Platinum Equity LLC has raised a fourth global buyout fund, called the Platinum Equity Capital Partners IV, with approximately $6.5 billion in capital commitments. “We have the capacity, the capability and the capital necessary to handle transactions of any size and complexity anywhere in the world,” states Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores.

Fund IV will follow the firm’s well-established M&A&O investment strategy, by acquiring and operating companies in a broad range of business markets including: manufacturing, distribution, transportation and logistics, equipment rental, metals services, media and entertainment, technology, telecommunications. Simpson Thacher & Barlett LLP served as fund counsel and legal adviser to Platinum Equity for Fund IV.

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