Platinum Equity is a global M&A&O® firm, founded by Tom Gores, specialized in mergers, acquisitions, and operations of companies that provide mission-critical products, services, and solutions in diverse industries. They offer deep in-house resources and flexible acquisition solutions to sellers worldwide.
Their trademark strategy, M&A&O®, integrates traditional M&A with operational expertise. Throughout the transaction and transition, their in-house teams provide operational insights that guide the process. Under Platinum ownership, M&A&O helps their portfolio companies grow their businesses and unlock their potential.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Platinum Equity has offices in Boston, Greenwich, New York, London, and Singapore. Their in-house business development, M&A, transition, legal, real estate, marketing, finance, and operations teams enable them to resolve complex issues quickly.
Platinum Equity structures acquisition solutions to help sellers achieve their divestiture objectives. Their sellers typically include corporate sellers shedding non-core assets, public sellers seeking to maximize shareholder value, or private sellers seeking capital and operational support. They’ve also developed alternative deal structures to meet the current capital environment. With Platinum, sellers get immediate and flexible solutions to meet their strategies.
Since its founding in 1995, Platinum Equity has completed 250+ acquisitions in a broad range of market sectors. Their current portfolio includes companies in diverse industries, acquired in a range of corporate divestitures, public-to-private transactions, and transactions with private sellers. They operate each portfolio company independently with the goal of creating long-term, sustainable value.