Current & Prior Investments


Activant Solutions, Inc.

Livermore, CA

The company is a leading technology provider of business management solutions serving small and medium-sized retail and wholesale distribution businesses in three primary vertical markets: hardlines and lumber; wholesale distribution; and the automotive parts aftermarket. Founded in 1972, Activant provides customers with tailored proprietary software, professional services, content, supply chain connectivity and analytics. Thoma Bravo invested in Activant in 2006. The company’s earnings grew steadily over the next five years and, in 2011, it was acquired by Apax Partners and merged with Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC) to create one of the largest global providers of enterprise applications focused on the manufacturing, distribution, services and retail sectors.


American-Amicable Holding, Inc.

Waco, TX

American-Amicable and its affiliated companies market life insurance products, including final expense, single premium whole life, universal life, modified whole life, and term coverage, through a nationwide network of independent sales agents. The companies’ insurance products are designed to fit the particular needs of their individual customers. Thoma Bravo worked with management of the company to increase the size and efficiency of the business over a ten-year period before a very successful sale to an affiliate of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (Toronto: IAG), the fourth largest Canadian life insurer. The purchaser retained all of American-Amicable’s management team and employees and has maintained all of its operations in Waco, TX, where the company has been based since its founding almost 100 years ago.

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Archipelago Learning

Dallas, TX

Archipelago Learning, formerly a publicly traded company (NASDAQ:ARCL), was acquired by Edmentum, Inc. (formerly Plato Learning, Inc.) a Thoma Bravo portfolio company, in May 2012. Now operating as part of Edmentum, Archipelago is a leading subscription-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of education products used by 15 million students in almost 40,000 schools throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The Archipelago digital supplemental product suite uses technology to transform education by making rigorous learning fun, engaging, accessible, and affordable.

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Attachmate Corporation

Seattle, WA

The world’s largest independent provider of access and integration software for legacy systems, Attachmate enables organizations to maximize the value of their existing IT investments as they advance their long-term business and IT strategies. More than 40,000 customers representing over 16 million desktops worldwide take advantage of Attachmate’s software products and deep expertise to help them run their businesses securely, efficiently and competitively.

Acquisitions made by Attachmate Corporation:
NetIQ Corporation
Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL)


Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA

Blue Coat empowers enterprises to safely and securely choose the best applications, services, devices, data sources, and content the world has to offer, so they can create, communicate, collaborate, innovate, execute, compete and win in their markets. Blue Coat has a long history of protecting organizations, their data and their employees and is the trusted brand to 15,000 customers worldwide, including 86 percent of the FORTUNE Global 500. With a robust portfolio of intellectual property anchored by more than 200 patents and patents pending, the company continues to drive innovations that assure business continuity, agility and governance.



Compuware Corporation

Detroit, MI

Compuware is the largest software company in the world exclusively devoted to optimizing customers’ IBM mainframe environments.  Compuware empowers the world’s largest companies to excel in the digital economy by fully leveraging their high-value mainframe intellectual property.  The company’s highly innovative mainframe application development and performance optimization solutions uniquely enable IT to drive business value.


Datatel, Inc.

Fairfax, VA

For over 25 years, Datatel has focused exclusively on helping colleges and universities manage their business processes. Datatel today provides fully integrated enterprise information management software solutions to more than 600 colleges, universities and other higher education institutions serving almost 4 million students. Thoma Bravo invested in the company in 2005 and worked closely with the company’s management to improve its operations and enhance its profitability before selling the business about 4.5 years later for a substantial gain.

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Deltek, Inc.

Herndon, VA

Deltek is the leading provider of project-focused enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional service firms. The company’s product portfolio is deployed enterprise-wide and includes a comprehensive set of financial management solutions, business organization and program management applications, and business development and customer relationship management solutions.  Deltek’s products are used by over 15,000 organizations and almost 2 million users. The company also is the largest provider of government RFP data and information, offering insight on ~$2 trillion of government spending.

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Digital Insight, Inc.

Menlo Park, CA

Digital Insight, formerly the Financial Services division of Intuit, Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU), helps banks and credit unions grow by offering innovative online and mobile banking solutions that make it easier for consumers and businesses to manage their money. Digital Insight provides solutions that help financial institutions achieve higher customer engagement and profitability. Thousands of banks and credit unions use Digital Insight to provide their online banking services. Thoma Bravo acquired the business from Intuit in 2013 and established it as an independent company with its own data center, back office operations and G&A functions and identified a number of cost savings opportunities. Thoma Bravo then received an offer from NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) to acquire the business at a price that achieved the return goals for the investment much sooner than had been anticipated. The business was sold to NCR less than six months after the Thoma Bravo investment.



Boston, MA

Dynatrace is an innovator and the market leader in the new generation of application performance management (APM) solutions. The company’s products help customers, both large and small, see their applications and digital channels through the lens of end users. Over 5,800 organizations use these insights to master complexity, gain operational agility, and grow revenue by delivering the highest quality user experiences. Previously a division of Compuware Corporation, Dynatrace was established as a stand-alone business by Thoma Bravo upon its acquisition of Compuware in 2014.


Edmentum, Inc. (formerly Plato Learning, Inc.)

Minneapolis, MN

Edmentum provides education technology solutions for kindergarten through adult learners, offering curricula for reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, and life and job skills. As the first and most innovative educational technology company, Edmentum is a proven leader in providing prescriptive, personalized instruction, technology-based teaching tools, and standards-driven assessment and data management to facilitate continuous academic improvement for learners at all levels.


Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

San Francisco, CA

Embarcadero provides professional grade database management tools for designing, developing and managing databases and the data they contain. More than 12,000 customers worldwide and over 90% of Fortune 100 companies rely on the company’s cross-platform tools to reduce complexity, improve productivity and strengthen security in their database applications. Founded in 1993, Embarcadero is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom.


Empirix, Inc.

Billerica, MA

Empirix is the recognized leader in end-to-end network performance visibility, offering the unique ability to analyze customer behaviors, by application, in real-time, through an innovative approach to enabling the build-out of the Service Operations Center model. The company helps service providers, mobile operators, contact centers and businesses master complexities to drive improvements in customer experience and user satisfaction. Through testing, monitoring, analytics and intelligence, Empirix helps customers around the world maximize their technology investments while reducing implementation and customer impact risks.


Entrust, Inc.

Dallas, TX

Entrust secures digital identities and information for consumers, enterprises and governments in thousands of organizations spanning more than 60 countries. Leveraging a layered security approach to address growing risks, Entrust solutions help secure the most common digital identity and information protection pain points in an organization, including SSL, authentication, fraud detection, shared data protection and e-mail security. After acquiring the company through a take-private transaction in 2009, Thoma Bravo worked with management to create an appropriate go-to-market strategy, optimum pricing for its offerings and improved renewals, which produced a fast growing, recurring, and consistent subscription business that made a successful transition to a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business.  In 2013, Entrust was sold to Datacard Group, a privately owned, global issuer of secure credit and financial cards, passports, national IDs, employee badges, mobile payment applications and other credentials on behalf of financial institutions, government agencies and other enterprises. During Thoma Bravo’s time with Entrust, the company’s revenue and earnings increased substantially.



Excelligence Learning Corporation

Monterey, CA

Excelligence is a leading developer, manufacturer and retailer of educational products sold to child care programs, preschools, elementary schools and consumers by catalog, online and through a field sales force. Excelligence serves early childhood professionals, educators, and parents by providing quality educational products and programs for children from infancy to 12 years of age. Thoma Bravo acquired Excelligence, formerly a public company, in a take-private transaction in 2006.  During the more than four years of its ownership, Thoma Bravo helped Excelligence grow organically and through several acquisitions.  At the time of sale to another private equity firm, the company’s CEO commented “We appreciate the expertise Thoma Bravo brought to Excelligence, and we credit our growth and strengthened leadership in the industry to the acquisitions and operational best practices that Thoma Bravo helped us achieve.”



Flexera Software, Inc. (formerly Acresso Software, Inc.)

Schaumburg, IL

Flexera Software provides solutions that help simplify the business relationship between software producers and enterprises. The company’s product line includes the FLEXnet® and InstallShield® family of products that were previously offered by the Software Business Unit of Macrovision Corporation, from which the business was acquired. These software products enable software vendors to better manage entitlements, licensing, compliance, installation, and electronic software delivery.


Global Healthcare Exchange, Inc.

Louisville, CO
Bruce Johnson, CEO

Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) is a leading provider of cloud-based technology and services used for supply chain management by healthcare providers and suppliers. GHX offers its healthcare customers an open and neutral electronic trading exchange, procurement and accounts payable automation, contract and inventory management, business intelligence, and other tools and services.  GHX enables better patient care and savings for the healthcare community by maximizing automation, efficiency, and accuracy of business processes.


Hyland Software, Inc.

Westlake, OH

Hyland Software, established in 1991, is a leading developer and marketer of enterprise content management (ECM) software. The company’s popular OnBase® enterprise content management solution is deployable at both the departmental and enterprise levels and provides organizations with unique, modular solutions that help them streamline their work processes and share information among their employees, business partners and customers. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Hyland markets OnBase® throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Japan.


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InfoVista S.A.

Courtaboeuf Cedex (Paris), France; Herndon, Virginia, USA

InfoVista is a leading provider of service performance assurance solutions for IP-based network and application services. InfoVista’s unified network performance management and application performance management platform equips 80% of the world’s largest network operators and many global enterprises to provide a high-quality user experience end-to-end while keeping operational costs as low as possible.


JDA Software Group, Inc.

Scottsdale, AZ

With its acquisition of Manugistics in July 2006, funded by Thoma Bravo, JDA became the global leader in helping more than 5,500 retail, manufacturing and wholesale-distribution customers in more than 60 countries achieve demand chain results. JDA Portfolio software enables high-performance business process optimization and execution from the manufacturer’s plant through distribution to an end customer or a retailer’s shelf. With offices in major cities around the world, JDA employs the industry’s most experienced supply and demand chain experts to develop, deliver and support its solutions. The investment was sold in 2009.


Acquisitions made by JDA Software Group, Inc.:
Manugistics Group, Inc.


Keynote Systems, Inc.

San Mateo, CA

Keynote is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing and monitoring, including solutions for mobile application testing and monitoring, website performance testing and monitoring, and website load testing. The company maintains the world’s largest on-demand performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for Web and mobile sites comprised of over 7,000 measurement computers and mobile devices in over 275 locations around the world that enable companies to continuously improve the online and mobile experience. Keynote’s 4,000 customers include the leading Internet and mobile companies worldwide.

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LANDESK Software, Inc.

Salt Lake City, UT

LANDESK Software is a leading provider of systems lifecycle management, endpoint security and IT service management solutions for desktops, servers and mobile devices across the enterprise. LANDESK enables IT to gain control of end-user computing environments with a single console, light infrastructure, and ITIL solutions that deliver significant value and ROI for thousands of customers worldwide.


LECG Corporation

Emeryville, CA

A global expert services firm providing independent expert testimony, original authoritative studies, and strategic advice and consulting to major corporations, leading law firms, and local, state, and federal governments and agencies around the world. The company’s highly credentialed experts and professional staff, including recognized academic authorities, former senior government officials and experienced industry leaders, conduct economic and financial analyses to provide objective opinions and advice that help resolve complex disputes and inform legislative, judicial, regulatory, and business decision makers.


Local Media of America, LLC

San Diego, CA

LMA operates three 100,000 watt class C radio stations serving the San Diego, CA market, the country’s 17th largest radio market, with a variety of popular music formats and e-marketing opportunities. The Company also seeks additional radio broadcasting opportunities in large markets throughout the U.S. The current LMA stations are: XHRM-FM 92.5 (“Magic”), a “Rhythmic Adult Contemporary” station; XHTZ-FM 90.3 (“Z90”), a “Rhythmic Contemporary Hit Radio” station; and XETRA-FM 91.1 (“91X”), an “Alternative Music” station.


Manatron, Inc.

Portage, MI

Manatron is a leading provider of integrated, enterprise-level property tax solutions for state and local governments. The company’s software manages the entire property life cycle, which includes deed recording, land records, GIS (Geographic Information System) integration, valuation, assessment administration, personal property, business licenses, cashiering, tax billing and collection, delinquents and tax sales and e-government. Manatron serves customers throughout the United States and in Canada, South Africa and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Over its three-year ownership of the company, through internal growth and six strategic acquisitions, Thoma Bravo was able to help Manatron grow its earnings by a factor of almost 5x, increase its operating margin almost 6x and expand from a local provider of tax software in a few core markets to the leading provider of end-to-end property systems globally. The company was sold in 2011 to Thomson Reuters (NYSE: TRI), a $13B global information services company.


Mediware Information Systems, Inc.

Lenexa, KS

Mediware is a leading provider of specialized healthcare IT solutions for automating and managing complex healthcare processes. Mediware software systems improve efficiencies and address safety concerns, enabling healthcare organizations to improve care processes while decreasing costs. Core Mediware solutions include blood management technologies for hospitals and blood centers; cell therapy solutions for cord blood banks, cancer treatment centers and research facilities; medication management solutions for hospitals, behavioral health facilities, infusion and specialty pharmacy providers; and business intelligence-based performance management solutions for clinical, regulatory and financial aspects of the broader healthcare market.


Network Instruments, LLC

Minnetonka, MN

Network Instruments is an industry leader in application and network troubleshooting and analysis. The company’s monitoring and management tools optimize performance and speed problem resolution, helping ensure delivery of critical applications for businesses worldwide. It delivers these benefits through a seamlessly integrated line of software and hardware systems that are precision engineered for exact network monitoring and analysis. After Thoma Bravo acquired Network instruments in 2012, it worked with management to transition the company from a founder owned and operated business to a professionally managed business with improved budgeting processes, formal incentive plans and financial support for sales to build upon the company’s differentiated technology in a growing market.  This led to increased revenues and earnings, accelerated growth in new bookings and attention from larger companies in the sector. In 2014, the company was sold to JDS Uniphase Corporation (NASADAQ:JDSU), a $1.7B public provider of network management solutions.


Porter & Chester Institute, Inc.

Rocky Hill, CT

A leading postsecondary educational institution, founded in 1946, providing technical, business and health related occupational training through seven campuses in Connecticut and Massachusetts.


PowerPlan, Inc.

Atlanta, GA

PowerPlan is an enterprise software company devoted to helping asset-centric businesses in the utilities, oil and gas, transportation, telecommunications, and mining industries optimize their financial performance. PowerPlan combines purpose-built software for asset centric accounting and tax and budgeting/analytics with domain expertise to help users generate cash, mitigate compliance risk and enable a culture of cost management.


Roadnet Technologies, Inc.

Baltimore, MD

Roadnet (formerly UPS Logistics Technologies, a division of United Parcel Service) provides fleet management solutions for hundreds of thousands of vehicles worldwide and in a variety of industries. Specific fleet management applications provide strategic territory and street-level route plans, real-time wireless dispatch, vehicle telematics and global positioning systems (GPS). The company’s solutions are utilized to improve operational efficiency and driver productivity, saving customers millions of gallons of fuel every year. Thoma Bravo purchased the Roadnet business from UPS in 2010 and established the business as an independent company. During the Thoma Bravo ownership, the management team was supplemented, various operating improvements were made and sales and renewal functions were reorganized, all of which resulted in substantial increases in revenue and profitability. The company was sold in 2013 to Omnitracs, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, who had concluded that Roadnet’s focus on software-based fleet solutions for private fleets was an excellent complement to Omnitracs’ focus on telematics hardware and software solutions for the long-haul transportation market.


SailPoint Technologies

Austin, TX

SailPoint is the market-leading provider of on-premises and SaaS-based Identity and Access Management (“IAM”) solutions, helping global organizations mitigate security risks, demonstrate and maintain compliance, improve service levels and reduce operational costs. SailPoint’s solutions address the pressing authentication, authorization, administration and governance challenges that organizations face today – diverse populations of employees, partners and consumers; mission-critical applications that must be secured inside the datacenter and in the cloud; and the emergence of “anytime, anywhere” access via personal/mobile devices. The company serves a wide spectrum of industries and manages many of the largest IAM implementations in the world – with thousands of applications, hundreds of thousands of users and millions of entitlements.


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Segall Bryant & Hamill

Chicago, IL

Segall Bryant & Hamill provides management of equity and fixed income investments for institutional and private clients in the United States and abroad. The firm was established in 1994 by a group of investment professionals with over 20 years of prior experience working together and is based in Chicago, Illinois. With steady growth over the last five years, today Segall Bryant & Hamill has assets under management in excess of $9

Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.

Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc.

San Antonio, TX

Sirius is a national integrator of technology-based business solutions that span the enterprise including the data center and lines of business. Built on products and services from the world’s top technology companies, Sirius solutions are installed, configured and supported by our dedicated teams of highly certified experts. With approximately 1,200 professionals nationwide who hold over 4,600 individual certifications, Sirius helps organizations of all sizes reduce costs and complexity, increase reliability, maximize flexibility, mitigate risk, and improve service levels. Sirius provides solutions in 12 strategic areas:

  • IT Infrastructure
  • IT Optimization & Virtualization
  • Software Applications & Business Solutions
  • Unified Communications & Collaboration
  • Cloud
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Security
  • Business Continuity
  • Asset & Systems Management
  • Project & Process Management
  • Managed Services
  • Financial Services

SonicWALL, Inc.

San Jose, CA

SonicWALL is  a leader in advanced network security, secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, and management and reporting. The company’s advanced intelligent network security and data protection solutions adapt as organizations evolve and as threats evolve. SonicWALL solutions are designed to detect and control applications and protect networks from intrusions and malware attacks through hardware, software and virtual appliance-based solutions. Thoma Bravo led an investment group that acquired SonicWall through a take-private transaction in July 2010. In the following two years, the development and implementation of operational strategies developed by its management and Thoma Bravo positioned the company as a leader in the evolving area of network security and data protection and attracted the attention of larger information technology companies.  In mid-2012 the company was sold to Dell, Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL) and now operates as Dell SonicWALL.

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Sparta Systems, Inc.

Hamilton, NJ

Sparta Systems, an industry pioneer and global leading provider of enterprise quality management solutions (EQMS), enables businesses to safely and efficiently deliver their products to market. Its TrackWise EQMS, a trusted standard among highly regulated industries, is used by quality, manufacturing and regulatory affairs professionals to manage compliance, reduce risk and improve safety across the global enterprise. Headquartered in Hamilton, N.J. and with locations across Europe and Asia, Sparta Systems maintains an extensive install base in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology, medical device, electronics manufacturing and consumer products markets.


SRS Software LLC

Montvale, NJ

SRS is the healthcare industry leader in productivity-enhancing electronic health records (EHR) and healthcare IT (HCIT) solutions for specialists and other high-performance physicians. With over 5,000 providers, the EHR company has built the largest national network of high-performance practices successfully using EHR. Preeminent among orthopaedists, SRS is also the solution of choice among prominent ophthalmologists, cardiologists, and other specialists. The company also offers practice management, patient portal, transcription, and picture archiving and communications system (PACS) solutions, all of which are integrated with its government-certified EHR via the Unified Desktop™.



Telestream, Inc.

Nevada City, CA

Telestream specializes in products that make it possible to get video content to any audience regardless of how it is created, distributed or viewed. Telestream products range from desktop components and cross-platform applications to fully-automated, enterprise-class digital media transcoding and workflow systems, and are used throughout the digital media lifecycle, from capture to viewing, by consumers through high-end professionals. Telestream enables users in a broad range of business environments to leverage the value of their video content.

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TravelClick, Inc.

New York, NY
Larry Kutscher, CEO

TravelClick provides innovative, revenue generating, cloud-based, solutions for the global hospitality industry. TravelClick’s software for hotels around the globe increases revenue, reduces cost, improves performance and creates a stronger brand. The Company’s suite of products and services includes solutions for: reservations, business intelligence, media, web and guest management, and are designed to integrate seamlessly with one another to comprehensively address the needs of hotel operators. The Company has over 1,100 employees globally and serves approximately 38,000 hotel clients in over 150 countries.

Tripwire, Inc

Tripwire, Inc.

Portland, OR

Tripwire provides automated compliance and security management solutions to enterprises and governments worldwide.  The company’s solutions enable customers to secure highly sensitive data within their IT environments by detecting malicious changes made to hardware and software systems housing the data and remediating the change to ensure IT compliance is maintained. More than 5,700 customers in 85 countries, including 46% of the Fortune 500 and 27 of 30 US federal government agencies, rely on Tripwire daily.

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Van Wagner Communications, Inc.

New York, NY

A premier independent outdoor and sports advertising company with signage in key markets including New York, Los Angeles, and London, as well as advertising programs with the NBA, Major League Baseball and the NCAA.


VECTORsgi, Inc.

Formerly the Banking Systems Division of Sterling Commerce, VECTORsgi is a leading provider of financial transaction processing, electronic payments, image exchange, item processing, dispute resolution, and e-commerce solutions for financial institutions. VECTORsgi was sold by a Thoma Bravo predecessor firm to Metavante Corporation, the financial technology subsidiary of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation (NYSE: MI), in November 2004. The company now operates as the VECTORsgi division of Metavante Image Solutions.


Viecore, Inc.

Mahwah, NJ

Viecore is an innovative provider of enterprise level self-service solutions for customer contact centers. The company’s speech-enabled, interactive voice response systems provide services to millions of customers each day in the retail, insurance, financial services, healthcare, utility and other industries. Its Federal Systems Division provides advance decision support services to the US Military and to federal, state, and homeland security agencies.


Vision Solutions, Inc.

Irvine, CA

Vision Solutions is a premier provider of high availability, disaster recovery and protection, and migration solutions for multiple platforms, including Windows, Linux, IBM’s System i, AIX and Cloud. The firm’s product portfolio delivers near-zero downtime data migrations, shares data in real-time across platforms, and moves, protects and restores data, applications and operating systems of any kind on any combination of physical, virtual or cloud servers.