Golden Gate agrees to $1.2 bln acquisition of ANGUS Chemical

By Chris Witkowsky — 1 year ago

Golden Gate Capital has agreed to acquire ANGUS Chemical Company from The Dow Chemical Company for about $1.2 billion. ANGUS makes chemicals used to enhance products in industries like paints and coatings, life sciences, biopharmaceuticals, metalworking, personal care, water treatement and oil and gas. JPMorgan Securities is financial advisor for Golden Gate, and JPMorgan Securities, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank are providing financing for the deal.

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Golden Gate Capital invests in Green Street

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Golden Gate Capital has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Green Street Advisors. No financial terms were disclosed. Evercore advised Green Street on the transaction. Headquartered in Newport Beach, Calif., Green Street is a provider of research, analytics and advisory and consulting services for the commercial real estate sector.

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Golden Gate agrees to buy Red Lobster for $2.1 bln

By Chris Witkowsky — 2 years ago

Golden Gate Capital has agreed to buy Red Lobster from Darden Restaurants for $2.1 billion in cash. Darden expects to receive net cash proceeds, after taxes and transaction costs, of about $1.6 billion, with about $1 billion to retire debt. The remaining $500 million to $600 million will be used for new share repurchases of up to $700 million in fiscal 2015.

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Golden Gate Capital agrees to buy Phillips-Medisize Corp

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Golden Gate Capital has agreed to acquire Phillips-Medisize Corp. from Kohlberg & Company. No financial terms were disclosed. Goldman Sachs advised Phillips-Medisize on the transaction while Robert W Baird advised Golden Gate Capital. Headquartered in Hudson, Wisconsin, Phillips-Medisize is a provider of design and manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic and specialty commercial sectors.

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Golden Gate Capital to sell On The Border restaurant chain

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Border Holdings, an affiliate of Argonne Capital Group, has agreed to acquire On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina from Golden Gate Capital. No financial terms were disclosed. Argonne is teaming up with Fortress Investment Group on the deal. King & Spalding and McGuireWoods advised Argonne Capital Group on the transaction while Jefferies served as financial advisor to On The Border and Golden Gate Capital. On the Border is a Mexican restaurant chain.

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Golden Gate Capital acquires LiveVox

By Iris Dorbian — 2 years ago

Golden Gate Capital has acquired a majority stake in LiveVox. No financial terms were disclosed. Kirkland & Ellis advised Golden Gate Capital on the transaction while Morgan Lewis and GCA Savvian advised LiveVox.Headquartered in San Francisco, LiveVox is a provider of cloud contact center solutions.

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BMC Software completes privatization transaction

By Angela Sormani — 2 years ago

BMC Software has completed its acquisition by a private investor group led by Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital together with Insight Venture Partners, GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd and Elliott Management Corporation. As a result of the completion of the transaction, BMC Software common stock will no longer be listed for trading on NASDAQ.

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Golden Gate Inks Buy of Springs Window Fashions

By Luisa Beltran — 3 years ago

Golden Gate Capital said Monday it agreed to buy Springs Window Fashions from Heartland Industrial Partners and interests of the Close Family. Financial terms were not announced. Middleton, Wis.-based Springs Fashions makes and sells custom and stock window coverings and drapery hardware to retail and commercial customers. The deal is expected to close in June. BofA Merrill Lynch served as financial advisor to Golden Gate Capital on this transaction. J.P. Morgan served as financial advisor to Springs.

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