PETER CHERNIN

Co-founder & Partner The Chernin Group

2022-06-20T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-06-20T07:00:00.0000000Z

LABJ

https://labusinessjournal.pressreader.com/article/298362796520714

MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT | 2022 LA500

Chernin guided the multi-stage investment firm into 21 deals over the past year in digital media, edtech, consumer blockchain and health and wellness brands. The Playa Vista-based company bought a minority stake in pop-culture collectibles Funko in May and made earlier investments in baby toy maker Lovevery and Food52, which is a cooking and home goods brand. TCG also considered raising funds for its own general-interest special purpose acquisition company but ultimately opted not to. Chernin previously was a top executive at News Corp., giving him an extensive a film and TV background. He keeps a hand in Hollywood businesses via his separate Chernin Entertainment.

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