Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC - Focus: management buy-outs, growth equity financing, recapitalization and acquisition-oriented financing.


Business and Government Services


MDP’s Business and Government Services (“BGS”) team seeks investment opportunities in technology-enabled services companies, serving a broad array of industries. Team areas of focus include:

  • Outsourced business services, including software-as-a-service providers (“SaaS”), data services, business process outsourcing, IT outsourcing and education services
  • Outsourced government services, including IT services, information/cyber-security, intelligence services, operational support services, systems engineering & integration, and consulting & program management

MDP targets market-leading companies with attractive growth dynamics, recurring revenue streams, high free cash flow generation potential and operating leverage in the business model.  Many of these businesses possess one or more of the following attributes:  (i) proprietary technology or IP, (ii) unique business processes, (iii) scale which provides a differentiated cost position or (iv) exceptional management with deep industry relationships.