Peter M. Kern
Peter M. Kern has spent the last 13 years investing in, advising, and operating a variety of large and small media companies and currently serves as a Managing Partner of InterMedia Partners, L.P. Prior to joining InterMedia Partners, LP, Mr. Kern was a Senior Managing Director and Principal of Alpine Capital LLC, a media investment and advisory firm. Mr. Kern joined Alpine when he merged his own firm, Gemini Associates, Inc., with Alpine in the summer of 2001. Gemini Associates was founded as a large-cap M&A and strategic advisory firm in 1996, and Mr. Kern served as its President. From 1996 until its sale, Mr. Kern also served as a partner of InterMedia Partners, LLC. At both Gemini and Alpine, Mr. Kern has counted among his advisory clients Liberty Media, Sony, Viacom, InterMedia Partners, Tele-Communications, Inc., TCI International, USA Networks, Cablevision Systems, and Telewest. At Alpine, Mr. Kern also was responsible for direct investing in media companies.
During his tenure, Alpine Equity Partners, L.P. made several successful investments in cable television including: Sit-Up, Gospel Music Channel, LLC, ProSeibenSat.1 Media AG, and Money Mailer, Inc. Prior to the founding of Gemini Associates, Mr. Kern was the senior financial and chief administrative officer of Home Shopping Network. Before joining Home Shopping Network, Mr. Kern was Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance and Strategic Development for Whittle Communications, a publishing and television company. Mr. Kern began his career at Bear, Stearns Co., Inc. Mr. Kern holds a B.S. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
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