October 25, 2014 11:17 PM ET

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Company Overview of Saban Capital Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Saban Capital Group, Inc. is a private equity firm specializing in growth equity and recapitalization investments. The firm seeks to invest in media, pay-TV operators, 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 and India, and selectively at opportunities in North Asia. The firm invests in both public and private companies and seeks to invest in co-control situations and acquire both controlling and minority stake in its portfolio companies. Saban Capital Group, Inc. was founded in...

10100 Santa Monica Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90067

United States

Founded in 2001



Key Executives for Saban Capital Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Age: 70
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 49
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Saban Capital Group, Inc. Key Developments

Saban Capital Said Partner Communications Not Up For Sale

Saban Capital Group, Inc. has said that Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NasdaqGS:PTNR) is not up for sale.

Avi Gabbay Reportedly Eyes El Al Israel Airlines

Avi Gabbay is in talks to acquire El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. (TASE:ELAL). Market sources stated Avi Gabbay approached Saban Capital Group, Inc. with a proposal to put together a consortium with it to acquire control of El Al Israel Airlines. It is understood that Saban Group asked Avi Gabbay to prepare a feasibility study for such a deal, however no meeting has been held.

Bharti Reportedly Shelved Plans for Telemedia

Bharti Airtel Limited (BSE:532454) has shelved plans to sell a large stake in Bharti Telemedia Limited after talks failed with financial and strategic investors, sources directly familiar with the matter told TOI. Bharti was negotiating to sell at least 25% in the Bharti Telemedia Limited unit valuing it about $1.5 billion, however company was unable to get the desired valuation from prospective buyers, which included Saban Capital Group, Inc.; The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG); and Liberty Media Corporation (NasdaqGS:LMCA).

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