About Dolphin Communications Partners
Dolphin Communications Partners, L.P., a private investment fund located in New York City, specialises in leading private equity investments in fast growing, private communication companies, which take advantage of the globalisation, deregulation, or technological advances in the telecommunications industry. Dolphin manages the Dolphin Communications Fund, L.P. and the Dolphin Parallel Fund, L.P. Dolphin's principals are experienced private equity investors who have focused on the communications industry throughout their careers. They have substantial knowledge of a wide range of communications services sectors, including telephony, Internet, satellite, wireless, broadcasting, cable television and media content. In addition, Dolphin's industry and investment experience, coupled with its relationships with industry executives, co-investors and investment and commercial bankers, help it to provide financial and strategic advice to its portfolio companies.
Dolphin's principals have invested $US300 million to finance 40 communications companies generating realised and unrealised returns of over $US700 million, a 58% IRR. They have also led investment groups in the creation of five public companies. Dolphin Communications recently completed the initial closing on its second fund, a $US500 million telecommunications equity fund. Additionally, the portfolio companies have raised over $US6 billion in capital while the principals were involved with the companies, including privately placed equity, public equity, high yield debt and bank debt. Dolphin's current portfolio investments include: Epoch Networks, Pangea, Terago, Wired Business, Velocom, CAVU, Norigen Communications Group, Inter Digital Networks, Giganet and Western Integrated Networks. Dolphin acted as lead investor for Pangea's successful development of a northern European combined terrestrial and undersea fibre optic network.
For more information, please see: www.dolphinfund.com