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General Information

Websiteprovequity.com
Phone(401) 751-1700
Employees
Founded1989

Funds

Providence Debt Fund III, 4/2014 $1.75B

Offices

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Providence Equity Partners

Providence Equity Partners is a leading private equity firm focused on media, entertainment, communications and information investments. The firm manages over $22 billion (Nov. 2008) in equity commitments and has invested in more than 100 companies globally since its inception in 1989.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
OpenSky 10/2011Series C$30M4
ZeniMax 10/2010Private Equity$150M1
iQiyi 3/2010Private Equity$50M2
Baidu 2/2010Venture Round$50M1
ZeniMax 5/2008Private Equity$9.9M4
ZeniMax 10/2007Private Equity$300M1
hulu 8/2007Series A$100M1
WhitePages.com 8/2005Series A$45M2

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Sources

  1. Providence Equity debt arm hits $1.75 bln hard cap on Fund III (pehub.com) [edit]
  2. Providence Equity buys ed tech firm Blackboard for $1.64B (masshightech.com) [edit]
    Providence Equity closes $1.88 billion buyout of SRA International (masshightech.com) [edit]
    Hulu co-owner Providence Equity sells its stake for $200M (venturebeat.com) [edit]
    Providence Equity to Buy 5 Corporate Training Units from Informa for $180 Mln (pehub.com) [edit]
    Financial Times (ft.com) [edit]
  3. OpenSky Secures $30 Million Funding (prnewswire.com) [edit]
  4. ZeniMax Media raises $150M for more gory games (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  6. Hulu Investor Injects $50 Million Into Baidu's Online Video Venture, Qiyi (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  7. ZeniMax Media raises $9.9 million from some big names (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  8. techjournal.org [edit]
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