LONDON – 6 JULY 2023 – London-based Senior Vice President, Daniel Zwicky, was named as one of the "25 Rising Stars of Private Equity" in Europe by Private Equity News.
Senior Vice President
Daniel Zwicky joined Providence Equity Partners in 2016 as an associate and has since been promoted twice, latterly to senior vice-president in 2021.
His responsibilities span the entire investment cycle, from sourcing to execution to portfolio management. Zwicky also currently sits on the boards of three portfolio companies – Superstruct Entertainment, Node4, and Chime Communications – working closely with the management teams.
He was a key member of the team that created Superstruct Entertainment, which it acquired in 2017 and has since made several add-on investments.
Within Providence, Zwicky also oversees the London deal sourcing team, which he helped establish. He mentors two associates and oversees a team of 17 vice presidents, senior associates, and associates.
An avid tennis player, he competed at a national level in Switzerland in his youth. Zwicky was also once a semi-professional floorball – a type of hockey – player in the Swiss national league.
The 25 Rising Stars of Private Equity in Europe is awarded by Private Equity News, an independent third party that is not affiliated with Providence. According to Private Equity News, the editorial team conducted extensive research, scrutinized nominations, and canvassed a wide range of industry experts to decide on the final 25 rising stars under the age of 40, based in Europe. All were assessed on: achievements to date given their age (including career progression, expertise, performance and accomplishments in their market particularly in the 12 months leading up to through March 3, 2023), firepower at their disposal, the stature of their mentors, and potential to reach a position of influence. 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. Private Equity News’ 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 subscribe to Private Equity News to be considered.