December 05, 2016

OpenGate Capital’s newest acquisition is a key cog in the Century City private equity firm’s plan to exploit niche cross-border opportunities overlooked by other outfits. The deal, a $150 million corporate carve-out of the zinc products wing of Belgian materials technology company Umicore, is indicative of the types of investments OpenGate is looking to make, said Andrew Nikou, the firm’s founder, managing partner, and chief executive.