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As various industries continue to gain traction from family offices, the FINTRX family office data and research provider continues to shine light on the alternative wealth space, providing insight and analytics into the past investment history of these private wealth groups. In utilizing the FINTRX Buy-Side platform, which provides intel into thousands of direct deal transactions made by nearly 3,000 family offices around the world, we uncover three family offices m investing in the media and entertainment industry...
Founded in 2018, Leto Ventures is a Scottsdale, AZ-based single family office serving as the private investment arm for its founder Andrew Leto and his family. Leto created his wealth through a series of entrepreneurial ventures. Today, the firm invests in various alternatives primarily through direct transactions. In previous years, the group has targeted early and growth stage companies operating across the media, entertainment, transportation and technology spaces (among others). In September of 2017, for instance, Leto Ventures made a direct investment in Emerge, a Los Angeles, CA-based tech company offering a new standard for shared digital experiences. Geographically, the firm invests primarily in the United States with a focus on the Southern US.
Established in 1999, PTK Capital is a Los Angeles, CA-based single family office managing the wealth of Kevin Wall, an American entrepreneur, investor and businessman. Wall created his wealth via an extensive career in the media, entertainment and technology industries. In addition to his media career, Wall co-founded multiple venture capital and private equity firms specializing in ESG investments. Today, PTK Capital allocates to a range of opportunities throughout the media, entertainment, wellness and environmental sectors. The firm puts an emphasis on promoting gender equality and diversity across their portfolio companies. In January of 2016, PTK Capital made a direct investment in Dreamscape Immersive, a Culver City, CA-based entertainment company using advanced VR (virtual reality) technologies to create a new form of mainstream location-based entertainment. In addition to PTK's direct investments, the group allocates to venture capital funds - both emerging and established.
Founded in 2014, Preon Capital Partners is a Switzerland-based single family office investing on behalf of Jari Ovaskainen, a highly successful angel investor and founder of Lobox, a Finnish internet company that was later sold for €230M. Ovaskainen is an investor in Advanced Accelerator Applications and is the largest shareholder of the global video game company, Next Games. The firm is mainly focused on making direct equity investments in seed and early-stage startups. Sectors and industries of interest include media and entertainment, gaming, technology, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, software applications, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals and more. In December of 2015, Preon Capital made a direct investment in Snowprint Studios, a computer gaming company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The company aims to take the gameplay experience to the next level while making mobile games more accessible.
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October 16, 2020
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