Saban Capital Group Inc as promoted Jennifer Chen to director. Chen joined SCG as an associate in 2014. Previously, she worked at Morgan Stanley where she was an investment banking analyst.
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Saban Capital Group, Inc. (“SCG”), the private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment and communications industry, today announced the promotion of Jennifer Chen to Director. Ms. Chen has been with SCG since July 2014. In her expanded role, Ms. Chen will focus on digital media and consumer internet growth investments as part of SCG’s San Francisco office. Ms. Chen will also continue to support the firm’s portfolio companies including Univision and Saban Brands.
“Jennifer has played an instrumental role in the growth of Saban Capital’s investment portfolio, particularly in the digital media and consumer internet sectors, which are exciting growth areas for us right now,” said Adam Chesnoff, President and Chief Operating Officer of SCG. “We thank Jennifer for all of her contributions to Saban Capital Group and congratulate her on her well-deserved promotion to Director.”
Before joining SCG as an Associate in 2014, Ms. Chen was previously with Morgan Stanley as an Investment Banking Analyst.
Ms. Chen holds a B.S. in Business Administration with high honors from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
About Saban Capital Group
Saban Capital Group (“SCG”) is a leading private investment firm based in Los Angeles specializing in the media, entertainment, and communication industries. SCG was established by Haim Saban, co-founder of Fox Family Worldwide, a global television broadcasting, production, distribution and merchandising company owned in partnership with Rupert Murdoch and The News Corporation, following its sale to The Walt Disney Company in October 2001. The firm currently makes both controlling and minority investments in public and private companies and takes an active role in its portfolio companies. SCG’s current private equity investments include: Univision (the premier Spanish-language media company in the US); Celestial Tiger Entertainment (a venture with Lionsgate and Astro, Malaysia’s largest pay TV platform, to launch and operate new branded pay television channels across Asia); MNC (Indonesia’s largest and only vertically-integrated media company); and Partner Communications (a leading telecommunications company in Israel). Saban Brands LLC, an affiliate of SCG, was formed in 2010 to acquire, manage and license entertainment properties and consumer brands across media and consumer platforms globally, and currently holds the rights to Power Rangers and Paul Frank Industries in its portfolio, among many others. Additionally, SCG founded Saban Films in 2014 to acquire and distribute independent feature films in North America. With offices in Los Angeles and Singapore, SCG actively manages a globally diversified portfolio of investments across public equities, credit, alternative investments, and real property assets. For more information, please visit www.saban.com.