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July 27, 2007
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) announced today the completion of a merger transaction providing for the acquisition of The ServiceMaster Company (NYSE:SVM) by ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a holding company owned by CD&R-managed...
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July 3, 2007
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. announced today that they have completed the previously announced acquisition of U.S. Foodservice, the second largest broadline foodservice distributor in the U.S., from Royal...

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June 29, 2007
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc, (“CD&R”) today announced a definitive agreement to sell Brakes, the leading foodservice distributor, to funds affiliated with Bain Capital. The transaction is expected to be completed within approximately two...

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May 2, 2007
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. (“CD&R”), a leading global private equity firm, today announced a definitive agreement with Madison Dearborn Partners in which Madison Dearborn Partners will acquire CD&R’s portfolio company, VWR...
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May 2, 2007
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. (CD&R) and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. (KKR) announced today a definitive agreement to acquire U.S. Foodservice, the second largest broadline foodservice distributor in the U.S., from Royal Ahold N.V...
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March 19, 2007
The ServiceMaster Company (NYSE:SVM) announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to be acquired by an investment group led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc. (CD&R) for a total enterprise value of approximately $5.5...

Perspectives

January 1, 2007
All private equity firms seek to maximize the value of their investments. However, there are many different models or routes to this end. What shall be referred to as the “industrial approach” in this chapter is a distinctive model which is based on...

Perspectives

November 27, 2006
What's so good about private equity? A lot.
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David Wasserman Buyouts Newsletter
November 2, 2006
CD&R carried a lot of momentum into 2006. In addition to leading the $15 billion acquisition of Hertz and the €3.7 billion acquisition of Rexel, the firm was more than busy implementing growth initiatives for companies it already was steward to...

Perspectives

November 1, 2006
Good morning.  I would like to focus my remarks this morning on why private equity continues to be a dynamic force in the global economy – acting as a catalyst for constructive corporate change. Private equity has played an important role in global...
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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 30, 2019
As part of its long-term leadership transition plan, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) today announced the appointment of Nate Sleeper as Chief Executive Officer, and David Novak and Rick Schnall as Co-Presidents, effective January 1, 2020....
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May 21, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice has acquired a significant stake in MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD”, the “Company”), an operator and franchisor of fast casual restaurants offering customizable, made-on-demand artisan-style pizzas and hand-...
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April 25, 2019
Clayton, Dubilier & Rice today announced the appointment of Sandra E. Peterson, former Group Worldwide Chairman of Johnson & Johnson, as an Operating Partner, effective April 29, 2019.