Elliott Management

Elliott Management Corporation is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides its services to large institutional investors, high net worth individuals, and families. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The firm also invests in alternative markets. It primarily makes its investments in companies undergoing bankruptcy, reorganization, or corporate restructuring. The firm invests in stocks; corporate, real estate, and sovereign debt; bonds; foreign exchange; warrants; options; and futures to create its portfolio mix. It employs a conservative approach with multi hedge fund strategies to make its investments. Elliott Management Corporation was founded in 1977 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in Tokyo, Japan; and Hong Kong.
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Jesse A. Cohn

Partner, Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of US Equity Activism

40 past transactions

BarnesandNoble.com

Acquisition in 2019
Barnes & Noble is a multi-channel distribution platform that provides access to trade books, textbooks, magazines, newspapers, and other content. It operates as a content, commerce, and technology company. Barnes & Noble’s main business is the sale of trade books, mass-market paperbacks, children's books, bargain books, magazines, gift, cafe products and services, music, and movies direct to customers. As of January 2009, the company operated 778 bookstores and a website. Barnes & Noble was founded in 1917 by [Leonard Riggio](http://www.crunchbase.com/person/leonard-riggio). It is headquartered in New York, N.Y.

Aeolus Capital

Private Equity Round in 2017
Aeolus Capital is an investment Firm.

Paper Source, Inc.

Acquisition in 2021
Paper Source is an online seller of cards, stationary, personalized gifts and more.

Taubman Centers, Inc.

Private Equity Round in 2017
Taubman Centers is an owner of regional malls in the United States, headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Taubman creates extraordinary retail environments for shoppers, retailers, communities, and investors. Its portfolio in the United States is the most productive in the nation. Its portfolio is located in major markets from coast to coast, our centers have the highest sales per square foot in the publicly traded, regional mall industry. Shares of Taubman Centers Inc. (NYSE:TCO), a Real Estate Investment Trust, have been trading on the New York Stock Exchange since 1992.

ttwick

Venture Round in 2014
This is a first ever real-time search and knowledge discovery engine for social and self-published content, local daily deals, and news summaries.

Relativity Media

Private Equity Round in 2008
Relativity TV, LLC provides television programming and production services. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. Relativity TV, LLC operates as a subsidiary of Relativity Media, LLC.

Shieldpay

Series A in 2021
ShieldPay Limited operates an online escrow platform and payments engine that enables secure peer-peer transactions between consumers. The company’s platform can convert any classified site into a fully transactional marketplace enabling users to transact in a secure manner. ShieldPay Limited was founded in 2016 and is based in Shoreditch, United Kingdom.

Hitachi Kokusai Electric Pension Fund

Private Equity Round in 2017
Hitachi Kokusai Electric is principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of electronic equipment. The Video and Wireless Network segment offers wireless communications systems, such as station equipment for cellular telephones and wireless broadband systems; information processing systems, such as stock-price display systems and multimedia information display systems; broadcasting equipment, such as transmitters, cameras and antennas, as well as image processing and monitoring systems.

ASG Technologies Group, Inc.

Funding Round in 2017
ASG Technologies Group, Inc. provides global organizations with a modern approach to Digital Transformation to succeed in the Information Economy. ASG is the only solutions provider for both Information Management and IT Systems. ASG’s Information Management solutions enable companies to find, understand, govern and deliver information of any kind, from any source - whether structured or unstructured - through its lifecycle from capture to analysis to consumption. The IT Systems Management solutions empower companies to support traditional and modern digital initiatives, operate their IT infrastructure more efficiently and effectively and reduce the cost of managing and running their internal IT systems landscape. ASG is proud to serve more than 3,000 customers worldwide in 60 countries and in top vertical markets including Healthcare, Financial Services, Insurance and Government. For more information, visit ASG.com.
thyssenkrupp Materials Processing Europe steel and aluminum service center.. It is the preferred partner to its customers from the automotive, electrical, construction, and furniture industries. It provides services like products, processing, service, and more.

Pinterest

Post in 2020
Pinterest, Inc. provides visual discovery engine in the United States and internationally. The company’s engine allows people to find inspiration for their lives, including recipes, home and style ideas, travel destinations, and others. It shows them visual recommendations based on people personal taste and interests. The company was formerly known as Cold Brew Labs Inc. and changed its name to Pinterest, Inc. in April 2012. Pinterest, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

WorkForce Software

Private Equity Round in 2019
WorkForce Software is making work easy for the connected workforce around the globe. We provide enterprise and mid-sized organizations with real-time insights backed by pre-packaged domain expertise and proven flexibility. Our cloud workforce management solutions empower employees and managers to digitize time and labor processes, optimize demand-driven scheduling, simplify absence management and enable strategic business insight. With complete visibility across all employee groups and locations, WorkForce Software equips organizations to reduce labor costs, demonstrate compliance and boost employee engagement, all while maximizing operational efficiencies.

Prevoty

Private Equity Round in 2016
Imperva provides activity monitoring, real-time protection, and risk management solutions for critical business data and applications. Imperva is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions that protect business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises It was founded by Shlomo Kramer, Amichai Shulman and Mickey Boodaei in 2002 and is based in Redwood Shores, California.

Cataleya Energy

Venture Round in 2020
Cataleya Energy is a firm focused on oil exploration.

Pinterest

Post in 2022
Pinterest, Inc. provides visual discovery engine in the United States and internationally. The company’s engine allows people to find inspiration for their lives, including recipes, home and style ideas, travel destinations, and others. It shows them visual recommendations based on people personal taste and interests. The company was formerly known as Cold Brew Labs Inc. and changed its name to Pinterest, Inc. in April 2012. Pinterest, Inc. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Chetwood Financial

Private Equity Round in 2018
Chetwood Financial Limited designs and manufactures digital products. It offers online loans through the LiveLend platform. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Wrexham, United Kingdom.

TAGSYS RFID

Venture Round in 2014
Tagsys offers RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) electronic systems to international companies in industries such as bookstores, textile services, healthcare and luxury goods. The company is the leader Spinnaker project, funded by OSEO, alongside Legrand companies and Inside Secure.

CXignited

Venture Round in 2005
CXignited sets the new standard for Customer Experience (CX) igniting product, people and brand passion. Through its progressive ShopCX Cloud Platform, CXignited streams shop floor and Unified Commerce information intelligence through RFID/Beacons/IoT. With a Real-time Local Positioning System (RLPS), CXignited drives product digitalization, localization, personalization and authentication across the Omni-channel for luxury retailers and global brands.

Wipro Ventures

Post in 2018
Wipro Ventures is the strategic investment arm of Wipro Ltd. (NYSE: WIT) and focuses on investing in early- to mid-stage startups. It is a $100 million fund that leverages Wipro’s global reach and market knowledge to accelerate the growth of our portfolio companies. Wipro’s broad customer base of Global 1000 clients gives us a better understanding of customer needs and market trends, enabling us to provide valuable guidance to our startup partners.

SIGFOX SA

Series E in 2016
Sigfox is the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has built a global network to connect billions of devices to the Internet while consuming as little energy as possible, as simply as possible. Sigfox’s unique approach to device-to-cloud communications addresses the three greatest barriers to global IoT adoption: cost, energy consumption, and global scalability. Today, the network is present in 26 countries and on track to cover 60 by 2018 – covering a population of 397 million people. With millions of objects connected and a rapidly growing partner ecosystem, Sigfox empowers companies to create new innovations on the IoT. Founded in 2010 by Ludovic Le Moan and Christophe Fourtet, the company is headquartered in Labège near Toulouse, France’s “IoT Valley”. Sigfox also has offices in Paris, Madrid, Munich, Boston, San Francisco, Dubai and Singapore.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.

eGain Corporation

Post in 2000
eGain (NASDAQ: EGAN) is the leading provider of cloud customer engagement hub software. For over a decade, eGain solutions have helped improve customer experience, optimize service process and grow sales—across the web, social, and phone channels. Hundreds of the world's largest companies rely on eGain to transform their fragmented sales engagement and customer service operations into unified Customer Engagement Hubs (CEHs).
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a global advisory, broking, and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 countries. They design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Their unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets, and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

Gigamon Inc.

Acquisition in 2017
Gigamon® provides intelligent Traffic Visibility Networking solutions for enterprises, data centers and service providers around the globe. Our technology empowers infrastructure architects, managers and operators with unmatched visibility into the traffic traversing both physical and virtual networks without affecting the performance or stability of the production environment. Through patented technologies, the Gigamon GigaVUE® portfolio of high availability and high density products intelligently delivers the appropriate network traffic to security, monitoring or management systems. With over seven years’ experience designing and building intelligent traffic visibility products in the US, Gigamon serves the vertical market leaders of the Fortune 1000 and has an install base spanning 40 countries.

LifeLock

Post in 2016
LifeLock Inc., founded in 2005, is an American identity theft protection company based in Tempe, Arizona. The company charges $10 a month for the LifeLock identity theft protection intended to detect fraudulent applications for some forms of credit and non-credit related services. It also provides a $1 million guarantee in the event of identity theft to pay for fees associated with collecting on stolen funds, and the guarantee is backed by identity theft insurance to cover other losses. (Source: [LifeLock](http://www.lifelock.com/about-us.aspx))

F5 Networks, Inc.

Post in 2020
F5 (NASDAQ: FFIV) powers applications from development through their entire lifecycle, across any multi-cloud environment, so our customers—enterprise businesses, service providers, governments, and consumer brands—can deliver differentiated, high-performing, and secure digital experiences. Unique to F5 is its extensible application delivery platform, iRules, which allows application and security architects the ability to offload and implement commodity features and proactively deploy security and application related functionality that improves application deployments without requiring changes to those applications.

Plum Lending

Series B in 2018
Plum is a commercial real estate (CRE) finance company founded in 2014, to help commercial real estate owners protect and grow their wealth. We use data and technology to improve the entire lending process and experience. We either work directly with CRE owners, or partner with their wealth managers and financial advisors, to deliver a high quality and consultative service for CRE acquisitions and refinances. Plum is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and lends nationwide.

SAP.iO

Post in 2019
Full investment portfolio:- Cash and cash equivalents- 12.42% Other financial assets- 0.57% Trade and other receivables- 11.57% Other non-financial assets- 1.99% Tax assets- 1.00% Goodwill- 47.23% Intangible assets- 6.99% Property, plant, and equipment- 8.55% Other financial assets- 3.97% Trade and other receivables- 0.15% Other non-financial assets- 2.74% Tax assets- 0.67% Deferred tax assets- 2.16% Founded in 1972, SAP is a corporate firm based in Germany. The firm provides software and analytics and business intelligence services.

Meggitt PLC

Post in 2016
160 years ago a Meggitt company developed the world’s first altimeter. Ever since, we have been solving some of the world’s toughest engineering challenges, bringing convenience, safety and security to millions of lives. Today, Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense, and energy markets. We lead the world in our specialist areas, developing cutting-edge technologies for the biggest names in aerospace, defense, and energy. Over 12,000 employees work across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. More than 60,000 aircraft worldwide rely on our critical components as do hundreds of turbines and oil and gas platforms.

SIGFOX SA

Series D in 2015
Sigfox is the world’s leading provider of connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company has built a global network to connect billions of devices to the Internet while consuming as little energy as possible, as simply as possible. Sigfox’s unique approach to device-to-cloud communications addresses the three greatest barriers to global IoT adoption: cost, energy consumption, and global scalability. Today, the network is present in 26 countries and on track to cover 60 by 2018 – covering a population of 397 million people. With millions of objects connected and a rapidly growing partner ecosystem, Sigfox empowers companies to create new innovations on the IoT. Founded in 2010 by Ludovic Le Moan and Christophe Fourtet, the company is headquartered in Labège near Toulouse, France’s “IoT Valley”. Sigfox also has offices in Paris, Madrid, Munich, Boston, San Francisco, Dubai and Singapore.

Chetwood Financial

Debt Financing in 2018
Chetwood Financial Limited designs and manufactures digital products. It offers online loans through the LiveLend platform. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Wrexham, United Kingdom.

LogMeIn

Post in 2018
LogMeIn, Inc. (NASDAQ:LOGM) simplifies how people connect with each other and the world around them to drive meaningful interactions, deepen relationships, and create better outcomes for individuals and businesses. Current products include: LogMeIn Pro, LogMeIn Central, LogMeIn Rescue, Bold360, join.me, Jive, LastPass, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, GoToTraining, GoToAssist, GoToMyPC, OpenVoice and Grasshopper. Founded in 2003, LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston with additional locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

Removery

Private Equity Round in 2021
Removery is an innovative tattoo removal company with 40 locations across the U.S. and Canada, is the largest specialized provider of tattoo removal services in North America. Its laser specialists are highly trained in Candela's state-of-the-art PicoWay® lasers.

Plum Lending

Venture Round in 2020
Plum is a commercial real estate (CRE) finance company founded in 2014, to help commercial real estate owners protect and grow their wealth. We use data and technology to improve the entire lending process and experience. We either work directly with CRE owners, or partner with their wealth managers and financial advisors, to deliver a high quality and consultative service for CRE acquisitions and refinances. Plum is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and lends nationwide.

ExplORer Surgical Corp.

Series A in 2017
ExplORer Surgical Corp. develops an interactive surgical playbook that promotes optimal teamwork in the operating room. Its software solution enables healthcare providers to compare their performance and learn from colleagues; and allows managers to track granular case progression in real time and forecast room utilization, staffing, equipment use, and postoperative admissions. The company’s solution also provides surgical workflow with the ability to customize based on patient factors, surgeon preferences, and changing operative conditions. It serves surgeons, nurses, and administrators. ExplORer Surgical Corp. was founded in 2013 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.

FirstEnergy Corp.

Post in 2018
FirstEnergy Corp., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the United States. The company operates through Regulated Distribution and Regulated Transmission segments. It owns and operates coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric, natural gas, wind, and solar power generating facilities. The company also provides energy-related products and services to retail and wholesale customers. It operates 24,486 circuit miles of overhead and underground transmission lines; and electric distribution systems, including 269,691 miles of overhead pole line and underground conduit carrying primary, secondary, and street lighting circuits, as well as owns substations with a total installed transformer capacity of approximately 156,115,196 kilovolt-amperes. The company serves approximately six million customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, and New York. FirstEnergy Corp. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Akron, Ohio.

Chetwood Financial

Private Equity Round in 2020
Chetwood Financial Limited designs and manufactures digital products. It offers online loans through the LiveLend platform. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Wrexham, United Kingdom.

Integrated International Payroll

Venture Round in 2010
Integrated International Payroll Limited develops cloud-based platform of payroll services for customers in the United States and internationally. It offers global payroll reporting and e-payslip services. The company also provides payroll consultancy services, which include HCM to payroll integration; global payroll data mapping; and implementing payroll workflow for local and regional payroll functions. It serves finance, technology, media, conglomerate, and services businesses. Integrated International Payroll Limited was founded in 2003 and is based in Cheltenham, United Kingdom. The company has service delivery centers in the United States and Europe.

NRG Energy, Inc.

Post in 2017
NRG Gas Development Company, LLC owns and operates gas fired power facility.