U.S. Firm Reportedly Involved in Conti Takeover Move (Akron/Tire Review) U.S. equity firm Bain Capital LLC was reportedly behind the recent unsuccessful takeover attempt of Continental AG, according to London’s Financial Times. Advertisement ByTire Review Staff on September 20, 2006 Bain reportedly led a consortium that would have paid a heavy premium well above Continental’s EUR13 billion market capitalization Financial Times reported.AdvertisementClick Here to Read MoreAdvertisement Continental stated earlier this week that it had rebuffed a possible takeover bid. Advertisement In this article: Click to comment News: Meyle-PD Releases New Cabin Air Filter News: Continental Makes its First Tire with New HL Load Index News: K&M Names Park Tire 2021’s Top Shop at Virtual Conference News: Dunlop Motorcycle Tires Announces Price Increase Advertisement WEBINARS Watch a webinar for free on-demand! PODCASTS Listen to the latest episode on "What's Treading". SUBSCRIBE Get the latest news in Tire Review World Tire Report.