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Roland A. DeSilva

Managing Partner

Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips

Location: New York, United States
Work phone: +1 212-651-2603
Mobile: +1 917-796-0020


Roland DeSilva is a Managing Partner at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips (formerly DeSilva+Phillips). He co-founded DeSilva+Phillips in 1996.

Roland has completed more than 150 transactions in the media sector, notably Vestar’s acquisition of MediMedia from Cinven, The Carlyle Group and Apax Partners; Randall Publishing’s sale to Wachovia Capital Partners; and deals for companies such as Primedia, Petersen Publishing, Scholastic, CurtCo Freedom Group, Freedom Magazines, MultiMedia HealthCare, Media/Communications Partners, International Thomson Business Press, Hanley Wood and VNU, among others.