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When Bain Capital invested in Physio Control in 1994, the company was a failing subsidiary of Eli Lilly. The company had been forced to shut down production by the FDA two years prior, and, unable to generate revenue, lost $32 million and $14 million in 1992 and 1993, respectively. Nevertheless... Read More »


Bain Capital acquired Waters, a manufacturer of liquid chromatography instruments for the pharmaceutical and life science industries, in 1994. An industry leader with a large installed instrument base, broad product suite and strong global presence, Bain Capital saw an opportunity to partner... Read More »

When Bain Capital acquired Wesley Jessen in 1995, the company was a struggling division of Schering-Plough, losing more than $12 million per year.

Bain Capital worked with management to implement a range of strategic initiatives that shifted the company’s strategy to address new markets... Read More »