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Websitesilverlake.com
Employees
Founded1999

Funds

Total$21.3B
Silver Lake Sumeru, 8/2007 $726M
Silver Lake Partners III, 1/2007 $9.6B
Silver Lake Partners IV, 4/2013 $10.3B
Silver Lake Kraftwerk Fund, L.P., 8/2013 $654M

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Silver Lake Partners

Silver Lake is a private investment firm focused solely on making large-scale investments in leading technology companies. We are partners to world-class management teams who seek to use our capital and expertise to build and extend their market leadership.

Their core investment thesis is that the technology industries represent an extraordinary yet under-exploited target for large-scale private investments.

Recent Milestones

Investments

Company Date Round Size Participants
Jawbone 9/2013Debt$93M4
BlackLine Systems 8/2013Venture Round2
Foursquare 4/2013Debt$41M5
ItsOn 10/2012Venture Round$15.5M3
SolarCity 1/2012Private Equity$66M3
Opera Solutions 9/2011Private Equity$84M5
PrimeSense 1/2011Venture Round1
Groupon 1/2011Series D$950M10
Talend 11/2010Venture Round$34M2
Nobao Renewable Energy Holdings 10/2010Private Equity$100M1
Locaweb 9/2010Venture Round1
Skype 11/2009Debt$50M3
Mobile Messenger 10/2007Venture Round1

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  1. Silver Lake raises $726M for middle-market fund (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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  3. Silver Lake Partners Closes Fourth Fund at $10.3BN (finsmes.com) [edit]
  4. Silver Lake Kraftwerk Raises $653.5M For Its Cleantech Fund (pehub.com) [edit]
  5. Silver Lake Makes Minority Investment in Spreadtrum Communications (silverlake.com) [edit]
    Silver Lake Partners to acquire 62% stake in Allyes Online Media Holding (tradingmarkets.com) [edit]
    Silver Lake Kraftwerk raising $1.25B energy fund (gigaom.com) [edit]
    Silver Lake Said in Deal for $2.4 Billion Purchase of IMG Agency (businessoffashion.com) [edit]
  6. Jawbone gets more than $100M in new funding to keep up with demand for wearables (gigaom.com) [edit]
  7. BlackLine Systems receives investment (finsmes.com) [edit]
  8. BITSAT 2014 Application Form (engg.entrancecorner.com) [edit]
  9. ItsOn gets $15.5M from Andreessen Horowitz to empower mobile data customers (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  10. VC Funding- Q1 2012 Source [edit]
  11. Big Data Analytics Company Opera Solutions Raises $84M In First-Round Funding (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  12. Silver Lake Sumeru Announces Investment in PrimeSense, Leading Israeli Technology Provider (businesswire.com) [edit]
  13. Groupon Completes $950M Financing Round (finsmes.com) [edit]
  14. Open Source Software Company Talend Raises $34M; Acquires Sopera (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  15. Silver Lake Invests $100M In Nobao Renewable Energy (fis.dowjones.com) [edit]
  16. SILVER LAKE SUMERU ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN LOCAWEB (bloomberg.com) [edit]
  17. eBay Completes Skype Sale at $2.75 Billion Valuation (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  18. Silver Lake acquires majority stake in Mobile Messenger, mobile content co. (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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