Madison Dearborn raised and contributed $13 million to support organizations in the Chicago region helping vulnerable individuals and families and boosting frontline responses to the pandemic. Contributions came from the firm itself, with full participation of Madison Dearborn partners and employees. Along with supporting external organizations, the firm also pledged financial support, along with portfolio company management teams, for firm employees adversely impacted by the virus.
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”), a private equity firm based in Chicago, announced today that its team has raised and contributed $13 million to support COVID-19 relief efforts. MDP has focused its contributions on organizations in the Chicago region and beyond that are directly helping vulnerable individuals and families and bolstering frontline responses to the health crisis.
The contributions comprise significant commitments from MDP itself and the full participation of the firm’s partners and employees. In addition to serving the needs of hard-hit communities and under-resourced areas in and around Chicago through organizations like the Chicago COVID-19 Community Response Fund, Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Chicago CEO COVID-19 Coalition, MDP has pledged financial support, in partnership with its portfolio company management teams, for the wellbeing of employees of MDP’s portfolio companies adversely impacted by COVID-19.
For additional information about MDP’s relief efforts and the community support initiatives underway by its portfolio companies, please visit www.mdcp.com/about/giving-back.
About Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (“MDP”) is a leading private equity investment firm based in Chicago. Since MDP’s formation in 1992, the firm has raised aggregate capital of over $26 billion and has completed over 140 investments. MDP invests across five dedicated industry verticals, including financial and transaction services; basic industries; business and government software and services; health care; and telecom, media and technology services. For more information, please visit www.mdcp.com.