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.
Silver Lake Partners has a dedicated team of investment and operating professionals located in Silicon Valley, New York, London and Hong Kong.
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A Place for Mom
A Place for Mom is North America’s leading provider of online referrals for senior communities, providing families with resources and personalized assistance in finding senior living options.
Airbnb is one of the world's largest marketplaces for alternative accommodations and authentic experiences and has transformed how people think about places to stay and things to do.
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).
Online Genealogy and Consumer Genomics
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.
Ant Financial is China’s leading fintech platform company, with businesses spanning across payment processing, consumer and SME lending, wealth management, insurance, credit rating, and other financial technology services.
Blackhawk Network is a global financial technology company and a leader in prepaid gift, reward and incentive technologies and solutions. Blackhawk's prepaid payments network connects more than 1,000 brands to over 244,000 retail distribution locations and online channels.
Cegid is a leading French enterprise management software and cloud services provider, offering a suite of on-premise and Software-as-a-Service ("SaaS") solutions to more than 135,000 client locations and 430,000 users in France and globally. In addition to finance, tax, and human resources, the company also provides industry-specific solutions for retailers, accountants, manufacturers, wholesalers, and other service-sector professionals.
City Football Group
Media, Entertainment and Sports
City Football Group is the world’s leading soccer platform, encompassing both marquee clubs in established markets and a global footprint across attractive long-term growth geographies.
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.
Enterprise and Storage Solutions
Dell Technologies is a leading provider of end-to-end IT solutions, including data center infrastructure and software, end-user computing devices, cloud solutions and security solutions. The company serves customers ranging from the world's largest businesses to individual consumers.
Media, Entertainment and Sports
Endeavor is a leading platform in entertainment, sports, media, and fashion delivering talent representation; commercial marketing and endorsements; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production and distribution; and event management. Formed in 2017, Endeavor owns and operates the full portfolio of brands formerly under the WME | IMG banner and has nearly 5,000 employees in more than 25 countries across businesses including IMG Academy, Art + Commerce, Books, College, Commercials and Endorsements, Digital, Events, Film, Golf, Licensing, Models, Music, Production, Speakers, Television, Tennis, and Theater.
Health & Wellness
Equinox Group is a high-growth collective of the world's most influential lifestyle brands, that are disruptive leaders in the convergence of fitness, experiences and community, including Equinox, SoulCycle, Blink Fitness, and others.
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.
Fanatics is a leading online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise providing e‐commerce and fulfillment services for all major professional sports leagues and hundreds of premier brands in the sports industry.
First Advantage is a global leader in background screening and identify verification. The company offers criminal, education, and employment verification; driver compliance; ongoing monitoring; residential screening; and other solutions to over 35,000 clients around the world.
Mobile and Online Travel Platform
FlixMobility is a European travel technology platform providing high-quality and cost-efficient intercity bus travel across Europe by partnering with independent bus partners and using proprietary data analytics.
Global Blue is the world’s leading transaction processor for international shopping, serving an extensive global ecosystem of merchants, travelers, and financial institutions. Through its Tax Free Shopping segment, the Company is the world’s #1 service provider enabling travelers to reclaim VAT/GST and providing merchants with related value-added services including business intelligence analytics and specialized marketing support. The Company also offers complementary dynamic currency conversion and payment integration software solutions for retail points of sale. Global Blue processes more than 27 million transactions annually for merchants in over 270,000 enabled retail locations around the world.
GoodRx is America's leading source for prescription and healthcare savings providing consumers with drug price transparency, cost containment and engagement solutions.
Fixed Satellite Services
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.
Learfield | IMG College
Media, Entertainment and Sports
Learfield | IMG College represents c. 200 college athletic departments and other conferences and competitions in the monetization of their multimedia and licensing rights. The company also provides ancillary services such as access to concessions and ticket sales, fan engagement, communication expertise and campus-wide sponsorship development
Real Estate Tech / FinTech
LightBox is a leading provider of due diligence, risk management, location intelligence, marketing and workflow solutions that enable decision making for CRE brokers, banks and lenders, appraisal firms, and environmental consulting and engineering firms. The company’s suite of software and data products provides new solutions to facilitate transparency, efficiency and insight for the real estate sector.
NortonLifeLock is a leading global provider of consumer cyber safety solutions.
Oak View Group
Entertainment and Sports Facilities
Oak View Group is a premier provider of sports and live entertainment venue services. It manages and advises venues on sponsorship, security, booking and other matters. It also oversees the development of world-class arenas across the U.S. and operates leading industry trade publications Pollstar and Venues Now.
Red Ventures is the United States’ largest provider of technology-enabled performance marketing services. The company operates as a strategic partner to leading brands across a variety of industries, including consumer home video, telecom, insurance, energy, financial services and software.
SenseTime is a leading artificial intelligence company that develops computer vision and deep learning technologies.
Cloud-based Field Service Management Software
ServiceMax is the global leader in cloud-based software for service execution management, offering tools that improve the productivity of field service technicians and mobile deskless workers. The company serves complex, equipment-centric enterprises across dozens of industries including healthcare, industrial manufacturing, and oil & gas.
SMART Global Holdings
Memory Systems and Solid State Drives
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.
SoFi is an Internet personal finance company applying a differentiated approach to lending, wealth management, and insurance. SoFi's technology platform integrates product offerings such as student loan refinancing, mortgages, personal loans, and other financial services.
IT Management Software
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable hybrid IT management software to customers worldwide from Fortune 500® enterprises to small businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions.
Live Entertainment & Ticketing
TEG is the leading live content and ticketing company operating primarily in Asia Pacific, with an integrated live entertainment platform that combines ticketing services, event promotion, venues, data analytics, and marketing solutions. TEG delivers 30 million tickets annually for over 30,000 live events across more than 13 countries.
The Madison Square Garden Company
Media, Entertainment and Sports
The Madison Square Garden Company is a leading provider of premium live experiences and the owner or operator of legendary sports franchises, venues and live productions.
Social Media Network
Twitter is a leading social media network with global reach and relevance. Its platform serves the public conversation and delivers breaking news and high quality content spanning entertainment, sports, politics, and a wide range of topics.
Media, Entertainment and Sports
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.
Unity is the largest global development platform for creating 2D, 3D, virtual and augmented reality games and experiences. Unity’s tools serve as the foundation to develop games or apps for multiple platforms, including mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems.
Vacasa is the largest vacation rental management platform in North America. The Company's integrated technology and services platform provides an end-to-end management solution to vacation homeowners, including dynamic pricing, multi-channel distribution, and optimization of maintenance services.
Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company, is a life sciences research and engineering organization focused on improving healthcare outcomes. Verily combines capabilities in data organization and analytics services with scientific and product engineering expertise to create tools and user-friendly platforms that make health data more useful and actionable.
Waymo, an Alphabet company, is a developer of autonomous vehicle technology. Founded in 2009 as the Google Self-Driving Car Project, the company is building the world’s most experienced driver.
Weld North Education
Weld North Education is a leading digital education platform that develops digital curricula and tools for millions of primary and secondary school students across the United States. Its portfolio includes Imagine Learning, which focuses on English language, literacy and math supplemental learning tools and Edgenuity, which provides digital curricula, supplemental tools and instructional services.
Web Design, Development and Hosting
WP Engine provides a comprehensive suite of software, infrastructure, analytics, security, and support solutions needed to create websites and applications on WordPress, the leading open source software for website building.
Mobile and Online Consumer Services, Software and Data
ZPG was founded in 2007 and owns and operates some of the UK’s most trusted digital brands that help empower smarter property and household decisions. It is also one of the leading residential property data and software providers in the UK and the Netherlands.
Note: Includes all current investments from Silver Lake Partners II, III, IV and V L.P.
At A Glance
Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with approximately $40 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and operating professionals located around the world. Silver Lake Partners pursues large-scale investments in companies within the technology, technology-enabled and related growth industries