PE/VC  Vista Equity Partners

     Office Locations:

2 Prudential Plaza
180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 4000
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-229-9500
Fax: 312-229-9599

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  • Expansion
  • Middle Market



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Vista Equity Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in software and technology-enabled businesses. With more than $31 billion in cumulative capital commitments, the firm looks for companies that research and develop a proprietary software solution and either license it to their customers or leverage it internally to create a technology-enabled service. This includes companies that develop and market: Software, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Technology-enabled business services and Technology-enabled information services. Investment has historically ranged from $20 million to $200+ million in equity capital but the firm is capable of financing larger transactions. Additionally, the firm has provided initial funding below this range as well. The firm pursues investments using a variety of transaction types including, but not limited to: Management and/or leveraged buyouts, Growth or acquisition financings, Recapitalizations or restructurings, Spinouts or divestitures, and Going private transactions.



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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
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    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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    Alan Cline Principal
    Brian N. Sheth President
    Christian Sowul Principal
    David Breach COO
    Drew Tate Associate


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):















      Majority Growth


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