Private Equity Profile
In the last 3 years, Platinum Equity has acquired 20 companies.
Platinum Equity’s most common sectors for investment are business services (10%) and transportation (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include divestiture (47%) and secondary buyout (19%). In total, Platinum Equity has invested in 29 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2017 when it acquired West for $5.1B.
In the last 3 years, Platinum Equity has exited 14 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (52%). Platinum Equity’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Bway for $2.4B.
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M&A Total Activity169
- M&A Buy Activity Activity109
- M&A Sell Activity Activity60
- Total Sectors Invested 39
- Total Countries Invested 13
- M&A Buy/Sell Connections 87
- M&A Advisors 38