Providence Equity Partners

Providence Equity Partners LLC is an American global private equity investment firm focused on media, communications, education and information investments. The firm specializes in leveraged buyout transactions as well as growth capital investments and has invested in more than 130 companies globally since its inception in 1989.The firm manages funds with over $39 billion in commitments, making it a large global player in the private equity industry. The firm also invests in credit funds through its Capital Markets group and affiliate, Benefit Street Partners. Providence was one of the principal pioneers of a sector-based approach to private equity investing.
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  • As Mobile Services Evolve, Improved Location Dynamics Will Change the Game

    … and refined by local context. Ask a person where he shops or eats, he’ll answer with a specific place in mind. In 2015, apps will catch up to that specificity. Location will mean more than a wandering blue dot; it will mean the places we’ve traveled, the relationships we’ve developed, and the resolutions we’ve kept. Michael Chasen is CEO of SocialRadar. A co-founder of Blackboard, he led that company as CEO for 15 years and successfully sold it to Providence Equity Partners in 2011. …

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