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January 9, 2020
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced the appointment of Jeff Hawn, former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Quest Software, as a Partner at the Firm. Mr. Hawn has 20 years’ experience across a range of senior executive roles in...
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December 16, 2019
The SOCOTEC group, one of Europe’s largest providers of testing, inspection and certification services for construction and infrastructure sites, today announced the acquisition of DPA (“David Pattillo & Associates”), a highly respected provider...

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November 20, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced an agreement under which CD&R-managed funds will acquire Cynosure, LLC, a leader in medical aesthetics systems and technologies, from Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX). Cynosure develops, manufactures, and...
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October 14, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice ("CD&R") today announced the appointment of Jean-Luc Belingard, a senior executive with a successful career leading global pharmaceutical businesses, as an Operating Advisor to CD&R Funds. Mr. Belingard will work...
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October 11, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced today that it has appointed Björn Killmer as a Partner. Mr. Killmer is based in the Firm’s London office. Mr Killmer joins a CD&R investment team that has sourced investments in 16 European headquartered...
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September 30, 2019
Brookfield Business Partners L.P. (NYSE:BBU) (TSX:BBU.UN) ("Brookfield Business Partners"), together with its institutional partners (collectively “Brookfield”), and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (“CD&R”) today announced a definitive agreement...
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August 1, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, in partnership with CD&R portfolio company Core & Main and Reboot Accel, is hosting an inaugural Lean Forward women’s leadership summit for CD&R portfolio companies. The summit was organized to enhance...
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July 30, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today completed the sale of TRANZACT, a leading provider of comprehensive direct-to-consumer sales and marketing solutions for individual Medicare and Life insurance policies across the US, to Willis Towers Watson (...
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July 1, 2019
Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc. (Sirius), a leading national IT solutions integrator, announces that Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), a private investment firm, has finalized its agreement to acquire a majority equity interest in Sirius from...
Top Founder-Friendly Private Equity Firms

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June 30, 2019
Inc. Magazine published its inaugural list of 50 private equity firms known for treating entrepreneurs as partners.  CD&R is proud to be recognized for its work with family and founder-led companies and included on the list.

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May 29, 2020
SIG plc, a leading supplier of specialist building products and solutions to trade customers across the UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, with strong positions in its core markets as a specialist distributor of insulation and interiors products and...

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May 12, 2020
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced an agreement under which CD&R-managed funds will acquire Radio Systems Corporation, the leading innovator in the companion pet health and safety market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

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May 1, 2020
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announces the completion of the acquisition of Huntsworth plc, a leading provider of specialty services that help pharmaceutical and biotech companies commercialize new therapies and support the life cycle of drug...

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March 3, 2020
CD&R has reached agreement with the board of Huntsworth plc on the terms of a recommended cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Huntsworth. To read the announcement and other relevant documentation, please visit www....

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March 2, 2020
Jack was a beloved member of CD&R for nearly 20 years. It is hard for us to imagine that he will not be with us to push, prod, challenge, joke, and, above all, set the highest possible standards for each of us, our portfolio company executives,...
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February 13, 2020
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced today that it has appointed Emily Martin as Director, Portfolio Company Procurement Program, effective February 18. Ms. Martin will work with the supply chain and procurement leaders at the Firm’s portfolio...
INSEAD Global Private Equity Initiative

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February 4, 2020
INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative (GPEI) (“INSEAD”) today announced the release of new research on family-backed enterprises. The Institutionalization of Family Firms, Europe examines how institutionalization can help European family-owned...
State of the Market 2020: An Article on Partnership Investing by Christian Rochat

Perspectives

January 22, 2020
Christian Rochat discusses Partnership investing in Evercore's 2020 State of the Market report.  

Perspectives

January 16, 2020
Many years from now, if archeologists were to discover newspaper headlines covering today’s torrid deal environment, they might mistake it for a horse race. Company A has the pole position; Company B is in the lead; Company C may be gaining ground....

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January 15, 2020
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice announced today that it has appointed Harsh Agarwal as a Principal on its investment team. Mr. Agarwal, who is based in the Firm’s New York office, is principally engaged in evaluating and executing investments in the...