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May 30, 2015 8:08 PM ET

Capital Markets

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: 58
Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Managing Partner, Managing Director, Chairman of Executive Committee, and Member of Managing Partners Committee
Age: 54
Co-Founder, Senior Director, and Chairman
Age: 57
Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Age: 55
Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Silver Lake Key Developments

Avago Reportedly Shows Interest In Xilinx, Renesas, Maxim

Avago Technologies Limited (NasdaqGS:AVGO), looking to acquire a fellow chipmaker, has reached out to potential targets including Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MXIM) and Xilinx Inc. (NasdaqGS:XLN), according to people familiar with the matter. Avago is working with investment banks and could spend more than $10 billion on a potential takeover, the people said. None of the three approaches has yet led to advanced deal discussions, in part because of Avago's fear of overpaying, the people added. Avago has also spoken to Silver Lake Partners about partnering in a potential acquisition, the people said.

Warburg And Silver Lake To Reportedly Sell Their Stake In Interactive Data Corporation

Warburg Pincus LLC and Silver Lake are preparing to sell their investment in Interactive Data Corporation in a deal that would value the business at as much as $5 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said. Silver Lake Partners and Warburg Pincus launched an early phases of a dual-track process that could lead either to a sale or a US flotation of Interactive Data, these people added. The two firms are preparing to interview banks in the coming weeks. Warburg Pincus and Silver Lake declined to comment, The Financial Times reported.

Silver Lake To Acquire dunnhumby From Tesco

Silver Lake is planning to acquire dunnhumby Limited from Tesco PLC (LSE:TSCO). Other then Silver Lake there are various other buyers as well. TPG Capital Corporation, Warburg Pincus - WNS, The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and WPP plc (LSE:WPP) are in list of potential buyers. Goldman Sachs is running the sale process for Tesco.

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