Silver Lake



Silver Lake is a global technology investment firm focused solely on making large-scale investments in technology companies.


Last Funding Type
Secondary Market
Last Funding Money Raised
Finance,Financial Services,FinTech,Information Technology,Venture Capital
Founded date
Jan 1, 1999
Number Of Employee
101 - 250
Operating Status
Legal Name
Silver Lake Management, L.L.C.
Also Known As
Yínhu Ziben,银湖资本
Investor Type
Silver Lake Sumeru

Silver Lake is a global technology investment firm focused solely on making large-scale investments in leading technology companies.

They are partners to world-class management teams who seek to use their capital and expertise to build and extend their market leadership. seeks to formulate its investments to enable growth and frequently employs conservative capital structures designed to drive aggressive investment in new initiatives, innovation, and business expansion.

Their core investment thesis is that the technology industries represent an extraordinary yet under-exploited target for large-scale private investments. The firm also seeks to cultivate proprietary or specialized investment opportunities not typically available to generalist investors. It devotes its full scope of talent and intellectual capital to the singular mission of investing in the world’s leading technology, technology-enabled, and related growth businesses.

Silver Lake was established in 1999 by David Roux, Glenn Hutchins, Jim Davidson, and Roger McNamee and is based in Menlo Park, California.

Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds
Total Funding Amount
Silver Lake has raised a total of $2.04B in funding over 2 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Jul 6, 2021 from a Private Equity(PE) round.
Announced Date Round Money Raised Number of Investors Lead Investors Post Valuation
Jul 6, 2021 Private Equity(PE) $40M 1 Ikhlas Capital Detail
Sep 30, 2020 Secondary Market $2B 2 Dyal Capital Partners
Jul 12, 2016 Private Equity(PE) 1 Detail


Number of Investments
Number of Lead Investments
Silver Lake has made 124 investments. Their most recent investment was on Dec 6, 2022, when Fanatics raised $700M.
Date Company Name
Round Money Raised Industry Lead Investor
Dec 6, 2022 Fanatics
Private Equity(PE) $700M eSports
Oct 19, 2022 MaxAB
Series B $40M B2B
Sep 15, 2022
Series A $10.60M Animation
Jul 11, 2022 Klarna
Series Unknown $800M E-Commerce
Jun 14, 2022 Shadowbox Studios
Private Equity(PE) $500M Art Yes


Number of Lead Investors
Number of Investors
Silver Lake is funded by 3 investors. Ikhlas Capital and Dyal Capital Partners are the most recent investors.
Investor Name Lead Investor Funding Round
Ikhlas Capital Yes Private Equity(PE)
Dyal Capital Partners Yes Secondary Market
Mubadala Yes Secondary Market

Employee Profiles

Number of Employee Profiles
Silver Lake has 92 current employee profiles, including Employee Alex Li


Silver Lake has had 50 exits. Silver Lake most notable exits include Xoriant ,   ServiceMax

Date Company Name Exit Type Industry
Jan 5, 2023 Xoriant M&A Apps Detail
Nov 17, 2022 ServiceMax M&A Cloud Infrastructure Detail
May 5, 2022 Kareo M&A Cloud Computing Detail
Dec 30, 2021 SenseTime IPO Artificial Intelligence Detail
Dec 7, 2021 Vacasa IPO Property Management Detail


Silver Lake has acquired 13 organizations. Their most recent acquisition was Sabre Corporation on Dec 12, 2006. They acquired Sabre Corporation for $5B.

Date Company Name
Industry Acquisition Type Price
Dec 12, 2006 Sabre Corporation
Business Intelligence lbo $ 5B Detail
Jun 29, 2015 Cast & Crew
Accounting acquisition Detail
Apr 20, 2016 CEGID
Construction lbo Detail
Jan 4, 2018 Weld North
Education acquisition Detail
Dec 13, 2018 GE Digital
Analytics acquisition Detail