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Invested in company through Fund VIII
Teamed with Leonard Green to buy company in 2012 for $1.05 bln
CD&R used $251 mln of equity in deal
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice was one of the first buyout shops to emphasize its operational chops; two of its co-founders, Gene Clayton and Martin Dubilier, had been crisis-management consultants before starting the firm in 1978. But so far the New York buyout ...