Wymbs leads two M&A teams at Platinum Equity, both of which are key
differentiators for the firm.
the buy side, Mr. Wymbs is head of Platinum Equity’s Lower Middle Market (LMM) M&A
group that targets businesses with up to $250 million in annual revenue across
North America and Europe. The LMM team is nested inside Platinum Equity’s broader
organizational structure and draws upon the entire firm’s experience, track
record, capital base and operational resources.
Wymbs also leads Platinum Equity’s dedicated, in-house sell-side team. In that capacity, he is responsible for
managing a broad range of strategic divestiture opportunities throughout Platinum
part of his sell-side responsibilities, Mr. Wymbs has led and negotiated numerous
transactions, including full or partial sales of NextiraOne, Clipper Windpower,
AEES, Contego, Alliance Entertainment, Acument, and many others.
Wymbs is a member of the Board of Directors at Megapath Corporation.
to joining Platinum Equity in 2000, Mr. Wymbs spent four years at the Los
Angeles Dodgers and three years at McKinsey & Company, a management
consulting firm. At the two firms, he held various positions in strategic
development, business development, project management,
operations and marketing.
Wymbs earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers
University and a Master's of Business Administration from
the Wharton School.