October 21, 2016 8:15 PM ET

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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

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.”

Silver Lake And Thoma Bravo Reportedly To Plan Imperva Takeover Bids

Silver Lake and Thoma Bravo, LLC are planning to make takeover offers for Imperva Inc. (NYSE:IMPV), people familiar with the matter said. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CSCO) are also still interested in acquiring Imperva. The next round of bids for Imperva is due in November 2016, they said. Silver Lake may team up with a separate strategic partner to make its offer, two of the people said.

Silver Lake Partners Seeks To Sell Vantage Data Centers

Silver Lake is exploring a sale of Vantage Data Centers Management Company, LLC that it hopes will value the U.S. company at well in excess of $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on October 10, 2016. The sale process for Vantage comes amid a wave of similar deals being attempted as the sector consolidates, with real estate investment trusts and buyout firms lured by the stable cash flows some of these businesses promise. Silver Lake has hired investment banks Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO) and DH Capital to run an auction for Vantage, the people said. While the sale process has attracted interest from both strategic and financial investors, Silver Lake may decide not to sell the company if the offers it receives are not satisfactory, the people cautioned.

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