Matthias Gundlach Joins as Principal in Los Angeles Overseeing North American M&A Activities

August 26, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 26, 2013 – OpenGate Capital, LLC, a global private buyout firm, announced today that it has strengthened its bench of investment professionals with the hiring of Matthias Gundlach as Principal. 

Mr. Andrew Nikou, OpenGate Capital’s managing partner and CEO commented, “I am really pleased that Matthias has joined the firm. He is another great addition, and I am confident that Matthias will bring fresh perspectives and new strategies to our deal execution team in Los Angeles.”

Matthias Gundlach will lead transactions for the firm’s North American acquisitions and will manage a team of professionals assisting with the negotiation, due diligence, financial modeling, and operational analysis processes.

Prior to OpenGate Capital, Matthias Gundlach was a Vice President at Sun European Partners in London, and an Associate at Goldman Sachs in their German corporate advisory team in Frankfort. Matthias began his career as an Analyst at Deutsche Bank’s industrial corporate advisory team based in London. 

About OpenGate Capital

OpenGate Capital is a global private investment firm specializing in the acquisition and operation of businesses seeking revitalization through growth and operational improvements. Established in 2005, OpenGate Capital is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and maintains offices in Paris, France and São Paulo, Brazil. OpenGate’s seasoned professionals possess the critical skills needed to acquire, transition, operate and build successful businesses. To date, OpenGate Capital has executed more than 30 transactions ranging from corporate divestitures to turnaround acquisitions, industry consolidations and other special situation investments. The OpenGate portfolio of wholly owned businesses generates nearly $3 billion in revenue and includes businesses from a wide range of industries and geographic markets. For more information, please visit

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