BOCA RATON – May 30, 2014 – PRESS RELEASE – Digital Bridge Holdings (digitalbridgellc.com) announced today that Mr. Thomas Yanagi, previously Head of Communications Infrastructure at Macquarie Infrastructure Partners (MIP), has joined the company. Digital Bridge Holdings, based in Boca Raton, FL, was formed in 2013 through a partnership between Ben Jenkins of Dering Capital and Marc Ganzi of Global Tower Partners.
At Macquarie, Tom was responsible for sourcing, executing and managing investments in the communications sector and served on the Board of Directors for a number of portfolio companies. This included Global Tower Partners, the tower business founded by Mr. Ganzi and sold to American Tower for $4.8 billion in October 2013.
“Tom is an experienced deal professional with a strong ability to build collaborative relationships and identify and execute investment opportunities.” said Mr. Ganzi. “Tom was a great partner during Macquarie’s ownership of GTP and we are pleased that he has decided to join the Digital Bridge team.”
“I’ve known Marc for nearly ten years and I am tremendously excited to have the opportunity to join the team.” said Mr. Yanagi. “There are some really interesting investment opportunities in the sector and Digital Bridge brings an unmatched level of experience and expertise in acquiring, integrating and operating communications businesses – which have historically resulted in delivering outstanding returns to investors.”
About Digital Bridge
Digital Bridge Holdings is a communications infrastructure platform based in Boca Raton, Florida. It was formed in 2013 through a partnership between Ben Jenkins (formerly of The Blackstone Group) and Marc Ganzi (former founder and CEO of Global Tower Partners). Digital Bridge owns interest in a broad range of communications infrastructure companies. It is dedicated to long-term value creation through the active management of its companies and strong alignment with its investor partners, which include leading institutions, corporations, endowments and family offices around the world. More information may be found at digitalbridgellc.com.