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July 05, 2015 10:53 PM ET

Capital Markets

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

Phone:

415-983-2700

Fax:

415-983-2701

Key Executives for Golden Gate Capital

Managing Director
Age: 58
Managing Director
Age: 47
Executive Vice President of Finance and General Counsel
Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director
Age: 38
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Golden Gate Capital Key Developments

Golden Gate Capital And Other Investors Reportedly Mulls Acquisition Of Pep Boys

Golden Gate Capital and other investors are reportedly seeking acquisition of Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (NYSE:PBY). ‘Private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital and other suitors have recently expressed interest in buying the auto-parts and services retailer,” according to people familiar with the matter. “Pep Boys is not working with an investment bank on a sale and currently in not in negotiations with any of the parties,” one of the people said. It is not clear whether the company wants to sell and a deal is far from certain.

Golden Gate Capital Is Reportedly In Talks To Buy Ann

Golden Gate Capital is in advanced one-on-one negotiations to acquire ANN INC. (NYSE:ANN), in a deal that could value it at around $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. A deal could come together as early as next week should the negotiations prove successful, the people said on May 6, 2015. There is no certainty that a deal will be reached, the people cautioned. ANN would consider an offer in the low $40-per-share-range, the people said, declining to reveal how much Golden Gate was offering. The people asked not to be identified because the talks are confidential. Representatives for ANN and Golden Gate declined to comment, reported Reuters.

Bain Capital And Golden Gate Capital Eyeing ANN

Bain Capital, LLC and Golden Gate Capital are competing to acquire ANN INC. (NYSE:ANN) from Red Alder and Engine Capital LP, according to people familiar with the matter. A deal is highly uncertain. The exact status of the talks could not be learned. Ann, Golden Gate and Bain declined to comment.

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