October 20, 2016 6:52 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

Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Founding Partner, Partner, and Member of Investment Committee
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer
Age: 61
Partner and President of Portfolio Operations
Age: 50
Partner and Principal
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Platinum Equity, LLC Key Developments

Investors Reportedly Not Eyeing Stake In

Most of the bidders of Moly-Cop Adesur S.A. reportedly may have exit the auction, according to sources. Reportedly the company is up for sale through IPO. According to The Australian, Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO), Platinum Equity, LLC and Bain Capital, LP are all thought to be no longer in pursuit of the operation after they were earlier thought to be on a shortlist of possible buyers., Moly-Cop.

Platinum Seeks To Acquire Moly-Cop

Platinum Equity, LLC has surfaced in the competition to buy Moly-Cop Adesur S.A., along with Bain Capital Ltd, Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) and Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE:APO). Platinum has previously tried to buy Moly-Cop and is also exploring an acquisition opportunity for a similar business globally. Blackstone is currently tipped as the favourite to win the contest for both Moly-Cop and the remaining parts of Arrium Limited, comprising steel manufacturing and iron ore mining.

Platinum Equity Seeks Acquisitions

Platinum Equity, LLC is seeking acquisitions. Soo Jin Goh, Principal at Platinum Equity and Co-head of the firm's Singapore-based team, said that the acquisition of Chinese manufacturing businesses from Broadway Industrial Group Limited creates a strong platform for growth and they are eager to work with the management team to pursue opportunities to expand the business both organically and through strategic add-on acquisitions.

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