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James P. Hickey

Senior Managing Director | Vista Equity Partners | Chicago

Jim Hickey joined Vista Equity Partners in 2008. Mr. Hickey sits on the Vista Flagship Funds’ Investment Committee and is the Co-Head of the Chicago office. He sits on the boards of Accelya, Advicent Solutions, Aptean, EagleView, Greenway Health, NAVEX Global, and Numerator.

Prior to joining Vista, Mr. Hickey spent 25 years at William Blair & Company, including 14 years heading up the technology investment banking practice and 11 years as a Technology Equity Research Analyst. While at Blair, Mr. Hickey completed over 50 equity offerings exceeding $6 billion in total value, and over 35 mergers and acquisitions transactions exceeding $18 billion in total value. Mr. Hickey is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.


B.A. in Economics, Williams College, with honors
M.B.A., Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago

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