Madison Dearborn Acquires Sage Products

Madison Dearborn Acquires Sage Products

Madison Dearborn Partners has signed an agreement to acquire Sage Products, a manufacturer of healthcare products.  The transaction is expected to close by year end.

Sage Products is a manufacturer of healthcare products used for infection prevention and patient safety.  The company’s brands include Q-Care, Sage, Comfort Bath, Comfort Shield and Prevalon. Sage operates a 558,000 square-foot facility in Cary, IL and has more than 700 employees. The company was founded in 1971 (

Madison Dearborn Partners has more than $18 billion of capital under management and makes new investments through its most recent funds, Madison Dearborn Capital Partners V and Madison Dearborn Capital Partners VI.  The firm invests in businesses across a spectrum of industries including basic industries; business and government services; consumer; financial services; health care; and telecom, media and technology services. Madison Dearborn Partners was founded in 1992 and is based in Chicago (

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