Madison Dearborn Nears $4.5 Billion Target for Fund VIII

Madison Dearborn held its first close of its latest flagship, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VIII, on July 23. The Chicago-based firm has secured more than $4 billion in commitments for the fund, according to multiple filings with the SEC.

If the fund’s target is reached, it will be the second largest fund raised by Madison Dearborn. The firm's largest is Fund V, which raised $6.5 billion in 2006.

Soucre:, WSJ, SEC Filings, Crunchbase

Since 2000, Madison Dearborn has not held a final close under $4 billion dollars. The trend started with Fund IV closing on $4.1 billion.

Madison Dearborn Fund VIII Parallels

Madison Dearborn Fund VIII is broken up into at least three separate parallels, according to filings with the SEC. These include Fund VIII-A, Fund ...

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