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Friday Sep 5 | Wall Street Journal

Alibaba and Silver Lake - The Numbers

Silver Lake Partners, the buyout shop best known for last year's take-private of Dell Inc., took a small minority stake in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding in September 2011-a somewhat unusual move for the tech-focused firm, which usually takes majority positions. The firm took part in a $1.6 billion round that valued Alibaba at $32 billion, alongside other firms including Russian venture firm Digital Sky Technologies, Yunfeng Capital, which includes Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma as one of its founders, and Singaporean investment fund Temasek Holdings.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Startups

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Freshnews

Silver Lake Announces Strategic Investment in Quorum Business Solutions

Silver Lake Partners , the global leader in technology investing, and Silver Lake Kraftwerk , the firm's energy and resource innovation strategy, announced today that they have agreed to acquire Quorum Business Solutions from funds managed by The Carlyle Group's middle-market buyout team and Riverstone Holdings.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

Tue May 13, 2014

PE Hub

Silver Lake to make 2.8x from sale of Mercury Payment

Silver Lake Partners stands to make close to three times its investment in Mercury Payment Systems , which has agreed to be acquired by Vantiv for $1.65 billion.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology, CPU, Science / Technology, Durango, CO

Wed Apr 30, 2014

Business Journal

Blach moving to San Jose after buying new HQ

Blach Construction Co. has built offices for everyone from Stanford University to Kaiser Permanente to VC powerhouse Silver Lake Partners.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Startups, Stanford University, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Business Journal

Michael Lewis book stalls IPO by Silver Lake's high-frequency trader Virtu Financial

"Flash Boys," a book by Michael Lewis critical of the high-frequency trading industry, came at the wrong time for Virtu Financial, which is partly owned by Silver Lake Partners.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Startups, Emerging Technology

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