Golden Gate Capital is a large private equity firm that makes 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. Industry 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.
Join Mergr to view the latest updates and news from San Francisco-based Golden Gate Capital.
In the last 3 years, Golden Gate Capital has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.
Golden Gate Capital’s most common sectors for investment are software (12%) and retail (11%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (24%) and secondary buyout (18%). In total, Golden Gate Capital has invested in 26 US states and 7 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired FreeScale Semiconductor for $17.6B.
In the last 3 years, Golden Gate Capital has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (57%). Golden Gate Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2014 when it sold Aeroflex Holding for $1.5B.
Join Mergr to view Golden Gate Capital’s full profile and discover more mega-sized private equity firms just like it.
No obligation. Cancel anytime.