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02/21/19

McCourt Global Announces New CFO Joe Riley and General Counsel Kiran Kadekar

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- McCourt Global, a diversified asset management and investment firm with a growing portfolio of operating companies, today announced its appointment of Joe Riley as Chief Financial Officer and Kiran Kadekar as General Counsel. 

"Joe and Kiran have built extensive careers in finance and law, and we're delighted to welcome them to McCourt Global," said Frank McCourt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of McCourt Global. "Their skills, insights and vast experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow our portfolio and invest in impact projects that are bettering the world we live in." 

As CFO, Mr. Riley will oversee the financial management of McCourt Global's portfolio in Europe, Asia, and the United States. He previously served as Managing Member and Chief Administrative Officer of the Psilos Group, a healthcare-focused private equity firm. There he oversaw finance and treasury operations, fundraising and investor relations, regulatory compliance, infrastructure, and administration. Mr. Riley spent six years at PwC where he served as a key accounting partner to Apollo, advising them on buyout transactions in the healthcare and media sectors. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS from Georgetown University. 

As General Counsel, Mr. Kadekar will provide legal guidance across the business and oversee strategy for complex transactions. He previously spent ten years in the New York and Paris offices of Sullivan & Cromwell as a corporate attorney, advising prominent private equity and hedge funds, global financial institutions and life sciences, industrial, energy and real estate companies regarding public and private acquisitions, and divestitures. Mr. Kadekar also worked for Booz Allen Hamilton. He holds a JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, a Masters degree from Sciences Po, and a BSFS from Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. 

"McCourt Global's focus on creating long-term, sustainable value for the projects and communities it invests in is part of the firm's DNA," said Joe Riley. "With such a positive and empowering culture, I look forward to working with Frank and everyone on the McCourt Global team." 

"With such a compelling, diverse portfolio and a promising pipeline of projects, McCourt Global is directly involved in initiatives that are shaping modern society, both physically and socially," said Kiran Kadekar. "Frank and his team are real pioneers in merging development and philanthropy, and I'm excited to be a part of the firm." 

About McCourt Global    
McCourt Global is a diversified asset management and investment firm with a growing portfolio of operating companies that spans real estate, finance, sports, technology, and social impact. Our credo, We Invest in Better, guides our efforts in business and around the world. Founded in 1893 as a Boston road-building company, the McCourt legacy has expanded to a global company with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, London, Marseille, and Beijing. 

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