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Company Overview of Silver Lake

Company Overview

Silver Lake is a private equity and venture debt firm. For venture debt, the firm invests in private later stage pre-IPO companies through both public and private debt instruments. The firm’s private equity investments focus on recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts, carve-outs, growth minority and take-private transactions, growth capital, and PIPEs in middle market and established large cap companies. It primarily targets technology, technology-enabled, and related growth industries with a focus on semiconductors, cloud computing, information technology infrastructure, tech-enabled financial markets, transaction processing, mobile communications, and e-commerce. In growth capital, the firm i...

2775 Sand Hill Road

Suite 100

Menlo Park, CA 94025

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Silver Lake

Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer
Age: 60
Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Managing Director, Chairman of Executive Committee, and Member of Managing Partners Committee
Age: 56
Co-Founder, Senior Director, and Chairman
Age: 59
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Age: 57
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Silver Lake Key Developments

Six Firms Reportedly Seeks To Bid For Semiconductor Business Of Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation (TSE:6502) planned to spin off and sell its main semiconductor business and sell 20-30% stakes in the company by way of bidding, Kyodo News Agency reported. The report said companies interested include Canon Inc. (TSE:7751), Permira Advisers Ltd., Bain Capital Private Equity, LP, Western Digital Corporation (NasdaqGS:WDC), Tokyo Electron Limited (TSE:8035) and Silver Lake.

Toshiba Reportedly Starts Process To Sell Stake In Chip Business

Toshiba Corporation (TSE:6502) has started the process to sell a minority stake in its profitable flash memory chip business, expecting to fetch several billion dollars as it faces a bigger-than-expected write-down for its U.S. nuclear business, Kyodo News reported. Permira Advisers Ltd. and Bain Capital Private Equity, LP are interested in the bid for what is expected to be the sale of 20%-30% of the memory chip business, which Toshiba is expected to split off, Kyodo said, citing sources. Japan's big banks and the Development Bank of Japan are considering buying into a potential spinoff of Toshiba's (TOSYY) chip operations. Potential investors include, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. (TSE:8316) and the Blue Partners Fund, which teams with DBJ and Mizuho Financial Group, Inc. (TSE:8411). KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR) is among four U.S. and U.K. firms that have signed nondisclosure agreements and are preparing bids to acquire a stake in Toshiba's memory chip operations should the Japanese electronics giant spin off the business, according to a report in Nikkei Asian Review. Silver Lake is targeting the assets, the report pointed out.

Silver Lake Reportedly Not Eyeing Imperva Acquisition

Silver Lake is reportedly not seeking to acquire Imperva Inc. (NYSE:IMPV). Dan Primack of Fortune stated on Twitter "Despite some reports, hearing that Silver Lake is NOT in talks to buy Imperva.”

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