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    Ping Identity Listing Marks IPO Milestone for Vista

    Ping Identity’s initial public offering marked a milestone not only in the company’s past three years of private-equity ownership but also for its backer, Vista Equity Partners. Read More
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    The Top 25 Education Software CEOs of 2019

    This year's Software Report's Top 25 Education Software CEOs list includes Hardeep Gulati, CEO of Vista company PowerSchool. The list includes individuals who represent excellence in the field of education technology and organizational leadership. Read More
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    2019 Inc. 5000: The Most Successful Companies in America

    Inc. announced its annual guide of the 5,000 fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S., including Vista companies Dispatch, iCIMS, SecureLink, and Trintech. Read More
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    GrowthCap's Top 25 Software Investors of 2019

    GrowthCap announced its inaugural Top 25 Software Investors, including Vista's Alan Cline. Individuals were selected based on their software sector expertise, high corporate strategic acumen, exceptional investment judgment, and consistent professional performance over a sustained period of time. Read More
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    Vista Raises $850 Million, Doubling Down on its Commitment to Small Software Buyouts

    Vista completed a $850 million fundraise for its Endeavor Fund II, a private equity pool aimed at buying fast-growing enterprise software companies with between $10 million and $30 million in annual recurring revenue and growing them into businesses many multiples of that size. Read More
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    Who is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans?

    Vista CEO Robert F. Smith was giving the commencement address to the graduating class of Morehouse College when he made a surprise announcement: He would be paying off the student loans of the roughly 400 graduates. Read More
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    A Behind the Scenes Look Into STATS AI Scouting Software Being Pioneered in the NBA

    The Orlando Magic is using artificial intelligence to bolster their scouting and analytics department through a partnership with STATS. Forbes followed up with STATS to get a more in-depth understanding of the specific technology the Magic are pioneering – and how it can be expected to be used by more teams on both the professional and collegiate levels in the future. Read More
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    Vista’s Female CEOs Give Advice to Women in Tech: More Persistence, Risk, and Mentorship

    Three Vista female CEOs offer advice for women considering a finance career at the Women in Tech conference moderated and hosted by Robert Smith, CEO of Vista, and Columbia University on April 25th. Read More
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    Buyouts Deal of the Year: Marketo

    In 2018, Adobe acquired Marketo for $4.75 billion, returning about $2.5 billion in net cash to Vista, the biggest profit realized by a portfolio company in Vista's history. Read More
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    Robert Smith talks tech investing, the future of blockchain, and talent development at SuperReturn International

    Vista Founder and CEO Robert Smith delivered a keynote at SuperReturn International 2019 in Berlin where he discussed Vista's singular software and tech-enabled focus, the rise of new technologies such as blockchain, and talent development with LinkedIn's Devin Banerjee. Read More
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    100 Best Places to Work in Austin in 2019

    Built in Austin announced its 100 Best Places to Work for in Austin, including current and former Vista portfolio companies Forcepoint, Lithium, LogicMonitor, Mitratech, Ping Identity, SecureLink, Social Solutions, and Spredfast. Built In Austin’s “Best Places to Work” list rates companies based on their employer benefits and employee submitted compensation data. Read More
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    Robert F. Smith's Path From Goldman Sachs

    Before founding Vista Equity Partners, Robert F. Smith was Goldman Sachs' first technology M&A banker. Appearing on an episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations," Robert shared his career background leading up to the inception of Vista and details on the company's focus to implement operational best practices at software companies. Watch Here
  • 2019
    First Half Update

    Vista and our companies are on the front line of innovation, embracing new technologies and leveraging our combined expertise to contribute to the global technology ecosystem. The 2019 First Half Update highlights our investment activities, innovations, and successes across the Vista ecosystem this year to date. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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  • 2018
    Year in Review

    The 2018 Year in Review highlights Vista’s investment activity and success in partnering with executives to build market-leading businesses. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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  • 2017
    Year in Review

    The 2017 Year in Review highlights Vista’s investment activity and success in partnering with executives to build market-leading businesses. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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  • 2016
    Year in Review

    The 2016 Year in Review highlights Vista’s investment activity and success in partnering with executives to build market-leading businesses. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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  • 2015
    Year in Review

    The 2015 Year in Review highlights Vista’s investment activity and success in partnering with executives to build market-leading businesses. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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