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Company Overview of The Gores Group LLC

Company Overview

The Gores Group LLC is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions of mature and growing businesses. The firm seeks to invest in middle market companies, divestitures from larger corporate parents, leveraged buyouts, and buyouts of standalone businesses. The firm also specializes in merger and acquisitions and turnarounds. The firm specializes in acquiring businesses that are undergoing change in capital structure, strategy, operations or growth. The firm does not make early stage and venture stage investments. It invests in underperforming and undervalued non-core businesses typically those encountering strategic, operational, financial, or organizational challenges. It invests in te...

9800 Wilshire Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90212

United States

Founded in 1987





Key Executives for The Gores Group LLC

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman
Chief Operating Officer and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 60
Managing Director, Fund General Counsel, and Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 43
Senior Managing Director, President of Mergers and Acquisitions, and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 60
Senior Managing Director, President of Operations, and Member of Investment Committee
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Gores Group LLC Key Developments

Premier Foods plc Completes Joint Venture Transaction with The Gores Group

Premier Foods confirmed that it has completed the joint venture transaction with The Gores Group in relation to Premier Foods' bread business. The joint venture will trade under the name of Hovis Limited.

Premier Foods Enters Conditional Agreement with the Gores Group to Operate Stand-Alone Joint Venture Under the Name of Hovis Limited

Premier Foods announced it has reached a conditional agreement with The Gores Group to operate its Bread business as a stand-alone joint venture which will trade under the name of Hovis Limited. The new arrangement will facilitate a significant increase in investment in the business both to improve the efficiency of its operational infrastructure and to reinvigorate the Hovis brand, building on its strong heritage. Premier Foods considers a joint venture to be the way to maximise value in the Bread business through securing new investment and retaining the opportunity to share in the expected future gains from this investment as the business continues its return to profitable growth. The transaction will additionally enable the company to strengthen its position in the ambient Grocery market through focusing its full attention and resources on continuing to grow its category leading Grocery brands. Under the terms of the agreement, The Gores Group will pay £30 million for a 51% controlling stake in the joint venture, of which £15 million is deferred and contingent on future business performance.

Siemens Reportedly Receives Offers For Postal Automation Unit

According to the news report, Siemens Aktiengesellschaft (DB:SIE) has received initial bids for its postal automation and baggage-handling division and the division is expected to bring in approximately $390 million. Reuters reported citing two sources close to the matter as saying that the company has received offers from Triton, The Gores Group LLC, and Platinum Equity, LLC, among others.

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