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PE-owned Walgreens Infusion Services rebrands as Option Care

Walgreens Infusion Services, a provider of home and alternate treatment site infusion services, has rebranded itself as Option Care. Madison Dearborn Partners is the majority owner while Walgreen Co, a subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, is the minority owner.

Quickplay nets C$57 mln

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.

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Madison Dearborn Partners to exit Ikaria in $2.3 bln deal

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

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.

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Madison Dearborn Partners to acquire Walgreens Infusion Services

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

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.

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Madison Dearborn Partners backs Complete Innovations

Complete Innovations has secured backing from Madison Dearborn Partners. Based in Markham, Ontario, Complete Innovations is a global provider of fleet, asset and mobile workforce management solutions to over 4,000 customers worldwide.

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TIAA-CREF to acquire Nuveen Investments

TIAA-CREF is to acquire Nuveen Investments, a diversified investment management company with approximately $221 billion in assets under management. TIAA-CREF is acquiring Nuveen from an investor group led by Madison Dearborn Partners for an enterprise value of $6.25 billion, inclusive of Nuveen’s outstanding debt.

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