29 Deals in 12 Months

6 Platforms, 17 Add-Ons,
6 Divestitures, 6 Industries,
5 Continents

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With the close of our $6.5 Billion Fund IV at the beginning of 2017,
Platinum Equity’s expanded access to capital has opened doors to more
opportunities across a wide range of industries, sizes and geographies.
Scroll down to see our recent activity and what we are looking for in 2018.

Platinum is a firm with tremendous momentum. We've taken it to another level.

— Tom Gores, Chairman and CEO of Platinum Equity

6 Platform Acquisitions in 12 months

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Securus

Private Transaction

Acquired November 2017

Business Services: Technology & Telecom

The Transaction

Platinum Equity acquired Securus from a financial sponsor in November 2017.

The Company

A provider of technology and communications services to corrections and law enforcement industries.

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Pattonair

Private Transaction

Acquired October 2017

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

The Transaction

Platinum Equity acquired UK-based Pattonair from Exponent Private Equity in October 2017.

The Company

A leading global aerospace and defense supply chain service provider.

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United Site Services

Private Transaction

Acquired August 2017

Industrial Services

The Transaction

Platinum Equity acquired United Site Services from a financial sponsor in August 2017.

The Company

A leading provider of portable sanitation and related site services that include temporary fencing, roll-off, temporary power, and portable storage. With more than 80 locations coast to coast, United Site Services has expansive national reach and local roots to the communities it serves.

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American Traffic Solutions

Private Transaction

Acquired May 2017

Business Services

The Transaction

Platinum Equity acquired American Traffic Solutions (ATS) through a private transaction in May 2017.

The Company

A leading transportation solutions company that provides road safety cameras and processing of traffic violations, as well as management and processing of tolls and fleets in the U.S.

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Staples ANZ (Winc)

Corporate Divestiture

Acquired April 2017

Business Services

The Transaction

Platinum Equity acquired Staples ANZ from Staples, Inc. in April 2017. Rebranded as Winc.

The Company

A distributor of business products and services in Australia and New Zealand.

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Interior Logic Group

Private Transaction

Acquired March 2017

Building Products & Construction

The Transaction

Platinum Equity acquired ILG from a private seller in March 2017. Simultaneously acquired CriterionBrock, a supplier of carpet, vinyl and hard surface flooring for the multi-family housing market. Acquired Crew2 add-on in September 2017.

The Company

A provider of outsourced design center and installation services to homebuilders for new-build housing construction as well as repair and remodel services to multi-family property owners.

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17 Add-On Acquisitions in 12 months

Lam Site Services (USS)

December 2017

Jobview (Securus)

December 2017

A Company (USS)

December 2017

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Energy Labs

December 2017

Government Payment Services (Securus)

December 2017

TDSL (PAE)

November 2017

Tidy Coast (USS)

November 2017

Fischer Tech
(Pearl Engineered Solutions)

November 2017

FarWest Sanitation & Storage (USS)

October 2017

William’s Sanitary (USS)

October 2017

Crew2 (ILG)

September 2017

NCC (TSI)

September 2017

Capital Rentals, Inc.
(BlueLine Rental)

July 2017

FCi Federal (PAE)

June 2017

CriterionBrock (ILG)

March 2017

Microlease (Electro Rent)

January 2017

LPS Integration (Data Blue)

January 2017

6 Divestitures in 12 months

Keen Transport

Transportation & Logistics
December 2017

Sold Keen Transport to Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics in Oslo, Norway

ASCO – Vertiv

Technology & Telecom
October 2017

Vertiv sold ASCO business to Schneider Electric for $1.25 Billion

NILCO

Building Products & Construction
October 2017

Sold NILCO to U.S. LUMBER GROUP

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Aquilex (HydroChem)

Industrial Services
October 2017

Sold investment in Aquilex to PSC Industrial

KEMET

Technology & Telecom
September 2017

Completed sale of remaining warrants

Quark

Technology & Telecom
July 2017

Sold Quark Software Inc., a maker of publishing software, to Parallax Capital Partners

6 Industries in 12 months

Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

Pattonair

Business Services

American Traffic Solutions
Securus
Staples ANZ (Winc)

Building Products & Construction

Interior Logic Group
NILCO
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Industrial Services

Aquilex (HydroChem)
United Site Services

Technology & Telecom

ASCO
KEMET
Quark

Transportation & Logistics

Keen Transport

5 Continents in 12 months

Asia

Singapore

Australia

Australia

Europe

London, UK

Derby, UK

Africa

Somalia

North America

Carrollton, TX

Westborough, MA

Mesa, AZ

Marietta, GA

Hobe Sound, FL

Antioch, CA

Brentwood, CA

Minneapolis, MN

Jacksonville, FL

Brentwood, TN

La Mirada, CA

Dulles, VA

Ashburn, VA

Greenville, SC

Norcross, GA

Columbus, OH

Hartville, OH

Denver, CO

Carlisle, PA

San Jose, CA

Burnsville, MN

Boise, ID

San Diego, CA

Indianapolis, IN

Carrollton, TX

Westborough, MA

Mesa, AZ

Marietta, GA

Hobe Sound, FL

Antioch, CA

Brentwood, CA

Minneapolis, MN

Jacksonville, FL

Brentwood, TN

La Mirada, CA

Dulles, VA

Ashburn, VA

Greenville, SC

Norcross, GA

Columbus, OH

Hartville, OH

Denver, CO

Carlisle, PA

San Jose, CA

Burnsville, MN

Boise, ID

San Diego, CA

Indianapolis, IN

London, UK

Derby, UK

Somalia

Singapore

Australia

Our Deal Criteria

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The Firm is currently investing out of Platinum Equity Capital Partners IV, a $6.5 Billion global buy-out fund. Platinum Equity seeks to acquire business spanning a wide range of industries, sizes and geographies that can benefit from our highly specialized M&A&O® strategy.

Acquisition Profile
  • Businesses with enterprise values
    from $100 Million to $5+ Billion
  • All industries
  • All geographies
Transaction Capabilities
  • Corporate Divestitures
  • Public-to-Private Transactions
  • Private Transactions
  • Special Situations

Learn About the Unique and Evolving Capabilities of Platinum Equity: M&A&O®

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