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Silver Lake - Strategies

Leveraging a deep network of relationships throughout the global technology industry, Silver Lake seeks to cultivate proprietary or specialized investment opportunities. Engaging with the experience and sophistication of a strategic industry participant, Silver Lake’s deal teams deploy capital globally across the technology and technology-enabled spectrum in compelling investment opportunities predicated on innovative or disruptive business models and companies with the demonstrated potential for accelerated market leadership.
 
Launched in 1999 as a specialist firm focused on technology company investments, Silver Lake has maintained its strategic discipline since its founding and engages in a synergistic and collaborative approach to investing. Today Silver Lake's portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $230 billion of revenue annually and employs more than 370,000 people globally.

Silver Lake Partners

Large-Scale Technology Investing

Silver Lake Partners seeks to achieve superior risk-adjusted returns by pursuing large-scale investments in companies within the technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries.

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Silver Lake Alpine

Structured Equity and Debt Investing

Silver Lake Alpine primarily focuses on non-control, downside-protected, privately negotiated structured equity and debt investments in technology, technology-enabled, and related growth companies globally.

Silver Lake Alpine utilizes an integrated team approach with Silver Lake Partners to leverage the Firm’s deep industry relationships and technology expertise.

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Silver Lake Waterman

Late Stage Pre-IPO Growth Investing

Silver Lake Waterman offers flexible growth capital to later-stage private companies in the technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries.

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The following strategies have fully invested portfolios and are not making new investments, other than follow-on investments. The strategies are focused on portfolio management and realizations.

Silver Lake Kraftwerk

Energy and Resource Innovation

Silver Lake Kraftwerk has a portfolio of technology and technology-enabled growth businesses that seek to drive efficiency across the operations, energy, and resources industries. Silver Lake Kraftwerk is not making new investments, other than follow-on investments.

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Silver Lake Sumeru

Middle Market Technology

Silver Lake Sumeru has been focused on investments in middle-market companies within the technology, technology-enabled, and related growth industries.  Silver Lake Sumeru is not making new investments, other than follow-on investments.

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At A Glance

Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with over $43 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located around the world. Today Silver Lake's portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $230 billion of revenue annually and employs more than 370,000 people globally.

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