Investment Summary

Adams Street Partners Invests In Five9

On January 19, 2011, asset manager Adams Street Partners invested in software company Five9

Investment Highlights
  • This is Adams Street Partners’ 12th transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Adams Street Partners’ 65th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Adams Street Partners’ 29th transaction in California.
Investment Fate
  • Five9 went public in 2014.

Investment Summary

Date 2011-01-19
Target Five9
Sector Software
Investor(s) Adams Street Partners
Deal Type Venture

Target

Five9

San Ramon, California, United States
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Five9 is a provider of on-demand call center software for telemarketing, customer service, and business continuity. Five9 was formed in 2001 and is based in San Ramon, California.

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Investor(S) 1

Investor

Adams Street Partners

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Category Asset Manager
Founded 1972
PE ASSETS 26.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Adams Street Partners is a diversified, global investment firm that targets direct, fund of funds, and secondary investments. Adams' direct investing group covers co-investments in buyout transactions, as well as growth equity and venture capital commitments. The direct buyout and growth equity team looks to commit $5 to $30 million per transaction. For venture related investments, commitments of $5 to $20 million are provided to companies in the technology, life sciences and technology enabled services sectors. Typically, target companies have received prior financing from early stage venture firms and are seeking additional capital to fund product development and commercialization. Adams Street Partners was formed in 1972 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 71 of 146
Sector (Software) 12 of 30
Type (Venture) 48 of 100
State (California) 29 of 59
Country (United States) 65 of 134
Year (2011) 1 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-11-30 Enfora

Richardson, Texas, United States

Enfora — formed in 1999 is a privately-held company headquartered in Richardson, Texas (a suburb of Dallas) with satellite offices in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Enfora is a leading provider of intelligent wireless asset management solutions, enabling enterprises to access, analyze and leverage information from their distributed assets.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-02-01 Damballa

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Damballa, Inc. is a manufacture of technology communication products are deployed within the network of a large enterprise, ISP or mobile telecommunications carrier. They detect the presence of botnets, or any other malware that is taking direction from an external controller, and prevent the malware from communicating or sending data out of the network.

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