M&A Deal Summary
|Target||Medline Industries, Inc.|
Hellman & Friedman
The Carlyle Group
The Blackstone Group
GIC Private Ltd.
|Deal Type||Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)|
|Deal Value||34.0B USD|
|Advisor(s)||Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
BDT & Co. LLC (Financial)
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP (Legal)
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Hellman & Friedman (H&F) is the largest private equity firm on the West Coast of the US. H&F focuses on control and minority investments in a variety of transaction structures and will consider opportunities across the US and Europe. H&F seeks buyouts and business in need of restructurings that operate in defensible markets with predictable revenue and earnings growth. Target sectors include financial services, healthcare, indusrial, energy, insurance, media, marketing, professional services, software, and information services. H&F's target equity investment size is $300 million to $1 billion. Hellman & Friedman was formed in 1984 and has offices in San Francisco, New York City, and London.
|Overall||77 of 80|
|Sector (Medical Products)||2 of 2|
|Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI))||13 of 14|
|State (Illinois)||5 of 5|
|Country (United States)||54 of 57|
|Year (2021)||4 of 7|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 38|
At Home Group, Inc.
Plano, Texas, United States
At Home Group is a retailer of decorative home accessories, seasonal products, and craft materials. At Home Group offers more than 50,000 on-trend home products to fit any budget or style, from furniture, mirrors, rugs, art, and housewares to tabletop, patio, and seasonal decor. At Home Group was founded in 1979 and is based in Plano, Texas.
San Francisco, California, United States
Splunk is a provider of operational intelligence software used to monitor, report and analyze real-time machine data as well as historical data across your IT infrastructure. Splunk was formed in 2003 and is based in San Francisco, California.
The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm that pursues private equity, credit, and real estate investments worldwide. Carlyle's private equity practice practice pursues buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. With offices in 19 countries, Carlyle can easily target opportunities throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America. Broad sectors of interest include aerospace, defense, automotive and transportation, consumer, retail, energy and power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, technology services, business services, telecommunications and media. The Carlyle Group was formed in 1987 and is based in Washington DC.
|Overall||666 of 684|
|Sector (Medical Products)||16 of 16|
|Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI))||197 of 199|
|State (Illinois)||20 of 21|
|Country (United States)||321 of 329|
|Year (2021)||7 of 19|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 132|
Novetta Solutions LLC
McLean, Virginia, United States
Novetta is a provider of advanced technology-rich software and IT services to the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense. Novetta is based in McLean, Virginia.
London, United Kingdom
1E provides real-time diagnosis, remediation, and automation that fixes issues, fast and without interruption. It puts employees in control, through self-service, self-heal, and sentiment monitoring to understand how they really feel and reduces help desk calls and ultimately costs. 1E was founded in 1997 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
The Blackstone Group LP is a global alternative investment management firm comprised of three business segments. These groups include corporate private equity, real estate, and alternative asset management. Blackstone's private equity group targets opportunities globally including buyout acquisitions of established companies, development projects, growth equity financings, and industry consolidations. Sectors of interest include automotive, healthcare, chemicals, industrial, commercial property, lodging, communications, media/publishing, consumer & retail, packaging, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, energy, technology, entertainment, telecommunications, financial services, theme parks, food & beverage, and transportation. Blackstone's private equity real estate group looks for opportunities across North/South America, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, and Europe. The real estate group will consider both equity and debt investments. Areas of interest include healthcare, hotel, industrial, office, residential, and retail. The Blackstone Group was formed in 1987 and is based in New York City.
|Overall||283 of 302|
|Sector (Medical Products)||6 of 6|
|Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI))||71 of 73|
|State (Illinois)||9 of 12|
|Country (United States)||175 of 190|
|Year (2021)||10 of 23|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 161|
International Data Group, Inc.
Needham, Massachusetts, United States
IDG provides market intelligence for the fast-growing technology industry. For more than five decades, it has delivered proprietary insights and data for technology suppliers and buyers on every major shift in the technology market -- from the invention of the personal computer and launch of the iPhone to the emergence of cloud computing and artificial intelligence. This new ownership will allow IDG to invest significantly in additional opportunities for ongoing growth across its technology and product portfolio, including strategic acquisitions to extend its market leadership position.
QTS Realty Trust, Inc.
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
QTS is a provider of secure, compliant data center solutions and fully managed services. QTS’ integrated technology service platform of custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3) provides flexible, scalable, secure IT solutions for web and IT applications.
GIC Private Ltd. is the investment arm of Singapore. The Group primarily invests through three investment groups, including public markets, private equity and real estate. GIC's private equity practice looks to invest in funds as well as directly in companies. GIC is based in Singapore with additional offices globally.
|Overall||33 of 34|
|Sector (Medical Products)||2 of 2|
|Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI))||3 of 3|
|State (Illinois)||1 of 1|
|Country (United States)||10 of 11|
|Year (2021)||3 of 4|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 10|
Dresher, Pennsylvania, United States
Ascensus is an independent recordkeeping services provider, third-party administrator, and government savings facilitator in the United States. The firm delivers technology and expertise to help millions of people save for what matters most retirement, education, and healthcare. Ascensus was formed in 1980 and is based in Dresher, Pennsylvania.
Santa Clara, California, United States
McAfee delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, McAfee protects consumers and businesses of all sizes from the latest malware and emerging online threats. McAfee's solutions are designed to work together, integrating anti-malware, antispyware, and antivirus software with security management features that deliver unsurpassed real-time visibility and analytics, reduce risk, ensure compliance, improve Internet security, and help businesses achieve operational efficiencies. McAfee was formed in 1987 and is based in Santa Clara, California.