United States
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50 Kennedy Plaza,, Providence, 02903, USA
Providence Equity Partners is the world's leading private equity firm focused on media, entertainment, communications and information investments.

Established in 1989, the firm pioneered a sector-based approach to private equity, convinced that a dedicated team of industry experts could build companies of enduring value in the dynamic communications industry. Guided by this commitment, we have led some of the most exciting and successful companies in our sectors, generating superior investment returns across economic cycles. Today, having invested in more than 100 companies over our 19-year history, Providence is one of the world’s premiere private equity firms and a dominant global franchise in the media, entertainment, communications and information industries.

We have over $22 billion of equity capital under management. Our sixth fund, Providence Equity Partners VI, closed on $12 billion in 2007, making it the largest sector-focused private equity fund ever raised.

Our team actively seeks investment opportunities on a global basis from offices in Providence, New York, Los Angeles, London, Hong Kong and New Delhi. We partner with companies across different stages in their development, from growth capital and complex recapitalizations of family-owned businesses to large buyouts and take-privates. We can employ a variety of financing structures and target equity investments of $250 million to $2.5 billion. We prefer to lead our investments, serve on company boards, and work collaboratively with company management. From broadband to broadcast, music to film, wireline to wireless, publishing to Internet, we bring unparalleled industry, financial and operational expertise to each of our portfolio companies.

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