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The Vista ecosystem is a collaborative network with a shared purpose and an eye on opportunity. Together, through shared experiences, collective expertise and continuous learning, Vista builds leading organizations that scale to advance our digital future. We believe the Vista network possesses an unparalleled infrastructure to unlock our full potential and accomplish what’s next, together.


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"We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished, but we’re even more excited about where we’re headed. The future is bright, with spectacular possibilities to invest in and transform the digital economy."

Nadeem Syed, Senior Managing Director, Vista Equity Partners

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René Yang Stewart, Senior Managing Director, Vista Equity Partners

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Lisa Utzschneider, CEO, Integral Ad Science

"Many investment firms focus first and foremost on cutting costs and optimizing EBITDA. But Vista’s process-driven orientation is optimized to help companies accelerate growth."

Nick Mehta, CEO, Gainsight

"We all have the same goal: creating the best possible companies. The capabilities and knowledge Vista brings allow me to expand my knowledge, my horizon and how we look at our business."

Jesper Andersen, Former President and CEO, Infoblox


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Buyouts Keynote Interview

Maintaining Exit Momentum in an Uncertain Tech Market

Vista's Founder, Chairman and CEO Robert F. Smith speaks to Buyouts on how long-term value creation will be crucial to overcoming exit challenges within the tech sector.

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A Capital Allocators Podcast

Investment Management Operations

Lauren Dillard discusses her early career and her journey to Vista with Capital Allocators’ Ted Seides. Listen to their conversation about the dynamics of being an executive in investment management, operational flexibility and the importance of a growth mindset.

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PEI Keynote Interview

Maintaining Discipline in Enterprise Software Investing

Vista Equity Partners' Robert F. Smith, Monti Saroya and Michael Fosnaugh speak about the resilience of the enterprise software industry in an interview with Private Equity International.

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Invest Like the Best Podcast

Investing in Enterprise Software

Vista’s Founder, Chairman and CEO Robert F. Smith joined Invest Like the Best’s Patrick O’Shaughnessy to discuss Vista’s engineered approach to software investing. Learn more about Robert’s experience founding and leading the firm and the lessons he’s learned along the way.

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Market Insights

Navigating Economic Uncertainty

Today’s dynamic market environment is generating unique challenges and opportunities for enterprise software companies and their investors. Vista's Robert F. Smith, Michael Fosnaugh and Monti Saroya discuss the trends shaping the enterprise software landscape and to share strategic insights on software investing.

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