Platinum Equity Acquires Majority Interest in Global Apparel Company Hop Lun

Investment in Hong Kong-based undergarment and swimwear company led by Platinum’s Singapore investment team LOS ANGELES and SINGAPORE, September 30, 2022 — Platinum Equity announced today that the acquisition of a controlling stake in international apparel company Hop Lun from company founder Erik Ryd has been completed. Financial terms were not disclosed. Founded by Mr. […]

How commitment and resources drive Platinum Equity’s European momentum

The ability to execute European-headquartered global, pan-European, and domestic complex deals speaks to Platinum Equity’s commitment and deployment of resources in Europe. With the early 2022 acquisition of Leaders Romans Group, a UK-based property service firm, Platinum’s European portfolio includes: Spain-headquartered global environmental services leader Urbaser and global frozen seafood company Iberconsa, European vacation rentals […]

Why Platinum Equity likes ‘high velocity M&A’ opportunity in UK property services market

Acquisition of Leaders Romans Group amplifies European momentum because of its place in the UK property market In early March, residential property letting company Leaders Romans Group announced the acquisition of Northfields Holdings, the first acquisition for United Kingdom-based LRG under the Platinum Equity umbrella. Since that acquisition, LRG has acquired SPL Property Management, GSC […]

Club Car president discusses company’s future as a ‘lifestyle brand’

EVANS, Ga. – Queen Elizabeth’s mode of transportation recently at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Chelsea Flower Show drew considerable media attention. At the age of 95, she was driven in a $75,000, state-of-the art golf cart with all-weather capability. The cart came equipped with cream leather seats with reclining capability. Cup holders, a heated windscreen […]

How Ball Metalpack $1.35 billion divestiture shows Platinum Equity can be a ‘trusted partner’ to corporate sellers

Stakeholders give insight into how good relations and trust are vital when it comes to corporate partnerships When Platinum Equity and Ball Corporation sold Ball Metalpack to Sonoco for approximately $1.35 billion, it marked a successful exit for a Platinum-sponsored partnership with a corporate seller. The sale came after a comprehensive three-year transformation program where Ball Metalpack, the […]