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COMPANY

INDUSTRY VERTICAL

YEAR

STRATEGY

WME/IMG

Entertainment and Media

2012

Partners

WME|IMG is the global leader in sports, entertainment, media, and fashion. Operating in more than 25 countries around the world, the company specializes in talent representation; commercial marketing and endorsements; brand strategy, activation and licensing; media production and distribution; and event management. Formed in 2014, when WME acquired IMG, WME|IMG's nearly 5,000 employees work 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.

Vantage Data Centers

Data Centers

2010

Partners

Vantage Data Centers provides scalable wholesale data center infrastructure to large corporate enterprises and service providers.

Symantec

Cybersecurity

2016

Partners

Symantec is a leading global provider of cybersecurity solutions that help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information.

SolarWinds

IT Management Software

2016

Partners

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.

SMART Modular

Memory Systems and Solid State Drives

2011

Partners, Sumeru

SMART Modular is a leading independent developer and manufacturer of DRAM and Flash-based modules and subsystems for computing, communications, embedded, and defense applications. The Company operates in Brazil, Malaysia, the UK, and the US.

Sabre

Travel Distribution Solutions

2007

Partners

Sabre Holdings provides technology-enabled travel distribution services to travel agencies, suppliers, and consumers through its Travel Network, Airline Solutions and Hospitality Solutions business units.

Red Ventures

Digital Marketing

2015

Partners

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.

Quorum Business Solutions

Energy Software and Solutions

2014

Partners, Kraftwerk

Quorum is the leading provider of software and services to manage operational, administrative, financial and transactional business processes for energy, renewables and natural resource industry segments. Quorum has completed over 975 successful energy information technology projects and provides ongoing support to over 185 energy industry clients.

Motorola Solutions

Critical Communications Solutions

2015

Partners

Motorola Solutions creates mission-critical communication solutions and services for more than 100,000 public safety and commercial customers, including local, state and national public safety agencies as well as businesses in industries such as utilities, mining and transportation. Its portfolio includes devices used by professionals in the field, problem-solving software that drives effectiveness, mission-critical systems for command centers, network infrastructure and a range of services.

Intelsat

Fixed Satellite Services

2008

Partners

Intelsat is the world’s largest provider of fixed satellite services, delivering advanced transmission access for information and entertainment to some of the world’s leading media and network companies, multinational corporations, Internet service providers, and governmental agencies.

GoDaddy

Web Hosting and Domain Registration Services

2011

Partners

GoDaddy is a leading provider of cloud-based software and services that enable, empower, and improve the online presence of small-and-medium-sized businesses. GoDaddy offers domain registration, web hosting, and related value-added services.

Global Blue

Transaction Processing

2012

Partners

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.

Fanatics, Inc.

E-Commerce

2015

Partners

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.

Dell

PC and Enterprise Solutions

2013

Partners

Dell is an end-to-end computing solutions company serving a wide variety of customers ranging from the world's largest businesses and public-sector organizations, to small and medium businesses, and individual consumers. Product offerings include end-user computing and a broad portfolio of enterprise solutions and services that deliver efficient, effective and scalable information technology.

Ctrip

Mobile and Online Travel Platform

2015

Partners

Ctrip is China’s leading provider of accommodation reservations, transportation ticketing, packaged tours, and corporate travel management. It is the largest online consolidator of accommodations and transportation tickets in China in terms of transaction volume.

Cast & Crew

Entertainment Payroll Processing and Software

2015

Partners

Cast & Crew is a premier provider of technology-enabled payroll, production accounting and related value-added services to the entertainment industry. The Company helps content creators manage the complexities of entertainment industry payroll processing; residuals processing; tax incentives and financial services; regulatory compliance; and production accounting.

Broadcom Limited

Advanced Semiconductor Components

2013

Partners

Broadcom Limited, formerly Avago Technologies, is a leading designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of analog and digital semiconductor connectivity solutions serving the wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage, and industrial end-markets.

Avaya

Enterprise Communications Solutions

2007

Partners

Avaya is a global leader in enterprise communications systems. The Company provides unified communications, contact centers, data solutions, and related services directly and through its channel partners to leading businesses and organizations around the world.

Ancestry

Online Genealogy and Consumer Genomics

2016

Partners

Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing the information found in family trees, historical records, and genetics to help people gain a new level of understanding about their lives.

Alibaba Group

E-Commerce Websites

2011

Partners

Alibaba Group is China’s leading e-commerce company with the following key business subsidiaries: Alibaba.com (#1 global B2B e-commerce platform), Taobao Marketplace (#1 China C2C e-commerceplatform), and Taobao Mall (“T-Mall”, #1 China B2C e-commerce platform).


Note: Includes all current investments by funds that follow the Silver Lake Partners strategy.

At A Glance

Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with more than $24 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Today Silver Lake's portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $100 billion of revenue annually and employs greater than 245,000 people internationally.

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