Terms of Use

Welcome to the Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (together with its affiliates, “MDP”) website. By accessing or using this website, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, do not use this website. These Terms of Use may be updated by MDP at any time, without prior notice to you.

This website is intended solely to provide information regarding MDP’s potential acquisition or financing capabilities for prospective portfolio companies. Representative investments described in this website are not to be considered a complete list of all investments made or currently held by the MDP funds. You agree that MDP is not responsible for any action that you take or decision you make in reliance on any information contained in the website.

Intellectual Property

This website is the exclusive property of and owned by MDP. “Madison Dearborn Partners” and “MDP” is a registered trademark of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC. All trademarks and all logos and copyrighted materials displayed on this website, other than those of MDP, are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with MDP. Nothing on this website shall be interpreted as granting any license or right to use any intellectual property, image, trademark, logo or service mark on this website.

Linked Sites

This website may provide links to websites operated by other entities. In addition, third-party sites may be linked to this website, with or without MDP’s consent. MDP makes no warranty or representation regarding, does not endorse, and does not accept any responsibility for, any websites linked to or from this website or the information therein. Hyperlinks to or from this website do not constitute third party endorsement of, sponsorship by, or affiliation with MDP. MDP expressly disclaims any responsibility for your access to or use of such other websites.
The information contained in the password-protected portion of the websites (the “LP Website) is confidential and is subject to the confidentiality provisions contained in the governing agreements of the relevant entities to which you are a party. To the extent these Terms of Use conflict with the terms and conditions of use relating to the LP Website, the more specific terms of use relating to such password-protected area shall control.
The information contained in the LP Website may include material non-public information regarding the MDP funds and their underlying portfolio companies. It is a violation of U.S. securities laws for a person in possession of material non-public information concerning an issuer to purchase or sell securities of such issuer or to communicate such information to another person under circumstances in which it is reasonably foreseeable that such person is likely to purchase or sell securities.

No Offers or Advice

You acknowledge that the content of this site is for general, informational purposes only, intended for management teams and individuals who may seek employment with MDP and is not intended to constitute an offer to sell or buy any securities or promise to undertake or solicit business, and may not be relied upon in connection with any offer or sale of securities. An offer or solicitation will be made only through a final private placement memorandum, subscription agreement and other related documents with respect to a particular investment opportunity and will be subject to the terms and conditions contained in such documents, including the qualifications necessary to become an investor.

The information provided on this website, including information regarding MDP’s current and historical portfolio companies, is not intended to be a recommendation for any company or investment described herein. Certain information regarding MDP’s current and historical portfolio companies is provided as of the date of MDP’s investment or exit, as applicable. Nothing on this website is intended to be, and you should not consider anything on the website to be, investment, accounting, tax, legal or other advice. No information or material at this site is to be deemed a recommendation, solicitation or offer to buy, hold, or sell any securities, services or products or is to be relied upon for the purpose of making or communicating investment or other decisions. This commentary has not been reviewed or approved by any regulatory authority and has been prepared without regard to the individual financial circumstances or objectives of persons who may receive it. The appropriateness of a particular investment or strategy will depend on an investor’s individual circumstances and objectives. No representation is being made as to the suitability of any investment

Forward-Looking Statements / Past Performance

Any performance data or comments expressed on this site are an indication of past performance. Past performance is not indicative of future results; no representation is being made that any investment will, or is likely to, achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided.
Certain information on this website may contain forward-looking statements, which are subject to risks and uncertainties and speak only as of the date on which they are made. The words “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “optimistic”, “intend”, “aim”, “will” or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. MDP undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

Past performance is not indicative of future results; no representation is being made that any investment or transaction will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided.

Compliance with Applicable Law

Unless otherwise expressly set forth herein, MDP makes no representation that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use this website, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this website do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

No Warranty; Limitation of Liability; Indemnity

This website and the information and materials on this website are provided “as is” and without warranties or representations of any kind either expressed or implied and MDP and its affiliates disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties or merchant ability and fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. MDP does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, reliability, availability or timeliness of any information on this website or that this website will operate “error free.”

MDP’s liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by law and is limited even if MDP has been advised of the possibility of the damages, liability or injury that you suffer, including any damages, defect, interruption, delay in operation, computer virus, line failure or other computer malfunction. In no event shall MDP or its affiliates, or any of their respective partners, stockholders, members, managers, officers, directors, employees, agents, funds and such funds’ limited partners (collectively, “MDP Parties”), be responsible for any damages, liabilities or injury, including indirect, incidental, special, punitive, multiple, consequential or other damages, however caused, arising out of your use of (or inability to use) this website.

In exchange for using this website, you agree to indemnify and hold MDP and the MDP Parties harmless against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, costs and expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys’ fees) arising from your use of this website, from your violation of these Terms of Use or from any decisions that you make based on such information.

Governing Law; Severability

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. Any dispute relating to these Terms of Use shall be brought solely in the state or federal courts located in Illinois and you agree that such courts shall have jurisdiction over you in connection with any such dispute. You must commence any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this website within one year after the claim or cause of action arises.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, than that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.