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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.



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


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Current Investments

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Alibaba Group

E-Commerce Websites



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


Enterprise Communications Solutions



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.

Broadcom Limited

Advanced Semiconductor Components



Broadcom Limited, formerly Avago Technologies, is a leading designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions serving the wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage, and industrial end-markets.

Cast & Crew

Entertainment Payroll Processing and Software



Cast & Crew is a premier provider of technology-enabled payroll, production accounting and related value-added services to the entertainment industry. The Company helps content creators manage the complexities of entertainment industry payroll processing; residuals processing; tax incentives and financial services; regulatory compliance; and production accounting.


PC and Enterprise Solutions



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.

Fanatics, Inc.




Fanatics is a leading online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise providing e‐commerce and fulfillment services for all major professional sports leagues and hundreds of premier brands in the sports industry.

Global Blue

Transaction Processing



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.


Web Hosting and Domain Registration Services



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


Fixed Satellite Services



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.

Motorola Solutions

Critical Communications Solutions



Motorola Solutions creates mission-critical communication solutions and services for more than 100,000 public safety and commercial customers, including local, state and national public safety agencies as well as businesses in industries such as utilities, mining and transportation. Its portfolio includes devices used by professionals in the field, problem-solving software that drives effectiveness, mission-critical systems for command centers, network infrastructure and a range of services.


Mobile and Online Travel Platform



Qunar is China’s leading mobile and online travel platform, selling airline tickets, hotel bookings, vacation packages and tourist attraction tickets. Its proprietary technology helps travelers compare prices across tens of thousands of travel service providers. Qunar means "where to go" in Mandarin Chinese.

Quorum Business Solutions

Energy Software and Solutions


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.

Red Ventures

Digital Marketing



Red Ventures is the United States’ largest provider of technology-enabled performance marketing services. The company operates as a strategic partner to leading brands across a variety of industries, including consumer home video, telecom, insurance, energy, financial services and software.


Travel Distribution Solutions



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

SMART Modular

Memory Systems and Solid State Drives


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.


IT Management Software



SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Vantage Data Centers

Data Centers



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


Entertainment and Media



WME|IMG is the global leader in sports, entertainment, media, and fashion. Operating in more than 25 countries around the world, the company specializes in talent representation; commercial marketing and endorsements; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production and distribution; and event management. Formed in 2014, when WME acquired IMG, WME|IMG's nearly 5,000 employees work across businesses including IMG Academy, Art + Commerce, Books, College, Commercials and Endorsements, Digital, Events, Film, Golf, Licensing, Models, Music, Production, Speakers, Television, Tennis, and Theater.

Note: Includes all current investments from Silver Lake Partners II, L.P. and Silver Lake Partners III, L.P.

At A Glance

Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with more than $26 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Silver Lake Partners invests in large-cap technology companies and tech-enabled businesses.

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