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Alibaba Group
Internet & eCommerce

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).

Internet & eCommerce

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.

Content & Entertainment
AMC Entertainment is the world’s largest movie exhibition company with approximately 1,000 theatres and 11,000 screens around the globe and nearly a century of history. The company also leads the industry in innovation, leveraging technology, on-site enhancements, and business model innovations to provide the best moviegoing experience for consumers.
Internet & eCommerce

Ancestry is the world's largest provider of online family history data and personal DNA testing. It provides insight on users' family backgrounds and genealogical heritage through its digitized historical records and personal DNA testing.

Internet & eCommerce
Aras provides product lifecycle management software solutions to the world’s leading manufacturers of complex, connected products. Aras’ product lifecycle management platform and applications connect users in all disciplines and functions to critical product information and processes across the extended enterprise.
Compute & Communications

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.

Compute & Communications

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.

Compute & Communications

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.

Internet & eCommerce

BlackLine 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.

Broadcom Inc.
Compute & Communications

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
Content & Entertainment

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.

Tech Marketing and Distribution

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.


Con-Pearl 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.

Health & Learning
Cornerstone OnDemand is a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software. The company’s solutions help organizations to realize the potential of the modern workforce.
Credit Karma
Financial Technology
Credit Karma offers its members digital tools for monitoring and improving credit health through the company’s personal financial technology platform. The company also leverages advanced data modeling to provide a full suite of personalized financial product recommendations.
Crystal Decisions / Business Objects
Compute & Communications
Crystal Decisions, formerly known as Seagate Software Information Management Group, is a business intelligence company known for its flagship product, Crystal Reports, one of the most widely used report creation products available at the time. Crystal Decisions was acquired by Business Objects, an enterprise software company with a similar focus on business intelligence, in 2003. 

Ctrip is China’s leading provider of accommodation reservations, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management. It is the largest online consolidator of accommodations and transportation tickets in China in terms of transaction volume.

Datek Online / Ameritrade
Online Brokerage
Datek Online, subsect of Datek Securities Corp., is an internet broker that was acquired by Ameritrade in 2002. In 2006, Ameritrade became TD Ameritrade and has since remained an online brokerage firm.
Internet & eCommerce
eConnections was an Internet-based supply-chain management services company for the electronics industry.
Compute & Communications
Enterasys Networks, Inc. is an American networking company, providing networking equipment ranging from routers, switches, and IEEE 802.11 wireless access points and controllers. The company was acquired by Extreme Networks in 2013.
Real Estate Technology

FATHOM is the leading provider of integrated utility-to-utility, cloud-based data and customer service solutions for water utilities. As the largest SaaS platform in the water sector, FATHOM collects the massive volumes of data generated by state-of-the-art automated meter reading and billing systems and brings heightened efficiencies to water utilities and their customers.

Compute & Communications
Flextronics is a global electronics manufacturer that delivers technology innovation, supply chain, and manufacturing solutions to various industries and end markets. In 2015, the company rebranded from Flextronics to Flex.
Internet & eCommerce

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. 

IT Research Products
Gartner is a global research and advisory firm that provides information, advice, and tools for senior leaders across the enterprise, including finance, human resources, information technology, customer service and support, legal and compliance, product management, and sales.
Gerson Lehrman Group
Expert Consultant Network

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.

Internet & eCommerce

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.

Internet & eCommerce

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

Hillstone Networks
Compute & Communications

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.

Hyla Mobile
Compute & Communications

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.

Compute & Communications

i2 is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable its customers to use advanced analysis and visualization technology to monitor, manage and solve investigations more effectively. Customers include law enforcement, military, homeland security / defense, intelligence and other governmental agencies.

In October 2011, Silver Lake Sumeru sold i2 to IBM.

Financial Technology

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.

Compute & Communications

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

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.

Compute & Communications

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.

Island / Instinet Group
Electronic Securities Trading
Instinet is an institutional, agency-model broker that executes trades for asset management firms, hedge funds, insurance companies, mutual funds, and pension funds. The company offers sales trading services and trading technologies, including algorithms, trade cost analysis, commission management, and independent research.
Internet & eCommerce
Koubei provides mobile solutions for brick-and-mortar businesses to capture growing consumption in China. It allows users to look for local merchants, place orders, conduct payments and write reviews from directly within the Alipay app. Koubei was established in 2015 by Alibaba Group and Ant Financial Services Group. 
Internet & eCommerce

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.

Compute & Communications
MCI is a telecommunications company, previously known as WorldCom, which was acquired by Verizon Communications and integrated into Verizon Business in 2006.
Financial Technology

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.

Motorola Solutions
Compute & Communications

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.

Health & Learning

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.

Financial Technology

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
Compute & Communications
NetScout provides application and network performance management products, serving enterprise communities, government agencies, and telecommunications service providers.
Nobao Renewable Energy
Real Estate Technology

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.


NortonLifeLock is a leading global provider of consumer cyber safety solutions.

Compute & Communications

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.

Opera Solutions
Content & Entertainment

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.

Compute & Communications

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

Compute & Communications

Power-One has two primary businesses. One is a leading supplier of power conversion and power management systems. The other is the leading provider of inverters for alternative energy production.

Content & Entertainment

PrimeSense is the leader in high performance, 3D vision and gesture recognition solutions. These solutions allow users to interact with devices in a simple and intuitive manner. PrimeSense provides SOC, middleware, and complete 3D sensors enabling the consumer electronic, gaming, industrial, and digital signage markets.

Quorum Software
Internet & eCommerce

Quorum Software 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 Software has completed over 975 successful energy information technology projects and provides ongoing support to over 185 energy industry clients.

Renovate America
Financial Technology

Renovate America is a technology-enabled provider of financing for energy- and water-efficient home improvements. Since 2011, the company has helped more than 38,000 homeowners reduce energy and water consumption in their homes, saving them more than $1.7 billion in estimated future energy costs and more than 1.6 billion gallons of water.

Compute & Communications
Riverstone Holdings LLC is an asset management firm that invests in the private markets, primarily within energy, power, and infrastructure. Since its inception, Riverstone has raised over $40 billion of capital to invest across the capital structure with the mission to deliver strong returns to investors.

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.

Compute & Communications
Seagate Technology crafts the Seagate datasphere, helping to maximize humanity’s potential by innovating world-class, precision-engineered data storage and management solutions with a focus on sustainable partnerships. A global technology leader for more than 40 years, the company has shipped over three billion terabytes of data capacity.
Sensata Technologies
Semiconductor Manufacturing

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.

Compute & Communications

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.

Compute & Communications

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
Compute & Communications

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.

Real Estate Technology

SolarCity is the leading designer, installer, and financer of solar energy systems for residential, commercial, and government customers.

Compute & Communications

Spansion is the leading provider of embedded flash memory technology and solutions. The Company's flash memory is integrated into a broad range of products including automotive electronics, telecom and network equipment, consumer electronics, and servers.

Compute & Communications

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.

Internet & eCommerce
SubmitOrder, Inc. provides outsourcing services, offering customer services to support web applications, catalogs, and kiosk transactions. SubmitOrder maintains call and distribution centers throughout the eastern United States.
Compute & Communications

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.

Compute & Communications

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.

Compute & Communications

Tandberg is the leading provider of videoconferencing equipment worldwide.

Compute & Communications

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


Tesla is a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions. It designs, develops, manufactures and sells high-performance fully electric vehicles, rooftop solar systems and energy storage products. 

Content & Entertainment

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.

Compute & Communications

Tintri is a next generation data storage company which provides software enabled storage solutions specifically designed for virtualized and cloud environments.  The Company’s application-aware storage eliminates planning and complex troubleshooting by providing VM-level visibility, control, insight and agility, with all flash performance.  The Company’s products require a smaller footprint and less power than conventional solutions.  The Company powers hundreds of thousands of virtual machines running business critical databases, enterprise apps, desktops and mobile apps, and private cloud deployments.

Content & Entertainment
The UFC is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization and one of the largest and fastest growing global sports brands. The organization owns and controls all of the UFC’s content and produces more than 40 live events annually. The UFC is one of the largest Pay-Per-View event providers in the world, and its content is broadcast in over 156 countries and territories to nearly 1.1 billion television households worldwide. The UFC capitalizes on digital distribution platforms via its wholly-owned subscription over-the-top service to deliver exclusive live events, on-demand content and original programming around the globe.

Compute & Communications
UGS was a computer software company specializing in 3D & 2D Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software. UGS' flagship products were NX, a CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite, and Teamcenter, an integrated set of PLM and collaboration (cPD) tools. The company was acquired by Siemens AG in 2007 for $3.5 billion as a part of its Automation & Drives group.
Compute & Communications

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.

Vantage Data Centers
Compute & Communications

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

Velocity Technology Solutions
Internet & eCommerce

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.

Virtu Financial
Financial Technology

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.

Compute & Communications
Xoriant is a product engineering, software development, and technology services firm with offices in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. For both technology companies and enterprises, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, Xoriant leverages expertise in emerging technologies and high-performing teams to deliver innovative solutions that accelerate time to market and keep clients competitive.
Content & Entertainment

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

At A Glance

Silver Lake is a global technology investment firm, with more than $88 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia. Silver Lake’s portfolio companies collectively generate more than $221 billion of revenue annually and employ more than 526,000 people globally.