Providence Selected for Sports Business Journal’s List of Power Players

May 27, 2024

Providence Equity Partners has been selected as part of Sports Business Journal’s list of “Power Players: Institutional Investors.”  

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Providence Equity Partners 



Jonathan Nelson
Co-Founder and Executive Chairman, Dynasty Equity
Founder and Executive Chairman, Providence Equity Partners

Scott Marimow
Managing Director
Former Providence CEO Jonathan Nelson helped make the firm one of private equity’s earliest sports entrants thanks to its role as a founding investor in the YES Network in 2002. Nelson is now co-leading Dynasty, a newly launched sports investment firm that in September acquired a minority stake in Liverpool. Providence’s current sports strategy is helmed by Scott Marimow, who oversees a sports portfolio that’s featured stakes in Wasserman, Real Madrid’s commercial business, Topgolf and MLS commercial arm Soccer United Marketing, among others.
Sports Business Journal’s list of Power Players: Institutional Investors (awarded on May 27, 2024). The 2024 list of Power Players: Institutional Investors is selected by Sports Business Journal, an independent, third party that is not affiliated with Providence. According to Sports Business Journal, nominees applied and were independently assessed based on the information they provided, including on breadth of sports-related experience throughout their career through May 2024. The number of nominees reviewed for this recognition was not disclosed to Providence, and therefore, it and the percentage of nominees receiving the recognition, cannot be disclosed herein. Sports Business Journal’s recognition is not indicative of Providence’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of Providence. Providence applied to receive the award with assistance from FGS Global Providence did not pay an application fee to participate in this process. Nominees were not required to be subscribers to Sports Business Journal to be considered.