Investment Summary

Exits Getco

On July 1, 2013, invested in business services company Getco from General Atlantic

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Illinois.

Investment Summary

Date 2013-07-01
Target Getco
Sector Business Services
Sellers(s) General Atlantic
Deal Type Merger

Target

Getco

Chicago, Illinois, United States
website
Global Electronic Trading Company (GETCO),A leading electronic liquidity provider and trading firm.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

General Atlantic

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Category Growth Capital Firm
Founded 1980
PE ASSETS 73.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

General Atlantic is a large private equity firm that invests globally in growth-oriented public and private companies. Broad areas of interest include financial services, media and consumer, healthcare, enterprise solutions, communications and electronics, and energy. General Atlantic looks to invest $40 to $400 million in transactions that support growth, expansions, buy-outs, consolidations and build-ups. General Atlantic seeks to make 8 to 12 investments per year with an investment horizon of five to ten years. The Firm's geographic coverage spans North America; Europe; Asia/Pacific; and India. General Atlantic was formed in 1980 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 56 of 141
Sector (Business Services) 8 of 17
Type (Merger) 1 of 3
State (Illinois) 3 of 7
Country (United States) 29 of 73
Year (2013) 2 of 7
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