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Strategies / Private Equity

Private Equity

Investing in enterprise software since inception, Vista pioneered a sector-focused approach to private equity. We partner with organizations at every phase of growth to rise to the next level and maximize future opportunities. Our singular focus on enterprise software companies across a broad range of maturity – from emerging and lower middle-market organizations to large-cap enterprises – has enabled us to develop an adaptable, analytical approach to growth.

Executive Empowerment

Vista unites leaders from forward-thinking enterprise software companies to form our diverse network of executives. We support our executive community through unrivaled access to knowledge sharing and ongoing learning opportunities. These resources serve to empower our executive teams and their companies to face challenges, innovate and build better solutions – together.




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Enhancing Company Value

We collaborate with our companies to capitalize on new ideas. Our team of subject matter experts has experience across enterprise software that translates to greater success for management teams, employees and customers.

Our Approach

Our Private Equity Funds

We partner with companies of all sizes and at various stages of the business lifecycle, leading them on a path to even greater success.


Upper middle-market and large-cap enterprise software, data and technology-enabled solutions companies


Middle-market enterprise software, data and technology-enabled companies


Emerging to lower middle-market enterprise software, data and technology-enabled companies

"As the world’s most active enterprise software investor, it’s our track record of success and consistency that attracts companies looking for a partner who offers much more than just capital to help their businesses thrive."

Steven White, Managing Director, Vista Equity Partners

"We were thrilled to partner with Vista given their team's deep understanding of the enterprise technology and security landscape and the resources they can deliver to help us continue along our tremendous growth trajectory."

Rob Davis, Founder and CEO, Critical Start

"Vista helps me focus on growing my company faster and making it better — what's not to be excited about?"

Chris Cabrera, Founder and CEO, Xactly


Endorsements presented herein are made by current or former employees of Vista portfolio companies, over which Vista may have the ability to exercise discretion on employee compensation, promotion and other employment decisions and may also be investors in Vista funds.

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