How Game Taco CEO’s ‘passion play’ lands significant partnership with FanDuel

With engaging games like Grand Slam Superstar, Wheel of Fortune on FanDuel app, Game Taco aiming to grow ‘an audience in really a revolutionary way’ Grand Slam Superstar has a prominent location, tucked in the right corner, when the FanDuel Faceoff app is fully loaded on an iPhone. As the name implies, Grand Slam Superstar […]

Platinum Equity to Acquire High Temperature Solutions Business from Imerys for €930 Million

Proposed Carveout from Paris-based Specialty Materials Leader Adds to Global Buyout Firm’s Momentum in Europe LOS ANGELES and PARIS (July 28, 2022) – Platinum Equity today announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Imerys SA’s High Temperature Solutions business (HTS) in a transaction valued at approximately €930 million. The proposed transaction, which […]

Peli Products Germany GmbH Acquires Manufacturing capabilities in Germany

The purchase accelerates its Expansion Strategy with further manufacturing capacity for the European markets Barcelona – July 18, 2022 — Peli Products Germany GmbH, a subsidiary of Pelican Products, Inc., the global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance protective cases, temperature-controlled packaging solutions and advanced portable lighting systems, announces the acquisition of HVB […]

Platinum Equity to Acquire Majority Interest in Global Intimate Apparel Company Hop Lun

Investment in Hong Kong-based lingerie and swimwear company led by Platinum’s Singapore investment team LOS ANGELES and SINGAPORE, June 20, 2022 — Platinum Equity announced today the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in international fashion lingerie and swimwear company Hop Lun from company founder Erik Ryd. Financial terms were not […]

Solenis’ ‘commitment to people, resilient culture’ receives WSJ recognition

When Platinum Equity announced the $5.25 billion acquisition of Solenis, the firm was highly complementary of the water treatment chemistry company’s leadership. “It is an exceptionally well-run organization with an outstanding management team and a service-oriented culture,” Platinum Equity Partner Jacob Kotzubei said when the definitive agreement was announced last summer. “We believe in the […]

Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores pledges $100 million to build national charitable organization during appearance at Mackinac Policy Conference

During Q&A session with NBC Sports broadcaster Mike Tirico, Gores discusses Platinum origins, civic engagement, diversity goals and philanthropy:  ‘We’re just scratching the surface’ MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. – The chat began with a light-hearted exchange expressing hope the Detroit Pistons reach the NBA Finals in the near future. It ended with applause from an audience […]

Club Car Completes Acquisition of Garia

Augusta, Ga (June 2, 2022) – Club Car, a leading manufacturer and global leader in golf, consumer, and utility vehicles, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Garia A/S (“Garia”) a Denmark-based manufacturer of electric street legal low-speed vehicles for the utility, consumer and golf markets. The acquisition also includes Melex, which Garia […]

Inspired by Voices Inside Pistons Organization, Tom Gores to Fund New Flagship Community Center in Rouge Park

$20 million commitment will fund new 25,000-square foot multi-use facility, renovate Brennan pool house, and deliver diverse range of services to Cody Rouge neighborhood Gores, Pistons organization and Detroit Parks & Rec to engage residents in planning, design and programming Project originated through discussions with Pistons players, coaches and executives on how to expand and accelerate social […]