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Guitar Center

Guitar Center?uq=8lCq2teR
1959 FOUNDED
PRIVATE STATUS
10K-15K EMPLOYEES
Debt Refin. LATEST DEAL TYPE (Upcoming)
7 FINANCING ROUNDS
6 INVESTMENTS
Description

Provider of musical equipment, designed to provide the best gear at a great low price. The company's musical instruments includes guitars, basses, amplifiers, keyboards, workstations, drums, percussion, microphones, PA systems, DJ equipment, stage lighting, studio gear and enables to find all the gear and popular instruments needed in one place. It also offers recording software and online recording studio services. It offers repair and maintenance services to the instruments sold.

Formerly Known As
Organ Center, The Vox Center
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Consumer Durables
Other Industries
Other Commercial Services
Primary Office
  • 5795 Lindero Canyon Road
  • Westlake Village, CA 91362
  • United States

+1 (801) 000-0000

Guitar Center Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
EBITDA
Debt Status

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Guitar Center Investments & Acquisitions (6)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 000000 00000 22-Dec-2017 0000000000 Electronics (B2C) 000 0000000
000000'0 00000 00 01-Feb-2007 000000000000000000 Specialty Retail
000000 000000 31-Jan-2007 000000000000000000 0000 Catalog Retail 00000 000000000
000000 (0000 00000 22-May-2006 000000000 00000 00 Buildings and Property 00000 000000000
Music & Arts Center 17-May-2005 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Recreational Goods
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Guitar Center Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Audio Visual Design Group Electronics (B2C) San Rafael, CA 1996
000000 000000 Catalog Retail Westlake Village, CA 0000
00000 & 0000 00000 Recreational Goods Frederick, MD 0000
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Guitar Center Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Participating Rounds Investor Since Board Seat Contact Info

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Guitar Center Executive Team (16)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Ron Japinga Chief Executive Officer
Timothy Martin Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Todd Lyche Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Jeannine D'Addario Senior Vice President and Chief Customer, Marketing and Communication Officer
Michael Amkreutz Executive Vice President of Merchandising, Marketing, and eCommerce

9 Former Executives

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Guitar Center Board Members (7)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
0000 00000 Ares Private Equity Group Board Member 000 0000
0000000 000000000 Guitar Center Chairman 000 0000
000000 0000000 Self Board Member 000 0000

4 Former Board Members

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