Haim Saban

Founder at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)

Haim Saban

Haim Saban

Founder at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)

Overview
Career Highlights

Saban Ventures LLC
Saban Music Group, Inc.
German Media Partners LP

RelSci Relationships

2127

Primary Location

Beverly Hills, CA, United States

Number of Boards

22

Birthday

10/1944

Age

76

Number of Awards

17

Estimated Net Worth

$3B

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)

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Managing Director, Private Equity at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)

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Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)

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Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)

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Managing Director, Private Equity at Saban Capital Group, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at CBS, Inc.

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Founder at Women's Self Worth Foundation

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at DIRECTV Holdings LLC

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Chief Financial Officer at Saban Ventures LLC

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sony Pictures Entertainment

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Haim Saban
Founder at Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity)
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Career History
Founder
2001 - Current

Saban Capital Group focuses on investments in companies in the media, entertainment and communications industries. The firm makes both controlling and minority investments in public and private companies. In addition, Saban Capital Group actively manages a globally-diversified portfolio of investments that includes public equities, credit opportunities, alternative investments and real property assets.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed

Saban Ventures focuses on the SaaS, mobile, tech enabled services and digital media. The firm provides financing for seed, early and growth stage capital requirements. They will act as a lead investor and makes co investments.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2001 - Prior

Part of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Saban Music Group, Inc. is an American company located in Los Angeles, CA, that operates music industry. Haïm Saban is the current CEO, occupying that position since 2001.The company says this about itself: Saban Music Group LLC (SMG) is a global music entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California. SMG was founded in 2019 by Haim Saban, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saban Capital Group LLC and a worldwide pioneer and leader in the entertainment industry. SMG captures the globalization of music by identifying, signing and developing artists with international appeal. The company operates in a number of pillars including recorded music, publishing, touring, management and acquisitions. SMG's global artist roster includes STATIC AND BEN EL (Israel), Mergui (Israel), Marie Monti (France), Chesca (Puerto Rico) and Reykon (Colombia), to name a few.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Current

Saban Capital Group focuses on investments in companies in the media, entertainment and communications industries. The firm makes both controlling and minority investments in public and private companies. In addition, Saban Capital Group actively manages a globally-diversified portfolio of investments that includes public equities, credit opportunities, alternative investments and real property assets.

Director
2004 - Prior

The DIRECTV Group, Inc. provides digital television entertainment services. It operates as a digital broadcast satellite service company. The firm transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in several countries. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.

Director
2004 - 2010

DIRECTV is one of the world's leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming, and industry leading customer service to more than 32 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. Content DIRECTV offers more than 285 channels with more than 170 HD channels in Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive programming, and the most comprehensive collection of sports programming available anywhere, including NFL SUNDAY TICKET, NHL® CENTER ICE®, and NBA LEAGUE PASS. DIRECTV also lets you watch the hottest movies and shows anywhere, on your TVs at home, and on your laptop, tablet, and cell phone. We offer access to quality programming delivered to homes, airports, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, office buildings, airplanes, automobiles, and portable electronics. AUDIENCE Network™, a unique and exclusive television experience available only to DIRECTV subscribers, partnered with NBC to produce and air three additional seasons of the Emmy Award-winning series Friday Night Lights and became the exclusive home of the critically-acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning drama Damages starring Glenn Close. Most recently, DIRECTV made its first foray into original content with ROGUE, an exclusive suspense-drama starring award-winning actress Thandie Newton, which is slated to premiere in 2013. The Dan Patrick Show and its companion series The Box Score keep sports fans up to date with the latest sports talk. Viewers also enjoy major events such as the annual DIRECTV Celebrity Beach Bowl, only on DIRECTV's AUDIENCE Network™. Technology Many of our more than 16,000 employees operate our broadcast centers on the ground, monitor our satellites in space and deliver industry-leading service and value. As an all-digital platform, we were the first to deliver an interactive on-screen program guide and Pay Per View ordering by remote control. Our innovations have led to eight Emmy® Awards and hundreds of filings for US patents as we've introduced must-have technologies to the viewing experience. Service For the tenth year in a row, DIRECTV scored higher in customer satisfaction than cable companies measured in the American Customer Satisfaction Index.* More than half of our employees primarily work to deliver the highest level of service to our customers, whether they call 1-800-DIRECTV, work with one of our installers or manage their accounts online at directv.com. We want our customers to rely on us to meet their needs effectively and professionally

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit hospital for pediatric care. The hospital has been named the best children’s hospital on the West Coast and is among the top five in the nation for clinical excellence with its selection to the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll. It is home to The Saban Research Institute, one of the largest and most productive pediatric research facilities in the United States. Children’s Hospital is also one of America's premier teaching hospitals through its affiliation since 1932 with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2019

Junior Achievement's Purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

$2,500 +
2019

World of Children, Inc. operates as a not for profit organization. It funds, elevates, and educates children. The firm also provides health and medical welfare, protection, rescue and rehabilitation, humanitarian needs disaster relief. The company was founded by Harry Leibowitz and Kay Isaacson-Leibowitz in 1996 and is headquartered in Laguna Hills, CA.

$500K - $1M
2018

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Political Donations
$500K
2020

House Majority PAC combines innovative new approaches with time-tested strategies to do battle with Republican outside groups and make a difference. Formed in April 2011, House Majority PAC’s goal was to answer the barrage of GOP outside spending and ensure that never again would groups funded by Karl Rove, the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and the like be able to drown out Democratic candidates.Shortly after its formation, House Majority PAC helped make support for the Ryan budget a central issue in a special election in a Republican district in upstate New York, ensuring a Democratic upset. Then House Majority PAC swung into action in southern Arizona, helping keep Gabby Giffords’ former Congressional district in Democratic hands. House Majority PAC is committed to building a long-term organization that will continue to take on Republican outside groups in the fight for the House majority.

$1M
2020

House Majority PAC combines innovative new approaches with time-tested strategies to do battle with Republican outside groups and make a difference. Formed in April 2011, House Majority PAC’s goal was to answer the barrage of GOP outside spending and ensure that never again would groups funded by Karl Rove, the Koch Brothers, Sheldon Adelson and the like be able to drown out Democratic candidates.Shortly after its formation, House Majority PAC helped make support for the Ryan budget a central issue in a special election in a Republican district in upstate New York, ensuring a Democratic upset. Then House Majority PAC swung into action in southern Arizona, helping keep Gabby Giffords’ former Congressional district in Democratic hands. House Majority PAC is committed to building a long-term organization that will continue to take on Republican outside groups in the fight for the House majority.

$1M
2020

Senate Majority PAC was founded by experienced, aggressive Democratic strategists with one mission: To win Senate races.

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Saban Capital Group LLC (Private Equity), Indonesia Media Partners LLC purchase PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk from PT Global Mediacom Tbk

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Ap.Sb.Ar. Holdings Ltd., a subsidiary of Searchlight Capital Partners LLC, is a company headquartered in Israel providing investment services.

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Awards & Honors
Rank #280
2018
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Rank #660
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #453
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Events
Organizer
Hillary Clinton's Presidential Campaign Fundraiser at Peter Chernin's Residence, 6/0/2007

Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

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