October 01, 2016 9:56 AM ET

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Company Overview of The Chernin Group, LLC

Company Overview

The Chernin Group, LLC, through its subsidiaries, produces feature films and television programs. The company also builds, manages, and operates media, entertainment, and technology businesses across Asia. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

1733 Ocean Avenue

Suite 300

Santa Monica, CA 90401

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

310-899-1205

Key Executives for The Chernin Group, LLC

Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 65
President
President of Digital
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

The Chernin Group, LLC Key Developments

KKR and The Chernin Group, LLC Announce Multi-Faceted Partnership Includes the Creation of Emerald Media

KKR and The Chernin Group, LLC announced a multi-faceted partnership that includes the creation of Emerald Media, a new vehicle to fund investments capitalizing on fast-growing opportunities in the media and entertainment industries across Asia. KKR has committed up to $300 million to the Emerald Media platform from its KKR Asian Fund II and The Chernin Group will join as a minority co-investor. KKR has also acquired a significant, minority stake in CA Media. Rajesh Kamat and Paul Aiello will jointly head Emerald Media and will be joined by an experienced team of operating executives. Emerald Media will have offices in Mumbai, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Messrs. Kamat and Aiello will continue to manage the CA Media platform, which includes assets in India (Endemol Shine India, Graphic India, Fluence, and Only Much Louder) and in Indonesia. Messrs. Kamat and Aiello together have more than 30 years of experience in the media and entertainment industries in Asia. They bring a unique blend of operational and investment acumen to their business approach. Mr. Aiello is the current Group CEO of CA Media, the former CEO of News Corp.’s Star TV Asia, and former Head of TMT investment banking at Morgan Stanley Asia. Mr. Kamat is currently the Group COO of CA Media and was formerly COO of Viacom18 Group and CEO of Colors. Emerald Media will focus primarily on providing growth capital ranging from $15 million to $75 million for both control and significant minority positions to media, entertainment, and digital media businesses in Asia.

Chernin Seeks Acquisitions

The Chernin Group, LLC is seeking acquisitions. Chernin has hired Mike Kerns to reportedly work with TCG Chief Executive Officer Peter Chernin and president Jesse Jacobs to expand the company's acquisition and investment plans in digital media and consumer companies.

The Chernin Group Appoints Mike Kerns as President of Digital and Board Member of Otter Media

The Chernin Group appointed former Yahoo executive Mike Kerns as president of digital and a board member of Otter Media. Kerns, who previously served as Yahoo's senior vice president of product for homepage and verticals, will reportedly work with TCG CEO Peter Chernin and president Jesse Jacobs to expand the company's acquisition and investment plans in digital media and consumer companies.

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