BDT Merging with MSD


October 24, 2022

On October 20, 2022, BDT & Company Holdings, LLC and MSD Partners, L.P. announced they are merging.

Under the terms of the transaction, BDT & Company Holdings, LLC (“BDT”) will merge with MSD Partners, L.P. (“MSD”). The new entity will focus on family and company advisory services and provide investments in private capital, credit, real estate and growth equity. The transaction is expected to close in early 2023, subject to regulatory approval.

BDT, based in Chicago, is a merchant bank that provides long-term capital to families and founder-led businesses. The firm’s affiliate, BDT Capital Partners, has invested over $30 billion in capital.

MSD, based in New York, is an investment firm for long-term investors and focuses on credit, growth, private capital and real estate. MSD has over $20 billion in assets under management. Ardea Partners LP served as the exclusive financial advisor to the transaction.

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