Silver Lake News and M&A Summary, 131 Deals Between 1999 and 2019

In the last 3 years, Silver Lake has acquired 4 companies. It has also invested in 8 others.

Silver Lake’s most common sectors for investment are software (20%) and information technology (14%). The Firm’s most common investment types include growth capital (26%) and going private (15%). In total, Silver Lake has invested in 17 US states and 13 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Dell Technologies for $24.4B.

In the last 3 years, Silver Lake has exited 9 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (39%). Silver Lake’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold SunGard Data Systems for $9.1B.

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Silver Lake

2020 Pioneer Court,
San Mateo, California 94403
United States,

Silver Lake is a mega-sized private equity firm focused on a broad range of growth investments in and acquisitions of technology companies. Silver Lake is subdivided into several investing groups including Silver Lake Partners, Silver Lake Sumeru, Silver Lake Waterman, and Silver Lake Kraftwerk. Silver Lake Partners pursues large-scale private investments in companies within the technology, tech-enabled and related growth industries. Silver Lake Sumeru invests in middle market technology companies with established business models and attractive growth prospects where there is an opportunity to create value through operational transformation. Silver Lake Waterman provides growth capital to later-stage companies in the technology and technology-enabled industries, offering flexible solutions to finance expansion and acquisitions. Silver Lake Kraftwerk provides growth capital to technology and tech-enabled businesses driving efficiency across the operations, energy, and resources industries. Silver Lake Partners was formed in 1999 is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.

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