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 8 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 (27%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (22%). In total, Bain Capital Private Equity has invested in 31 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 16 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (31%). 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 Activity346
    • M&A Buy Activity213
    • M&A Sell Activity133
  • Total Sectors Invested 48
  • Total Countries Invested 30
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 157
  • M&A Advisors 69

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 ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (10.0/yr) # 163 14 7 7 14 8 213
vol $187.3B $3.6B $4.3B $24.2B $3.1B $222.4B
Sell (4.8/yr) # 109 8 6 5 2 3 133
vol $80.6B $1.2B $2.7B $5.4B $680M $90.6B
  346

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Evident Corp. 2022-08-29 - Divestiture
Shinjuku-ku, Japan
Olympus - Microscope Unit 2022-08-29 3.1B USD Divestiture
Shinjuku-ku, Japan
Blue Nile, Inc. 2022-08-09 360M USD Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.bluenile.com
Merchants Automotive Group 2022-07-21 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Hooksett, New Hampshire · www.merchantsfleet.com
Deltatre Spa 2022-06-23 - Secondary Buyout
Torino, Italy · www.deltatre.com
Cuisine Solutions, Inc. 2022-06-06 - Growth Capital
Sterling, Virginia · www.cuisinesolutions.com
LeanTaaS, Inc. 2022-06-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Santa Clara, California · www.leantaas.com
House of HR NV 2022-05-28 - Secondary Buyout
Roeselare, Belgium · www.houseofhr.com
VXI Global Solutions, Inc. 2022-05-25 - Secondary Buyout
Los Angeles, California · www.vxi.com
Only About Children 2022-05-03 320M AUD Add-on Acquisition
St Leonards, Australia · www.oac.edu.au
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Dessert Holdings 2021-04-26 Dianne's Fine Desserts 2022-10-31 2
St. Paul, Minnesota Newburyport, Massachusetts · www.diannesfinedesserts.com
Italmatch Chemicals S.p.A. 2018-06-28 Aubin Group 2022-06-28 5
Genoa, Italy · www.italmatch.it Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom · www.aubingroup.com
Valeo Foods Group Ltd. 2021-05-10 Les Industries Bernard & Fils LTÉE 2022-05-04 1
Dublin, Ireland · www.valeofoods.com Saint-Victor, Quebec · www.bernards.ca
The Kantar Group Ltd. 2019-07-12 Blackwood Seven A/S 2022-04-25 2
London, United Kingdom · www.kantar.com Copenhagen, Denmark · www.blackwoodseven.com
MSX International, Inc. 2017-01-09 Geometric Results, Inc. 2022-03-29 1
Detroit, Michigan · www.msxi.com Detroit, Michigan · www.geometricresultsinc.com
Consolis Service Co SA NV 2016-12-23 Bonna Sabla SA 2022-02-01 2
Brussels, Belgium · www.consolis.com Courbevoie, France · www.bonnasabla.com
The Kantar Group Ltd. 2019-07-12 Kantar BVS 2021-12-01 4
London, United Kingdom · www.kantar.com London, United Kingdom
Rocket Software, Inc. 2018-10-08 Zumasys - Database and Tools Products 2021-10-14 5
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.rocketsoftware.com Irvine, California
Penn Foster Education Group, Inc. 2018-05-01 Career Step LLC 2021-10-13 3
Scranton, Pennsylvania · www.pennfoster.edu Provo, Utah · www.careerstep.com
Ahlstrom-Munksjo Oyj 2020-09-24 Kammerer GmbH - Electrotechnical Paper Business 2021-09-02 2
Helsinki, Finland · www.ahlstrom-munksjo.com Osnabrück, Germany

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 5 (6%) 2.0B (4%) 14 (7%) 21.8B (10%)
Information Technology 8 (10%) 900M (2%) 14 (7%) 3.3B (1%)
Business Services 4 (5%) - 13 (6%) 2.9B (1%)
Healthcare Services 3 (4%) - 12 (6%) 33.7B (15%)
Retail 2 (2%) - 12 (6%) 16.8B (8%)
Distribution 4 (5%) - 10 (5%) 9.0B (4%)
Life Science 5 (6%) - 10 (5%) 6.1B (3%)
Media 1 (1%) - 9 (4%) 32.9B (15%)
Consumer Products 3 (4%) - 9 (4%) 2.5B (1%)
Internet Software and Services 4 (5%) 17.0B (31%) 8 (4%) 17.7B (8%)
Financial Services 3 (4%) - 7 (3%) 8.4B (4%)
Manufacturing 3 (4%) - 7 (3%) 523M (< 1%)
Restaurants 1 (1%) - 6 (3%) 10.0B (5%)
Chemicals 2 (2%) 4.4B (8%) 6 (3%) 7.6B (3%)
Medical Products 3 (4%) 3.1B (6%) 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%)
Airlines 3 (4%) 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%)
Aerospace 2 (2%) 2.7B (5%) 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%) -
Environmental - - 2 (1%) -
Forest Products 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Marketing 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Real Estate 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (1%) 18.0B (33%) 1 (< 1%) 18.0B (8%)
Plastics - - 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
Machinery 1 (1%) 1.6B (3%) 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
Insurance 1 (1%) 1.6B (3%) 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
Marine - - 1 (< 1%) 1.5B (1%)
Agriculture - - 1 (< 1%) 786M (< 1%)
Beverages - - 1 (< 1%) -
Engineering - - 1 (< 1%) -
Franchising 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Leisure - - 1 (< 1%) -
Semiconductors - - 1 (< 1%) -
Staffing 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 81 $55.0B 215 $221.0B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 31 (38%) 21.5B (39%) 114 (53%) 162.2B (73%)
  California 6 (7%) - 18 (8%) 7.0B (3%)
  Massachusetts 4 (5%) 19.0B (35%) 12 (6%) 24.7B (11%)
  Pennsylvania 1 (1%) - 8 (4%) 13.5B (6%)
  Georgia - - 8 (4%) 14.2B (6%)
  Texas 3 (4%) - 7 (3%) 12.9B (6%)
  New York 2 (2%) - 6 (3%) 29.3B (13%)
  Washington 2 (2%) 900M (2%) 6 (3%) 1.9B (1%)
  New Jersey - - 6 (3%) 9.4B (4%)
  Florida 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) 5.5B (2%)
  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 (15%)
  Connecticut 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  New Hampshire 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 2 (1%) 3.3B (1%)
  Utah - - 2 (1%) 710M (< 1%)
  Colorado - - 2 (1%) -
  Kentucky - - 2 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (1%) 1.6B (3%) 1 (< 1%) 1.6B (1%)
  Virginia 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Nebraska 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Michigan 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
  Wisconsin - - 1 (< 1%) 358M (< 1%)
  Delaware - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Oregon - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (< 1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (< 1%) -
China 6 (7%) - 12 (6%) -
Japan 5 (6%) 21.9B (40%) 11 (5%) 25.5B (11%)
United Kingdom 5 (6%) 1.6B (3%) 11 (5%) 6.7B (3%)
Italy 6 (7%) - 10 (5%) 3.7B (2%)
Germany 3 (4%) - 9 (4%) 1.5B (1%)
France 2 (2%) - 6 (3%) 2.3B (1%)
India 4 (5%) - 5 (2%) 60M (< 1%)
Australia 3 (4%) 3.5B (6%) 5 (2%) 4.4B (2%)
Netherlands 2 (2%) - 5 (2%) -
Belgium 2 (2%) - 3 (1%) 1.8B (1%)
Canada - - 3 (1%) 879M (< 1%)
  Quebec - - 2 (1%) 879M (< 1%)
  Ontario - - 1 (< 1%) -
Ireland 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) 3.1B (1%)
Sweden 1 (1%) 249M (< 1%) 2 (1%) 249M (< 1%)
South Korea 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Switzerland 1 (1%) 4.4B (8%) 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 31 (38%) 21.5B (39%) 114 (53%) 162.2B (73%)
Cross-border 50 (62%) 33.5B (61%) 101 (47%) 60.8B (27%)
Total 81 $55.0B 215 $223.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 32 (40%) 19.2B (35%) 57 (27%) 28.1B (13%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 12 (15%) 1.7B (3%) 47 (22%) 40.4B (18%)
Divestiture 11 (14%) 29.0B (53%) 38 (18%) 68.5B (31%)
Stake Purchase 11 (14%) - 20 (9%) -
Going Private 5 (6%) 5.1B (9%) 19 (9%) 80.9B (37%)
Growth Capital 5 (6%) - 14 (7%) -
Recapitalization - - 7 (3%) 3.0B (1%)
PIPE 4 (5%) - 5 (2%) -
Venture - - 5 (2%) -
Consolidation - - 2 (1%) -
Joint Venture 1 (1%) - 1 (< 1%) -
Total 81 $55.0B 215 $221.0B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 38 (29%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 28 (21%) 53.8B (60%)
Secondary Sale 27 (20%) 15.4B (17%)
Trade Sale 13 (10%) 6.5B (7%)
Merger 11 (8%) 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 133 $89.4B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
9
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
9
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
9
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
44
Ropes & Gray LLP
23
Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 43 $209.9B
$100M to $1B 22 $13.1B
< $100M 2 $117M
TOTAL $223.1B
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)
29%
62 (29%)
Strategic(s)
16%
34 (16%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
22%
29 (22%)
Strategic(s)
39%
52 (39%)

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