Madison Dearborn Partners

Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC ("MDP") is a leading private equity investment firm based in Chicago that, since its formation in 1992, has raised aggregate capital of approximately $28 billion and has completed over 150 investments. MDP seeks to invest in partnership with outstanding management teams to drive growth and achieve significant long-term value appreciation at its portfolio companies and for its limited partner investors globally. A flexible investment approach, encompassing both buyout and growth equity investments, expertise in five dedicated industry verticals and a focus on upper middle market and middle market companies have been and continue to be key tenets of MDP’s investment strategy. MDP’s team is among the most experienced in the private equity industry, and its five dedicated industry verticals include: Basic Industries; Business & Government Software and Services; Financial & Transaction Services; Health Care; and Telecom, Media & Technology Services. For more information, please visit

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51-200 employees


Chicago, Illinois