Patrick Drahi Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 2

  • Portfolio
  • 1

Patrick Drahi General Information


Mr. Patrick Drahi is the Founder & Owner and serves as President of the Board, & Board Member at Altice. He is also an Angel Investor. Mr. Patrick Drahi is the Owner of Sotheby's. He is the Founder and Owner and serves as President and Board Member at Altice. He is also a Co-Founder and Owner of Newslux. He began his professional career with the Philips Group in 1988 where he was in charge of international marketing (UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Asia) in satellite and cable TV (DTH, CATV, MMDS). In 1991, Patrick joined the US/Scandinavian group Kinnevik-Millisat, where he was in charge of the development of private cable networks in Spain and France and was involved in the launch of commercial TV stations in Eastern Europe. In 1993, Patrick Drahi founded CMA, a consulting firm specializing in telecommunications and media, which was awarded a mandate from BCTV for the implementation of Beijing's full-service cable network. In addition, Patrick founded two cable companies, Sud cable Services (1994) and M'ediar'eseaux (1995), where he was involved in several buy-outs. When M'ediar'eseaux was taken over by UPC at the end of 1999, Patrick Drahi advised UPC on its M&A activities until mid-2000. He then started Altice in 2002. Patrick Drahi graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale Superieure de T'el'ecommunications de Paris (post-graduate degree in Optics and Electronics) in 1986. He was the Owner of the company. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer at Sotheby's.

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Zermatt
  • Switzerland

Patrick Drahi Investments & Acquisitions (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
SpaceIL 11-Jul-2021 Grant 0000 Aerospace and Defense Generating Revenue 0000000 00000
L'Express 15-Feb-2015 000000000000 Publishing Generating Revenue 0000000 00000

Patrick Drahi Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Patrick Drahi Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Patrick Drahi Angel Investor 0 0 Zermatt, Switzerland

Patrick Drahi FAQs

  • Who is Patrick Drahi?

    Patrick Drahi is an angel Investor who has made 2 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Patrick Drahi?

    Patrick Drahi is an angel investor.

  • What does Patrick Drahi do?

    As an angel investor, Patrick Drahi invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Patrick Drahi invested in?

    Patrick Drahi has made numerous investments in companies like SpaceIL and L'Express within the Aerospace and Defense and Publishing industries.

  • What has Patrick Drahi invested in recently?

    Patrick Drahi's latest investment was on 11-Jul-2021 in SpaceIL, a company within the Aerospace and Defense industry.

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