Gores Group promotes Chou to managing director

The Gores Group promoted Jennifer Kwon Chou to managing director. Chou joined Gores in 2010 as vice president and most recently was head of investor relations for the firm.

PRESS RELEASE

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 3, 2016 – The Gores Group (“Gores”), a leading Los Angeles-based investment firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Kwon Chou to the position of Managing Director.

Ms. Kwon Chou joined Gores in 2010 as a Vice President and currently heads Investor Relations for the firm. She is responsible for leading capital raising activities related to Gores’ funds and investments.

Prior to joining Gores, she was Director of Investor Relations at Sterling Partners, a mid-market private equity firm based in Chicago. Before Sterling, she worked in capital markets at Lehman Brothers. Ms. Kwon Chou began her career in fixed income at Public Financial Management and the Vanguard Group.

About The Gores Group

The Gores Group, founded in 1987 by Alec Gores, is a global investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm’s operating experience and flexible capital base. The firm combines the operational expertise and detailed due diligence capabilities of a strategic buyer with the seasoned M&A team of a traditional financial buyer. Over its 25+ year history, The Gores Group has become a leading investor having demonstrated a reliable track record of creating value in its portfolio companies alongside management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Gores Group maintains offices in Boulder, CO, and London. For more information, please visit www.gores.com.