12.13.2018 | Vector Capital News

Enterprise Performance Management Leader Host Analytics To Be Acquired By Vector Capital

Host Analytics Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses.

12.03.2018 | Portfolio Companies in the News

Vector Capital Sells Triton Digital to E.W. Scripps for $150 Million

Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, today announced closing of the sale of Triton Digital, Inc. (“Triton”), a leading technology provider to the audio streaming and podcast industry, to The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) for $150 million.

10.29.2018 | Vector Capital News

Vector Capital Provides $100 Million Second Lien Term Loan to Support Permira’s Acquisition of Synamedia

Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, today announced that it has provided a $100 million second lien term loan to support the Permira Funds’ acquisition of Synamedia from Cisco.

10.17.2018 | Vector Capital News

Scripps to Acquire Triton

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) is acquiring Triton, the global leader in digital audio technology and measurement services, helping Scripps advance its strategies for near- and long-term value creation.

10.01.2018 | Portfolio Companies in the News

Saba Software Announces Agreement to Acquire Lumesse, Accelerating its Global Leadership in Talent Development

Saba Software Inc., a global leader in talent development solutions, and a portfolio company of Vector Capital, today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Lumesse, a leading provider of talent acquisition, talent management and learning experience technology in Europe.

08.20.2018 | Portfolio Companies in the News

Saba Software- Engage and Inspire: The New Way

Many garages, basements, and dorm rooms in San Francisco are testimonies to the success of tech giants like Google and Amazon that started scripting their way to fame from within those four walls. Saba Software's history resembles these big names not only in terms of the genesis but also the success journey. Nestled in a tiny garage in the Bay Area in 1997, Saba Software played a pioneering role in Learning Management System (LMS) solutions. Fast forward to today, the company has become a global player providing transformational talent management solutions. The company has a simple formula to deliver efficient talent management software: Start with people at the nexus of every business. With this ideology, Saba provides talent management solutions through innovative ways to help people grow and thrive in an organization. For Saba, the people aspect is crucial, whether it is building the solution or the team. Their focus on people takes talent transformation to the next level. “Our people have been at the forefront of the talent management evolution, changing the way organizations optimize business growth and success through new ways of managing and engaging their people," explains Phil Saunders, CEO, Saba Software.

07.12.2018 | Portfolio Companies in the News

Connectivity Helps Save Lives

The whole world has been watching the rescue of the boys and their coach trapped in the cave in Thailand. As is the case in any disaster recovery effort, connectivity plays a key role in coordinating response teams to best help people in need. Helping to coordinate the underground rescue effort were teams above ground with wireless connectivity supplied by KING IT and operated by 3BB, the local telco. Working together, they created a hotspot at the cave entrance with Wi-Fi connectivity provided by Cambium Networks’ cnPilot™ outdoor access points.

05.18.2018 | Vector Capital News

Private Equity Firms Bet on Stock Market's Fixer-uppers

Private equity firms, armed with a record $1 trillion in cash, are investing more in public companies than at any time since the financial crisis, buying those left behind in Wall Street’s nine-year bull market.

05.16.2018 | Portfolio Companies in the News

KELA Group Receives $50M Investment From Vector Capital

The KELA Group (KELA), a rapidly growing, Israel-based provider of advanced cyber intelligence software and solutions, today announced a $50M equity investment from San Francisco-based Vector Capital. Vector’s minority investment marks the first institutional funding received by KELA in its 9-year history.

05.09.2018 | Vector Capital News

Vector Capital Funds Expansion with Sale of Minority Stake to Dyal

On the heels of closing its fifth fund at $1.4 billion, Vector Capital sold a non-voting minority interest to Dyal Capital Partners, a division of Neuberger Berman that acquires minority equity stakes in established alternative asset managers. Other PE firms Dyal backs include: H.I.G., KPS Capital Partners, Silver Lake and Vista Equity Partners. Vector, based in San Francisco, invests in technology sectors, including: software, Internet, digital media, communications, and industrial technology. The firm has been active with portfolio company deals of late, including recently agreeing to sell 2020 Technologies, a developer of interior design software, to Golden Gate Capital. We caught up with Vector founder Alex Slusky to ask about the Dyal deal, the larger trend of middle-market PE firms selling minority stakes and the tech M&A landscape.