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Bain Capital, along with Advent International, acquired Boart Longyear, the largest global provider of contract drilling services and consumables for mineral exploration, in 2005.  While Boart Longyear, then a collection of unintegrated subsidiaries of Anglo American, was a market leader at the... Read More »

2004

Bain Capital acquired Brenntag, a global distributor of specialty and industrial chemicals across a variety of industries, in 2004. Bain Capital saw an opportunity to create significant value by providing growth capital to support an acquisition-driven expansion strategy and bringing increased... Read More »

2007

In 2007, Bain Capital acquired a minority stake in China-based specialty chemical manufacturer Feixiang, recognizing its strong position in a large and fast growing end market for core products as well as new products. Bain Capital saw a first mover advantage in Feixiang’ s existing scale and... Read More »

2003

In February 2003, Bain Capital acquired SigmaKalon, a leading provider of decorative and industrial coatings in Europe, from French Energy group TotalFinaElf. At the time of the transaction, Bain Capital saw a corporate orphan presenting significant operating enhancement opportunities and a... Read More »

In 1994 Bain Capital invested in Steel Dynamics, a start-up seeking capital to build a greenfield production facility and enter the coiled steel market. Despite the significant headwinds facing the domestic steel industry, the firm saw an opportunity to revitalize production in a troubled sector... Read More »