Read the case studies and learn how we can partner with you to help build and grow your company

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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »