Strategies: Silver Lake Partners

Silver Lake Partners

Large Cap Technology

 

Silver Lake Partners pursues large-scale private investments in companies within the technology, tech-enabled and related growth industries. Silver Lake Partners seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by investing with the strategic insight of an experienced industry participant, the operating skill of a world-class management team, and the investing capabilities of a leading private equity firm.

 

Team

Silver Lake Partners has a dedicated team of investment professionals located in Menlo Park, New York, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

 

Please click here to see the Silver Lake Partners team.

Strategies: Silver Lake Partners

Silver Lake Partners

Large Cap Technology

 

Silver Lake Partners pursues large-scale private investments in companies within the technology, tech-enabled and related growth industries. Silver Lake Partners seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by investing with the strategic insight of an experienced industry participant, the operating skill of a world-class management team, and the investing capabilities of a leading private equity firm.

 

Team

Silver Lake Partners has a dedicated team of investment professionals located in Menlo Park, New York, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

 

Please click here to see the Silver Lake Partners team.


Alibaba Group

E-Commerce Websites
2011
Partners

Alibaba Group is China’s leading e-commerce company with the following key business subsidiaries: Alibaba.com (#1 global B2B e-commerce platform), Taobao Marketplace (#1 China C2C e-commerceplatform), and Taobao Mall (“T-Mall”, #1 China B2C e-commerce platform).

Allyes

Online Media
2010
Partners

Allyes is a leading interactive marketing solutions provider in China with the following online business segments: ad agency, ad networks, advertising technology solutions, and Internet-related market research.

Avago

Advanced Semiconductor Components
2013
Partners

Avago Technologies Limited is a leading designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on III-V based products.

Avaya

Enterprise Communications Solutions
2007
Partners

Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The Company provides unified communications, contact centers, data solutions, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world.

Dell

PC and Enterprise Solutions
2013
Partners

Dell is an end-to-end computing solutions company serving a wide variety of customers ranging from the world's largest businesses and public-sector organizations, to small and medium businesses, and individual consumers. Product offerings include end-user computing and a broad portfolio of enterprise solutions and services that deliver efficient, effective and scalable information technology.

Gerson Lehrman Group

Expert Consultant Network
2008
Partners

Gerson Lehrman Group manages the world’s leading network of experts and provides technology and services to support a marketplace for expertise. Its platform for consultation and collaboration helps the world's leading financial services firms, consultancies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations find, engage, and manage experts for information in a broad range of industries and disciplines.

Global Blue

Transaction Processing
2012
Partners

Global Blue is the world’s leading transaction processor for international shopping, serving an extensive global ecosystem of merchants, travelers, and financial institutions. Through its Tax Free Shopping segment, the Company is the world’s #1 service provider enabling travelers to reclaim VAT/GST and providing merchants with related value-added services including business intelligence analytics and specialized marketing support. The Company also offers complementary dynamic currency conversion and payment integration software solutions for retail points of sale. Global Blue processes more than 27 million transactions annually for merchants in over 270,000 enabled retail locations around the world.

Go Daddy

Web Hosting and Domain Registration Services
2011
Partners

Go Daddy is a leading provider of cloud-based software and services that enable, empower, and improve the online presence of small-and-medium-sized businesses. Go Daddy offers domain registration, web hosting, and related value-added services.

Hillstone Networks

Network Equipment
2011
Partners

Hillstone Networks is a provider of network security equipment (firewall and Unified Threat Management products) to carriers, data centers, enterprises, and SMBs in China. The Company has a leading position in the domestic market and is currently developing plans to expand internationally.

Intelsat

Fixed Satellite Services
2008
Partners

Intelsat is the world’s largest provider of fixed satellite services, delivering advanced transmission access for information and entertainment to some of the world’s leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers, and governmental agencies.

Interactive Data Corporation

Financial Market Data
2010
Partners

Interactive Data Corporation is a leader in the financial information services industry, supplying pricing and reference data to the back offices of financial institutions around the world, enabling clients to complete mission critical functions such as portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, and risk management. The Company also serves clients’ needs in electronic trading, wealth management, real time market data, and fixed income analytics.

IPC

Communications Solutions
2006
Partners

IPC is a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions primarily to the financial services industry. The Company’s Trading Systems and Network Services solutions differentiate IPC as one of the few integrated providers of trading systems, maintenance, and communications services.

Quorum Business Solutions

Energy Software and Solutions
2014
Partners, Kraftwerk

Quorum is the leading provider of software and services to manage operational, administrative, financial and transactional business processes for energy, renewables and natural resource industry segments. Quorum has completed over 975 successful energy information technology projects and provides ongoing support to over 185 energy industry clients.

Sabre

Travel Distribution Solutions
2007
Partners

Sabre Holdings provides technology-enabled travel distribution services to travel agencies, consumers, and suppliers through its Travel Network, Travelocity, and Sabre Solutions business units.

SMART Modular

Memory Systems and Solid State Drives
2011
Partners, Sumeru

SMART Modular is a leading independent developer and manufacturer of DRAM and Flash-based modules and subsystems for computing, communications, embedded, and defense applications. The Company operates in Brazil, Malaysia, the UK, and the US.

SunGard

Software and Processing Solutions
2005
Partners

SunGard is a global provider of software and processing solutions and business continuity services through its four divisions: Availability Services, Financial Systems, Public Sector and K-12 Education.

Vantage Data Centers

Data Centers
2010
Partners

Vantage Data Centers provides scalable wholesale data center infrastructure to large corporate enterprises and service providers.

Virtu Financial

Electronic Market Making
2011
Partners

Virtu is one of the world’s largest electronic market makers and financial technology developers, providing liquidity by offering competitively priced bids and offers across thousands of financial instruments in the cash and futures markets for commodities, currencies, equities, and fixed income.

William Morris Endeavor

Entertainment and Media
2012
Partners

William Morris Endeavor (WME) is a leading entertainment and media company, representing approximately 8,000 clients and holding a market-leading position across key media industry verticals including TV, film, music, and books. WME also advises some of the world’s most recognized consumer brands to create entertainment-based marketing solutions and invests in companies across the digital media landscape.

Avago

Advanced Semiconductor Components
2005
Partners

Avago provides an extensive range of analog, mixed-signal, and optoelectronic components and subsystems to tens of thousands of manufacturers in four major end markets: industrial / automotive electronics, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and consumer and computing peripherals.

CDW

Tech Marketing and Distribution
2008
Partners

CDW is the leading direct marketer of multi-branded information technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare customers. The Company markets HP, Cisco and IBM branded products, amongst others, worldwide.

Crystal Decisions / Business Objects

Business Intelligence Software
2000
Partners

Datek Online / Ameritrade

Online Brokerage
2000
Partners

eConnections

Web-Based Hosted Marketplace
2000
Partners

Enterasys

Enterprise Data Networking
2000
Partners

Flextronics

Electronics Manufacturing and Supply Chain Services
2003
Partners

Gartner

IT Research Products
2000
Partners

Groupon

Collective Purchasing
2011
Partners

Groupon, a leading social commerce site, offers deals on local products and services in hundreds of markets around the world.

Instinet

Electronic Brokerage and Execution Services
2005
Partners

Instinet is a premier global electronic securities broker, providing the trading expertise and advanced technology to interact with more than 50 securities markets worldwide. Instinet has an active client base of approximately 1,500 firms, including mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, and pension funds globally. The company seeks to improve institutional investment performance and lower overall trading costs through its various front end trading systems, securities crossing networks, algorithms, and investment research products.

Island / Instinet Group

Electronic Securities Trading
2000
Partners

MCI

Voice and Data Communications Services
2003
Partners

Mercury

Merchant Acquiring for Integrated Payments
2010
Partners

Mercury Payment Systems is one of the fastest growing merchant acquirers in North America. The Company has created a unique, value-added network of integrated point of sale software developers, resellers, and merchants who all benefit from the company’s payment processing solutions.

MultiPlan

Healthcare Cost Management
2010
Partners

MultiPlan is the leading and most comprehensive provider of healthcare cost management solutions in North America. The Company delivers transaction-based services to insurers, health plan administrators, and other payers of healthcare services, as well as to its national network of medical providers.

Nasdaq

Electronic Stock Exchange
2005
Partners

The NASDAQ OMX Group is the world's largest exchange company. With over 3,800 listed companies, it delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs.

Network General / NetScout

Network and Application Management Solutions
2004
Partners

Nobao Renewable Energy

Geothermal Energy-Efficiency Technologies
2010
Partners

Nobao is a leading provider of fully-integrated clean technology management solutions in China utilizing ground source heat pump (GSHP) technologies. The Company offers integrated energy management solutions for various types of buildings, such as hotels, offices, shopping malls, public facilities, villas and residential buildings, primarily through energy management contracts by designing, manufacturing and installing GSHP heating, cooling and hot water supply systems, as well as providing post-installation maintenance services typically over 10 to 20 years. Nobao’s fully-integrated GSHP solutions typically can save 50% to 70% of energy consumption compared to conventional fuel- and electricity-based systems.

NXP

Silicon Solutions
2006
Partners

NXP is a provider of semiconductors, system solutions, and software for identification applications, automotive applications, mobile phones, and a wide range of other electronic devices.

Riverstone

Metropolitan Data Networking
2001
Partners

Seagate

Disc Drives
2000
Partners

Sensata Technologies

Semiconductor Manufacturing
2008
Partners

Sensata Technologies is a market leading supplier of sensor and control products to a diversified set of end-markets including automotive, industrial, aerospace, appliance and heating, ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC).. The Company’s products enable a broad portfolio of safety and efficiency applications ranging from circuit breakers to vehicle electronic stability control systems.

Serena

Change Management Software
2006
Partners

Serena is the leading pure play provider of Application Lifecycle Management for the Enterprise. With 29 offices in 14 countries, Serena is dedicated to helping IT capitalize on its software development initiatives.

Skype

Internet Communications
2009
Partners

Skype is a leading global Internet communications company providing software used by millions of individuals and businesses to make free video and in-network voice calls as well as paid calls to standard telephones and to send text messages.

SMART Storage Systems

Solid-State Storage
2011
Partners, Sumeru

SMART Storage Systems is a leading provider of current and next-generation enterprise solid-state storage products. The Company delivers its solutions to a broad customer base in the enterprise storage, enterprise server, data center, defense, and industrial markets. SMART Storage Systems is part of the SMART Modular Technologies family of global companies.

Spreadtrum

Fabless Semiconductors
2010
Partners

Spreadtrum Communications is a fabless semiconductor company that develops baseband and RF processor solutions for the wireless communications market. Spreadtrum combines its semiconductor design expertise with its software development capabilities to deliver highly-integrated baseband processors with multimedia functionality and power management. Spreadtrum has developed its solutions based on an open development platform, enabling its customers to develop customized wireless products that are feature-rich to meet their cost and time-to-market requirements.

SubmitOrder

eCommerce Outsourcing Services
1999
Partners

Tandberg

Video Conferencing Solutions
2009
Partners

Tandberg is the leading provider of videoconferencing equipment worldwide.

Terremark

Data Centers
2010
Partners

Terremark provides industry leading managed services, cloud computing, colocation & web hosting solutions for enterprise IT infrastructures.

Thomson

Digital Media Services
2004
Partners

Thomson provides technology and outsourcing solutions to help Media & Entertainment clients realize business goals and optimize performance in a rapidly changing technology environment.  The group strives to be the leading partner to the Media & Entertainment industries by offering end-to-end solutions through its Technicolor, Grass Valley, RCA, and THOMSON brands.

UGS

Product Lifecycle Management Solutions
2004
Partners

Unitymedia

Cable Television
2009
Partners

Unitymedia is the only scale cable operator across two of Germany's most affluent regions and is the second largest German cable provider overall; it offers basic and digital TV pay cable television, Internet access, and telephony services.

Xoriant

IT Consulting and Staffing Services
2000
Partners

Zynga

Online Social Games
2010
Partners

Zynga is the world’s largest social game developer with over 300 million monthly active users playing games which include FarmVille, CityVille, Empires & Allies, FrontierVille, Mafia Wars, Zynga Poker, CaféWorld, Treasure Isle, YoVille, FishVille, and PetVille. Zynga games are available on a number of global platforms including Facebook, Google+, MySpace, Yahoo, iPad, iPhone, and Android.

Note: For a complete list of all Silver Lake portfolio companies, please click the Portfolio tab. It should not be assumed that all investments shown here or made in the future will be profitable.
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