January 18, 2018 1:14 AM ET

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Company Overview of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Company Overview

Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC is a private equity firm specializing in management buyouts of private or publicly held companies, divisions or subsidiaries of larger companies; middle market transactions; recapitalizations of family-owned or closely held companies; balance sheet restructurings; minority or structured equity investments including acquisition financings; and growth capital investments in mature companies in Fintech sector. The firm prefers to invest in basic industries, technology, communications, consumer, Business & Government Software and Services; Financial & Transaction Services; Health Care; and Telecom, Media & Technology Services, and real estate sectors. Basic Indust...

70 West Madison Street

Suite 4600

Chicago, IL 60602

United States

Founded in 1992





Key Executives for Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC

Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 61
Chairman & Co-Founder
Age: 73
MD & Head of Health Care
Age: 59
MD & Co-Head of Telecom, Media & Technology Services
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC Key Developments

Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC Appoints John Lewis as Executive Partner

Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) announced that it has engaged industry leader John Lewis as an Executive Partner in pursuit of attractive investment opportunities for MDP’s funds across the information services landscape. In particular, Mr. Lewis, who most recently served as Global President of Nielsen Holdings PLC, will assist MDP in identifying and developing businesses with differentiated capabilities in data and business analytics. Most recently, in his capacity as Global President of Nielsen, he oversaw Nielsen’s global “Buy” business and its ex-North America “Watch” business, which comprised approximately two-thirds of Nielsen's more than $6 billion of annual revenue during his tenure. Mr. Lewis has also joined MDP’s TMT Services Advisory Group, which comprises outside industry executives who assist MDP with identifying new investment opportunities and generating value for MDP’s funds within existing investments.

Evo Payments Reportedly Said To Explore Sale That Could Fetch $2 Billion

EVO Payments International, LLC is reportedly exploring a sale that could value the company at about $2 billion. Evo Payments International, backed by Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, is exploring a sale that could value the company at about $2 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said. EVO Payments International is working with Deutsche Bank AG (DB:DBK) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) to explore strategic options, including a possible initial public offering, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the information is private. The company has drawn interest from potential buyers including Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE:VNTV), one of the people said. No final decision has been made and the company could decide to remain independent. Representatives of EVO Payments International, Madison Dearborn, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and Vantiv declined to comment.

Ball and Rexam To Reportedly Sell Assets

Ball Corporation (NYSE:BLL) and Rexam PLC (LSE:REX) have started the process of selling assets worth more than $3 billion in order to meet antitrust regulations for gaining approval of their planned merger, Reuters reported, citing several people familiar with the matter. Both companies are expected to meet with The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO), Silgan Holdings Inc. (NasdaqGS:SLGN), Onex Corporation (TSX:OCX), Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC and others before final bids are due in mid-March, the report said.

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