Searchlight Capital to invest $75 mln in GCI

By Luisa Beltran — 12 months ago

Searchlight Capital Partners will invest $75 million in General Communication Inc. in the form of an unsecured note. Eric Zinterhofer, co-founder and partner in Searchlight, is also joining GCI’s board. Anchorage-based GCI is a telecommunications provider that offers wireless, voice, data, and video services statewide.


Reuters – Special Effects Creator Digital Domain Bankrupt

By Reuters News — 3 years ago

Digital Domain Media Group, which won Academy Awards for visual effects in films including Titanic, has filed for bankruptcy protection and said its production business would be sold, writes Reuters. The company said it had agreed to sell its production business – the bulk of the company – for $15 million to private equity fund […]


MidOcean and Crestview Sell OneLink

By Angela Sormani — 3 years ago

MidOcean Partners and Crestview Partners are to sell OneLink Communications for an enterprise value of $585.25 million. Liberty Global and Searchlight Capital Partners will be acquiring the business which provides cable TV, high-speed data and telephony services in Puerto Rico. MidOcean and Crestview, together with co-investors and management, acquired OneLink in October 2005 from Adelphia […]


Searchlight Closes Maiden Fund

By Angela Sormani — 4 years ago

Searchlight Capital Partners has raised total committed capital of over $860 million for its first fund, Searchlight Capital L.P. The private investment firm was founded in 2010 by Erol Uzumeri, Oliver Haarmann and Eric Zinterhofer and operates out of offices in London, New York and Toronto. The firm invests in both equity and debt and […]


Searchlight Capital Buys Hunter Boot

By Luisa Beltran — 4 years ago

Searchlight Capital Partners has acquired a controlling stake in Hunter Boot Ltd. Existing shareholders will retain a stake. Financial terms weren’t announced. Hunter makes and supplies the well-known Hunter boots.