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July 06, 2015 7:20 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Providence Equity Partners LLC

Company Overview

Providence Equity Partners LLC is a private equity firm specializing in growth capital, lower middle market, recapitalization of family-owned businesses, large leveraged buyouts, turnaround, distressed, mezzanine, and take-privates investments. It typically invests in media, entertainment, communications, education, Internet and Internet infrastructure, and digital media sectors. It also invests in technology enabled services, information and education technology companies. The firm invests globally in companies based across the world including Europe, North America, South America, Europe, and Asia Pacific with a focus on China. It primarily invests between $150 million and $800 million in i...

50 Kennedy Plaza

18th Floor

Providence, RI 02903

United States

Founded in 1989





Key Executives for Providence Equity Partners LLC

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
Senior Managing Director
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer and Managing Director
Age: 51
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Head-Portfolio Operations
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Providence Equity Partners LLC Key Developments

Providence Equity Partners Reportedly Exploring Sale Or IPO For SRA International

SRA International, Inc. is reportedly exploring a sale or initial public offering that could value the company at around $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on June 25, 2015. “Providence Equity Partners LLC, is working with investment Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) on an auction for SRA International, and has contacted other companies in the sector, as well as buyout firms, to gauge their interest,” the people said. “If an outright sale cannot meet its valuation expectations, Providence Equity Partners will opt for an initial public offering of SRA International,” the people said. The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because the matter is not public. SRA International and Providence Equity Partners did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Citigroup declined to comment.

Macquarie And Others Reportedly In Talks To Acquire TorreSur

An infrastructure fund of Macquarie Group Limited (ASX:MQG) is in talks to acquire GTS Cayman Corporation (TorreSur) for more than $1 billion, including debt, reporting reuters, citing people familiar with the matter. TorreSur's owner, Providence Equity Partners LLC, received interest from potential buyers last summer but chose to hold off on a sale. Providence has now launched a sale process after receiving interest from Macquarie and others, including American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), the people said this week. Spokesmen for Providence Equity, Macquarie and American Tower declined to comment, while a representative from TorreSur did not immediately respond to a request for comment, reported Reuters.

Academic Colleges To Reportedly Receive Bids Till June 18

Private equity firms and trade buyers can submit bids till June 18 as a first-round offer for Academic Colleges Group Limited, sources said. Providence Equity Partners LLC, Quadrant Private Equity Pty Limited, Pacific Equity Partners and Baring Private Equity Asia are among sponsors, while Nord Anglia Education, Inc. (NYSE:NORD) is reported as a trade buyer.

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