News

Golden Gate Capital is involved in a range of high-profile investment opportunities. Here you will find our archive of press releases covering some of our key investing activities since 2001.

Press Releases

November 23, 2020 Click to close press release: BlackRock to Acquire Aperio – Leading Provider of Personalized Index Equity Solutions

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October 13, 2020 Click to close press release: Ardian Acquires 50% Ownership Stake in ANGUS Chemical Company

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August 31, 2020 Click to close press release: Thai Union, Investor Group Led by International Restaurant Executives, and Red Lobster Management Acquire Red Lobster

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April 6, 2020 Click to close press release: Koch Industries Completes Acquisition Of Infor

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February 4, 2020 Click to close press release: Koch Industries Agrees to Acquire All of Infor

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November 1, 2019 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Sale of Hillstone Environmental Partners to NGL Energy Partners

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September 26, 2019 Click to close press release: NGL Energy Partners LP Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Hillstone

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September 26, 2019 Click to close press release: GTCR and Golden Gate Capital Announce Recapitalization of Cole-Parmer Instrument Company

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September 25, 2019 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Invo Holdings

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June 3, 2019 Click to close press release: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe to Acquire Green Street Advisors from Golden Gate Capital. WCAS Plans to Accelerate Green Street’s Growth

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May 29, 2019 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Invests in Ensemble Health Partners – Continued commitment to market-leading customer service – Capital focused on technology-driven innovation – At Ensemble, it’s about People; First, Last, Always – Ensemble to remain headquartered in Mason, Ohio and led by current management team

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May 16, 2019 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to Sell ArrMaz to Arkema Group

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January 16, 2019 Click to close press release: Infor Announces $1.5 Billion Investment Ahead of Potential IPO

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January 10, 2019 Click to close press release: Angel Island Capital Appoints Nicole Macarchuk as Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel and Robert Ryan as Chief Financial Officer. AIC Completes Executive Team with Addition of Seasoned Financial Services Executives

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December 10, 2018 Click to close press release: Tronair Names Paul Schwarzbaum as Chief Executive Officer

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November 26, 2018 Click to close press release: Vector Solutions Announces Completion of Acquisition by Golden Gate Capital. Well-Positioned to Enhance Performance Optimization Solutions Through Continued Development of Mission-Critical Tools

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November 19, 2018 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Active Minerals International

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November 5, 2018 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Vector Solutions

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October 24, 2018 Click to close press release: 2020 Companies Acquired by Chairman and CEO Christopher B. Munday. Company Remains Focused on Executing Current Growth Strategy and Continued International Expansion

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August 7, 2018 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to Make Majority Investment in Aperio Group

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July 2, 2018 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires The Learning Experience, a National Franchise and Academy of Early Education

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June 7, 2018 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Announces Eddie Bauer and Pacific Sunwear to Become Portfolio Companies of New Operating Company, PSEB Group. Brands to Retain Separate Identities, with Independent Merchandising, Marketing, Stores and Websites

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May 29, 2018 Click to close press release: KKR to Acquire BMC Software from Investor Group

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April 23, 2018 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to sell Springs Window Fashions to AEA Investors and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation

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March 23, 2018 Click to close press release: EP Minerals to be Acquired by U.S. Silica

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March 21, 2018 Click to close press release: Bridgepoint Acquires Safety Technology Holdings from Golden Gate Capital

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February 26, 2018 Click to close press release: Mavis Discount Tire and Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers to Merge

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January 25, 2018 Click to close press release: California Pizza Kitchen Names Jim Hyatt as CEO

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January 25, 2018 Click to close press release: ANGUS Chemical Company Names Dave Neuberger as Chief Executive Officer

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September 21, 2017 Click to close press release: Angel Island Capital Appoints Dev Gopalan Chief Executive Officer

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June 15, 2017 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Express Oil Change & Tire Engineers

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May 5, 2017 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Makes Investment in GAL, GAL Canada and Hollister-Whitney

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May 1, 2017 Click to close press release: 2020 to be Acquired by Golden Gate Capital. New ownership provides investment platform for long-term growth.

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March 22, 2017 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Cole-Parmer

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January 26, 2017 Click to close press release: Sale of Bob Evans Restaurants and the Acquisition of Pineland Farms Potato Company Marks the Beginning of a New Era at Bob Evans Farms, Inc.

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December 15, 2016 Click to close press release: NEUSTAR TO BE ACQUIRED FOR $33.50 PER SHARE IN CASH BY GROUP LED BY GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL. Transaction Provides Significant Value to Shareholders and Positions the Company to Invest and Capitalize on Future Growth Opportunities

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December 7, 2016 Click to close press release: Koch Agrees to Invest over $2 billion in Infor. Provides Growth Capital for Cloud Software Leader to Drive Digital Transformation across Industries

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October 10, 2016 Click to close press release: THAI UNION TO MAKE STRATEGIC INVESTMENT IN RED LOBSTER – THE WORLD’S LARGEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANT

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September 13, 2016 Click to close press release: GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL ACQUIRES TRONAIR

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September 12, 2016 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires PacSun; PacSun Emerges From Chapter 11 Restructuring With $20 Million In Additional Capital

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August 19, 2016 Click to close press release: Phillips-Medisize to be Acquired by Molex LLC

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May 11, 2016 Click to close press release: GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL MAKES MINORITY EQUITY INVESTMENT IN SARD VERBINNEN, A LEADING GLOBAL STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS FIRM

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January 11, 2016 Click to close press release: BERNHARD NANN NAMED OPERATING EXECUTIVE FOR GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL. Veteran Software, Data Analytics and Information Services Executive Bolsters Technology Practice

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December 18, 2015 Click to close press release: VEREIT AND GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL RED LOBSTER® TRANSACTIONS. VEREIT Sells $210.5 Million Pool of Restaurants to Golden Gate Capital and Companies Expand Strategic Partnership to Sell an Additional $190 Million of Properties

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November 5, 2015 Click to close press release: VEREIT Announces Sale Of $204 Million Red Lobster® Pool To Golden Gate Capital And Enters Into A Strategic Partnership With Golden Gate Capital To Sell An Additional $400 Million Of Restaurant Real Estate

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May 13, 2015 Click to close press release: Nassau Reinsurance Group Raises Over $750 Million Of Initial Capital To Build Insurance And Reinsurance Platform

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March 31, 2015 Click to close press release: TowerBrook Capital Partners to Acquire J.Jill

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February 3, 2015 Click to close press release: Investment Funds Managed by Golden Gate Capital Complete Acquisition of ANGUS Chemical Company

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February 2, 2015 Click to close press release: Intel to Acquire Lantiq; Advancing the Connected Home

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January 6, 2015 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Names Jay Parkinson As Operating Executive

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November 12, 2014 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Angus Chemical Company

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September 15, 2014 Click to close press release: The Attachmate Group Enters into Agreement to Merge with Micro Focus

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July 28, 2014 Click to close press release: Darden Completes Sale Of Red Lobster To Golden Gate Capital

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July 8, 2014 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Invests in Premier Real Estate Research Firm Green Street Advisors

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May 29, 2014 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of Canada Fluorspar Inc.

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May 16, 2014 Click to close press release: Darden Announces Sale of Red Lobster to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 Billion

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May 7, 2014 Click to close press release: Phillips-Medisize Partners with Golden Gate Capital

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April 24, 2014 Click to close press release: Border Holdings, LLC to Acquire On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina from Golden Gate Capital

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April 2, 2014 Click to close press release: Canada Fluorspar and Golden Gate Capital Sign Arrangement Agreement and Announce Convertible Financing

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March 25, 2014 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of LiveVox

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December 4, 2013 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Safety Technology Holdings, Inc.

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September 10, 2013 Click to close press release: BMC Software Completes Privatization Transaction

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June 4, 2013 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition Of Springs Window Fashions

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May 6, 2013 Click to close press release: BMC Software Signs Definitive Agreement to be Acquired for $46.25 per Share in Cash

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April 22, 2013 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital To Acquire Springs Window Fashions

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April 9, 2013 Click to close press release: Ignite Restaurant Group Completes Acquisition of Romano’s Macaroni Grill

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January 7, 2013 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of ArrMaz Custom Chemicals

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December 7, 2012 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of Ex Libris Global Holdings, Inc.

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October 9, 2012 Click to close press release: Wolverine Worldwide, Golden Gate Capital and Blum Capital complete acquisition of Collective Brands

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July 9, 2012 Click to close press release: Coldwater Creek Announces New $65 Million Financing with Golden Gate Capital and Reiterates Second Quarter Financial Guidance

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April 5, 2012 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Summit Partners Complete Merger of Infor and Lawson

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August 2, 2011 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of EP Minerals

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July 7, 2011 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.

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July 5, 2011 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of Lawson Software

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May 25, 2011 Click to close press release: California Pizza Kitchen to Be Acquired by Golden Gate Capital; Stockholders to Receive $18.50 in Cash Per Share

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May 10, 2011 Click to close press release: Tollgrade Communications Acquired by Golden Gate Capital

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April 27, 2011 Click to close press release: The Attachmate Group Completes Acquisition of Novell

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February 24, 2011 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital signs acquisition agreement with Conexant Systems, Inc.

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July 1, 2010 Click to close press release: Sale of On The Border to Golden Gate Capital Completed

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April 30, 2010 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Kenner & Company Lead Recapitalization of Atrium Companies, Inc.

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January 6, 2010 Click to close press release: Lantiq Acquires IP and Assets from Metalink and Broadens its Portfolio in Leading Edge WLAN 11n Technologies

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November 16, 2009 Click to close press release: Neubiberg, Germany (November 6, 2009) – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Lantiq today announced the closing of the sale of Infineon’s Wireline business to Lantiq, an affiliate of the U.S. based investor Golden Gate Capital

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November 6, 2009 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes the acquisition of German Wireline Communications business, Lantiq, from Infineon AG

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October 19, 2009 Click to close press release: Critigen Debuts; Serves as Global Catalyst to Modernize Critical Infrastructure

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October 1, 2009 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Expands its Home Security Portfolio with the Acquisition of Devcon

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August 4, 2009 Click to close press release: Eddie Bauer Completes Asset Sale to Golden Gate Capital

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July 7, 2009 Click to close press release: Infineon to sell Wireline Communications Business to Golden Gate Capital

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July 2, 2009 Click to close press release: Sale of J. Jill Assets to Golden Gate Capital Completed

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June 4, 2009 Click to close press release: Tactical Holdings Completes Investment in Massif Holidings LLC

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December 19, 2008 Click to close press release: Sale of Romano’s Macaroni Grill to Golden Gate Capital Completed

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November 25, 2008 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Announces Acquisition of U.S. Silica

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October 29, 2008 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Pinnacle Security Announce Acquisition of Icon Security’s Sales Force &Technical Department

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October 2, 2008 Click to close press release: Pinnacle Security Announces Full-Service Security Solution; Closes on $150 Million Senior Financing

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July 1, 2008 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Announces Recapitalization of National Warranty Corporation & Payment Insured Plan, Inc.

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May 29, 2008 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Partners With Management to Acquire Pinnacle Security

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April 22, 2008 Click to close press release: EADS North America acquires PlantCML

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August 15, 2007 Click to close press release: Acquisition of Aeroflex Incorporated Completed

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July 9, 2007 Click to close press release: Sale of Express to Golden Gate Completed

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April 30, 2007 Click to close press release: North America’s top provider of emergency response solutions acquires innovative NG911 company

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March 5, 2007 Click to close press release: PlantCML Acquires TCI (Tel Control, Inc.)

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February 23, 2007 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Circle Peak Capital Announce Acquisition of Rocket Dog

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February 15, 2007 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and JP Capital Partners Acquire Cydcor, Inc.

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February 7, 2007 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Military Boot Manufacturer Wellco Enterprises, Inc.

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November 13, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Acquires Neways International

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November 10, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Recapitalization of Venus and Wintersilks

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October 31, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of Haband

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October 31, 2006 Click to close press release: Spiegel Brands Inc. and Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of Carabella and A.B. Lambdin

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October 16, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to acquire Sierra Systems Group Inc. for approximately $93.2 million, cash price of $9.25 per share

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October 6, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes investment in California Check Cashing Stores

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September 12, 2006 Click to close press release: PlantCML Announces Intent to Acquire Dialogic Communications Corp.

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August 21, 2006 Click to close press release: Ecometry and GERS Retail Systems Combine to Form Escalate Retail

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August 2, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Eleventh Software Public-To-Private Transaction

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April 27, 2006 Click to close press release: NetIQ to be Acquired by AttachmateWRQ: Acquisition Strengthens AttachmateWRQ’s Leadership Position in Enterprise Software

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March 15, 2006 Click to close press release: Fortified Financial Position, Deep Global Presence and Expanded Development Initiatives Provide Increased Benefits for Customers and Strong Opportunities for Employees

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March 14, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes acquisition of Geac Computer Corporation Limited

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March 13, 2006 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes acquisition of Norm Thompson Outfitters

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March 7, 2006 Click to close press release: AttachmateWRQ Acquires OnDemand Software, Inc.

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February 21, 2006 Click to close press release: Hansen partners with leading private equity firm, Golden Gate Capital, for future expansion

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January 30, 2006 Click to close press release: Plant Equipment and CML Emergency Services complete merger

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January 26, 2006 Click to close press release: Aspect Software’s Jim Foy Named CEO of the Year

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November 16, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes acquisitions of Appleseed’s and Draper’s & Damon’s

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November 7, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Geac Computer Corporation for Approximately US $1.0 Billion, Cash Price of US $11.10 Per Share

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October 6, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes Acquisition of Symon Communications, Inc.

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September 26, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital acquires Leica Microsystems Semiconductor Equipment Division (SED)

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August 17, 2005 Click to close press release: TDK Semiconductor Corporation announces the change of its corporate name to Teridian Semiconductor Corporation

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July 6, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital sponsors $1.0 billion take-private of Aspect Communications by Concerto Software

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May 25, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes investment in Plant Equipment

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May 13, 2005 Click to close press release: Blue Martini Software and Ecometry Merge Equipment

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May 2, 2005 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and CIC Partners announce investment in SignStorey, Inc.

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March 2, 2005 Click to close press release: Moulin Global Eyecare Holdings Limited and Golden Gate Capital complete acquisition of Eye Care Centers of America

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December 29, 2004 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital, Francisco Partners, and Thoma Cressey Equity Partners Complete Acquisition of WRQ, Inc.

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December 13, 2004 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes recapitalization of Ecometry Corporation

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August 4, 2004 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Raises $1.8 Billion for New Private Equity Investment Fund

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August 2, 2004 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes acquisition of Newport News and Spiegel

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February 9, 2004 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Completes $145 Million Going Private of Concerto Software, Inc.

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December 23, 2003 Click to close press release: Progress Software Completes Acquisition of DataDirect

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December 18, 2003 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital announces $51 million investment in B-Line, LLC

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October 14, 2003 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital completes acquisition of Itronix Corporation

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July 28, 2003 Click to close press release: Inovis acquires IPNet Solutions

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June 10, 2003 Click to close press release: Agilisys acquires top North American Automotive Rival – Future Three Software, Inc.

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May 20, 2003 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Oak Investment Partners Acquire Customer Interaction Management Assets from divine, inc.

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February 20, 2003 Click to close press release: Max Media Partners with Golden Gate Capital to Acquire Middle and Small Market Radio and Television Stations

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January 17, 2003 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Partners with Lexicon Management to Acquire Lexicon Marketing Corporation

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January 3, 2003 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Securitas Capital, LLC Announce Formation of California Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company

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November 28, 2002 Click to close press release: Agilisys acquires application software provider Brain AG

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November 1, 2002 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital and Parallax Capital Partners acquire Banking Unit of Computer Associates

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June 27, 2002 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital acquires Supply Chain Enablement Division from Peregrine Systems, Inc.

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April 11, 2002 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital to buy SCT’s Process Manufacturing Software Division

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April 10, 2002 Click to close press release: Herbalife To Be Acquired by Whitney & Co and Golden Gate Capital

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January 3, 2002 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Invests in Bermuda-Based Endurance Specialty Insurance

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November 12, 2001 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Purchases DataDirect Technologies, the Data Connectivity Division Of Merant

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August 23, 2001 Click to close press release: Management and Golden Gate Capital Acquire Business of Nuvisions Manufacturing, Inc.

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August 14, 2001 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Purchases Micro Focus Division From Merant

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May 17, 2001 Click to close press release: Celetron Raises $48 Million from Blue-Chip Investors

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March 14, 2001 Click to close press release: Golden Gate Capital Raises $700 Million Investment Fund Focused on High-Growth Companies in Change-Intensive Businesses

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