December 28, 2014 4:10 PM ET

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Company Overview of Platinum Equity, LLC

Company Overview

Platinum Equity, LLC is a private equity firm specializing in investments in mergers and acquisitions, special situations, buyouts, operational turnarounds, mature, middle markets, public-to-private transactions, corporate divestitures, underperforming or undervalued businesses, and add-on acquisitions. It invests in companies that provide mission-critical products, services, and solutions in diverse industries including industrials, manufacturing, distribution, information technology services and software, telecommunications, transportation and logistics, media, equipment rental, entertainment, healthcare services, and metals services. The firm focuses on investments in North America and We...

360 North Crescent Drive

Beverly Hills

Los Angeles, CA 90210

United States

Founded in 1995



Key Executives for Platinum Equity, LLC

Age: 50
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 59
Partner and President of Portfolio Operations
Age: 48
Age: 59
Principal and Global Head of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Platinum Equity, LLC Key Developments

Platinum Equity, LLC Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Leveraged Finance Conference, Dec-02-2014 09:30 AM

Platinum Equity, LLC Presents at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Leveraged Finance Conference, Dec-02-2014 09:30 AM. Venue: Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, Florida, United States. Speakers: Kevin P. Smith, Principal and Head of Debt Capital Markets.

David Boutry Joins Platinum Equity as Global Head of Business Development

Platinum Equity announced that David C. Boutry has joined the firm as a principal and head of the firm's global business development team. He is based in Los Angeles and oversees Platinum's deal origination resources around the world. Mr. Boutry has spent more than 20 years in investment banking and private equity, and most recently served as Managing Director at Deutsche Bank Securities. As a senior member of Deutsche Bank's Financial Sponsor Group, Mr. Boutry provided a full range of investment banking services with coverage responsibility for many of the world's private equity firms.

ACL Reportedly Eyes $1bn Sale or IPO

American Commercial Lines Inc. is weighing a sale that is expected to value it at more than $1 billion. Platinum Equity, LLC is working with Bank of America, Royal Bank of Canada and UBS on options including a full sale or public market listing, Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter. The process is at an early stage. A representative for ACL was not immediately available for comment. Platinum Equity and its financial advisers declined to comment.

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