PE  Thoma Bravo

http://www.thomabravo.com





     Office Locations:

150 N. Riverside Plaza Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-254-3300
Fax: 312-254-3301

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Stages:

  • Middle Market


 

Industries:

  • Consumer Products & Services
  • Education & Training
  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Thoma Bravo is a successor to the firm of Golder Thoma & Co. established in 1980. Golder Thoma originated the 'consolidation' or 'buy and build' investment strategy which sought to combine the best of venture investing with the best of leveraged buyouts by investing in a 'platform' business in a fragmented industry, and then working with management to transform it into a larger and more profitable business through internal growth and a series of strategic, industry consolidating acquisitions. Thoma Bravo's strategy has been refined through nine private equity investment funds representing almost $4 billion in committed capital. The firm seeks to invest in established companies that have a history of profitability, earnings (EBITDA) greater than $10 million, and a strong management team with a record of accomplishment. Thoma Bravo's principal focus is on companies headquartered in the U.S., but the firm can invest elsewhere as well. Thoma Bravo's investments can be in the form of take-private transactions, buy-outs, management buy-outs, recapitalizations, roll-overs of a portion of existing equity, and growth equity investments. The firm's usual equity commitment is at least $25 million and can be as large as $200 million or more. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, currently with a particular focus on enterprise and infrastructure software, education, distribution, financial services and consumer goods and services. The firm does not invest in new inventions or technologies, developmental products or services, business start-ups, the biological sciences, motion pictures, distressed businesses, oil and gas or real estate. Thoma Bravo has a 40+ year history, including over $78 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2021.


     

    Funds:


      Fund Name


      Amount


      Date

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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    A.J. Rohde Senior Partner
    Carl D. Thoma Managing Partner and Founder
    Chip Virnig Partner
    Holden Spaht Managing Partner
    Jennifer James Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investor Relations & Marketing

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      11/09/2022


      TRM Labs


      CA


      $70,000,000


      Series B Extension


      08/25/2022


      Alma


      NY


      $130,000,000


      Series D


      06/24/2022


      FalconX


      MA


      $375,000,000


      Series D


      06/06/2022


      AppOmni


      CA


      $70,000,000


      Series C


      05/18/2022


      Imply Data


      


      $100,000,000


      Series D


     

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      AppOmni
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      FTX


      Imply Data
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      project44
        web link


      TRM Labs
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