Saban Capital Group, Inc., a Los Angeles, CA-based private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment and communications industry, promoted Jennifer Chen to Director.
In her expanded role, Ms. Chen, who has been with SCG since July 2014, will focus on digital media and consumer internet growth investments as part of the San Francisco office.
She will also continue to support the firm’s portfolio companies including Univision and Saban Brands.
Before joining SCG as an Associate in 2014, Ms. Chen was previously with Morgan Stanley as an Investment Banking Analyst. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration with high honors from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.
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, Saban Capital Group is a private investment firm specializing in the media, entertainment, and communication industries.
Led by Adam Chesnoff, President and Chief Operating Officer, the firm currently makes both controlling and minority investments in public and private companies and takes an active role in its portfolio companies. Current private equity investments include: Univision, Celestial Tiger Entertainment, MNC, and Partner Communications.
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.