TITLE

Platinum Locks Down Two Deals

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Avram
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/11/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on two separate acquisitions made by Beverly Hills, California-based private equity firm Platinum Equity in 2009. First, it purchased the wire harness and electrical distribution unit of aluminum manufacturer Alcoa Inc. It also acquired a controlling stake in information technology (IT) services company and refurbished IT equipment supplier Canvas Systems LLC.
ACCESSION #
44127902

 

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