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Investments

110

Portfolio Exits

79

Funds

27

Partners & Customers

1

Service Providers

3

About Providence Equity Partners

Providence Equity Partners is a global private equity firm focused on equity investments in media, communications, education, and information companies.

Headquarters Location

50 Kennedy Plaza 18th Floor

Providence, Rhode Island, 02903,

United States

401-751-1700

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Latest Providence Equity Partners News

Chernin raises $150m from Qatar as rumours swirl of ITV Studios interest

Feb 1, 2023

Peter Chernin’s The North Road Company has snagged a $150m investment from The Qatar Investment Authority, as reports swirl that the company and Banijay owner FL Entertainment are among suitors for a stake in ITV Studios (ITVS). Chernin linked up with US-based private equity firms Providence Equity Partners and Apollo to create The North Road […]

Providence Equity Partners Investments

110 Investments

Providence Equity Partners has made 110 investments. Their latest investment was in Wasserman Media Group as part of their Private Equity - II on November 11, 2022.

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Providence Equity Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/1/2022

Private Equity - II

Wasserman Media Group

Yes

1

7/6/2022

Private Equity

The North Road Company

$500M

Yes

3

2/10/2022

Series B

Seahisun

Yes

1

11/9/2021

Private Equity - II

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$99M

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10

10/22/2021

Private Equity

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10

Date

11/1/2022

7/6/2022

2/10/2022

11/9/2021

10/22/2021

Round

Private Equity - II

Private Equity

Series B

Private Equity - II

Private Equity

Company

Wasserman Media Group

The North Road Company

Seahisun

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Amount

$500M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

3

1

10

10

Providence Equity Partners Portfolio Exits

79 Portfolio Exits

Providence Equity Partners has 79 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Sympa on September 15, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

9/15/2022

Merger

$99M

2

6/8/2022

Acq - Fin - III

$99M

Undisclosed Angel Investors, and Gridiron Capital

3

5/26/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

3/29/2022

Acquired

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$99M

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10

2/14/2022

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

9/15/2022

6/8/2022

5/26/2022

3/29/2022

2/14/2022

Exit

Merger

Acq - Fin - III

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Undisclosed Angel Investors, and Gridiron Capital

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Sources

2

3

1

10

10

Providence Equity Partners Acquisitions

87 Acquisitions

Providence Equity Partners acquired 87 companies. Their latest acquisition was The Music Republic on January 14, 2023.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

1/14/2023

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

11/8/2022

$99M

Acq - Fin

4

9/15/2022

$99M

Acq - Fin

1

4/27/2022

Series B

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$99M

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10

10/4/2021

Growth Equity

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$99M

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10

Date

1/14/2023

11/8/2022

9/15/2022

4/27/2022

10/4/2021

Investment Stage

Series B

Growth Equity

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

Acq - Fin

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Sources

1

4

1

10

10

Providence Equity Partners Fund History

27 Fund Histories

Providence Equity Partners has 27 funds, including Providence Strategic Growth Europe.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

11/9/2020

Providence Strategic Growth Europe

$723.63M

4

5/12/2020

Providence Strategic Growth Europe (Lux)

$127.02M

2

12/10/2019

Tempo Music Investments

$650M

1

9/11/2019

Providence Strategic Growth IV

$99M

10

9/5/2019

Providence Equity Partners VIII

$99M

10

Closing Date

11/9/2020

5/12/2020

12/10/2019

9/11/2019

9/5/2019

Fund

Providence Strategic Growth Europe

Providence Strategic Growth Europe (Lux)

Tempo Music Investments

Providence Strategic Growth IV

Providence Equity Partners VIII

Fund Type

Status

Amount

$723.63M

$127.02M

$650M

$99M

$99M

Sources

4

2

1

10

10

Providence Equity Partners Partners & Customers

1 Partners and customers

Providence Equity Partners has 1 strategic partners and customers. Providence Equity Partners recently partnered with Study Group on February 2, 2019.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

2/21/2019

Partner

United Kingdom

Ardian to buy Study Group from Providence Equity

Dany Rammal , Managing Director at Providence Equity Partners , said : `` We are pleased to have partnered with Study Group 's strong management team to improve academic outcomes for students around the world , grow the number of University Partners from 16 in 2010 to 48 today , and execute a number of strategic and operational efforts that position the Company well for its next phase of growth .

1

Date

2/21/2019

Type

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United Kingdom

News Snippet

Ardian to buy Study Group from Providence Equity

Dany Rammal , Managing Director at Providence Equity Partners , said : `` We are pleased to have partnered with Study Group 's strong management team to improve academic outcomes for students around the world , grow the number of University Partners from 16 in 2010 to 48 today , and execute a number of strategic and operational efforts that position the Company well for its next phase of growth .

Sources

1

Providence Equity Partners Service Providers

8 Service Providers

Providence Equity Partners has 8 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acq - Fin

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

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Associated Rounds

Acq - Fin

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Provider Type

Investment Bank

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Service Type

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Providence Equity Partners Team

29 Team Members

Providence Equity Partners has 29 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Jonathan Milton Nelson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jonathan Milton Nelson

Chief Executive Officer

Current

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Jonathan Milton Nelson

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Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

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