PE-backed MPS goes public

By Iris Dorbian — 1 month ago

New York City-based Multi Packaging Solutions International Limited, a provider of value-added packaging services, has raised about $215 million for its IPO after pricing its stock at $13 per share. The stock began trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MPSX.” BofA Merrill Lynch and Barclays were the lead underwriters. MPS is backed by The Carlyle Group and Madison Dearborn Partners.


Madison Dearborn to sell Aderant for $675 mln

By Luisa Beltran — 2 months ago

Roper Technologies said Thursday that it has agreed to buy Aderant Holdings Inc. in a deal valued at $675 million. Madison Dearborn Partners was the seller. Atlanta-based Aderant provides business management software for legal and other professional services firms. Lazard advised Madison Dearborn.


VISANOW hires former Madison Dearborn exec as CFO

By Iris Dorbian — 4 months ago

Chicago-based VISANOW, a provider of online immigration services in the U.S., has named Brittany Smith as chief financial officer. Previously, Smith worked at Madison Dearborn Partners where she served as a director in the technology, media and telecom services group.


Madison Dearborn to acquire Patterson Medical for about $715 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 5 months ago

Madison Dearborn Partners has agreed to buy Patterson Companies Inc‘s medical business Patterson Medical for about $715 million in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fiscal second quarter. BofA Merrill Lynch served as financial advisor to Patterson Companies while Barclays and Deutsche Bank advised MDP.


Madison Dearborn invests in Liquid Web

By Iris Dorbian — 6 months ago

Madison Dearborn Partners has made a “substantial” investment in Liquid Web. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Lansing, Michigan, Liquid Web is a provider of professional web hosting and managed cloud solutions.


Quickplay nets C$57 mln

By Iris Dorbian — 8 months ago

Toronto-based Quickplay, which powers premium video to any device, has raised C$57 million in funding. The investors were Madison Dearborn Partners (which owns Quickplay), Orix Ventures and DIfference Capital Financial.


Madison Dearborn Partners to exit Ikaria in $2.3 bln deal

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

Mallinckrodt plc said Thursday that it has agreed to buy Ikaria Inc. in a deal valued at $2.3 billion. Madison Dearborn Partners, which acquired a majority of Ikaria in January 2014, and New Mountain Capital are selling. Hampton, New Jersey-based Ikaria is a critical care company. Goldman Sachs advised Mallinckrodt.


Anthony, Things Remembered chairman, steps down

By Luisa Beltran — 9 months ago

Things Remembered said Wednesday that its President and CEO Lisa Gavales was named chairman. Michael Anthony, who had been Chairman, President and CEO for eight years, has stepped down from the board. Cleveland-based Things Remembered is a personalized gift retailer that is backed by Madison Dearborn Partners.


Madison Dearborn Partners to acquire Walgreens Infusion Services

By Iris Dorbian — 10 months ago

Madison Dearborn Partners has agreed to buy a majority stake in Walgreens Infusion Services, a provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to close during the second quarter of calendar 2015. BofA Merrill Lynch provided financial advice to Walgreen Co. while Barclays, Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs advised MDP.


PE-backed Q9 Networks appoints new president and CEO

By Iris Dorbian — 1 year ago

Toronto-based Q9 Networks, a provider of outsourced data center infrastructure, has hired Karen Sheriff as president and CEO. The appointment becomes effective January 5, 2015. Sheriff is the former president and CEO of Bell Aliant. Q9 Networks is owned by an investor group that includes Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners.