Company Overview of GMT Communications Partners LLP
GMT Communications Partners LLP is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in development capital, expansion capital, and mid-market buy-out deals. It typically invests in communication industry with a focus on telecom, information, media and entertainment, related Internet and information technology sectors. For its infrastructure related investments, the firm focuses on cable platforms, DTT platforms, DTH platforms, IPTV platforms, next generation networks, and cloud computing. Within Content, it seeks investments in Business content, focusing on business-to-business publishing, databases and information services, exhibitions, and education and training and in consumer conte...
London, W1J 0DR
Founded in 1993
Key Executives for GMT Communications Partners LLP
Managing Partner; Managing Partner, GMT Communications Partners II, L.P.; Managing Partner, GMT Communications Partners III, L.P.
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
GMT Communications Partners LLP Key Developments
GMT Communications Partners Names Jonny Maxwell as Senior Advisor
Aug 19 13
GMT Communications Partners announced the appointment of Jonny Maxwell as Senior Advisor to the company. Jonny brings a wealth of General and Limited Partners’ perspective spanning almost 30 years, having managed and raised many successful funds during that time. Formerly Global Head of Private Equity Fund of Funds at Allianz Private Equity Partners, Jonny had overall responsibility for indirect private equity activities. Prior to joining Allianz in 2007, Jonny was Founder and Chief Executive at Standard Life Investments (Private Equity) in Edinburgh, Scotland, now known as SL Capital Partners.
JCDecaux, Clear Channel Reportedly Pull Out Of CBS Bidding
Apr 10 13
JCDecaux SA and Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc. have reportedly pulled out of the formal bidding process to acquire CBS Outdoor Inc. from CBS Corporation. The people close to the auction said about five private equity groups, including Providence Equity Partners LLC, Platinum Equity, LLC and GMT Communications Partners LLP, had proceeded to the second round of bidding. The sale is reportedly expected to be completed by the end of summer of 2013 and is expected to be valued at €200 million-€300 million, these people said. However JCDecaux and Clear Channel are understood to still be interested in picking up parts of CBS Outdoor should the company be split up in any sale. CBS Outdoor is looking to divest its international operations in Europe and Asia, covering key markets such as France and the UK, as well as Ireland, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and China.
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