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Year Founded: 1984

AUM: $160B | Dry Powder: $24.4B

200 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116, US

Bain Capital is a private equity and multi-asset alternative investment firm that prefers to invest in the retail, business service, consumer, financial service, healthcare, energy, technology, media, telecommunication and industrial sectors. The firm is also involved in real estate investments

Key Contacts

  • Michael Ward

    Managing Director, CFO & COO

  • Joshef Yannone

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Scott Weisman

    Partner & Global Chief Compliance Officer

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries

    Apparel and Accessories, Commercial Services, Consumer Durables, Consumer Non-Durables, Energy, Healthcare Services, Healthcare Technology Systems, etc.

  • Geographical Preference

    Asia, France, Germany, Europe, Northern Europe, Netherlands, North America, Middle East, UK, US, etc.

  • Preferred Deal Types

    Add-on, Buyout/LBO, Early-Stage VC, Later Stage VC, PE Growth/Expansion, PIPE, Seed Round

  • Other Investment Preferences

    Prefers majority stake, Prefers minority stake, Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Bain Capital Ventures Fund 2021
Vintage: 2021

Size: $950M

Dry Powder: $413.3M 

Details: The fund targets investments in the financial service, IT, AI, and ML sectors

Bain Capital Fund XIII
Vintage: 2021

Size: $11.8B

Dry Powder: $70.5B

Details: The fund preferably invests in business services, finance, industrial and healthcare sectors, mainly in North America

Bain Capital Japan Middle Market Fund
Vintage: 2021

Size: $1B

Dry Powder: $942.2M

Details: Bain Capital Japan Middle Market Fund is located in Boston, US and invests in Japan

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In January 2023, EcoCeres Inc, an innovative biorefinery company, raised $400 million of Series B venture funding from Bain Capital and CPP Investments

In December 2022, Mombak, an operator of an environmental service company, secured an undisclosed amount of venture funding from Bain Capital, Kaszek, and Byers Capital. Conservation International Ventures and Union Square Ventures also participated in the funding round

In November 2022, Bain Capital entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Japanese clothing firm Mash Holdings for $1.4 billion

In November 2022, Bain Capital acquired a 55% stake in the House of HR. The new strategic partnership will enable the House of HR to scale up its platform into new markets and increase digital investments

In August 2022, Bain Capital Private Equity signed a definitive agreement to acquire Evident Corporation, a subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, for $3.1 billion. Evident conducts business in the fields of life science and industrial applications

In June 2022, Ataccama, a unified data management platform provider, secured $150 million in growth capital from Bain Capital Tech Opportunities. The funds will be used to strengthen its go-to-market engine and further invest in new product innovation as well as expand its global reach

In May 2022, Bain Capital Private Equity acquired VXI Global Solutions from The Carlyle Group, a leading provider of BPO services to businesses worldwide. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed

In February 2022, Swoogo, an event management company, secured a $20 million Series B Growth Investment led by Bain Capital. The funding will accelerate Swoogo’s rapid expansion into a full-scale enterprise platform for event management and solidify its competitive offering in the hybrid and virtual event space

In February 2022, Athenahealth, a developer of medical practice automation and claims management software was acquired by Hellman & Friedman, Bain Capital, Bain Capital Tech Opportunities and Government of Singapore Investment Corporation through a $17 billion LBO. In support of the transaction, JPMorgan Chase, Truist, Stifel Bank & Trust and other lenders provided $7.9 billion of debt financing in the form of a $1 billion revolver facility, a $5.9 billion term loan B and a $1 billion delayed drawn term loan B

In August 2021, Patientco Holdings, a developer of consumer payment tools was acquired by Waystar Health, via its financial sponsors EQT, Bain Capital and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, through a $450 million LBO

Other Details

Since 1984, Bain Capital Private Equity has raised 12 global private equity funds, 5 European funds, and 4 Asian funds. The company’s private equity arm has more than 900 Private Equity LPs. It has made over 1,100 investments, including primary and add-on over historical investments. Bain Capital Private Equity portfolio companies have realized $111 billion in revenues in 2021

§ BainCapital’slatestopenfundsincludeBainCapital Asia Fund V and Special Situations Europe. Asia Fund V has a target size of $5 billion with an investment focus in Asia while Special Situations Europe, with a target size of $1.25 billion, focuses on investing in Europe

§ 1984Ventures,32Equity,3iGroup,AbramsCapital Management, ABS Capital Partners, Accel, ACE & Company, ADK Group, Advent International, AEA Investors, Ahlström Capital and Alaska Permanent Fund are some of the co-investors who invest alongside Bain Capital

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Press Release