Initial Public Offering

Technology & Services
Initial Public Offering


Baird served as co-manager on this offering


Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BFAM) (“Bright Horizons” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Bain Capital, recently completed an initial public offering of 10,100,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $22.00 per share, generating gross proceeds of $222.2 million. Bright Horizons intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay all notes outstanding under Bright Horizons Capital Corporation, for working capital needs and general corporate purposes.

Bright Horizons is a leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education and work/life solutions. Bright Horizons serves more than 850 clients across the U.S., the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada and India with programs including child care and early education, back-up care, elder care, educational advisory services and work/life consulting. The Company operates more than 750 child care and early education centers worldwide. Bright Horizons is headquartered in Watertown, Massachusetts.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Andrew Snow 312-609-4972
Peter Kies 414-765-7262
Dan Alfe 312-609-4922
Les Cheek 617-426-5789
David Silver +44 (0) 20 7667 8216
Technology & Services
Initial Public Offering
January 2013
Bright Horizons Family Solutions, Inc.
Technology & Services
Target Location
North America