January 21, 2017 11:20 AM ET

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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, Information industries, 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 milli...

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: 59
Senior Managing Director
Age: 54
Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Head-Portfolio Operations
Age: 51
Senior Managing Director
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Providence Equity Partners LLC Key Developments

Providence Strategic Growth Seeks Acquisitions

Providence Strategic Growth Capital LP is looking for acquisition opportunities. Providence Strategic Growth Capital Partners (PSG), an affiliate of Providence Equity Partners, has closed its second fund with $640 million of equity commitments. PSG invests in lower middle market software and technology-enabled service companies primarily in North America. The firm works closely with founders and management teams to accelerate growth by optimizing go-to market strategies and pursuing acquisitions.

Providence Equity Partners Presents at Sixth Annual London Summit, Dec-05-2016

Providence Equity Partners Presents at Sixth Annual London Summit, Dec-05-2016 . Speakers: Jonathan Nelson, Founder and CEO.

Providence Equity Partners Reportedly Seeks Sale Of PADI Worldwide

Providence Equity Partners LLC is exploring a sale of PADI Worldwide Corp. that could value the company at about $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. Providence Equity is reportedly working with Deutsche Bank AG to find buyers and the sale process has been planned for the first quarter of 2017, people familiar with the matter said. Asian buyout firms may reportedly be among interested bidders for PADI Worldwide. Representatives for Providence Equity and Deutsche Bank declined to comment.

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