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Investments

32

Portfolio Exits

13

About WaterView Advisors

WaterView Advisors is a private equity financing firm.

WaterView Advisors Headquarter Location

152 West 57th Street 46th Floor

New York, New York, 10019,

United States

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WaterView Advisors’ Frank Biondi Jr. Joins ViaSat’s Board

Apr 10, 2015

4/9/15 Frank J. Biondi Jr. ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), an innovator in broadband and communication technologies and services, today announced the appointment of Frank J. Biondi Jr. to its Board of Directors. Mr. Biondi will serve as a Class I Director effective immediately, with an initial term expiring at the Company’s 2015 annual meeting of stockholders. With the appointment of Mr. Biondi, the ViaSat Board now consists of eight members, seven of whom are independent directors. Mr. Biondi is a senior managing director at WaterView Advisors LLC, a private equity fund specializing in media. Previously he held several positions in the television and entertainment industries, including top executive roles at Universal Studios, Viacom, the Entertainment Business Sector of the Coca-Cola Company, HBO, and the Children’s Television Workshop. Mr. Biondi currently serves on a number of other corporate boards, including Amgen, Inc., Cablevision Systems Corp., Hasbro, Inc. (expected to retire in May 2015), RealD Inc., and Seagate Technology PLC. Previous board positions include Yahoo! Inc. and Harrah’s Entertainment. On the non-profit side, Mr. Biondi currently serves on the Board of Trustees for Keck Graduate Institute, which offers graduate degrees and educational programs in the life sciences field. Mr. Biondi holds a bachelor degree in psychology from Princeton University, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Harvard Business School. “We are pleased to welcome Frank to the ViaSat Board, as his leadership expertise and expansive board experience will offer new perspectives to the Company,” said Mark Dankberg, chairman and CEO of ViaSat. “By bringing Frank on board now, we can leverage his market insight to drive ViaSat’s strategy forward in developing products and services in new, innovative ways.” About ViaSat ViaSat engineers creative ways to connect people to new communication applications with networking systems and services that enable a fast, cost-efficient, secure, and high-performance connection to virtually any location. The Company offers Exede® high-speed internet and broadband services in North America; worldwide mobile satellite services, including global tracking and messaging as well as high-speed in-flight internet; satellite broadband networking systems; Wi-Fi and other hotspot operations, support, and management systems; network-centric military communication systems for the U.S. and allied governments; cybersecurity; and communication system design. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, ViaSat employs more than 3,300 people worldwide in the areas of technology development, customer service, and network operations. For more information, please visit ViaSat at www.viasat.com, or follow the Company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Stories you Need to Know Stories you Need to Know It's on us. Share your news here.

WaterView Advisors Investments

32 Investments

WaterView Advisors has made 32 investments. Their latest investment was in Tennis Channel as part of their Unattributed VC on April 4, 2003.

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WaterView Advisors Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

4/4/2003

Unattributed VC

Tennis Channel

$25.35M

Yes

12/11/2002

Convertible Note

Chalkable

$11.07M

Yes

1

8/17/2001

Series B

Capitol Wire

Yes

3/9/2001

Unattributed VC - II

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$99M

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10

2/23/2001

Private Equity - II

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$99M

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10

Date

4/4/2003

12/11/2002

8/17/2001

3/9/2001

2/23/2001

Round

Unattributed VC

Convertible Note

Series B

Unattributed VC - II

Private Equity - II

Company

Tennis Channel

Chalkable

Capitol Wire

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Amount

$25.35M

$11.07M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

10

WaterView Advisors Portfolio Exits

13 Portfolio Exits

WaterView Advisors has 13 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Chalkable on October 18, 2016.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

10/18/2016

Acquired

PowerSchool Group

3

1/27/2016

Acquired

$991

Sinclair Broadcast Group

1

6/5/2015

Acquired

1

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10

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$991

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10

Date

10/18/2016

1/27/2016

6/5/2015

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

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Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

$991

Acquirer

PowerSchool Group

Sinclair Broadcast Group

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Sources

3

1

1

10

10

WaterView Advisors Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

WaterView Advisors acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was Cigars International on August 20, 2007.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

8/20/2007

$991

Acquired

5/5/2006

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$991

$99M

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10

Date

8/20/2007

5/5/2006

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$991

$991

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acquired

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Sources

10

WaterView Advisors Team

13 Team Members

WaterView Advisors has 13 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Rosalind Levine.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Rosalind Levine

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Caroline Dean

Controller

Current

Frank J Biondi

Senior Managing Director

Current

Augustus K Oliver

Senior Managing Director

Current

Peter J. Phalon

Senior Managing Director

Current

Name

Rosalind Levine

Caroline Dean

Frank J Biondi

Augustus K Oliver

Peter J. Phalon

Work History

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Controller

Senior Managing Director

Senior Managing Director

Senior Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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