Shamrock Capital Advisors has named Jason Sklar as a managing director. Previously, Sklar worked at J.P. Morgan‘s Entertainment Industries Group.
Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, a private equity firm focused on middle market media, entertainment and communications, announced today that Jason Sklar has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Mr. Sklar will focus on media and entertainment sectors with a particular emphasis on opportunities related to content investments.
Mr. Sklar joins Shamrock from J.P. Morgan’s Entertainment Industries Group where he successfully raised and managed a multi-billion portfolio for leading filmed entertainment, television, music and media distribution companies. Mr. Sklar has specialized in executing highly structured debt and equity financings as well as M&A advisory assignments for global intellectual property production and distribution companies.
“Jason’s in-depth knowledge, insight and transactional experience in the global media and entertainment sector ideally complement our firm’s focus on alternatives investing in the media, entertainment and communications sectors,” said Steve Royer Partner of Shamrock. “His expertise around content and its monetization is directly aligned with our firm’s long term investment strategy in this segment. We have known and worked with Jason for over 10 years and are excited to have him joining our firm.”
“I look forward to joining the Shamrock team, a firm with a deep history and stature across the global media and entertainment landscape. The Shamrock platform will enable me to build on my industry experience and help expand the firm’s strategy into the content sector.”
About Shamrock Capital Advisors
Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC is a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with approximately $1.3 billion of regulatory assets under management and invests exclusively in the global media, entertainment and communications industries, and other adjacent sectors. Shamrock partners with strong management teams and takes an active, collaborative approach to creating value in each investment. Shamrock’s current investments include Consilio, FanDuel, Giant Creative/Strategy, Isolation Network, Mobilitie, Questex, Recorded Books, Screenvision and Wazee Digital. For more information, visit www.shamrockcap.com.