December 26, 2020 |
Why Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores praised Detroit Pistons GM Troy Weaver for busy offseason
During general manager Troy Weaver’s introductory news conference in June, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores said the Andre Drummond trade last season cleared the way for the Pistons to hire Weaver, and subsequently remake most of the roster.
December 21, 2020 |
How Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores’ cultivated Detroit Pistons’ front office push for diversity, inclusion
It is an annual occurrence in NBA markets. Shortly after the draft, a news conference is held to introduce the young prospects to local media. The front office’s top talent evaluator and the head coach explain the reasoning behind the selections and why this collection of talent will ultimately lead to winning games.
December 15, 2020 |
Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores partners with Toys for Tots to bring Christmas to Detroit, Flint kids
Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Toys for Tots teamed up to provide 200 gifts for families in Flint and surrounding neighborhoods at Toys for Tots Headquarters, 4425 Saginaw St., on Monday, Dec. 14.
December 14, 2020 |
Platinum Equity CEO Tom Gores: ‘Ingram Micro is a powerful platform with multiple ways to grow’
Beverly Hills-based Platinum Equity has announced plans to acquire Irvine-based Ingram Micro Inc. in a deal valued at $7.2 billion. The private equity giant will purchase Ingram — a major electronics distributor — from a subsidiary of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group Co. Ltd. The deal is expected to close sometime in the first six months of 2021, according to Platinum Equity.
December 11, 2020 |
How Platinum Equity founder Tom Gores’ $350K pledge to Detroit non-profit will help kids help others
Tom Gores’ charitable donations to SAY Detroit have become an annual occurrence. Earlier this week, the Detroit Pistons owner found a creative way to spur the spirit of giving in children. Gores called the Detroit non-profit’s annual radiothon Thursday evening and pledged $350,000 during the event for the charity providing assistance to the city’s neediest residents, needs that have been exacerbated during the COVID-19 pandemic.