Michael Bloomberg

CEO and Founder

13 past transactions

Bloomberg PolarLake

Acquisition in 2012
PolarLake Limited provides integration technology solutions. Its products include Financial Markets Reference Data Distribution solution that provides operational and information technology business benefits for sell-side and buy-side firms, fund administrators, and custodians; Integration Suite, which enables data and business logic to be shared and distributed across multiple organizations and technologies; and Integration Suite Finance Edition to assist financial services organizations facing integration challenges. The company’s financial services integration applications include OTC Derivatives, a solution for reconciliation and matching of OTC derivative portfolios and trade lifecycle management; and Messaging Integrator. It offers its solutions for financial services, government, telecoms, and manufacturing industries. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.


Acquisition in 2011
BNA is the largest independent information provider with a network of thousands of reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners. Since 1929, BNA has been providing professionals with intelligent reporting, expert insights, commentary, and practical guidance. Instead of aggregating content from random sources, BNA relies on seasoned professionals, so you always know the source of your information, and a context is provided. Their more than 350 news services span the full range of legal, legislative, regulatory, and economic developments in the areas of Legal & Business; Tax & Accounting; Human Resources; and Environment, Health & Safety.


Series A in 2019
SVAcademy is a 15-month business development apprenticeship paid for by employers. SVAcademy’s team has started and sold SaaS companies to Oracle and HP, hired and trained more than 400 SaaS sales reps, conducted admissions at Harvard, and coached more than 100,000 students across the country.

Cloud Agronomics Inc.

Series A in 2022
Cloud Agronomics Inc. operates as a geospatial imaging and analytics company. The company provides real time analytics and predictive insights on crop performance to optimize agriculture. It offers carbon monitoring, digital agronomy, and yield predictions on crops. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Lewes, Delaware.

RegTek Solutions, Inc.

Acquisition in 2019
RegTek is the new home of the Report-it suite of software controls for Global Trade and Transaction Reporting. RegTek is a wholly owned subsidiary of Risk Focus Inc., the firm responsible for the original vision, development and distribution of the Report-It Control Suite, including Validate.Trade, Reportable.Trade, Load.Trade & Reconcile.Trade.

Eagle Eye Publishers

Acquisition in 2010
Founded in 1986, Eagle Eye provides critical market intelligence – databases, training, studies, reports, lists, software and business development consulting – to help vendors build strong, productive relationships with government buyers.

Second Measure

Acquisition in 2020
Second Measure is a technology company that analyzes billions of anonymized purchases to help some of the world’s largest brands and investment firms answer real-time questions on company performance and consumer behavior. We’re based in the Bay Area with an office in New York, and are proudly backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Goldman Sachs, Citi Ventures, Jefferies Investment Group, Y Combinator, and other top investors.

Bloomberg Businessweek

Acquisition in 2009
Bloomberg Businessweek is a weekly business magazine that provides information about the business world. It offers a global perspective, timely insights, and unique stories for its users. It has a global circulation of over 980,000 each week and is available in more than 150 countries. The magazine covers the business world by drawing on more than 2,400 journalists in 146 bureaus across 72 countries. The award-winning Bloomberg Businessweek app is available on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Bloomberg Businessweek was first published in 1982 and is based in New York City. It is the recipient of the ‘2012 National Magazine Award for General Excellence’.

New Energy Finance

Acquisition in 2009
New Energy Finance provides industry information, analytics, and research services for the clean energy and carbon markets. The company offers research, forecasts, investment data, and analytical tools as well as news about the clean energy, power, gas, water, and carbon markets. It also provides proprietary price indexes for pricing polysilicon, wafers, modules, cells, wind turbines, and power-purchase agreements; and publishes and licenses various equity-sector and region-specific clean energy indexes. In addition, the company offers financial, economic, and policy analysis in various industries and markets such as advanced transportation, bioenergy, carbon capture and storage, digital energy, energy efficiency and storage, gas, geothermal, hydro and marine, nuclear, power, REC, solar, and wind. It also provides custom research services and runs senior-level networking events. New Energy Finance serves utilities and oil and gas companies; multinational corporations; clean energy technology providers; and governments and quasi-governmental agencies in the United Kingdom and internationally. New Energy Finance was founded in 2004 and is based in London, United Kingdom. It has locations in Beijing, China; Cape Town, South Africa; Munich, Germany; New Delhi, India; San Francisco, California; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; Tokyo, Japan; Zurich, Switzerland; Singapore; Hong Kong; and Washington and New York, United States.

Netbox Blue

Acquisition in 2016
Netbox Blue is a leading provider of innovative internet compliance, management and security solutions. Netbox Blue provides organizations with unique, real-time social media analysis and controls with predictive outcomes and benefits. Netbox Blue owns granted patents around this unique technology and has other patents in the process of being granted. Netbox Blue also supplies award winning Unified Threat Management solutions that are globally recognized as offering the most advanced and fully featured capabilities from a single solution. This technology helps protect company networks but also extends to mobile workers, using any internet connection, through Netbox Blue's unique Borderless Internet Compliance framework. The company was established in 1999, is privately held and is based in Australia. Netbox Blue has a presence in over 19 countries and has partnerships and distribution agreements with some of the world’s largest IT companies.

Citylab LLC

Acquisition in 2019
City Lab is an online information source that features news and content from the Atlantic cities. The website offers solutions-based stories around many topics, from streets and climate change to aging and mass transit. CityLab is committed to telling the story of the world’s cities: how they work, the challenges they face, and the solutions they need. Launched in the fall of 2011, City Lab is a must-read for city-dwellers.

RTS Realtime Systems

Acquisition in 2014
Founded in 1992, RTS with its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, came into existence at the very beginnings of global electronic trading. The company was conceived from the single idea to create a professional trading and front office system for the launch of the electronic exchange EUREX (formerly DTB) in Germany.