Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC ("MDP"), based in Chicago, is one of the most experienced and successful private equity investment firms in the United States. MDP has raised over $18 billion of capital since its formation in 1992.
MDP invests in management buyout and other private equity transactions across a broad spectrum of industries.
MDP's objective is to invest in companies in partnership with outstanding management teams to achieve significant long-term appreciation in equity value. MDP generally seeks to invest $100 million to $600 million of equity capital in a single transaction.
MDP focuses on several specific industry sectors:
Energy & Power
Telecom, Media & Technology Services
Many of MDP's principals have worked together since the early 1980s and together founded MDP in 1992. Previously, MDP's principals built a $2.6 billion management buyout and venture capital portfolio at First Chicago Corporation.
The limited partners in MDP's investment funds include many of the largest endowments, public and private pension funds, and financial institutions in the U.S., as well as established institutional investors in Europe, Asia and Australia.
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