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EQT AB (publ) is a private equity firm specializing in buyout investments. It seeks to focus on investment opportunities in Australia and New Zealand. It seeks to take a majority stake. EQT AB (publ) was founded in 2012 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden and additional office in Sydney, Australia.
Made 196 investments at Acquisition

Google brings together philanthropic initiatives across Google. Our Global Impact Awards support organizations using technology and innovative approaches to make the world a better place. Our engineers develop products to help people in times of need. Nonprofits receive support through free and discounted ads, apps and products. And employees at Google like to give back and we encourage it, whether through gift-matching, volunteer support, or providing opportunities to take time out of work to support nonprofits they love.
Made 250 investments at Acquisition

CVC Capital

CVC Capital Partners is a global private equity and investment advisory firm founded in 1981 as London-based Citicorp Venture Capital, a subsidiary of Citigroup. Its European presence expanded rapidly and, by 1993, it had branches in Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands. This same year, the management group wholly acquired the firm and renamed it CVC Capital Partners. Expansion continued with its first branch outside Europe opening in Hong Kong in 1999, closely followed by the Seoul office in 2000. The first American presence was established in New York in 2007, strengthened by the opening a second office - San Francisco - in 2015.
Made 237 investments at Acquisition


Microsoft is an American multinational corporation that develops customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and business solutions software for small- and medium-sized enterprises and businesses. They also offer a range of software products and services for computing devices, including Windows operating system, Microsoft Office, and Xbox gaming consoles. Microsoft provides service plans, self-support, training, and documentation for its products. The company markets and distributes its products through various channels, including original equipment manufacturers, distributors, and online platforms. Microsoft also operates global initiatives like Microsoft Accelerator, which empower entrepreneurs to build great companies. With headquarters in Redmond, Washington, Microsoft aims to support startups worldwide through programs like Microsoft Ventures Accelerator and Microsoft for Startups.
Made 242 investments at Acquisition


Kohlberg Kravis Roberts is a global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate, credit, and, through its strategic partners, hedge funds. The company generates attractive investment returns for its fund investors through a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. The company invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and delivers financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. The firm has completed more than two-hundred-eighty private equity investments in portfolio companies with approximately $545 billion of total enterprise value as of June 30, 2017. Assets Under Management (“AUM”) and Fee Paying Assets Under Management (“FPAUM”) were $153 billion and $114 billion, respectively as of September 30, 2017. Jerome Kohlberg, Jr. and cousins Henry Kravis and George R. Roberts, all of whom had previously worked together at Bear Stearns, where the three completed some of the leveraged buyout transactions founded the company. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has completed a number of transactions including the 1989 leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco, which was a large buyout in history to that point, as well as the 2007 buyout of TXU, which is currently also a large buyout completed to date since its founding. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts has offices in 21 cities in 16 countries across 5 continents. The firm is currently headquartered in the Solow Building, New York, but in October 2015, the firm announced its intentions to occupy a newly constructed 30 Hudson Yards. In October 2009, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts listed shares in the company through KKR & Co., an affiliate that holds 30% of the firm's ownership equity, with the remainder held by the firm's partners. Kohlberg Kravis Roberts filed to list its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in March 2010, with trading commencing four months later, on July 15, 2010. It was founded on 1976 and is headquartered in New York.
Made 138 investments at Acquisition

Carlyle Group

The Carlyle Group is a company involved in the Private Equity Industry primarily. They operate more than $81.1 billion of equity capital under management. The firm operates four fund families, focusing on leveraged buyouts, venture & growth capital, real estate and leveraged finance investments. They recently opened up another arm for their hedge funds. The firm employs more than 575 investment professionals in 21 countries with several offices in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia; its portfolio companies employ more than 286,000 people worldwide. Carlyle has over 1200 institutional and private investors in 68 countries.
Made 157 investments at Acquisition


Blackstone® is a premier global investment and advisory firm that strives to provide solutions that create lasting value for their investors, the companies in which they invest and society at large. The firm was founded in 1985 by Stephen A. Schwarzman, their Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Peter G. Peterson, who retired as Senior Chairman in 2008. They began with a modest balance sheet of $400,000 but with a wealth of entrepreneurial ideas about creating a world-class investment and advisory business built on a foundation of uncompromising commitment to excellence. Their vision was to create a firm that put clients’ needs first, that was independent and conflict-free, adhered to the highest ethical standards and sought to create long-term value for all stakeholders. Today, they are a firm of nearly 1,800 employees in 24 offices worldwide. But they are more than that. Their portfolio companies employ over 730,000 people across the globe, making us a major factor in economies around the world. As a leader in alternative asset management, they are a trusted partner to many of the world’s top institutional investors. Through their various investment vehicles they preserve and protect $230 billion in assets for public and corporate pension funds, academic, cultural and charitable organizations, among others. Their diverse range of funds makes private equity, real estate, credit and hedge fund investments all over the world. They also have a leading independent financial advisor business, handling highly complex and critical M&A, restructuring and reorganization assignments for corporate and government clients on a global scale. They also offer fund placement services to alternative investment managers. All of their businesses reflect Blackstone’s strong partnership culture, solid foundation of intellectual capital, commitment to exceptional performance and uncompromising integrity. In June of 2007, Blackstone completed its initial public offering and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BX.
Made 133 investments at Acquisition

Riverside Company

The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on making control and non-control investments in growing businesses valued at up to US$400 million. Since its founding in 1988, Riverside has invested in more than 480 transactions and has an international portfolio including more than 80 companies.
Made 236 investments at Acquisition

Advent International

Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms. With offices on four continents, we have established a globally integrated team of more than 195 investment professionals, focused on buyouts and growth equity investments in five core sectors. Since initiating our private equity strategy in 1989, we have invested $44 billion in over 345 private equity investments across 41 countries, and as of December 31, 2018, managed $36 billion in assets. Today, as we did more than 30 years ago, we seek to invest in well-positioned companies and partner with management teams to create value through sustained revenue and earnings growth.
Made 207 investments at Acquisition


Cisco enables people to make powerful connections whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible, providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. The company offers switching products, including fixed-configuration and modular switches, and storage products that provide connectivity to end users, workstations, IP phones, wireless access points, and servers; and next-generation network routing products that interconnect public and private wireline and mobile networks for mobile, data, voice, and video applications. Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. The company is presently headquartered at San Jose, California.
Made 236 investments at Acquisition
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