Bain Capital Private Equity has built a global network of highly trained team members, most with consulting or operating experience, who are committed to partnering with management teams to help drive the success of our portfolio companies.  The strength and depth of our team allows the firm to pursue investments with great flexibility, moving aggressively into attractive opportunities and capitalizing on changes in the global economic landscape.

Dwight Poler Managing Director Focus: Europe London


Mr. Poler joined Bain Capital in 1994. He has been a Managing Director since 1999. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Poler was a consultant at Bain & Company where he worked in the technology, consumer products and financial services industries. Previously, Mr. Poler worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions department at Morgan Stanley & Co. with a focus on technology deals.

A member of the Advisory Group formed by the British Venture Capital Association and led by Sir David Walker, Mr. Poler was an active participant in the formulation of the Guidelines for Disclosure and Transparency in Private Equity.


Mr. Poler received an MBA with distinction from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth where he was a Tuck Scholar. He received a BA from Amherst College.