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


Richard H. Copans

Managing Director


Rich Copans is a Managing Director on the MDP Basic Industries team. Prior to joining MDP, Mr. Copans was with Thomas H. Lee Partners and Morgan Stanley & Co. He currently serves on the Boards of Directors of Nordic Packaging and Container International, Inc., and U.S. Lumber and formerly served on the Boards of Directors of BWAY Holding Company, Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc., Schrader International and Yankee Candle Company, Inc.


B.A., Duke University; M.B.A., Northwestern University J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Copans, Richard H.