October 20, 2014 7:54 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
Partner and Member of Investment Committee
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Platinum Equity, LLC Key Developments

Several Companies Reportedly Eyes Klöckner

Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO) intends to acquire Klöckner Pentaplast Europe GmbH & Co. KG. Apollo is considering an offer for Klöckner, people familiar with the matter said. Apollo is among a number of parties considering bidding for Klöckner, which may fetch as much as €1.5 billion, said three people who asked not to be identified because they aren’t authorized to speak publicly. The interested companies include Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES) and Platinum Equity, LLC, the people said. Reuters added that spokesmen for Strategic Value Partners LLC, Apollo, Heiligenroth and Klöckner declined to comment while spokesmen for Ares and Platinum did not respond to telephone and e-mail requests seeking comment.

Platinum Equity Reportedly Seeks To Sell BWAY

Platinum Equity, LLC is planning to sell BWAY Corporation for around $2 billion, people familiar with the matter said. Platinum Equity has met with banks to discuss selling BWAY later in 2014, the sources said. Representatives from Platinum Equity could not be immediately reached for comments by Reuters.

Totalgaz Reportedly Receives Interests

Total SA (ENXTPA:FP) is planning to sell Totalgaz Espana S.A. Les Echos reported that Total SA has put Totalgaz up for sale and has received around 10 expressions of interest from potential buyers. First Reserve Corporation, Platinum Equity, LLC, PAI Partners, Antargaz, S.A., and Compagnie Des Gaz De Petrole Primagaz SA are said to be among the bidders.

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