Exclusive: Longtime Bain Capital Exec Retires

Paul Edgerley is stepping down as a managing director with Bain Capital, after a 27-year run, Fortune has learned.

The Boston-based private equity firm informed investors of his decision last night via email, with Edgerley expected to transition into a part-time advisor and mentor role. 285 more words


McDonald’s Could Be the Bain Capital of the 2016 Presidential Race

It was the poster child for nearly everything that concerned voters about the economy during the 2012 U.S. presidential race: Bain Capital, the private equity firm co-founded by then presidential candidate Mitt Romney, became synonymous with Wall Street excess and “the 1 percent.” 797 more words


"Carly Fiorina Is The New Mitt Romney": Fiorina Is About To Get Bained, An Assault She May Not Be Able To Withstand

Carly Fiorina has a Mitt Romney problem.

Fiorina, like Romney, is a wealthy former CEO from an affluent Republican family. Like Romney, she entered the Republican presidential contest assuming that her record running a large company would be one of her greatest assets. 2,272 more words

Mitt Romney

Romney, Fiorina, Trump: who did the most harm?

Last week a friend of mine wondered out loud who ruined more lives—Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina or Mitt Romney?

After doing a little Internet research, I would say—probably Mitt Romney, possibly Carly Fiorina, but not Donald Trump. 456 more words

Economy And Business

Worldpay, the UK payments processing giant, wants to raise $1.4 billion in IPO

Payments processing giant Worldpay announced Friday that it would raise around $1.4 billion for a proposed IPO on the London Stock Exchange.

The UK company is owned jointly by Advent International and Bain Capital. 200 more words


Vain Capital… But Know That I Call The shots

Will the party who controls the money always call the shots? Earlier this week Wall Street Journal released a statement to say that “Private-equity firm Bain Capital LLC is taking a minority stake in Sundial Brands LLC” and immediately Rihanna’s controversial single B*h Better Have My Money (BBHMM) seemed oddly relevant. 591 more words

Corporate Social Responsibility

A Protest Van

I never know what kind of protest I might come across when I go for a bike ride in D.C., but I can practically guarantee that I will see at least one protest.  263 more words