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COMPANY

INDUSTRY VERTICAL

YEAR

STRATEGY

AVI-SPL

Video Communications Solutions

2008

Sumeru

AVI-SPL is a leader in the video conferencing and audio visual industry. The Company provides system integration and managed services for professional video conferencing and AV installations in the corporate, education, performance venue, and government sectors in over 20 countries.

BlackLine Systems

Enterprise Accounting Software

2013

Sumeru

BlackLine Systems is a leading provider of enterprise-class solutions to automate and control mission-critical financial close processes. An experienced provider of software to companies of all sizes, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement and scalable applications that automate the entire financial close process to help companies improve their financial controls.

ForeFlight

Aviation Software

2014

Sumeru

ForeFlight is a leading provider of digital flight planning and navigation software.  The company’s products help pilots and flight departments plan flights, increase flight safety and efficiency and are widely used across personal, corporate, air transport, and government operations. 

Locaweb

Hosting and Cloud Computing

2010

Sumeru

Locaweb is Brazil's largest provider of webhosting, cloud computing, and SaaS applications to small and medium businesses. The Company offers a full suite of services to help businesses establish and grow their Internet presence, including web hosting, cloud servers, domain registration, e-mail accounts, e-mail marketing, and e-commerce.

MEDSEEK

Healthcare IT

2012

Sumeru

MEDSEEK is a leading provider of patient engagement software and healthcare marketing analytics solutions to hospitals across the United States and Canada. The Company's software platform helps healthcare organizations attract and retain patients and improves patient experience and care through enhanced patient-doctor communication and information accessibility.

Opera Solutions

Data Analytics Software and Services

2011

Sumeru

Opera Solutions is a leading provider of "big data" enterprise analytics software and services. Focused on the emerging analytics-as-a-service market, the Company offers solutions across multiple domains including financial services, procurement, credit & fraud, government, healthcare, and marketing.

Outspoken

Mobile Marketing

2007

Sumeru

Outspoken provides a SaaS-based mobile marketing platform for enterprise customers with market leading capabilities in SMS, MMS and Video.

Talend

Open Source Data Management Software

2010

Sumeru

Talend is a leading provider of open source software for data management, offering a full suite of tools for data integration, data quality, master data management, and application integration. These products help corporate IT departments address the exponential growth in the volume and heterogeneity of data they need to manage across systems and applications.

Velocity Technology Solutions

Enterprise Cloud Application Hosting

2012

Sumeru

Velocity is a leading cloud solutions provider for enterprise resource planning (ERP) applications. The Company’s solution reduces costs, increases performance, and improves the flexibility of mission critical IT infrastructure for enterprise customers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Eka

Commodity Management Software

2013

Kraftwerk

Eka is a leading international provider of commodity trading and risk management software, covering trading and position management, physical supply chain, enterprise risk management and compliance and analytics.

friedola®Tech

Recycled Lightweight Plastics

2012

Kraftwerk

friedola®Tech is a leading manufacturer and marketer of recycled plastic products with a focus on the automotive and packaging sectors. The Company supplies lightweight, recyclable, and environmentally-friendly plastic solutions to a variety of industries with an innovative and proprietary product portfolio.

Hyla Mobile

Mobile Device Trade-In and Reuse

2013

Kraftwerk

HYLA Mobile, formerly eRecyclingCorps, is one of the world’s leading providers of products and services that capture, extend and optimize the life and value of used mobile phones.


Note: Includes all current investments by funds that follow the Silver Lake Partners, Silver Lake Sumeru, and Silver Lake Kraftwerk strategies.

At A Glance

Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with more than $23 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 110 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Today Silver Lake's portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $80 billion of revenue annually and employs greater than 160,000 people internationally.

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