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Company Overview of Summit Partners LLP

Company Overview

Summit Partners is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in later stage, mezzanine debt, growth capital, middle market, recapitalizations, possession financing, shareholder liquidity, management buyouts, bridge loans, acquisition financing, spin-off transactions, distressed situations/debtor-in-possession financing, and divestitures. It invests across all industry categories with a focus on education, technology enabled oilfield product and services, software, communications technology and services, semiconductors and electronics, gaming, leisure, Internet and information services, energy, media and entertainment, business services, financial technology and services, healthc...

222 Berkeley Street

18th Floor

Boston, MA 02116

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for Summit Partners LLP

Age: 68
Cofounder and Senior Advisor
Age: 52
Cofounder and Senior Advisor
Managing Director
Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Age: 52
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Summit Partners LLP Key Developments

Summit Partners Announces Executive Promotions

Summit Partners announced three promotions. Peter Rottier was promoted to Managing Director, and Peter Francis and Colin Mistele were promoted to Vice President. Peter Rottier has been promoted to Managing Director. Peter joined Summit's Boston office as a Vice President in 2006, moved to the firm's Silicon Valley office in 2009, and has served as a Principal since 2011. Prior to joining Summit, Peter worked at KSL Capital Partners, Stone Arch Capital and RBC Capital Markets. Peter Francis has been promoted to Vice President. Peter joined the Boston office as a Senior Associate in 2011 and moved to the firm's Silicon Valley office in 2012. Prior to Summit, Peter worked for Jefferies & Company and UBS Investment Bank on the global healthcare team. Colin Mistele has been promoted to Vice President. Colin joined Summit's Silicon Valley office as an Associate in 2011 and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2013. Prior to Summit, Colin worked for Union Square Advisors, Accenture and Electronic Arts.

Summit Partners LLP Presents at Deutsche Bank 22nd Annual Leveraged Finance Conference, Sep-30-2014 10:30 AM

Summit Partners LLP Presents at Deutsche Bank 22nd Annual Leveraged Finance Conference, Sep-30-2014 10:30 AM. Venue: The Phoenician, 6000 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, United States. Speakers: Alexander D. Whittemore, Managing Director of Capital Markets.

HelpSystems Is Reportedly Exploring Sale

HelpSystems LLC is exploring a sale that could value HelpSystems at more than $700 million, including debt, just two years after it changed private equity ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. Summit Partners has hired Harris Williams & Co. to run a sale process, the people said this week. People asked not to be identified because the auction is confidential. Summit Partners and Harris Williams declined to comment, while a HelpSystems representative did not respond to a request for comment.

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