Gary Weinstein has joined Providence Equity Partners as chief operating officer. He previously was with Lehman Brothers, as a managing director and global chief administration officer of investment banking.
Providence Equity Partners, the leading global private equity investment firm specializing in media, entertainment, communications and information companies, announced today that Gary Weinstein has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer based in the Providence office.
Mr. Weinstein, 50, joins
“My many years at Lehman Brothers were immensely enjoyable, and I greatly value my experiences with the firm,” said Mr. Weinstein. “I am excited to transition now into private equity and am very pleased to join Providence, an exceptional firm with a proven track record of creating value for their portfolio companies and investors, all while preserving an engaging culture and work environment across the entire organization. I look forward to contributing to
Originally joining Lehman Brothers in 1988, Mr. Weinstein served in a variety of senior positions, including heading the firm's Global Convertibles, European Equities, Global Syndicate and Equity Capital Markets, Global Healthcare, Consumer Retail and Industrial Investment Banking. Prior to Lehman, Mr. Weinstein spent four years at Goldman Sachs where he was Head Trader of Convertibles.
Mr. Weinstein earned a B.B.A. degree with highest distinction from Emory University School of Business Administration in 1979. He also earned a J.D. from the Emory University School of Law in 1982.
Providence Equity Partners is the leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, entertainment, communications and information companies around the world. The principals of