Tom Gores of Platinum Equity

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My mother-in-law is good in managing her finances. When she retired from the government as a Doctor in Education, she invested the bulk of her retirement fee to various investments. She entrusted to us the plans and policy of some of her investment for safe keeping.

When talking about investment, I would surely remember Platinum Equity, which was once ranked in 2008 number 19 on Forbes magazine’s list of the largest private companies in the U.S. The private equity firm was founded in 1995 by Tom Gores and is now headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.The firm also has regional offices in Boston, New York, and London.

Tom Gores Philosophy which is “managed entrepreneurship” brought him success,fame and……. wealth. He was ranked in 2009 by Forbes’ as one of the richest Americans and the 334th-richest person in the world with an estimated current net worth of $2.2 billion dollars.

He has set an example with his M&A&O (mergers, acquisitions and operations) approach and operation knowledge. This method has been followed in the business world today.

Wow! Truly Tom Gore is an icon in the business World ! Not only that he is successful in line of his work, he is also successful in his philanthropic activites. He currently serves on the board of trustees for Los Angeles City Museum of Art (LACMA). He has previously served on the board of directors at St. Joseph’s Hospital and UCLA Medical Center.

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