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Company Overview of Thoma Bravo, LLC

Company Overview

Thoma Bravo LLC is a private equity firm specializing in recapitalizations, roll-overs of a portion of existing equity, management buy-outs, growth equity, middle-market, industry consolidation, acquisitions, buy and build, and take-private transactions. It does not invest in start-ups and distressed businesses. It seeks to invest in business services, enterprise and infrastructure software, application software, technology enabled services, education, distribution, financial services, and consumer goods and services. In the business services sector, the firm invests in financial services, information services, and transaction processing. In education, it prefers to invest in post secondary ...

300 North LaSalle Street

Suite 4350

Chicago, IL 60654

United States

Founded in 1998

Phone:

312-254-3300

Fax:

312-254-3301

Key Executives for Thoma Bravo, LLC

Co-Founder, Managing Director, and Managing Partner
Age: 67
Chief Financial Officer
Director and Head of Investor Relations and Marketing
Managing Partner
Age: 46
Managing Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Thoma Bravo, LLC Key Developments

Thoma Bravo, LLC Announces Executive Changes

Thoma Bravo, LLC announced Hudson Smith has joined the firm as a partner. Thoma Bravo is currently completing the investment of its vehicle, Thoma Bravo Fund XI, which focuses on middle market and large software opportunities. Recent transactions include the acquisitions of innovative technology companies such as SailPoint, Riverbed and SolarWinds. Smith joins Thoma Bravo during a time of rapid growth for the firm: since the beginning of last year, Thoma Bravo has added nearly two dozen employees and has now expanded its partnership with the addition of Smith. Smith will initially work on the Thoma Bravo Discover Fund, where he will focus on sourcing and managing lower middle market software investments. Established in 2015, the Discover Fund enables Thoma Bravo to partner with management teams at smaller, growing companies that benefit from the firm's experience and expertise in software. Smith joins Thoma Bravo from HGGC, where he directed the firm's investment efforts in technology. His successful technology investment track record includes Serena, Hybris, Sunquest, FPX, Selligent, SSI and MyWebGrocer. Smith has also held positions at Bain & Co and Lincoln International LLC, as a consultant and investment banker, respectively. The firm has also welcomed two new vice presidents, Matt Gilbert and AJ Jangalapalli. Gilbert joins from Summit Partners and will work in Thoma Bravo'sCapital Market Group, and Jangalapalli comes as a recent MBA graduate from the Wharton School and will be a part of the firm's investment staff.

Thoma Bravo Reportedly Explores Sale Of Deltek To Government Contractors

Thoma Bravo, LLC is exploring a sale of Deltek Inc. to government contractors and expects up to $3 billion from sale including debt, according to sources. Reuters also reports quoting sources that Thoma Bravo has appointed JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) as financial advisor on a sale process for Deltek, Inc.

Thoma Is In Talks To Acquire A Stake In F5 Networks

Thoma Bravo, LLC is taking strong interest in buying F5 Networks, Inc. (NasdaqGS:FFIV), The Post has learned. F5 Networks, according to a report last month, hired Goldman Sachs to work through several takeover approaches it had received. Neither F5 nor Thoma Bravo returned calls for comment.

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