Bain Capital Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired 27 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Bain Capital Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are software (8%) and information technology (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (26%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (23%). In total, Bain Capital Private Equity has invested in 30 US states and 28 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 19 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 Activity323
    • M&A Buy Activity195
    • M&A Sell Activity128
  • Total Sectors Invested 49
  • Total Countries Invested 28
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 149
  • M&A Advisors 64

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, 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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (9.8/yr) # 146 16 14 6 5 8 195
vol $166.1B $21.2B $3.6B $817M $5.3B $196.9B
Sell (7.6/yr) # 90 19 8 5 5 1 128
vol $64.9B $15.8B $1.2B $2.7B $5.4B $89.9B
  323

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
PartsSource, Inc. 2021-07-20 - Secondary Buyout
Aurora, Ohio · www.partssource.com
Carson Group 2021-07-14 - Secondary Buyout
Omaha, Nebraska · www.carsongroup.com
Icelandair Group hf. 2021-06-23 - Stake Purchase
Reykjavik, Iceland · www.icelandairgroup.is
ExtraHop 2021-06-08 900M USD Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Seattle, Washington · www.extrahop.com
Valeo Foods Group Ltd. 2021-05-10 - Secondary Buyout
Dublin, Ireland · www.valeofoods.com
Dessert Holdings 2021-04-26 - Secondary Buyout
St. Paul, Minnesota
Diversey, Inc. 2021-03-24 - IPO
Fort Mill, South Carolina · www.diversey.com
Newlink Group 2021-03-22 - Stake Purchase
Beijing, China · www.newlink.com
Lonza Specialty Ingredients 2021-02-08 4.4B CHF Divestiture
Basel, Switzerland
Guitar Center, Inc. 2020-11-14 - Bankruptcy
Westlake Village, California · www.guitarcenter.com
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 American Construction Source 2021-05-25 10
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Springfield, Missouri · www.acs-lbm.com
Fedrigoni S.p.A. 2017-12-23 Fedrigoni - Security business 2021-04-28 1
Verona, Italy · www.fedrigoni.com Bollate, Italy
The Kantar Group Ltd. 2019-07-12 Market Track LLC 2021-04-19 1
London, United Kingdom · www.kantar.com Chicago, Illinois · www.numerator.com
The Kantar Group Ltd. 2019-07-12 Kantar Health LLC 2021-04-01 2
London, United Kingdom · www.kantar.com New York, New York
Consolis Service Co SA NV 2016-12-23 Consolis Rail Business 2020-12-03 1
Brussels, Belgium · www.consolis.com Brussels, Belgium
Rocket Software, Inc. 2018-10-08 ActiveOps - ConnectiQ & WebConnect Business 2020-10-20 4
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.rocketsoftware.com Reading, United Kingdom
The Kantar Group Ltd. 2019-07-12 The Kantar Group Ltd. - Employee Insights Business 2020-07-21 1
London, United Kingdom · www.kantar.com London, United Kingdom
Stada Arzneimittel AG 2017-08-18 GlaxoSmithKline plc - 15 Consumer Healthcare Brands 2020-02-24 4
Bad Vilbel, Germany · www.stada.de , United Kingdom
Imperial Dade 2019-05-01 Joshen Paper & Packaging Co., Inc. 2020-01-09 1
Jersey City, New Jersey · www.imperialdade.com Cuyahoga Heights, Ohio · www.joshen.com
Dealer Tire LLC 2018-10-23 Dent Wizard International Corp. 2020-01-06 1
Cleveland, Ohio · www.dealertire.com Bridgeton, Missouri · www.dentwizard.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 4 (6%) 2.0B (6%) 14 (7%) 22.5B (11%)
Information Technology 8 (12%) 900M (3%) 13 (7%) 3.3B (2%)
Retail 2 (3%) - 12 (6%) 16.8B (9%)
Business Services 2 (3%) - 12 (6%) 2.9B (1%)
Healthcare Services 3 (4%) - 11 (6%) 33.7B (17%)
Distribution 5 (7%) - 10 (5%) 9.0B (5%)
Life Science 5 (7%) - 10 (5%) 6.1B (3%)
Consumer Products 3 (4%) - 9 (5%) 2.5B (1%)
Media - - 8 (4%) 32.9B (17%)
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 6 (3%) 10.0B (5%)
Financial Services 3 (4%) 2.4B (7%) 6 (3%) 8.4B (4%)
Chemicals 2 (3%) 4.4B (13%) 6 (3%) 7.6B (4%)
Automotive 2 (3%) - 6 (3%) 3.3B (2%)
Apparel/Textiles - - 6 (3%) 60M (< 1%)
Manufacturing 2 (3%) - 5 (3%) 165M (< 1%)
Food 4 (6%) - 5 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (3%) - 5 (3%) -
Medical Products 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) 1.8B (1%)
Education 1 (1%) - 3 (2%) 1.3B (1%)
Communications - - 3 (2%) 1.3B (1%)
Packaging 1 (1%) - 3 (2%) 800M (< 1%)
Safety/Security 2 (3%) 249M (1%) 3 (2%) 249M (< 1%)
Machinery 1 (1%) 1.6B (5%) 2 (1%) 2.0B (1%)
Electronics - - 2 (1%) 1.2B (1%)
Energy Services and Equipment - - 2 (1%) 545M (< 1%)
Information Services 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 501M (< 1%)
Airlines 2 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
Building Materials 2 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
Consumer Services 2 (3%) - 2 (1%) -
Environmental - - 2 (1%) -
Forest Products 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (1%) 18.0B (56%) 1 (1%) 18.0B (9%)
Publishing - - 1 (1%) 1.7B (1%)
Plastics - - 1 (1%) 1.6B (1%)
Insurance 1 (1%) 1.6B (5%) 1 (1%) 1.6B (1%)
Marine - - 1 (1%) 1.5B (1%)
Aerospace 1 (1%) 817M (3%) 1 (1%) 817M (< 1%)
Agriculture - - 1 (1%) 786M (< 1%)
E-Commerce 1 (1%) 500M (2%) 1 (1%) 500M (< 1%)
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) 361M (< 1%)
Beverages - - 1 (1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (1%) -
Franchising 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Real Estate 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Total 69 $32.4B 197 $195.4B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 27 (39%) 5.0B (15%) 105 (53%) 145.2B (74%)
  California 3 (4%) - 15 (8%) 7.0B (4%)
  Massachusetts 2 (3%) 2.0B (6%) 9 (5%) 7.7B (4%)
  Georgia 1 (1%) - 8 (4%) 14.2B (7%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (1%) - 8 (4%) 13.5B (7%)
  Texas 3 (4%) - 7 (4%) 12.9B (7%)
  Washington 3 (4%) 1.4B (4%) 6 (3%) 1.9B (1%)
  New York 2 (3%) - 6 (3%) 29.3B (15%)
  New Jersey 1 (1%) - 6 (3%) 9.4B (5%)
  Illinois 2 (3%) - 4 (2%) 675M (< 1%)
  Florida 1 (1%) - 4 (2%) 5.5B (3%)
  Ohio 2 (3%) - 3 (2%) -
  Minnesota 1 (1%) - 3 (2%) 1.3B (1%)
  North Carolina - - 3 (2%) 3.0B (2%)
  Tennessee 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 33.0B (17%)
  Connecticut 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (1%) 3.3B (2%)
  Utah - - 2 (1%) 710M (< 1%)
  Kentucky - - 2 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (1%) 1.6B (5%) 1 (1%) 1.6B (1%)
  Nebraska 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
  Michigan 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (1%) 358M (< 1%)
  Oregon - - 1 (1%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (1%) -
China 6 (9%) - 12 (6%) -
United Kingdom 5 (7%) 1.6B (5%) 11 (6%) 6.7B (3%)
Italy 6 (9%) 2.4B (7%) 9 (5%) 3.7B (2%)
Japan 2 (3%) 18.8B (58%) 8 (4%) 22.4B (11%)
Germany 2 (3%) - 8 (4%) 1.5B (1%)
France 2 (3%) - 6 (3%) 2.3B (1%)
Netherlands 2 (3%) - 6 (3%) -
India 4 (6%) - 5 (3%) 60M (< 1%)
Australia 3 (4%) - 4 (2%) 854M (< 1%)
Canada - - 3 (2%) 879M (< 1%)
  Quebec - - 2 (1%) 879M (< 1%)
  Ontario - - 1 (1%) -
Ireland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 3.1B (2%)
Belgium 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 1.8B (1%)
Sweden 1 (1%) 249M (1%) 2 (1%) 249M (< 1%)
Switzerland 1 (1%) 4.4B (13%) 1 (1%) 4.4B (2%)
Austria 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Bermuda 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Chile 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 Korea - - 1 (1%) -
South Africa - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 27 (39%) 5.0B (15%) 105 (53%) 145.2B (74%)
Cross-border 42 (61%) 27.4B (85%) 92 (47%) 52.3B (26%)
Total 69 $32.4B 197 $197.5B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 26 (38%) 2.2B (7%) 50 (25%) 11.1B (6%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 13 (19%) 4.1B (13%) 45 (23%) 40.4B (21%)
Divestiture 8 (12%) 24.0B (74%) 35 (18%) 63.5B (33%)
Stake Purchase 10 (14%) - 19 (10%) -
Going Private 3 (4%) 2.1B (6%) 16 (8%) 77.4B (40%)
Growth Capital 3 (4%) - 12 (6%) -
Recapitalization - - 7 (4%) 3.0B (2%)
PIPE 4 (6%) - 5 (3%) -
Venture - - 5 (3%) -
Consolidation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Joint Venture 1 (1%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 69 $32.4B 197 $195.4B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 36 (28%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 27 (21%) 53.5B (60%)
Secondary Sale 26 (20%) 15.4B (17%)
Trade Sale 12 (9%) 6.2B (7%)
Merger 11 (9%) 13.6B (15%)
Bankruptcy 6 (5%) -
Recapitalization 3 (2%) -
Unknown 3 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Sold to Management 1 (1%) -
Stake Sale 1 (1%) -
Total 128 $88.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
8
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
8
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
7
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
41
Ropes & Gray LLP
22
PwC Law LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 39 $184.4B
$100M to $1B 22 $13.1B
< $100M 2 $117M
TOTAL $197.5B
Largest HCA Healthcare, Inc.
$33.0B (2006-11-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 27 $83.6B
$100M to $1B 12 $6.2B
< $100M 2 $158M
TOTAL $89.9B
Largest Worldpay UK Ltd.
$12.0B (2017-08-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
28%
55 (28%)
Strategic(s)
15%
30 (15%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
22%
28 (22%)
Strategic(s)
39%
50 (39%)

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