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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.

Team

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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Current Investments

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A Place for Mom
A Place for Mom
Health & Learning
2017
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.
Achievers
Achievers
Health & Learning
2018
Achievers is a leading provider of employee engagement and recognition software for enterprise and small to medium-sized businesses. The platform empowers companies to build great culture and change the way the world works by engaging their employees and driving sustainable performance. In October 2020, Achievers was separated from its former parent company Blackhawk Network.
 
Airbnb
Airbnb
Travel Technology
2020
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.
Ant Financial
Ant Financial
Financial Technology
2018
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
Blackhawk Network
Financial Technology
2018
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.


 
Byju’s
Byju’s
Health & Learning
2020
Byju's is a pioneer and the leading player in India's online EdTech industry. It offers interactive learning modules for pre-K and K-12 students, and online test preparation classes for undergraduate and postgraduate exams. The company has also expanded into international markets through its unique offerings and partnerships with leading global content providers.
Caris Life Sciences
Caris Life Sciences
Health and Learning
2021
Caris Life Sciences is a leading provider of AI-enabled molecular diagnostics services. The company offers a suite of molecular profiling offerings assessing DNA, RNA, and proteins to reveal a molecular blueprint that helps physicians and cancer patients make more precise and personalized treatment decisions.
Carta
Carta
Enterprise Software
2021
Carta is a leading cap table management software and equity administration platform with a mission to create “more owners” by facilitating simple and transparent equity issuance and therefore increased employee ownership. The company’s cap table and investor reporting products serve as the system of record for equity ownership across private markets, and its CartaX platform enables companies to offer their shareholders access to efficient and transparent auction-based liquidity.
                                                                                                                       
 
Cegid
Cegid
Enterprise Software
2016
Cegid is a European leader in enterprise management software and cloud services, offering a suite of SaaS solutions to its customers in France, Iberia, and globally. In addition to finance, tax, and human resources, the company also provides industry-specific cloud solutions for retailers, accountants, manufacturers, and other service-sector professionals.
City Football Group
City Football Group
Content & Entertainment
2019
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.
 
Clari
Clari
Enterprise Software
2021
Clari is a leading provider of revenue operations software for real time forecasting and analytics. The company’s platform helps customers create a more connected, efficient, and predictable revenue operations process and drives actionable insights through data driven sales and pipeline management, as well as intelligent relationship and account mapping. 
 
Dell Technologies
Dell Technologies
Compute & Communications
2013

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.

Endeavor
Endeavor
Content & Entertainment
2012

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.

Entrata
Entrata
Real Estate Technology
2021
Entrata is a leading cloud-based property management software platform that offers a suite of solutions spanning the full resident lifecycle, helping property managers and owners with marketing, leasing, resident services, and core property management.
Equinox Group
Equinox Group
Health & Learning
2019
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.
 
Exact
Exact
Enterprise Software
2021
Exact is a market-leading provider of business application software, and serving accountants and businesses in Benelux with high value-add solutions in the cloud. The company's integrated software suite includes accounting, tax, logistics, CRM, HR, and payroll.
Fanatics
Fanatics
Internet & eCommerce
2015

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
First Advantage
Security
2020
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.
FlixMobility
FlixMobility
Travel Technology
2016
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.
 
Getir
Getir
Internet & eCommerce
2021
Getir is a leading tech-enabled, on-demand retail logistics provider. The company is a pioneer in the “ultrafast” delivery category having revolutionized last-mile delivery with its 10-minute grocery delivery proposition in 2015. Getir delivers a selection of 1,500 everyday items to wherever its customers wish within minutes, 7 days a week, day and night.
 
Global Blue
Global Blue
Financial Technology
2012

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
GoodRx
Health & Learning
2018
GoodRx is America's leading source for prescription and healthcare savings providing consumers with drug price transparency, cost containment and engagement solutions.
Group 42
Group 42
Compute & Communications
2021
Group 42 is a leading Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence and cloud computing company. It enables its clients to address a wide range of opportunities, including digitizing large enterprises, improving regional healthcare, and enhancing government services  
Groupe Meilleurtaux
Groupe Meilleurtaux
Financial Technology
2020
Groupe Meilleurtaux is a leading financial services marketplace in France, offering a broad and diversified range of brokerage and distribution services including for loan insurance, health and general insurance, mortgage loans and savings and investments products. The group serves its customers and partners through a unique multi-channel approach with leading online properties and France’s largest physical network of brokerage branches.
Imagine Learning
Imagine Learning
Health & Learning
2018
Imagine Learning is a leading digital education platform that develops digital curricula and tools for millions of primary and secondary school students across the United States.
IonQ
IonQ
Quantum Computing
2021
IonQ is a leader in trapped ion quantum computing. The company is building hardware and software that leverage quantum physics to use information in a fundamentally different way from classical computing, allowing customers to tackle problems unsolvable by current technology, including fundamental problems relating to how to live sustainably on our planet, cure diseases, and efficiently move people and goods.
 
Iterable
Iterable
Enterprise / B2B Software
2021
Iterable is a leading omnichannel customer engagement platform that helps brands connect to their customers in real-time via hyper-personalized communications across email, web, mobile, social, and other channels.
IVC Evidensia
IVC Evidensia
Health & Learning
2021
IVC Evidensia is the largest and most diversified veterinary services platform in Europe, with an extensive network of vet clinics and hospitals and leading pet e-commerce and telemedicine offerings. 
Jio Platforms
Jio Platforms
Compute & Communications
2020

Jio is the #1 broadband connectivity provider in India and also delivers an ecosystem of leading digital services applications on a single platform

Klarna
Klarna
Financial Technology
2020
Klarna is a leading online shopping platform and largest global provider of “buy now, pay later” services. The company has a global reach, connecting its merchant partners to millions of consumers via integrated e-Commerce check-out solutions and Klarna’s proprietary mobile app.
 
LEARFIELD
LEARFIELD
Content & Entertainment
2018
LEARFIELD represents 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.
LightBox
LightBox
Real Estate Technology
2018
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.

 
Madison Square Garden Sports
Madison Square Garden Sports
Content & Entertainment
2017
Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (MSG Sports) is a leading professional sports company, with a collection of assets that includes two of the most globally recognized franchises, the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL).
Mirakl
Mirakl
Enterprise / B2B Software
2021
Mirakl is a leading provider of SaaS marketplace platforms that enable B2B and B2C businesses to launch and grow enterprise marketplaces and seamlessly onboard sellers.
Industry Vertical: Enterprise / B2B Software
 
N-able, Inc.
N-able, Inc.
Infrastructure Software
2016
N-able, Inc. is a global provider of cloud-based software solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). N-able’s portfolio of security, automation, and backup and recovery solutions are purpose-built for MSPs to monitor, manage, and protect their end-customer IT systems, data, and networks. N-able was spun-off from SolarWinds into a standalone public company in 2021.
 
Noom
Noom
Healthcare IT
2021
Noom is a leading digital health company that combines technology solutions with cognitive behavioral change techniques to deliver long-term positive health outcomes. While initially focused on weight loss, Noom is leveraging its platform to address new categories of chronic conditions and behavioral health. 
Oak View Group
Oak View Group
Content & Entertainment
2018
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.
 
Plaid
Plaid
FinTech
2021
Plaid is on a mission to “democratize financial services” by giving consumers more control over their financial data. The Company’s APIs and infrastructure platform provides connectivity for more than 4,000 FinTech Apps and over 11,000 financial institutions, enabling developers to create best of breed financial products that consumers can adopt and access seamlessly.
 
Qualtrics
Qualtrics
Enterprise Software
2021
Qualtrics is a best-in-class cloud software vendor that has pioneered the enterprise software category of Experience Management (“XM”). Qualtrics’ XM Platform is a mission-critical software system that gives organizations a powerful set of tools to design and improve customer, employee, product and brand experiences.
 
Red Ventures
Red Ventures
Internet & eCommerce
2015

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.

Relativity
Relativity
Enterprise Software
2021
Relativity is the industry leader in eDiscovery and enterprise legal software. Its software helps users organize data, discover the truth and act on it.
Reliance Retail
Reliance Retail
Internet & eCommerce
2020
Reliance Retail is the largest retail business in India. The company is leveraging its supply chain, distribution network, and technology solutions through the JioMart application to provide eCommerce capabilities and digital procurement to small, unorganized merchants throughout the country
 
Root
Root
Financial Technology
2020
Root is a leading auto insurtech platform, disrupting the ecosystem through its application of mobile-based telematics. Root aims to revolutionize and simplify personal insurance with a pricing model based upon its unique segmentation of risk and a modern customer experience.
SenseTime
SenseTime
Enterprise / B2B Software
2018
SenseTime is a leading artificial intelligence company that develops computer vision and deep learning technologies.
ServiceMax
ServiceMax
Enterprise Software
2019
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.
 
Silae
Silae
Enterprise Software
2020
Silae is a provider of SaaS payroll and HR solutions, in partnership with its network of CPA and HR outsourcing partners. The company’s cloud-native products enable full automation of complex payroll and HR processes, ensuring full adherence with labour and tax regulations and facilitating seamless communication and data exchange between outsourcing partners and customers.
SoFi Technologies, Inc.
SoFi Technologies, Inc.
Financial Technology
2017
SoFi Technologies, Inc. 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.   
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
Infrastructure Software
2016

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.

Splunk
Splunk
Enterprise Software
2021
Splunk is an industry-leading software platform that enables customers to collect, index, search, monitor, and analyze data at enterprise scale across security, IT, and DevOps use cases
Stripe
Stripe
Financial Technology
2021
Stripe was founded in 2010 to increase the GDP of the internet. It offers a developer-centric, API-driven payments platform that simplifies payment infrastructure complexity and enables the next generation of e-commerce business models, in addition to a growing suite of ancillary commerce enablement and financial services products, such as fraud management, analytics and SMB lending.
TEG
TEG
Content & Entertainment
2019
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.
Thrasio
Thrasio
Internet & eCommerce
2021
Thrasio is a market-leading, technology-driven consumer products platform that acquires third-party e-commerce brands operating on Amazon and other online marketplaces.
Twitter
Twitter
Internet & eCommerce
2020
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.
UiPath
UiPath
Enterprise Software
2021
UiPath is a leader in Robotic Process Automation technology with a vision to deliver A Robot for Every Person, enabling every employee to harness the power of automation to improve productivity and satisfaction. The company offers a platform for deploying software robots via low code workflow tools to automate a wide range of complex business processes, delivering tangible and measurable ROI.
 
Unity Technologies
Unity Technologies
Content & Entertainment
2017
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
Vacasa
Travel Technology
2019
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
Verily
Health & Learning
2018
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.
 
VMware
VMware
Infrastructure Software
2021
VMware is a leading provider of enterprise multi- and hybrid-cloud software solutions including compute and storage virtualization, cloud management, application modernization, digital workspace, and security solutions.
 
Waymo
Waymo
Mobility
2020
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.
WP Engine
WP Engine
Internet & eCommerce
2018
WP Engine is the leading platform for designing, building, managing and powering WordPress experiences, the most popular open-source software for online content creation that over 40% of the Internet is built on. WP Engine offers customers a comprehensive suite of developer applications to simplify website creation, optimization, and management; enterprise-grade infrastructure; and world class customer care.
 
ZPG
ZPG
Real Estate Technology
2018
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, V & VI L.P.

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.