Creating Value in Media & Communications: Roundtable with Andrew Vogel, Co-Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner at Zelnick Media Capital (Professional Level)

April 10 2024, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT Midtown - Address revealed upon registration

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Andrew Vogel
Co-Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner at ZMC

Andrew Vogel joined ZMC in 2003. Mr. Vogel is jointly responsible for overseeing the Firm’s private equity investment activities. Mr. Vogel currently represents ZMC as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Simeio and Raptive and serves on the boards of Resonate, The Second City, 9 Story, and Wpromote. He was previously on the boards of Education Networks of America, ITRenew, CommentSold, Airvana, Tekelec, and Cast & Crew.

Prior to joining ZMC, Mr. Vogel worked at Ripplewood Holdings, a private equity firm where he focused on investments in the media, consumer and industrial sectors. Mr. Vogel also worked at McCown De Leeuw and Co., a private equity firm where he was responsible for investments in the consumer, building materials and health and leisure industries, including the firm’s investment in 24 Hour Fitness. Previously, Mr. Vogel was an investment banker in Lehman Brothers’ Mergers and Acquisitions Group.

Mr. Vogel earned a BA in Mathematics and Economics from Wesleyan University. He also received an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated as a Baker Scholar.

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Dan Clivner
Partner at Sidley Austin

Dan Clivner is a member of Sidley Austin LLP’s Executive Committee and the managing partner of Sidley’s greater Los Angeles offices. He is a global co-leader of the firm’s M&A and Private Equity group. Dan handles high-profile transactional matters for clients in the media and entertainment, telecom, technology, financial services, and retail industries.

He has extensive experience advising both domestic and international private equity and corporate clients on a variety of matters related to M&A, corporate governance, and securities law matters such as leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, public company acquisitions, and restructurings. Dan also advises boards, management, special committees, and investment banking firms on domestic and international corporate transactions.

The Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Dan in its “Top 100 Lawyers” list (2022–2023) and further honored him with the “Champion of Diversity” award (2022). He was also named to its “Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors & Advisors” list (2020–2023). St. John’s University School of Law honored Dan with its 2022 “Honorable John E. Sprizzo Award,” presented to noteworthy alumni for their contributions to the law and their communities. Minority Corporate Counsel Association selected Dan as a 2019 “Rainmaker” and named him to its annual list honoring diverse lawyers for their business acumen, passion, and dedication to proactive client development. He was recognized as the 2016 “Corporate Lawyer of the Year” by the Century City Bar Association and Law360 named him an “MVP” for private equity in 2016. Dan earned his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law where he was editor of the St. John’s Law Review and he received his B.B.A. in finance and economics, with honors, from Baruch College.

Wednesday, April 10th
6:00 PM EDT

Midtown - Address revealed upon registration


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