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2013-06-25 20:22:37

CALGARY, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Q9 Networks (Q9) today announced it is donating $50,000 to the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Floods Fund to assist with disaster relief efforts in the province. "Our hearts go out to the many Albertans who have been affected by the floods," says Osama Arafat, Chief Executive Officer, Q9 Networks. "We have been deeply concerned about our staff, customers and business partners who have been personally impacted by the events of the past few days...

2012-06-01 18:20:56

Ontario Teachers, Providence Equity, Madison Dearborn and Bell partner in acquisition of leading provider in fast-growing data hosting and cloud solutions sector TORONTO, June 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - An investor group, comprising Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers), Providence Equity Partners (Providence) and Madison Dearborn Partners LLC (Madison Dearborn), and BCE Inc. (Bell) today announced an agreement to acquire 100% of Canadian data centre operator Q9 Networks Inc. (Q9)...

2012-04-27 06:20:15

DENVER, Colorado and CHICAGO, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Schrader International, the leading global manufacturer of sensing and valve solutions including Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) and fluid control components, today announced that Madison Dearborn Partners Global VI-A L.P. and certain affiliated investment funds (Madison Dearborn) and members of Schrader's management team have, through a new company formed for such purpose, completed the acquisition of Schrader...

2011-10-27 15:55:00

Teamsters, Allies Say Private Equity Firm Is 'Bad for Chicago' CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 100 members of the Teamsters Union, UNITE HERE, Occupy Chicago and religious and community supporters rallied in downtown Chicago today to protest private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners' bad values and its disregard for American workers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Madison Dearborn, based in Chicago, owns the medical and...

2011-09-20 18:00:00

Madison Dearborn Partners Denies Chicago VWR Workers Good Working Conditions CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters distributed thousands of free player rosters to fans outside Wrigley Field today, warning that Madison Dearborn Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, wants Chicago to lose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Teamsters alerted fans that Madison Dearborn's founder and managing partner, John Canning, is part owner of...

2011-09-12 16:14:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa called on Dr. Rebecca Blank, Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce to rescind a $2 million grant to Visalia, Calif., that is being used to destroy good jobs in the State of California rather than create them, in a letter last week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) "American taxpayers should not foot the bill for rich private equity firms like Chicago-based...

2010-12-29 10:59:00

Teamsters Union and City Resident Sue VWR and City of Visalia to Stop Illegal Project VISALIA, Calif., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Teamsters Joint Council 7 and Visalia resident Kevin Long have filed suit in California Superior Court against Madison Dearborn's laboratory supply company VWR International, the City of Visalia and others, to stop the unlawful construction of a 500,000 square foot distribution center that will generate up to 10,000 truck trips daily. These...

2010-09-27 16:30:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Fieldglass, Inc., the leading technology provider to procure and manage contingent labor and services, today announced that it has secured a substantial investment from Madison Dearborn Partners. The transaction, which values Fieldglass in excess of $220 million, validates Fieldglass' leadership position in the growing services procurement market. Upon completion of the investment, Madison Dearborn will hold a majority ownership position in Fieldglass. Jai...

2010-06-08 12:32:00

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BWAY Holding Company (NYSE: BWY) (the "Company"), a leading North American supplier of general line rigid containers, today announced that its stockholders have approved the proposal to adopt the merger agreement providing for its acquisition by entities created by certain affiliates of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC ("MDP"). The approval included both the affirmative vote of the holders of (i) a majority of the outstanding shares of common stock...

2009-02-28 11:53:01

Univision Communications has laid off 300 of its employees, a spokeswoman for the U.S. media group says. An unidentified spokeswoman for the Spanish-language company said the company was forced to cut nearly 6 percent of its overall work force due, in part, to the recession gripping the United States, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. Given the continued economic challenges facing the country and downward pressure this has caused on advertising-related businesses, Univision has been working...