Investment Date
February 2013
Vertical
Telecommunications
Fund
GCP III
Investment Status
Current
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GatesAir

In February 2013, Gores acquired Harris Broadcast, the Broadcast Communications Division of Harris Corporation. A year later, Harris Broadcast rebranded and split into two separate entities: Imagine Communications and GatesAir.

GatesAir is a leading manufacturer of broadcast television and radio transmitters. GatesAir architects market-leading solutions for over-the-air broadcasting and public safety communications.

Highlights
  • A strong history of broadcast innovation with almost 150 patents awarded and pending
  • Over 2,000 customers worldwide
  • Over 500,000 products deployed

Company Initiatives
  • Carve-out from Harris Corp (NYSE: HRS) complete
  • Appointed Charlie Vogt as CEO, July 2013
  • Harris Broadcast becomes Imagine Communications and GatesAir, March 2014