BC Partners

40 Portman Square,
London, W1H 6DA
United Kingdom,
+44 (0)20 7009 4800

BC Partners is a mega private equity firm that invests in high quality businesses with leading market positions. BC does not specialize in any particular sector and makes only a select number of investments per year (3 in 2008, 2 in 2007, 3 in 2006). Sectors of interest include healthcare, directory publishing, media, industrial products, food, distribution, manufacturing, consumer services, business services, and communications. BC Partners was formed in 1986 and has offices in London, Paris, Hamburg, and New York.

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In the last 3 years, BC Partners has acquired 9 companies. It has also invested in 1 other.

BC Partners’ most common sectors for investment are healthcare services (10%) and retail (10%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (41%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (36%). In total, BC Partners has invested in 13 US states and 18 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2008 when it acquired Intelsat Global SA for $13.6B.

In the last 3 years, BC Partners has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (32%). BC Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold MultiPlan for $4.4B.

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