365 Retail Markets is a leading provider of self-service commerce technology to the foodservice industry, offering end-to-end integrated solutions including software, payment processing and point-of-sale hardware.
Abacus Next is a vertically focused provider of practice management software and hosted private cloud solutions to small- and medium-sized law firms and other compliance-related verticals. This company is formerly known as Abacus Data Systems.
Aditya Birla Telecom Limited (ABTL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Idea Cellular, one of India's leading mobile operators. ABTL holds a 16% stake in Indus Towers, a joint venture that combined the wireless passive infrastructure assets of three of the largest Indian GSM operators. With more than 100,000 towers, Indus has the largest tower portfolio in the world.
Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world’s largest live-theatre group with a total of 40 venues in the U.K. and on Broadway. ATG is also a leader in theatre ticketing services through ATG tickets and The Ticket Machine Group.
Providence co-founded American Cellular in 1998 to acquire the operations of PriCellular Corporation. As one of the largest and fastest-growing independent cellular operators in the U.S., American Cellular provided cellphone services in small rural U.S. markets under the name Cellular One. American Cellular was acquired by AT&T and Dobson Communications in 2000.
Arcoro helps organizations in high consequence, high compliance industries attract, manage and retain their workforce. Our solution suite maximizes workforce performance and efficiencies, builds ROI and limits risk with easy-to-use cloud-based software and services.
Assembly is focused on acquiring and building industry-leading software and services that empower e-commerce merchants to more effectively run their businesses. Its long-term mission is to assist millions of merchants in their growing need to adopt new technology, regardless of where they sell their products and services.
Blackboard is a leading global educational software company that allows thousands of higher education, K-12, professional, corporate and government organizations to extend teaching, learning and campus communication online to millions of students, parents and teachers.
Brooks Fiber was a leading facilities-based provider of competitive local telecommunications services in second-tier cities throughout the U.S. Providence was a lead investor in Brooks Fiber in 1993. Brooks Fiber was acquired by MCI Communications, which was later acquired by Verizon.
Chatmeter provides a SaaS-based local brand management platform for over 280 location-based brands and marketing agencies across an array of end-markets, including real estate, retail, lodging, restaurants, automotive, financial services and healthcare.
CloserStill Media runs market leading business exhibitions in the healthcare and technology sectors. With events in London, Birmingham, Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Koln, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore, the company's portfolio includes some of the fastest growing, and often award winning, events including the London Vet Show, Cloud Expo Europe, Data Centre World, The Pharmacy Show, Learning Technologies and The Dentistry Show.
EverCommerce is a rapidly growing service commerce platform, offering software and payment solutions to businesses to streamline marketing, business management and customer retention. This company is formerly known as PaySimple.
Jobcase provides a professional platform for 70+ million users that enables them to network and find job openings that match their skill level and interests. The platform primarily serves hourly and trade employees, who represent a large and underserved segment of the labor market.
Kabel Deutschland is the largest cable television operator in Germany. After investing in 2003, Providence played a key role in transforming Kabel Deutschland into a world-class, triple-play digital broadband provider. Providence took Kabel Deutschland public in 2010 and the company was acquired by Vodafone in 2014.
Kerasotes Theatres is a large motion picture exhibitor in the U.S. with a significant presence in the Midwest. AMC Entertainment, a leading theatrical exhibition and entertainment company, acquired Kerasotes Theatres in 2010.
Learfield Sports has been a leader in the collegiate sports multimedia rights and marketing industry for 30+ years. The company manages the multimedia rights for over 100 properties, including many popular collegiate athletic programs.
Lumaverse Technologies is a platform of leading group management solutions focused on nonprofits and K-12 schools. Lumaverse is comprised of SignUpGenius, NonProfitEasy, TimeTap, Fundly, Membership Toolkit, AtoZConnect, Learning Stream and GoSignMeUp. The companies operate as stand-alone brands within the Lumaverse platform while being increasingly integrated into a suite.
MásMóvil is an integrated telecommunications operator in Spain that provides universal telecommunications services (fixed / mobile / ADSL / fiber / datacenter / value added services) to multiple market segments (residential / business / operators).
MetroNet was the largest independent facilities-based provider of competitive telecommunications services in Canada. Providence led the founding investment in MetroNet in 1996 and took the company public. The company merged into AT&T Canada in 1999.
MLS Media is the leading soccer media company in North America with exclusive media and commercial rights to Major League Soccer content and commercial rights for other significant soccer properties, including U.S. Soccer, the Mexican National Team and CONCACAF Champion's League.
Net Reviews is a leading developer of software as a service (SaaS) solutions providing customer review management for retailers. Net Reviews trades as Verified Reviews in English-speaking markets, Avis Vérifiés in France and Opiniones Verificadas in Spain and Latin America.
Netsurion is a leading provider of cloud-managed IT security services that protect small- and medium-sized business’ information, payment systems, and on-premise public and private Wi-Fi networks from data breaches and other risks posed by hackers.
Next Glass develops software and creates experiences that connect enthusiasts, retailers, and producers in the beverage alcohol industry. Its award-winning Untappd mobile application and BeerAdvocate website are used by millions of beer enthusiasts around the world and its menu publishing software tool, Untappd for Business, enables venues to streamline publication and promotion of their beer, wine, cocktail, and food menus.
PanAmSat was a premiere global provider of fixed satellite services to video, data networking and government customers. PanAmSat was acquired in a take-private transaction in 2004 and was subsequently re-listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Intelsat, another leading provider of fixed satellite services, acquired PanAmSat in 2006.
Powerfone was a leading enhanced specialized mobile radio communications provider competing with local cellular carriers by providing digital mobile telephony. Providence was a co-founding investor in Powerfone. Nextel Communications acquired Powerfone and later merged with Sprint.
Recoletos was a leading specialized publishing company in Spain. Recoletos' titles include sports daily Marca, Spain's most read newspaper, and Expansión, Spain's leading business daily. Providence invested in Recoletos in 2005. RCS MediaGroup, a leading Italian media company, acquired Recoletos in 2007.
Semarchy is a provider of master data management (MDM) software. Semarchy’s solutions are used by IT organizations to ensure the uniformity, accuracy, and stewardship of a company’s shared data assets.
SevenRooms is a fully-integrated, data-driven guest experience platform that helps hospitality operators unlock the full revenue potential of their data. From neighborhood restaurants and bars to international, multi-concept hospitality groups, the end-to-end platform enables operators to build direct guest relationships, deliver exceptional experiences, and, ultimately, bring guests back.
Stream Global Services was a leading global provider of business process outsourcing, delivering a range of services, including technical support, customer service, sales and customer retention. Stream was acquired by Convergys, a leading customer management firm, in 2014.
TAIT is a leading provider of advanced creative and engineering solutions to the live entertainment industry. TAIT provides highly sophisticated staging, rigging and technology solutions to leading music artists, theme park operators, cruise lines, theaters, brands, sports venues and other live entertainment businesses.
Song Networks (previously Tele 1 Europe) offered broadband solutions for data communication, internet and voice to medium sized and large companies in the Scandinavian telecommunications market. Providence took the company public in 2000.
Tempo Music Investments is a proprietary music rights acquisition platform. Tempo receives royalty management services from Influence Media Partners and operates in partnership with Warner Music Group.
Therapy Brands provides web-based practice management software and claims processing software as well as ancillary services for practices and care providers in the mental and behavioral health space. This company is formerly known as TheraNest.
Verio is a leading provider of web hosting and managed services to small- and medium-sized businesses. Providence was a founding investor in Verio in 1996. The company was acquired by Japanese telecom company NTT Communications.
VoiceStream Wireless was a wireless communications company formed by the mergers of General Cellular, Pacific Northwest Cellular and Western Wireless. The company was acquired by Deutsche Telekom and became T-Mobile USA, the fourth largest mobile carrier in the U.S.
Western Wireless was a leading provider of communications services in the Western United States. Providence was a founding investor in Western Wireless in 1992. Western Wireless became a key part of Alltel Wireless, which was later acquired by Verizon Wireless.
Providence was a lead and founding investor in WNP in 1998. The company purchased licenses covering over 100 million POPs in major U.S. markets in the FCC's 1998 LMDS spectrum auction, making it the largest corporate holder of LMDS wireless spectrum in the world at that time. WNP was acquired by Nextlink, which is now XO Communications.
The YES Network is a 24/7 sports and entertainment television network featuring the New York Yankees. YES also broadcasts the New Jersey Nets and other professional and collegiate sports teams as well as classic sports footage and sports-related content. Providence was a founding investor in YES.
YourCause is a provider of a SaaS-based platform that corporations use to manage philanthropic efforts such as employee giving, volunteering and corporate grants. The company also offers a donor management platform to nonprofit organizations.