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



  • Ankura

    Ankura Consulting Group


    Ankura Consulting Group is a provider of business advisory and expert services to a range of corporate and public sector clients. Ankura offers governance, risk, compliance and restructuring services in high-value sectors.



  • Asurion

    Asurion Corporation


    Asurion is the leading provider of value-added subscriber services to the wireless communications and retail industries. The company’s offerings include Handset Protection, Roadside Assistance, Warranty Management, Equipment Maintenance and Mobile Applications.



  • BlueCat

    BlueCat Networks


    BlueCat Networks is a leader in software-based Enterprise Domain Name System solutions that offer its customers management tools and security capabilities for increasingly complex internal corporate networks. Based in Toronto, Canada, BlueCat Networks' solutions result in improved network performance, enhanced network visibility, reduced network downtime and strengthened network security.



  • Centennial Towers

    Centennial Towers


    Centennial Towers is a developer, owner and operator of wireless communications towers in Latin America with current operations in Mexico, Colombia and Brazil.



  • EVO Payments International

    EVO Payments International


    EVO Payments International is a leading privately held payments processor and acquirer for merchants, independent sales organizations (ISOs), financial institutions, government organizations, and multinational corporations located throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.



  • Fleet Complete

    Fleet Complete


    Fleet Complete is a leading provider of mission critical fleet, asset and mobile workforce management solutions and offers its software as a service to approximately 5,000 customers globally.



  •, Inc., Inc.


    Intermedia’s Office in the Cloud™ suite integrates the essential IT applications that companies need to do business. Intermedia’s over 700 employees serve more than 85,000 businesses and 6,000 active partners.



  • Kaufman Hall & Associates, Inc.

    Kaufman Hall & Associates, Inc.


    Kaufman Hall is a leading provider of consulting services and enterprise performance management (“EPM”) software to healthcare clients as well as clients in other industries.  The Company works with clients to transform their financial results, operational planning, and strategic positioning.



  • LA Fitness

    LA Fitness International, LLC


    LA Fitness operates fitness clubs across the U.S. and Canada. The company also provides physical training services to its members through a majority owned subsidiary, USA PT.



  • LGS Innovations, LLC

    LGS Innovations, LLC


    LGS Innovations provides secure networking, satellite communications, laser communications/photonics, nanotechnology, optical routers and other solutions to the US national security, defense, and advanced research communities, and has a heritage as a trusted partner of the US Federal Government extending back over 60 years.



  • Liquid Web, Inc.

    Liquid Web, Inc.


    Liquid Web provides complex web hosting and managed cloud services to over 30,000 customers worldwide across five high-performance data centers in the U.S. and in Amsterdam. The Company is known for its premier Heroic Support® platform, which delivers highly technical customer support across its server and hosting products.



  • NFP Corp.


    NFP is a leading insurance broker and consultant that provides employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement, and individual insurance and wealth management solutions through our licensed subsidiaries and affiliates. Our expertise is matched only by our personal commitment to each client’s goals.



  • Option Care

    Option Care


    Option Care is one of the nation’s largest providers of home and alternate site infusion services. The Company’s clinical personnel including nurses, pharmacists and technicians, and dieticians, provide a wide array of services to treat patients who require infused drugs to manage acute or chronic conditions.



  • Performance Health

    Performance Health


    Performance Health is the leading multichannel branded supplier to the global rehabilitation, recovery, and sports medicine markets.



  • Powerflute

    Nordic Packaging and Container International, Inc.


    Nordic Packaging and Container International, Inc. is a global producer of premium-grade Nordic semi-chemical fluting and high-performance coreboard & cores.



  • Topps

    Topps Company, Inc


    Topps is a leading creator and marketer of sports and related cards, entertainment products, and distinctive confectionery brands. Topps entertainment products include MLB, NFL, Barclays Premier League, Bundesliga and other trading cards, sticker albums, and collectible games. The company’s confectionery brands include “Bazooka” bubble gum, “Ring Pop”, “Push Pop”, “Baby Bottle Pop”, and “Juicy Drop Pop” lollipops.



  • Towergate

    Towergate & Nevada Investments Topco Limited


    Towergate is the UK’s largest independent insurance broking platform, operating across retail broking, MGA and direct-to-consumer segments of the market. MDP also maintains an ownership interest in Nevada, a holding company that is the majority owner of Price Forbes, Autonet Insurance and Broker Network.



  • Univision

    Univision Communications Inc.


    Univision is the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States, with the leading position in each of its business segments: Television, Radio, and Internet. Its operations include Univision Network, by far the #1 Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S.



  • U.S. Lumber

    U.S. Lumber


    U.S. Lumber is a leading distributor of specialty building materials in the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The Company maintains a broad line of specialty products through nine distribution centers.



  • VWR

    VWR International, Inc.


    VWR is one of two leading global distributors of equipment and consumable supplies to the laboratory sector across all industries with a #2 U.S. market share and a #1 market share in Europe.



  • Aderant Holdings, Inc.


    Aderant is a leading provider of integrated, mission-critical business management applications for leading law firms and professional services organizations.



  • Boise Cascade Company


    Boise Cascade is a leading wood-based building product manufacturing business and a leading national distributor of building materials.



  • Buckeye Cellulose Corporation


    Buckeye Cellulose is the world’s leading producer of dissolving and specialty cotton liner pulps, fluff pulp, and dissolving wood pulps and is now publicly traded under the name Buckeye Technologies, Inc.



  • BWAY Holding Company


    BWAY is the leading manufacturer and distributor of metal and rigid plastic containers that are used primarily for packaging of industrial and consumer products.



  • CapitalSource Inc.


    CapitalSource is a commercial finance company specializing in lending to small and mid-size businesses, currently underserved by banks and traditional commercial finance companies.



  • Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.


    Carrols is the world’s largest independent BURGER KING franchisee and also owns two Hispanic quick service chains operating under the names “Pollo Tropical” and “Taco Cabana”.



  • Cbeyond, Inc.


    Cbeyond is a provider of broadband communications applications to small and medium size businesses. Cbeyond is establishing a new category of next-generation broadband service providers by providing a fully integrated suite of local and long distance voice communications, high-speed Internet access, and enhanced data applications services over a common Internet protocol (IP) architecture.



  • CDW Corporation


    CDW is the leading direct marketer of multi-branded information technology products and services to business, government and education customers in the United States and Canada.



  • Cinemark, Inc.


    Cinemark is one of the largest motion picture exhibitors in North America and South America.



  • Clearnet Communications Inc.


    Clearnet was a leading Canadian wireless communications company that operated three separate national wireless networks: digital Clearnet PCS, The Mike Network based on enhanced specialized mobile radio, and analogue dispatch communication services. Clearnet was acquired by Telus Corporation in October 2000.



  • Cornerstone Brands, Inc.


    Cornerstone was founded in 1995 with the mission of acquiring leading catalog companies in the home, leisure, and casual apparel areas. Cornerstone acquired six leading catalogs: Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Smith + Noble, The Territory Ahead, and TravelSmith Outfitters.



  • Fieldglass Inc.


    Fieldglass is a leading provider of vendor management services (“VMS”) that help Global 2000 companies manage and track their use of temporary labor.



  • First Wind Holdings, LLC


    First Wind is an independent North American wind energy company focused exclusively on the development, ownership and operation of wind farms. The company currently focuses on developing wind farms in the northeastern and western regions of the U.S. and in Hawaii.



  • Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation


    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is the leading provider of dredging services in the United States. The company’s principal dredging activities include capital projects (port deepening and land reclamation), beach nourishment, and shipping channel maintenance.



  • Ikaria, Inc.


    Ikaria is a critical care company focused on commercializing proprietary and innovative products designed to address unmet needs in hospitals.  Ikaria’s lead product is INOMAX® (nitric oxide) for inhalation, which is the only FDA-approved drug for the treatment of hypoxic respiratory failure associated with pulmonary hypertension in infants born at or near term.



  • Intelsat, Ltd.


    Intelsat is a provider of fixed satellite services through its network of in-orbit satellites, with customers that include leading media broadcasters, government/military organizations, telecommunications companies, multinational corporations, and Internet service providers.



  • Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.


    Magellan is a partnership formed to own, operate, and acquire a diversified portfolio of energy assets. The partnership primarily transports, stores, and distributes refined petroleum products.



  • MetroPCS


    MetroPCS was a leading wireless provider of voice and data services on a no-contract, flat rate, unlimited usage basis in selected major metropolitan areas in the United States.  MetroPCS Communications merged with T-Mobile USA in 2013.



  • Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc.


    Multi Packaging Solutions is a leading, global provider of value-added packaging solutions to a diverse, blue chip customer base across the healthcare, consumer and multi-media end markets.



  • National Mentor Holdings


    National Mentor Holdings is a leading national provider of home and community-based services.



  • Nextel Partners, Inc.


    Nextel Partners is a joint venture with Nextel Communications, Inc. created to construct and operate digital wireless communications networks under the Nextel brand name in mid-size and smaller markets in the United States.



  • NextG Networks, Inc.


    NextG Networks is the leading provider of distributed antenna systems (“DAS”) to wireless carriers. DAS is an alternative wireless infrastructure solution to macro sites, such as towers and rooftops, and provides better network coverage, capacity and performance for wireless carrier networks.



  • Nuveen Investments, Inc.


    Nuveen Investments provides high-quality investment services designed to help secure the long-term goals of institutions and high-net-worth investors as well as the consultants and financial advisers who serve them.



  • Packaging Corporation of America (PCA)


    PCA is a leading producer of containerboard and corrugating packaging products. The company manufactures a broad range of linerboard and corrugating medium at four container board mills, as well as a wide variety of corrugated packaging products at over 70 corrugated products plants.



  • PayPal, Inc.


    PayPal operates an Internet-based payments infrastructure that offers email-based, instant online payments between two or more parties, including consumer-to-business, business-to-business, and international payments.



  • Q9 Networks, Inc.


    Q9 Networks is the leading provider of outsourced data center services in Canada with twelve facilities in the Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver regions that offer both traditional colocation and managed services to enterprise and government customers.



  • QuickPlay Media, Inc.


    QuickPlay is a leading cloud-based mobile video platform that allows pay-TV operators, wireless carriers and content providers to outsource the collection, storage, manipulation and delivery of audio and video content to IP-connected devices such as smartphones and tablets.



  • Ruth’s Hospitality Group


    Ruth’s Hospitality Group, founded in 1965, is a leading restaurant company focused exclusively on the upscale dining segment. The company owns the Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Mitchell’s Fish Market, Mitchell’s Steakhouse and Cameron’s Steakhouse concepts.



  • Sage Products, LLC


    Sage Products is a leading provider of infection control and preventative care products to healthcare facilities worldwide.



  • Schrader International, Inc.


    Schrader is the world’s leading manufacturer and only vertically integrated supplier of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (“TPMS”) and the leader in fluid control components for a diverse range of automotive and industrial end markets.



  • Sirona Dental Systems GmbH


    Sirona Dental is a leading manufacturer of dental equipment, including treatment units, instruments, dental imaging systems, and dental CAD/CAM systems, including the company’s CEREC 3 chair side system for same-day dental restorations.



  • Smurfit Kappa Group Limited


    Smurfit Kappa (f.k.a. Jefferson Smurfit Group) is the largest European-based manufacturer of containerboard, corrugated containers, and other paper-based packaging products, with operations in Europe and Latin America.



  • Sorenson Communications Inc.


    Sorenson is the leading provider of Video Relay Service (“VRS”) to deaf individuals in the United States, with the highest number of videophones installed, VRS minutes served, and American Sign Language (“ASL”) interpreters employed.



  • Team Health Holdings, LLC


    Team Health is one of the largest providers of outsourced physician staffing and administrative services to hospitals and clinics in the United States.



  • Things Remembered, Inc.


    Things Remembered is the only national multi-channel specialty retailer that exclusively designs and sells high-quality personalized gifts for all occasions.



  • TransUnion Corporation


    TransUnion is a leading global provider of information and risk management solutions. The company is one of three global participants in the consumer credit and information management industry.



  • Tuesday Morning Corporation


    Tuesday Morning is a leading closeout retailer specializing in selling deeply discounted, upscale home furnishings, housewares, gifts and related items.



  • US Power Generating Company


    USPowerGen, through its Astoria subsidiary, owns and operates three gas and oil-fired power generating facilities in New York City with a total capacity of over 2,300 Megawatts.



  • Valitas Health Services, Inc.


    Valitas is one of the largest providers of clinical contract staffing and related health care management services in the United States, managing contract sites for correctional facilities and physician practices serving military hospitals.



  • Wind Telecom S.p.A.


    Wind Telecom (formerly known as Weather Investments S.p.A.) is a leading international telecommunications company.



  • Wm. Bolthouse Farms, Inc.


    Bolthouse is a leading vertically integrated carrot and premium beverage manufacturer and distributor.



  • XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.


    XM Radio is the premier nationwide provider of digital quality audio entertainment and information transmitted by satellite to car, home, and portable radios. The company holds one of only two licenses issued by the Federal Communications Commission to provide satellite digital audio radio service in the United States.



  • Yankee Candle Company, Inc.


    Yankee Candle is the leading designer, manufacturer and branded marketer of premium scented candles in the U.S. The company operates consumer direct mail catalogs, proprietary Internet websites, specialty retail stores, and supplies over 30,000 wholesale locations.






The above companies do not include all of the investments in MDP’s complete portfolio and have been selected using objective, non-performance based criteria. You should not assume that the investments listed were or will be profitable.