August 22, 2014 7:09 AM ET

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Company Overview of Golden Gate Capital

Company Overview

Golden Gate Capital is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in investments in seed/startup, early venture, mid venture, late venture, turnaround, middle market, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, restructuring, corporate extractions, carve-outs, distressed, bankruptcy restructurings, refinancing, public-to-private transactions, public equities, going private transactions, build-ups, add-on acquisitions, and growth equity investments. The firm seeks to invest in sectors including semiconductors, Semiconductor Equipment and Devices, sensors, industrials, business and information services, electronics, software, technology hardware, Electronic hardware, business services, r...

One Embarcadero Center

39th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

Founded in 2000





Key Executives for Golden Gate Capital

Managing Director
Age: 57
Managing Director
Age: 46
Managing Director
Age: 51
Executive Vice President of Finance and General Counsel
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Golden Gate Capital Key Developments

Treehouse Reportedly Interested In Michael Foods

Treehouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE:THS) is considering to make a bid for Michael Foods Group, Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. The deal could be between $2 billion and $2.5 billion. Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. through its portfolio company AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. and Golden Gate Capital are also holding talks to buy Michael Foods, according to sources.

J. Jill May Reportedly Be sold

Arcapita Bank B.S.C.(c) and Golden Gate Capital are planning to sell The J. Jill Group, Inc. according to the Wall Street Journal, Arcapita and Golden Gate are seeking a buyer and a possible deal could bring in around $500 million.

Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Inc. Partners with Golden Gate Capital

Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Inc. announced a partnership agreement with Golden Gate Capital. Unlike conventional private equity firms, Golden Gate Capital operates as a private holding company, building businesses in partnership with management over an indefinite time horizon. Humanetics will continue with its current leadership team. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Humanetics, a division of Safety Technology Holdings (STH), Inc. has been the leader in the development of biofidelic Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs) and related sensor measurement systems since first introduced during the early 1950s. Humanetics' suite of ATDs, sensors, calibration, test equipment, services and software products incorporate the latest biomechanical human simulations for the development and certification of occupant safety protection technologies. Coupled with HITEC Sensor Solutions, Inc. (HITEC) and Sensor Developments, Inc. (SDI) advanced engineering & instrumentation services, STH's products cascade across a variety of end markets around the world, including automotive, aerospace, industrial and medical devices.

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