The Firm

The Firm

About Platinum Equity

Founded in 1995, Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with approximately $36 billion of assets under management, teams and investors around the world, and a diverse, global portfolio of operating companies in a wide range of industries. Our current portfolio of ~50 companies operates in a diverse range of industries, generates $89+ billion of aggregate revenue and employs ~200,000 people across the globe.

The Platinum Difference

We employ a highly specialized strategy called M&A&O® that integrates investment expertise with deep operational capability and resources, including a large team of in-house operations professionals with hands-on experience from the boardroom to the factory floor. We believe our commitment to the “O” sets us apart from other firms and helps us build strong, healthy companies and create meaningful long-term value.

The Platinum Difference

Our People

Led by an experienced and stable senior leadership group, Platinum's people bring M&A&O to life across the full cycle of every investment.

Tom Gores

Tom Gores

Chairman & CEO

Tom Gores founded Platinum Equity, and it’s his guidance, core philosophies and strong principles that drive the strategic development and direction of both the firm and its portfolio.

Mark Barnhill

Mark Barnhill

Partner

Mark Barnhill manages functions connected to capital raising, fund administration, investor relations and corporate and external affairs for Platinum Equity and Platinum Equity Capital Partners.

Stephanie Barter

Stephanie Barter

Partner

Stephanie Barter oversees Platinum Equity’s in-house M&A Operations group, a team comprising functional experts across a wide range of operational disciplines that conducts due diligence on prospective acquisitions. She works closely with Platinum Equity’s M&A teams to deploy diligence resources and ensure that a comprehensive analysis of each prospective investment is completed.

John Diggins

John Diggins

Partner

John Diggins brings a comprehensive background in financial growth management and mergers & acquisitions activity to the company, in addition to broad operating experience.

Bryan Kelln

Bryan Kelln

Partner

Bryan Kelln is a Partner, President of Portfolio Operations and member of Platinum Equity's Investment Committee. He is responsible for all aspects of business strategy and operations at Platinum Equity's portfolio companies, and is involved in evaluating buy and sell-side opportunities across the firm.

Jacob Kotzubei

Jacob Kotzubei

Partner

Jacob Kotzubei is a Partner and member of Platinum Equity's Investment Committee, leads the Los Angeles headquarters-based investment team, and has oversight responsibility for the investment team in Asia. In addition, Mr. Kotzubei plays a substantial role in raising capital from limited partners for the firm’s investment funds.

Johnny Lopez

Johnny Lopez

Partner

Johnny O. Lopez is a founding partner of Platinum Equity and remains instrumental to the firm's ongoing evolution. He is a member of Platinum's Investment Committee, continues to actively pursue significant M&A transactions across multiple industries, mentors transaction teams, and is increasingly involved in the firm's business development efforts.

Philip Norment

Philip Norment

Partner

Phil Norment is a member of Platinum's Investment Committee and is a senior advisor on specific operational initiatives throughout the portfolio. He is also the senior executive responsible for evaluating acquisition opportunities and integrating new acquisitions into the portfolio.

Louis Samson

Louis Samson

Partner

Louis Samson leads Platinum Equity’s New York/Greenwich and London-based investment teams, manages the operations of the New York, Greenwich and London offices, and is a member of the Investment Committee.

Mary Ann Sigler

Mary Ann Sigler

CFO

Mary Ann Sigler joined Platinum Equity in 2004. She is currently responsible for overall accounting, tax, and financial reporting as well as managing strategic planning projects for Platinum Equity. In addition to these responsibilities, Ms. Sigler is the firm's Chief Compliance Officer.

Bob Wentworth

Bob Wentworth

Partner

Robert Wentworth participates in senior level merger and acquisition activities for Platinum Equity and is a member of the Investment Committee.

Bob Wymbs

Bob Wymbs

Partner

Bob Wymbs 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 Equity’s portfolio.

Our Lines of Business

Platinum is an alternative asset management firm that invests institutional capital from around the globe. The firm specializes in private equity buyouts and has over 27 years of transacting across geographies, industries and transaction types. In addition to our core buyout capabilities, Platinum is active in the credit asset class, investing in the private and public debt of underperforming, undermanaged, undervalued companies, primarily in North America.

Global Offices

  • Los Angeles World Headquarters

    360 N. Crescent Drive
    Beverly Hills, CA 90210
    +1 310.712.1850

  • Boston

    3 Allied Drive
    Suite 109
    Dedham, MA 02026
    +1 781.461.8888

  • Greenwich

    1 Greenwich Office Park
    N. Building, Floor 2
    Greenwich, CT 06831
    +1 203.930.2010

  • New York

    52 Vanderbilt Avenue
    21st Floor
    New York, NY 10017
    +1 212.905.0010

  • London

    5 Hanover Square
    1st Floor
    London W1S 1HQ
    United Kingdom
    +44 (0) 20.3535.0899

  • Singapore

    12 Marina View
    #21-05 Asia Square
    Tower 2
    Singapore 018961
    +65 6709 4090

Global Offices

Los Angeles World Headquarters

360 N. Crescent Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
+1 310.712.1850

Boston

3 Allied Drive
Suite 109
Dedham, MA 02026
+1 781.461.8888

Greenwich

1 Greenwich Office Park
N. Building, Floor 2
Greenwich, CT 06831
+1 203.930.2010

New York

52 Vanderbilt Avenue
21st Floor
New York, NY 10017
+1 212.905.0010

London

5 Hanover Square
1st Floor
London W1S 1HQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0) 20.3535.0899

Singapore

12 Marina View
#21-05 Asia Square
Tower 2
Singapore 018961
+65 6709 4090