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YEAR

STRATEGY

SubmitOrder

eCommerce Outsourcing Services

1999

Partners

Crystal Decisions / Business Objects

Business Intelligence Software

2000

Partners

Datek Online / Ameritrade

Online Brokerage

2000

Partners

eConnections

Web-Based Hosted Marketplace

2000

Partners

Enterasys

Enterprise Data Networking

2000

Partners

Gartner

IT Research Products

2000

Partners

Island / Instinet Group

Electronic Securities Trading

2000

Partners

Seagate

Disc Drives

2000

Partners

Xoriant

IT Consulting and Staffing Services

2000

Partners

Riverstone

Metropolitan Data Networking

2001

Partners

Flextronics

Electronics Manufacturing and Supply Chain Services

2003

Partners

MCI

Voice and Data Communications Services

2003

Partners

Network General / NetScout

Network and Application Management Solutions

2004

Partners

Thomson

Digital Media Services

2004

Partners

Thomson provides technology and outsourcing solutions to help Media & Entertainment clients realize business goals and optimize performance in a rapidly changing technology environment.  The group strives to be the leading partner to the Media & Entertainment industries by offering end-to-end solutions through its Technicolor, Grass Valley, RCA, and THOMSON brands.

UGS

Product Lifecycle Management Solutions

2004

Partners

Avago

Advanced Semiconductor Components

2005

Partners

Avago provides an extensive range of analog, mixed-signal, and optoelectronic components and subsystems to tens of thousands of manufacturers in four major end markets: industrial / automotive electronics, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and consumer and computing peripherals.

Instinet

Electronic Brokerage and Execution Services

2005

Partners

Instinet is a premier global electronic securities broker, providing the trading expertise and advanced technology to interact with more than 50 securities markets worldwide. Instinet has an active client base of approximately 1,500 firms, including mutual funds, hedge funds, insurance companies, and pension funds globally. The company seeks to improve institutional investment performance and lower overall trading costs through its various front end trading systems, securities crossing networks, algorithms, and investment research products.

Nasdaq

Electronic Stock Exchange

2005

Partners

The NASDAQ OMX Group is the world's largest exchange company. With over 3,800 listed companies, it delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs.

IPC

Communications Solutions

2006

Partners

IPC is a leading provider of mission-critical communications solutions primarily to the financial services industry. The Company’s Trading Systems and Network Services solutions differentiate IPC as one of the few integrated providers of trading systems, maintenance, and communications services.

NXP

Silicon Solutions

2006

Partners

NXP is a provider of semiconductors, system solutions, and software for identification applications, automotive applications, mobile phones, and a wide range of other electronic devices.

Serena

Change Management Software

2006

Partners

Serena is the leading pure play provider of Application Lifecycle Management for the Enterprise. With 29 offices in 14 countries, Serena is dedicated to helping IT capitalize on its software development initiatives.

CDW

Tech Marketing and Distribution

2008

Partners

CDW is the leading direct marketer of multi-branded information technology products and services to business, government, education and healthcare customers. The Company markets HP, Cisco and IBM branded products, amongst others, worldwide.

i2

Analytical Applications for the Public Sector

2008

Sumeru

i2 is a leading provider of technology solutions that enable its customers to use advanced analysis and visualization technology to monitor, manage and solve investigations more effectively. Customers include law enforcement, military, homeland security / defense, intelligence and other governmental agencies.

In October 2011, Silver Lake Sumeru sold i2 to IBM.

Sensata Technologies

Semiconductor Manufacturing

2008

Partners

Sensata Technologies is a market leading supplier of sensor and control products to a diversified set of end-markets including automotive, industrial, aerospace, appliance and heating, ventilation & air conditioning (HVAC).. The Company’s products enable a broad portfolio of safety and efficiency applications ranging from circuit breakers to vehicle electronic stability control systems.

Power-One

Power Conversion and Management Systems

2009

Sumeru

Power-One has two primary businesses. One is a leading supplier of power conversion and power management systems. The other is the leading provider of inverters for alternative energy production.

Skype

Internet Communications

2009

Partners

Skype is a leading global Internet communications company providing software used by millions of individuals and businesses to make free video and in-network voice calls as well as paid calls to standard telephones and to send text messages.

Tandberg

Video Conferencing Solutions

2009

Partners

Tandberg is the leading provider of videoconferencing equipment worldwide.

Unitymedia

Cable Television

2009

Partners

Unitymedia is the only scale cable operator across two of Germany's most affluent regions and is the second largest German cable provider overall; it offers basic and digital TV pay cable television, Internet access, and telephony services.

Mercury

Merchant Acquiring for Integrated Payments

2010

Partners

Mercury Payment Systems is one of the fastest growing merchant acquirers in North America. The Company has created a unique, value-added network of integrated point of sale software developers, resellers, and merchants who all benefit from the company’s payment processing solutions.

MultiPlan

Healthcare Cost Management

2010

Partners

MultiPlan is the leading and most comprehensive provider of healthcare cost management solutions in North America. The Company delivers transaction-based services to insurers, health plan administrators, and other payers of healthcare services, as well as to its national network of medical providers.

Nobao Renewable Energy

Geothermal Energy-Efficiency Technologies

2010

Partners

Nobao is a leading provider of fully-integrated clean technology management solutions in China utilizing ground source heat pump (GSHP) technologies. The Company offers integrated energy management solutions for various types of buildings, such as hotels, offices, shopping malls, public facilities, villas and residential buildings, primarily through energy management contracts by designing, manufacturing and installing GSHP heating, cooling and hot water supply systems, as well as providing post-installation maintenance services typically over 10 to 20 years. Nobao’s fully-integrated GSHP solutions typically can save 50% to 70% of energy consumption compared to conventional fuel- and electricity-based systems.

PrimeSense

Gesture Recognition Solutions

2010

Sumeru

PrimeSense is the leader in high performance, 3D vision and gesture recognition solutions. These solutions allow users to interact with devices in a simple and intuitive manner. PrimeSense provides SOC, middleware, and complete 3D sensors enabling the consumer electronic, gaming, industrial, and digital signage markets.

Spansion

Flash Memory Solutions

2010

Sumeru

Spansion is the leading provider of embedded flash memory technology and solutions. The Company's flash memory is integrated into a broad range of products including automotive electronics, telecom and network equipment, consumer electronics, and servers.

Spreadtrum

Fabless Semiconductors

2010

Partners

Spreadtrum Communications is a fabless semiconductor company that develops baseband and RF processor solutions for the wireless communications market. Spreadtrum combines its semiconductor design expertise with its software development capabilities to deliver highly-integrated baseband processors with multimedia functionality and power management. Spreadtrum has developed its solutions based on an open development platform, enabling its customers to develop customized wireless products that are feature-rich to meet their cost and time-to-market requirements.

Terremark

Data Centers

2010

Partners

Terremark provides industry leading managed services, cloud computing, colocation & web hosting solutions for enterprise IT infrastructures.

Zynga

Online Social Games

2010

Partners

Zynga is the world’s largest social game developer with over 300 million monthly active users playing games which include FarmVille, CityVille, Empires & Allies, FrontierVille, Mafia Wars, Zynga Poker, CaféWorld, Treasure Isle, YoVille, FishVille, and PetVille. Zynga games are available on a number of global platforms including Facebook, Google+, MySpace, Yahoo, iPad, iPhone, and Android.

Groupon

Collective Purchasing

2011

Partners

Groupon, a leading social commerce site, offers deals on local products and services in hundreds of markets around the world.

SMART Storage Systems

Solid-State Storage

2011

Partners, Sumeru

SMART Storage Systems is a leading provider of current and next-generation enterprise solid-state storage products. The Company delivers its solutions to a broad customer base in the enterprise storage, enterprise server, data center, defense, and industrial markets. SMART Storage Systems is part of the SMART Modular Technologies family of global companies.

SolarCity

Renewable Energy Systems Provider

2012

Kraftwerk

SolarCity is the leading designer, installer, and financer of solar energy systems for residential, commercial, and government customers.


Note: Includes all prior investments by funds that follow the Silver Lake Partners, Silver Lake Sumeru, and Silver Lake Kraftwerk strategies.

At A Glance

Silver Lake is the global leader in technology investing, with more than $23 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital and a team of approximately 110 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Today Silver Lake's portfolio of investments collectively generates more than $80 billion of revenue annually and employs greater than 160,000 people internationally.

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