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Providence Equity Partners LLC is a private equity firm established in 1989 based out of Providence, RI. According to its website, "Providence is the world's leading private equity firm focused on media, communications, education and information investments."[1]

Ties to Pete Peterson's "Fix the Debt"

The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Providence Equity Partners LLC is part of the Campaign to Fix the Debt as of February 2013.

This article is part of the Center for Media and Democracy's investigation of Pete Peterson's Campaign to "Fix the Debt." Please visit our main SourceWatch page on Fix the Debt.

About Fix the Debt
The Campaign to Fix the Debt is the latest incarnation of a decades-long effort by former Nixon man turned Wall Street billionaire Pete Peterson to slash earned benefit programs such as Social Security and Medicare under the guise of fixing the nation's "debt problem." Through a special report and new interactive wiki resource, the Center for Media and Democracy -- in partnership with the Nation magazine -- exposes the funding, the leaders, the partner groups, and the phony state "chapters" of this astroturf supergroup. Learn more at PetersonPyramid.org and in the Nation magazine.


Personnel

Leadership

As of February 2013[2]

  • Jonathan M. Nelson: Chief Executive Officer
  • Glenn M. Creamer: Senior Managing Director
  • Paul J. Salem: Senior Managing Director
  • Robert S. Hull: Chief Financial Officer

Contact Information

50 Kennedy Plz # 1800
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: (401) 751-1700
Website: http://www.provequity.com

Resources and articles

Featured SourceWatch Articles on Fix the Debt

References

  1. "About Us" Providence Equity, Accessed February 7, 2013.
  2. "Team", Providence Equity, Accessed February 7, 2013.
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