Madison Dearborn to make 2.3x its money on VWR

Madison Dearborn, VWR, healthcare, private equity, merger, M&A
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  • MDP took 83.29 pct stake in VWR in 2007
  • Initial equity investment was ~$1.2 bln
  • Lab products company debuted on the Nasdaq in June 2015
Madison Dearborn Partners stands to make around 2.3x its money through the sale of VWR International, the lab-products distributor it first invested in nearly decade ago. The buyer is New Mountain Capital portfolio company Avantor, which said May 5 that ...

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