Platinum Equity’s $10 Billion Fund Formation


Simpson Thacher advised Platinum Equity in the establishment of Platinum Equity Capital Partners V.

Platinum Equity Capital Partners V closed at its hard cap of $10 billion in capital commitments.

Platinum Equity Capital Partners V is the firm’s flagship private equity fund focused on complex transactions utilizing Platinum Equity’s highly specialized M&A&O approach, which integrates traditional M&A with operational expertise.

Platinum Equity is a global investment firm with more than $19 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world.

The Simpson Thacher team included Tom Wuchenich (Picture), Crystal Frierson, Catherine Maleki, Avi Herescu, Maria Attaar, Tiffany Chu, Joshua Chang, Jesse Schulman, Andrew Mandelbaum and Connor Maag (Funds); Katharine Moir, Brian Mendick and Sarah Katz (Tax); and Jeanne Annarumma (Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits).

Involved fees earner: Jeanne Annarumma – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Maria Attaar – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Joshua Chang – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tiffany Chu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Crystal Frierson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Avi Herescu – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Sarah Katz – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Connor Maag – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Catherine Maleki – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Andrew Mandelbaum – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Brian Mendick – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jesse Schulman – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Thomas Wuchenich – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Platinum Equity, LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti