Bob Wymbs leads two M&A teams at Platinum Equity, both of which are key differentiators for the firm.
On 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.
Mr. 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 Equity’s portfolio.
As 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.
Mr. Wymbs is a member of the Board of Directors at Megapath Corporation.
Prior 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.
Mr. Wymbs earned a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and a Master's of Business Administration from the Wharton School.