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Important Information Regarding the Relationship between Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Sumeru
The primary investment focus of the Silver Lake Partners strategy is to make private equity investments in large-scale companies within the technology, technology-enabled, and related growth industries. The primary investment focus of the Silver Lake Sumeru strategy had been to make private equity investments in middle market technology companies with established business models and attractive growth prospects where there is an opportunity to create value through operational transformation. Silver Lake Sumeru is no longer actively making investments. Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Sumeru have distinct primary investment objectives, and largely different teams of investment professionals. Any portfolio companies mentioned of either the Silver Lake Sumeru strategy or the Silver Lake Partners strategy are only a representative sampling. Please see the Portfolio page for a complete list of both strategies’ portfolio companies.
Important Information Regarding the Relationship between Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Kraftwerk
The primary investment focus of the Silver Lake Partners strategy is to make private equity investments in large-scale companies within the technology, technology-enabled, and related growth industries. The primary investment focus of the Silver Lake Kraftwerk strategy is to provide growth capital to technology and tech-enabled businesses driving efficiency across the operations, energy, and resources industries. Not only do Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Kraftwerk have distinct primary investment objectives, but they also have largely different teams of investment professionals. Any portfolio companies mentioned of either the Silver Lake Kraftwerk strategy or the Silver Lake Partners strategy are only a representative sampling. Please see the Portfolio page for a complete list of both strategies’ portfolio companies.
Important Information Regarding the Relationship between Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Waterman
The primary investment focus of the Silver Lake Partners strategy is to make private equity investments in large-scale companies within the technology, technology-enabled, and related growth industries. The primary investment focus of the Silver Lake Waterman strategy is to provide growth capital to later-stage companies in the technology and technology-enabled industries, offering flexible solutions to finance expansion and acquisitions. Not only do Silver Lake Partners and Silver Lake Waterman have distinct primary investment objectives, but they also have largely different teams of investment professionals. Any portfolio companies mentioned of either the Silver Lake Waterman strategy or the Silver Lake Partners strategy are only a representative sampling.