January 31, 2015 6:14 AM ET

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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, 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 education; earl...

300 North LaSalle Street

Suite 4350

Chicago, IL 60654

United States

Founded in 1998





Key Executives for Thoma Bravo, LLC

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Age: 65
Chief Financial Officer
Managing Partner
Age: 44
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Thoma Bravo, LLC Key Developments

Three Firms On Run For Riverbed Technology

Bain Capital LLC, Hellman Friedman LLC and Thoma Bravo LLC are contesting for Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NasdaqGS:RVBD), according to people informed with a matter. The buyout firms submitted expressions of seductiveness for Riverbed this week, a people said. Riverbed Technology is scheming to send some-more minute information to impending buyers in a entrance weeks, a people added.

Thoma Bravo, LLC Promotes Robert 'Tre' Sayle as Partner

Thoma Bravo, LLC has promoted Robert 'Tre' Sayle to partner. Sayle joined Thoma Bravo in 2005 and was most recently a principal in the firm's San Francisco office.

Thoma Bravo Reportedly To Sell Blue Coat

Thoma Bravo, LLC is reportedly exploring the sale of Blue Coat Systems Inc., according to three sources close to the situation. Thoma Bravo is expected to pick Goldman Sachs Group Inc. to lead the sale. According to one of the source, Blue Coat has already received interest from private equity firms and large tech vendors. The possible buyers could be Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) and International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). According to Reuters, Thoma Bravo, Goldman Sachs, IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Oracle declined to comment and Blue Coat did not respond to requests for comment.

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