PE/VC  Rizvi Traverse Management

     Office Locations:

9465 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 840
Beverly Hills, CA 94212
Phone: 310-786-7443
Fax: 310-786-1792

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  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing & Industrial
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Transportation & Distribution



    Rizvi Traverse Management, LLC is a private equity firm founded in 2004, headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, with offices in New York, Oxford, CT, and Los Angeles. Rizvi Traverse Management, LLC seeks value-oriented investment opportunities across all industries. The Rizvi Opportunistic Equity Funds I and II, Newbridge Film Capital and ZCM Capital Management manage over $6 billion in a variety of investment strategies. Rizvi Traverse Management actively seeks opportunities across all industries that exhibit the following characteristics: Companies in need of growth capital, Turnaround opportunities and restructurings, Bankruptcies and reorganizations, Privatizations, PIPES, Acquisition financing, and Strong Management Team.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Ben Kohn Managing Partner
    John A. Giampetroni Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
    Karen Blanchard Vice President
    Suhail Rizvi Co-founder and Chief Investment Officer


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