Platinum Equity Small Cap Fund $1.5 Billion Fundraising

Simpson Thacher represented Platinum Equity in the establishment of Platinum Equity Small Cap Fund, L.P., the firm’s inaugural fund focused solely on investment opportunities in the lower middle market.

The fund closed at a hard cap of $1.5 billion of capital commitments. The fund will focus on operations-focused investments and complement the firm’s flagship $6.5 billion Platinum Equity Capital Partners IV, which is focused on larger transactions.

Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with $13 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of more than 30 operating companies that serve customers around the world.

The Simpson Thacher team included Thomas Wuchenich (Picture), Crystal Frierson, Tom Howland, Tiffany Chu and Anthony Gin (Private Funds); Katharine Moir, Sarah Katz and Brian Mendick (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (Benefits).

 

Involved fees earner: Thomas Wuchenich – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Crystal Frierson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Thomas Howland – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tiffany Chu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Anthony Gin – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sarah Katz – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brian Mendick – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Platinum Equity, LLC;

 

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti