Univision

  • CEO, Private Equity, Thomas H. Lee, Univision

    Who Will Run Univision?

    The bidding war for the Spanish-language television network Univision was one of the greatest private equity stories of last year. Now the winners of that auction–including, Thomas H. Lee Partners, Texas Pacific Group, Madison Dearborn Partners, Providence Equity Partners and media mogul Haim Saba–are on the hunt for a CEO. Choosing the right man to […]

    / Feb 21, 2007 at 9:04 AM
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    Univision: Team Power Rangers Wins Auction (For Now?)

    Forbes has a suitably colorful take on what appears to be the end of the Univision auction: A suitor makes a bid for the object of his affections. He is spurned. The brokenhearted hero vows not give in without a fight. It’s the kind of plot line one might find in one of the many […]

    / Jun 27, 2006 at 4:11 PM
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    Team Grupo CCB Submits Univision Bid

    Reuters is reporting that Team Grupo CCB–the investor group made up by Mexico’s Grupo Televisa, Venezuelan media investor Gustavo Cisneros, Bain Capital and Bill Gates’s Cascade Investment fund–submitted a bid for Univision today. The bid is said to top an earlier bid by a group of investors known to DealBreaker readers as Team Power Rangers. […]

    / Jun 23, 2006 at 1:33 PM
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    KKR, Blackstone Drop Out of Univision Auction

    Univision’s auction got dicier this morning on news that KKR and Blackstone were dropping out of the consortium they had formed to bid on the US’s largest Spanish language media company. The official story is that KKR and Blackstone had “valuation differences” with the rest of the group, meaning they couldn’t agree on how much […]

    / Jun 22, 2006 at 9:27 AM
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    Univision: Power Rangers v. Grupo KKRCCBB

    The bids for Univision , the largest U.S. Spanish-language broadcaster, were due yesterday, although reports say more may be coming. Since there are nearly a dozen different firms participating in the bidding, we thought it might help to set down exactly who is working with whom. A group consisting of Haim Saban, Providence Equity Partners, […]

    / Jun 21, 2006 at 2:09 PM

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