Hometown, which is backed by Calzada Capital Partners, is offering AUD2.10 for each Gateway share. : US-based manufactured home company Hometown Corporation has made an AUD635m (€409m) cash bid for Australia’s Gateway Lifestyle Group. Hometown, which is backed by Calzada Capital Partners, a global real estate private equity firm, is offering AUD2.10 for each of Gateway’s issued shares. Gateway said the non-binding proposal was to take control of the company by way of schemes of arrangement. This implies a court-approved agreement between Gateway and its shareholders or creditors.