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Quintiles Completes Previously Announced New Investor Partnership, Co-Led by Founder, Chairman and CEO Dennis Gillings, Bain Capital, TPG and 3i
Date:1/24/2008

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiles Transnational Corp. today announced the completion of its previously announced new investor partnership to support the company's continued growth under the leadership of founder and current Chairman and CEO Dennis Gillings, CBE, and the management team. Gillings and global private investment firms Bain Capital and TPG Capital have become the lead investors in Quintiles, with 3i also becoming a significant investor. Temasek Holdings remains an investor in Quintiles. As part of the transaction, One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM), has sold its stake in the company to the new investor partnership. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The company incurred no new debt as a result of the deal.

About Quintiles Transnational

Quintiles Transnational Corp. is powering the next generation of healthcare by providing a broad range of professional services in drug development, financial partnering and commercialization for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries. With about 20,000 employees and offices in more than 50 countries, it is focused on providing customer-centric solutions that are the gold standard of the industry. For more information, please visit the company's web site at http://www.qtrn.com.

About Bain Capital

Bain Capital (http://www.baincapital.com) is a global private investment firm that manages several pools of capital including private equity, venture capital, public equity and leveraged debt assets with more than $65 billion in assets under management. Since its inception in 1984, Bain Capital has made private equity investments and add-on acquisitions in over 250 companies around the world, and has a team of almost 300 professionals dedicated to investing in and supporting its portfolio companies. Bain Capital has a long history of investing in healthcare, with investments in more than 50 companies including HCA, Warner Chilcott, CRC Health Group, Stericycle, M|C Communications, Wesley Jessen, and Physio Control. Headquartered in Boston, Bain Capital has offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Munich.

About TPG Capital

TPG Capital is the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm founded in 1992, with more than $35 billion of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, London, Hong Kong, New York, Minneapolis, Fort Worth, Melbourne, Menlo Park, Moscow, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo. TPG Capital has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, joint ventures and restructurings. Please visit http://www.tpg.com.

About 3i

Established in 1945, 3i is an international leader in private equity and venture capital with assets of $16 billion. 3i invests across Europe, North America and Asia. Our competitive advantage comes from our international network with more than 250 investment professionals in 14 countries, unrivaled sector depth and an extensive portfolio of approximately 750 companies. These underpin the value that we deliver to our portfolio and to our shareholders. Please visit http://www.3i.com.

About Temasek Holdings

Incorporated in 1974, Temasek Holdings is an Asia investment firm headquartered in Singapore. Temasek has a multinational staff of 300 people. Supported by affiliates and offices around Asia, it manages a diversified S$164 billion (US$108 billion) portfolio, focused primarily in Asia. Temasek is a shareholder and investor in diverse sectors such as banking & financial services, real estate, transportation & logistics, infrastructure, telecommunications & media, bioscience & healthcare, education, consumer & lifestyle, engineering & technology, as well as energy & resources.


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