PE  Madison Dearborn Partners

     Office Locations:

70 W. Madison St. Suite 4600
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-895-1000
Fax: 312-895-1001



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Communications & Networking
  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Energy & Clean Tech
  • Financial Services
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Retail & Restaurant



    Founded in 1992, Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is one of the most experienced and successful private equity investment firms in the United States and has raised over $23 billion of capital since its formation. Prior to forming the firm, MDP's founders built a $2.6 billion management buyout and venture capital portfolio at First Chicago Corporation dating back to the early 1980s. MDP's principals manage six funds investing 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. The firm generally seeks to invest $100 million to $600 million of equity capital in a single transaction. MDP focuses on several specific industry sectors: Basic Industries, Communications, Consumer, Business & Financial Services, Energy & Power, and Health Care.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Annie Terry Principal
    David Pequet Director
    Douglas C. Grissom Managing Director
    Elizabeth Betten Director
    James N. Perry Managing Director


    Portfolio companies include:

      Ankara Consulting
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      Centennial Towers
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      EVO Payments
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      Fleet Complete
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      Kauffman Hall
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      LA Fitness
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      LGS Innovations
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      Liquid web

      Multi Packaging Solutions
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      Option Care
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      Patterson Medical
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      Univision Communications
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