Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice is one of the world's premier private equity firms. Founded in 1978, the firm employs a distinctive approach to private equity investing, combining financial and operating capabilities to build great businesses. CD&R's partners represent a blend of seasoned, industry-leading corporate executives from major global industrial enterprises, such as ABB, Allstate, BBA, BTR, Disney, Emerson Electric, Gap, GE, IBM and Unilever, and highly skilled investment professionals from the world's foremost financial institutions and management advisory firms. CD&R has established a long-term record of achieving investment success from business transformations. Post-acquisition, the firm works closely with management teams to develop new approaches to boost productivity, innovation, product quality, revenue growth and profits to improve portfolio business operating performance. Based in New York and London, CD&R has managed the investment of approximately US$ 18 billion in 54 companies, mostly divisions of large multi-business corporations, representing an aggregate transaction value of more than US$ 80 billion.