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Silver Lake - Prior Investments
Online Media

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.

Advanced Semiconductor Components

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.

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.

Video Communications Solutions

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.

Enterprise Accounting Software

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.
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.

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.

Recycled Lightweight Plastics

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.

Crystal Decisions / Business Objects
Business Intelligence Software
Mobile and Online Travel Platform

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
Web-Based Hosted Marketplace
Enterprise Data Networking
Water Utilities Data Solutions

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.

Electronics Manufacturing and Supply Chain Services
Aviation Software

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
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.

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.

Collective Purchasing

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

Hillstone Networks
Network Equipment

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.

Analytical Applications for the Public Sector

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.

Electronic Brokerage and Execution Services

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.

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.

Communications Solutions

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
Online-to-Offline Services
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. 
Hosting and Cloud Computing

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.

Voice and Data Communications Services
Merchant Acquiring for Integrated Payments

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
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.

Healthcare Cost Management

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.

Electronic Stock Exchange

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
Nobao Renewable Energy
Geothermal Energy-Efficiency Technologies

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.

Silicon Solutions

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
Data Analytics Software and Services

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.

Mobile Marketing

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

Power Conversion and Management Systems

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.

Gesture Recognition Solutions

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
Energy Software and Solutions

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
Technology-Enabled Energy Efficiency Financing

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.

Metropolitan Data Networking
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.

Disc Drives
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.

Change Management Software

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.

Internet 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
Solid-State Storage

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.

Renewable Energy Systems Provider

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

Flash Memory Solutions

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.

Fabless Semiconductors

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.

eCommerce Outsourcing Services
Software and Processing Solutions

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.

Open Source Data Management Software

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.

Video Conferencing Solutions

Tandberg is the leading provider of videoconferencing equipment worldwide.

Data Centers

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

Integrated Sustainable Energy Solutions

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. 

Digital Media Services

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.

VM-Aware Storage

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.

Product Lifecycle Management Solutions
Cable Television

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
Data Centers

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

Virtu Financial
Electronic Market Making

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.

IT Consulting and Staffing Services
Online Social Games

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 $60 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of investment and operating professionals based in Menlo Park, New York, London, Hong Kong, Cupertino and San Francisco. Silver Lake’s portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $180 billion of revenue annually and employs 295,000 people globally.