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Company Overview of Saban Capital Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Saban Capital Group, Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in startups, growth equity, and recapitalization investments. The firm seeks to invest in media, pay-TV operators, cloud computing, fintech, social networks, ecommerce, digital media sectors, financial technologies and SaaS, free-to-air television, content creation, broadband, Internet/new media, mobile operators and towers, online games, entertainment, real estate, and communications investments. It seeks to invest globally with a focus on Thailand, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Israel, and India, and selectively at opportunities in North Asia. The firm invests in both public and private companies and seeks to invest in co-contr...

10100 Santa Monica Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90067

United States

Founded in 2001



Key Executives for Saban Capital Group, Inc.

CEO & Chairman
Age: 73
President & COO
Age: 52
Executive VP & Chief Investment Officer
Age: 48
General Counsel & Executive VP
Age: 43
Managing Director of Private Equity
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Saban Capital Group, Inc. Key Developments

Saban Capital Group, Inc. Promotes Philip Han to Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer

Saban Capital Group, Inc. announced the promotion of Philip Han to executive vice president. Han, who has been with SCG since April 2002, most recently served as the company’s senior vice president and chief investment officer. In this new role as executive vice president, Han will continue to oversee the strategy, design and implementation of the firm’s investment portfolio across equities, fixed income and alternative investments globally. Furthermore, Han will continue to lead the firm’s real estate division, which currently manages a portfolio of self-storage, student housing, retail and government office assets exceeding four million square feet in 18 states. Before joining SCG, Han served as vice president of finance and business development for EYM Technologies, a venture-backed email infrastructure and development company. Prior to that, Han worked as a senior manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the firm’s Entertainment, Media and Communications practice. Additionally, Han was formerly a commissioner with the State of California’s Commission for Economic Development.

Saban Capital Group, Inc. Announces Promotion of Fred Gluckman to Executive Vice President

Saban Capital Group, Inc. announced the promotion of Fred Gluckman to Executive Vice President, in addition to continuing as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Gluckman, who has been with the company since February 2003, will continue to lead the company's financial affairs including accounting and tax structuring, diligence and reporting of the company's public and private investments. Additionally, Gluckman will continue to oversee the Human Resources and IT functions of the company. With this promotion, Gluckman will also expand his duties in supporting the company's portfolio companies.

Saban Capital Group, Inc. Promotes Richard Yen to Managing Director, Private Equity

Saban Capital Group, Inc. announced the promotion of Richard Yen to Managing Director, Private Equity. Yen, who has been with SCG since June 2008, will continue to lead the digital media and consumer Internet investment practice for SCG. Yen will support all digital initiatives as SCG plans to expand its investment portfolio in this space. Based in San Francisco, Yen’s ongoing focus is growth equity investments, pre-IPO investments and buyouts in digital media, mobile and consumer Internet companies. In his seven years with SCG, Yen has been instrumental in growing the SCG investment portfolio with companies including Vessel, ironSource and PlayBuzz, among others.

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