PE/VC  The Gores Group

     Office Locations:

9800 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 310-209-3010
Fax: 310-209-3310

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    Founded in 1987, the Gores Group is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm currently has approximately $2.5 billion in assets under management (as of March 31, 2016) and is presently investing from Gores Capital Partners III, L.P. and Gores Small Capitalization Partners, L.P., which have approximately $2.1 billion and $300 million in capital commitments, respectively. Gores has acquired 80 companies worldwide with combined revenues in excess of $15 billion. With offices in North America and Europe, Gores Group serves its active investment programs in these regions. Given the firm's background, it maintains particular expertise in the technology, telecommunications, business services, industrial, healthcare, media, and consumer & retail sectors. Gores' investment strategy is aimed at businesses with substantial revenue encountering strategic, operational, financial or organizational challenges, as opposed to early stage or venture investing. Revenues at acquired businesses typically range from $30 million to several billion dollars. The firm seeks to invest in and introduce to the public markets, compelling companies with enterprise values between $1 and $5+ billion.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Alec E. Gores Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Andrew Freedman Managing Director
    Edward Johnson Senior Managing Director
    Eric Hattler Managing Director, General Counsel
    Jennifer Kwon Chou Managing Director & Chief Strategy Officer


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