Bain Capital Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Bain Capital Private Equity has acquired 19 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

Bain Capital Private Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (8%) and healthcare services (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (26%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (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 12 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 Activity276
    • M&A Buy Activity183
    • M&A Sell Activity93
  • Total Sectors Invested 46
  • Total Countries Invested 26
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 134
  • M&A Advisors 54

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 ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (8.0/yr) # 143 18 13 5 4 - 183
vol $163.7B $21.2B $2.0B $817M $187.7B
Sell (4.2/yr) # 72 9 4 5 3 - 93
vol $63.5B $15.8B $1.2B $2.7B $5.4B $88.5B
  276

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 - Secondary Buyout
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com
Nutanix, Inc. 2020-08-27 - Stake Purchase
San Jose, California · www.nutanix.com
Vertafore, Inc. 2020-08-13 5.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Denver, Colorado · www.vertafore.com
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
TOMS Shoes LLC 2019-12-27 - Recapitalization
Santa Monica, California · www.toms.com
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
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Gilcrest/Jewett Lumber Co. 2021-01-04 4
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Coralville, Iowa · www.gilcrestjewett.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 Industrial Soap Co. 2020-12-30 13
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com St. Louis, Missouri · www.industrialsoap.com
Diversey Holdings, Inc. 2017-03-27 SaneChem Sp. z o.o. 2020-12-30 2
Sturtevant, Wisconsin · www.diversey.com Deblin, Poland · www.sanechem.com.pl
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Jennings Builders Supply & Hardware 2020-12-23 3
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Brevard, North Carolina · www.jenningswnc.com
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 Jackson Newell Paper Co. 2020-12-22 12
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com Meridian, Mississippi
Imperial Bag & Paper Company LLC 2019-05-01 Paper Chemical Supply Co. 2020-12-21 11
Bayonne, New Jersey · www.imperialbag.com Savannah, Georgia · www.paperchemicalsupply.com
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Tri-County Building Supplies, Inc. 2020-12-17 2
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Pleasantville, New Jersey · www.tcbsi.com
Fedrigoni S.p.A. 2017-12-23 Industrial Papelera Venus, S.A. de C.V. 2020-12-04 3
Verona, Italy · www.fedrigoni.com Tlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico · www.ipvenus.com.mx
Consolis Service Co SA NV 2016-12-23 Consolis Rail Business 2020-12-03 1
Brussels, Belgium · www.consolis.com Brussels, Belgium
US LBM Holdings LLC 2020-11-13 Ridgefield Supply Co. 2020-12-01 1
Buffalo Grove, Illinois · www.uslbm.com Ridgefield, Connecticut · www.ridgefieldsupply.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services 8 (8%) - 14 (8%) 33.7B (18%)
Business Services 8 (8%) 1.6B (2%) 14 (8%) 3.4B (2%)
Retail 6 (6%) 3.9B (6%) 12 (6%) 16.8B (9%)
Software 2 (2%) 2.0B (3%) 11 (6%) 22.5B (12%)
Distribution 5 (5%) - 10 (5%) 9.0B (5%)
Information Technology 6 (6%) - 10 (5%) 2.4B (1%)
Media 3 (3%) 26.7B (38%) 9 (5%) 32.9B (18%)
Life Science 5 (5%) - 8 (4%) 6.1B (3%)
Consumer Products 4 (4%) 2.5B (4%) 8 (4%) 2.5B (1%)
Financial Services 4 (4%) 2.4B (3%) 7 (4%) 8.4B (5%)
Automotive 5 (5%) 879M (1%) 7 (4%) 879M (< 1%)
Restaurants 4 (4%) 5.3B (7%) 6 (3%) 10.0B (5%)
Apparel/Textiles 3 (3%) 60M (< 1%) 6 (3%) 60M (< 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%) -
Transportation 1 (1%) - 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%) -
Total 95 $70.9B 185 $186.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 40 (42%) 43.3B (59%) 103 (56%) 144.3B (77%)
  California 10 (11%) 3.9B (5%) 17 (9%) 7.0B (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 (37%) 6 (3%) 29.3B (16%)
  New Jersey 2 (2%) 2.1B (3%) 6 (3%) 9.4B (5%)
  Illinois 3 (3%) - 5 (3%) 675M (< 1%)
  Washington 1 (1%) 500M (1%) 4 (2%) 987M (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%)
  Ohio 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 2 (1%) 1.3B (1%)
  Utah - - 2 (1%) 710M (< 1%)
  Kentucky - - 2 (1%) -
  Colorado - - 2 (1%) -
  Maryland 1 (1%) 1.6B (2%) 1 (1%) 1.6B (1%)
  South Carolina 1 (1%) 57M (< 1%) 1 (1%) 57M (< 1%)
  Oregon - - 1 (1%) -
  New Hampshire - - 1 (1%) -
  Nevada - - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
  Indiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Delaware - - 1 (1%) -
China 10 (11%) - 10 (5%) -
Italy 6 (6%) 2.4B (3%) 9 (5%) 3.7B (2%)
United Kingdom 6 (6%) - 9 (5%) 2.7B (1%)
Germany 4 (4%) - 9 (5%) 1.5B (1%)
Japan 7 (7%) 22.4B (31%) 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%)
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%)
Denmark - - 1 (1%) 2.6B (1%)
Luxembourg - - 1 (1%) 1.2B (1%)
Norway - - 1 (1%) 786M (< 1%)
Argentina - - 1 (1%) -
Austria - - 1 (1%) -
South Korea - - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 40 (42%) 43.3B (59%) 103 (56%) 144.3B (77%)
Cross-border 55 (58%) 29.7B (41%) 82 (44%) 44.0B (23%)
Total 95 $73.0B 185 $188.3B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 29 (31%) 3.1B (4%) 47 (25%) 11.1B (6%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 26 (27%) 29.9B (42%) 45 (24%) 37.1B (20%)
Divestiture 11 (12%) 29.7B (42%) 30 (16%) 59.2B (32%)
Going Private 7 (7%) 8.1B (11%) 15 (8%) 75.8B (41%)
Stake Purchase 8 (8%) - 15 (8%) -
Growth Capital 4 (4%) - 11 (6%) -
Recapitalization 1 (1%) - 7 (4%) 3.0B (2%)
Venture 3 (3%) - 7 (4%) -
PIPE 5 (5%) - 6 (3%) -
Consolidation 1 (1%) - 2 (1%) -
Total 95 $70.9B 185 $186.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 27 (29%) 53.5B (61%)
Secondary Sale 24 (26%) 15.4B (18%)
IPO 18 (19%) -
Merger 8 (9%) 13.6B (16%)
Trade Sale 8 (9%) 4.8B (6%)
Bankruptcy 2 (2%) -
Recapitalization 2 (2%) -
Divestiture 1 (1%) -
Sold to Existing Investors 1 (1%) -
Sold to Management 1 (1%) -
Stake Sale 1 (1%) -
Total 93 $87.3B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Barclays Investment Bank
7
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
7
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
7
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
38
Ropes & Gray LLP
18
PwC Law LLP
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 36 $176.0B
$100M to $1B 21 $12.2B
< $100M 2 $117M
TOTAL $188.3B
Largest HCA Healthcare, Inc.
$33.0B (2006-11-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 26 $82.3B
$100M to $1B 12 $6.2B
< $100M 1 $70M
TOTAL $88.5B
Largest Worldpay UK Ltd.
$12.0B (2017-08-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
74%
76 (74%)
Strategic(s)
26%
27 (26%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
48%
40 (48%)
Strategic(s)
52%
44 (52%)

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