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Silver Lake - Prior Investments

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
Expedia Group
Travel Technology
Expedia Group is a leading global travel e-commerce platform with an extensive portfolio of well-recognized brands, providing a wide range of products for leisure and business travelers.
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.
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.

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. 
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.

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.

Riverstone Network
Data Centers & Networking
Riverstone Networks was a provider of routers and switches for metropolitan services, Internet service providers (ISPs), and content and application providers. All of Riverstone Networks products were geared towards IP over Ethernet and were multilayer switches (or switch-routers), specialized in MPLS VPNs. 

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 Global Holdings
Compute & Communications

SMART Global Holdings 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.

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.

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.

TAL Education Group
Health & Learning
TAL is a leading education technology platform in China, offering tutoring across core academic subjects for K-12 students through online and offline large or small classes, and premium one-to-one services. 
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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.

Note: Includes all prior Silver Lake Partners & Silver Lake Alpine investments.

At A Glance

Silver Lake is a global technology investment firm, with more than $90 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 $227 billion of revenue annually and employ more than 567,000 people globally.