Silver Lake investment firm, created in 1999, is one of the largest and global private equity firms based on stakes in technology, technology-enabled and pertinent enterprises.
It is partnered with world-class companies that seek capital investments in large scale technology-based enterprises. They aim to use their capital and expertise to build market leadership and formulate their investments to enable growth.
This global investment firm is based in Silicon Valley and also operates from
London, New York and Hong Kong.
Silver Lake capital investment operates through three major businesses; all concentrated-on technology investments:
Silver Lake Capital Partners makes private capital investments in large-scale technology and tech-enabled firms. Silver Lake Partners includes the majority of the firm’s involvements under management.
Silver Lake Alpine provides structured capital and debt investments in technology and technology-enabled corporations.
Silver Lake Waterman provides growth equity, growth companies in technology and technology-enabled enterprises.
Silver lake capital investment
constitute holdings such as Airbnb, Ancestry, Alibaba group, Credit Karma, Dell Technologies, Endeavor, Expedia Group, Fanatics, Global Blue, GoDaddy, Jio platform, reliance technology, Lightbox, Motorola, Skype, Seagate Technology, Solar Winds, Twitter, Unity, Weld North Education, WP Engine.
It holds over 50 active investments across the world; the firm made several big bets in technology corporations, such as Twitter, Skype, Airbnb, Dell Technologies etc.
Recently, it made three bets worth over $2.3 billion in India, almost after a gap of seven years.
The silver lake capital investment firm has committed to pumping money into Jio Platforms, Byju’s, and Reliance Retail this year and recently financed billionaire Mukesh well-known digital unit, Jio Platforms Ltd.
Alok Shende, managing director of Ascentis Insights, said that both the well-known firm Jio platform and Byju’s represent investment openings in companies with well-established management positions, further strengthened with consecutive investments are streaming into these companies. Also, these are on-the-edge enterprises unfolding into something that the future wields.
As said by Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of reliance industries, “I am glad to prolong our relationship with Silver Lake capital investment firm for our transformational endeavours of constructing an inclusive alliance with millions of small merchandisers while delivering quality to Indian customers across the country in the Indian retail sector.”
With concurrent overseas listings soon to evolve as a reality in India, global partners see India as a more desirable destination than the recent proclamations from the finance ministry.
Silver Lake capital firm will go on with putting a stake in developed firms, say experts.
Covid-19 has also expedited technology adoption in general. Given that Silver Lake capital is a tech-focused fund and is already discerning the value in such development. Moreover, the moment is ripe for it to capitalize in the country as India is on the evolutionary threshold.
Their core investment belief is that the technology businesses embody an incredible yet under-exploited mark for large-scale private ventures and strives to develop specialized investment opportunities not commonly available to generalist investors. It dedicates 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.