Investment Summary

Golden Gate Capital Invests In Vantage

On May 4, 2017, private equity firm Golden Gate Capital invested in machinery company Vantage

Investment Highlights
  • This is Golden Gate Capital’s 2nd transaction in the Machinery sector.
  • This is Golden Gate Capital’s 79th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Golden Gate Capital’s 4th transaction in New York.

Investment Summary

Date 2017-05-04
Target Vantage
Sector Machinery
Investor(s) Golden Gate Capital
Deal Type Growth Capital
Advisor(s) Houlihan Lokey (Financial)

Target

Vantage

Bronx, New York, United States
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Vantage is a North American elevator component manufacturer, providing a broad portfolio of made-to-order parts that includes nearly every electromechanical component used in elevator systems: door operators and associated door equipment, geared and gearless traction machines, universally compatible microprocessor controllers, safety components, signal fixtures, push button panels, and structural assemblies. Vantage sells its products to independent elevator service companies and OEMs engaged in the installation, maintenance and modernization of elevators. Vantage was founded in 1927 and is based in Bronx, New York.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Golden Gate Capital

San Francisco, California, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2000
PE ASSETS 19.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Golden Gate Capital is a large private equity firm focused on buyout and growth equity investments across a wide variety of industries. The Firm partners with management teams to make equity investments in situations where there is a demonstrable opportunity to significantly enhance a company's value. Sectors of interest include software and IT services, semiconductors, electronics, consumer products and retail, financial services, business services, and media. Prospective transaction types include public-to-privates, corporate extractions, bankruptcy auctions, and recapitalizations. Golden Gate Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in San Francisco, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 90 of 109
Sector (Machinery) 2 of 2
Type (Growth Capital) 4 of 7
State (New York) 4 of 5
Country (United States) 79 of 97
Year (2017) 5 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-05-01 2020

Laval, Quebec, Canada

2020 is a provider of computer-aided design, business and manufacturing software tailored for the interior design and furniture industries. The company has developed an unmatched depth of knowledge of interior design and space planning to maintain an unbroken history of the market and thought leadership. Its customers include many of the world’s largest home improvement retailers and manufacturers, as well as tens of thousands of local, independent kitchen and bathroom dealers. 2020 was founded in 1987 and is based in Laval, Quebec.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-06-15 Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers is a provider of total car care solutions, oil change, maintenance and repair services. Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers was founded in 1979 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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