PE/VC  The Chernin Group

     Office Locations:

575 Market Street 27th Floor, Suite 2725
San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Software & Internet
  • Sports & Entertainment



    Peter Chernin is founder and Chairman of Chernin Entertainment and The Chernin Group, which he founded in 2009 after leaving News Corp. The Chernin Group (TCG) is a privately held media holding company based in Los Angeles, CA. TCG has built, managed, operated and invested in businesses in the media, entertainment, and technology sectors around the world since 2010. TCGs assets include Chernin Entertainment, which produces award-winning feature films and television programs; a majority stake in Hong Kong-based CA Media, which builds, manages, and operates media, entertainment, and technology businesses in Asia, particularly India, Indonesia, and China; and several strategic investments in technology and media companies in the U.S. including Pandora, Fullscreen, Tumblr and Flipboard. The firm recently announced today that it received a significant investment from an investor group led by Providence Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, education, and information companies around the world. As part of the transaction, the Providence-led group acquired a significant minority equity stake in TCG.

    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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    Jesse Jacobs Co-Founder and Partner
    Lauren Goldberg General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer
    Peter Chernin Co-Founder and Partner


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