - 8 (4%) 13.5B (6%)
  Georgia - - 8 (4%) 14.2B (6%)
  New Jersey 1 (1%) - 7 (3%) 9.4B (4%)
  Washington 2 (2%) 900M (1%) 6 (3%) 1.9B (1%)
  Florida 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) 5.5B (2%)
  New York 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) 2.6B (1%)
  Illinois 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) 675M (< 1%)
  Ohio 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) -
  Minnesota 1 (1%) - 3 (1%) 1.3B (1%)
  North Carolina - - 3 (1%) 3.0B (1%)
  Tennessee 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 33.0B (14%)
  Indiana 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  Connecticut 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (1%) 3.3B (1%)
  Utah - - 2 (1%) 710M (< 1%)
  Kentucky - - 2 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (1%) -
  District of Columbia 1 (1%) 5.3B (8%) 1 (< 1%) 5.3B (2%)
  Maryland 1 (1%) 1.6B (3%) 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
  Michigan 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Iowa 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Nebraska 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (< 1%) 358M (< 1%)
  Louisiana - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (< 1%) -
China 8 (9%) 3.2B (5%) 14 (6%) 3.2B (1%)
Japan 6 (7%) 21.9B (35%) 12 (5%) 25.5B (11%)
United Kingdom 6 (7%) 1.6B (2%) 12 (5%) 6.7B (3%)
Italy 5 (6%) - 10 (4%) 3.7B (2%)
Germany 3 (3%) - 9 (4%) 1.5B (1%)
India 4 (4%) - 6 (3%) 60M (< 1%)
France 2 (2%) - 6 (3%) 2.3B (1%)
Australia 2 (2%) 3.5B (6%) 5 (2%) 4.4B (2%)
Netherlands 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) -
Belgium 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 1.8B (1%)
Sweden 2 (2%) 249M (< 1%) 3 (1%) 249M (< 1%)
Canada - - 3 (1%) 879M (< 1%)
  Quebec - - 2 (1%) 879M (< 1%)
  Ontario - - 1 (< 1%) -
Ireland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 3.1B (1%)
South Korea 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Switzerland 1 (1%) 4.4B (7%) 1 (< 1%) 4.4B (2%)
Spain 1 (1%) 1.9B (3%) 1 (< 1%) 1.9B (1%)
Austria 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Bermuda 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Chile 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Finland 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Iceland 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Maldives 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Singapore 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Denmark - - 1 (< 1%) 2.6B (1%)
Luxembourg - - 1 (< 1%) 1.2B (1%)
Norway - - 1 (< 1%) 786M (< 1%)
Argentina - - 1 (< 1%) -
Brazil - - 1 (< 1%) -
South Africa - - 1 (< 1%) -
Domestic 36 (40%) 26.8B (42%) 120 (53%) 167.5B (72%)
Cross-border 53 (60%) 36.7B (58%) 107 (47%) 64.0B (28%)
Total 89 $63.5B 227 $231.5B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 36 (40%) 24.5B (39%) 63 (28%) 33.4B (15%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 15 (17%) 1.7B (3%) 50 (22%) 40.4B (18%)
Divestiture 11 (12%) 29.0B (46%) 38 (17%) 68.5B (30%)
Going Private 6 (7%) 8.2B (13%) 20 (9%) 84.0B (37%)
Stake Purchase 10 (11%) - 20 (9%) -
Growth Capital 6 (7%) - 15 (7%) -
Recapitalization 1 (1%) - 8 (4%) 3.0B (1%)
PIPE 4 (4%) - 5 (2%) -
Venture - - 5 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 2 (1%) -
Joint Venture - - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 89 $63.5B 227 $229.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 39 (28%) -
Secondary Sale 29 (21%) 15.4B (17%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 28 (20%) 53.8B (60%)
Trade Sale 13 (9%) 6.5B (7%)
Merger 11 (8%) 13.6B (15%)
Bankruptcy 6 (4%) -
Recapitalization 3 (2%) -
Unknown 3 (2%) -
Stake Sale 2 (1%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Sold to Management 1 (1%) -
Total 137 $89.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
10
Goldman Sachs
9
BofA Securities
9
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis
48
Ropes & Gray
23
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 45 $218.3B
$100M to $1B 22 $13.1B
< $100M 2 $117M
TOTAL $231.5B
Largest HCA Healthcare, Inc.
$33.0B (2006-11-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 27 $83.6B
$100M to $1B 14 $6.8B
< $100M 2 $158M
TOTAL $90.6B
Largest Worldpay UK Ltd.
$12.0B (2017-08-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
68 (30%)
Strategic(s)
15%
34 (15%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
23%
31 (23%)
Strategic(s)
39%
53 (39%)

FAQ

When was Bain Capital Private Equity founded?

Bain Capital Private Equity was founded in 1984.

What type of investor is Bain Capital Private Equity?

Bain Capital Private Equity is a private equity firm.

Where is Bain Capital Private Equity headquartered?

Bain Capital Private Equity is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

How much capital does Bain Capital Private Equity have under management?

Bain Capital Private Equity has 44.2B USD under management.

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