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May 27, 2015 9:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of Searchlight Capital Partners

Company Overview

Searchlight Capital Partners is a private equity firm specializing in investments in business acquisitions, growth equity, recapitalizations, complex situations, distressed-debt-for-control, and leveraged buyouts. It invests in both equity and debt of companies. It seeks to invest in a wide range of industries with a focus on telecom, communications, information & IT services, business and financial services, industrial goods, and consumer services sector. The firm invests globally with a focus on companies seeking to expand in North America, Latin America, and Europe. It seeks to become the controlling shareholder in its portfolio companies but it can also consider non-controlling sharehold...

Berkeley Square House

5th Floor

Berkeley Square

London,  W1J 6BR

United Kingdom

Founded in 2010


44 20 7290 7910

Key Executives for Searchlight Capital Partners

Partner and Co-Founder
Age: 42
Founding Partner and Partner
Age: 47
Founding Partner and Partner
Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Searchlight Capital Partners Key Developments

Searchlight Capital Partners Retains Doug Hutcheson as Senior Advisor

Searchlight Capital Partners announced that Doug Hutcheson will be working with the Firm as a Senior Advisor. In this role, Mr. Hutcheson will be involved at a senior level in the Firm's TMT activities, where he has considerable experience from his time at Leap Wireless, Qualcomm and other roles. Prior to working with Searchlight as a Senior Advisor, Mr. Hutcheson served as CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Leap Wireless International and its operating subsidiary Cricket Communications.

Searchlight, Cinven, And Pamplona Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Wedgwood

Searchlight Capital Partners, Cinven, And Pamplona Capital Management, Llc are reportedly in talks to acquire Wedgwood Limited from KPS Capital Partners, LP. KPS Capital is reportedly seeking about €570 million for the business. Goldman Sachs, which has been hired to flush out buyers, has also been seeking offers from Chinese investors for the business, which has targeted the Asian market for growth.

PE Firms Said To Be Eyeing Waterford Wedgwood

Waterford Wedgwood Plc may be sold. The company is being eyed by private equity (PE) buyers after its owners put it up for sale. According to the news report, Searchlight Capital Partners, Cinven Limited, and Pamplona Capital Management LLP are said to have expressed an interest in the business. Goldman Sachs is running an auction process for the company and is said to also be receiving interests from potential Chinese buyers. The news report added that Waterford Wedgwood is said to be hoping for a $650 million valuation.

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