In 1990, Sandler Capital established a private equity capability designed to capitalize on the Firm's deep-rooted relationships in the media, communications and entertainment sectors. Since then, the private equity group has invested approximately $1.6 billion in 167 transactions across five funds.
The group has continued to focus in the media, communications and entertainment sectors. The media and entertainment sectors create, collect, organize and package content for business, leisure, informational or educational purposes. The communications sector builds and operates wholesale or retail networks and support services for transporting information between consumers and between media and entertainment companies and consumers.
The firm has typically targeted, and its existing profile is generally comprised of, investments that range from $5 million to $60 million in small to midsized companies.