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We have a history and passion for investing in and growing software and technology businesses.

Our mission is to deliver superior value to our investors and companies by forming collaborative partnerships that produce operational excellence and innovation.

Thoma Bravo is one of the largest software investors in the world with a 40+ year history and over $131 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2023. Through our private equity, growth equity and credit strategies, our firm invests in growth-oriented, innovative companies operating in the software and technology sectors. We pioneered the buy-and-build investment strategy, and we first applied this strategy to the software and technology industries 20+ years ago. Since then, our firm has acquired or invested in more than 450 software and technology companies representing over $250 billion of value.* Our investment philosophy is centered around working collaboratively with existing management teams to help drive operating results and innovation. Leveraging our deep sector expertise and strategic and operational capabilities, we execute through a partnership-driven approach supported by a set of management principles, operating metrics and business processes. We support our companies by investing in growth initiatives and strategic acquisitions designed to drive long-term value.

*includes control and non-control investments


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Centered around two pillars of partnership and innovation

Thoma Bravo’s demonstrated track record of success in driving growth and innovation is a result of our focus on delivering superior value centered around open, collaborative and respectful partnerships. Our values reflect our commitment and entrepreneurial approach to these partnerships.

Superior Value

Seek to deliver excellent operating results at our companies and superior investment results for our investors.

Strong Partnerships

Develop and maintain close and long-term relationships with our investors, company executives and valued colleagues.


Build trust by being transparent with our partners and taking responsibility for our actions, decisions and results.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Have a bias for action and focus on what we believe makes a significant impact.

Teamwork and Collaboration

Draw upon the diverse strengths of team members to help create exceptional outcomes.

Respect and Fun

Be mindful of individuals’ interests and passions, and create an environment that promotes their success, personal growth and happiness.

"Innovation sets the foundation at Thoma Bravo. You see it in action every day."

Essence of Thoma Bravo

Focused, experienced leadership

We bring together decades of investing knowledge across a variety of disciplines, industries and expertise. At every level of our organization, we strive to put our portfolio companies in a position to succeed.

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We're looking for a few great businesses. To become categorical leaders. To work in partnership with our team to make your team even more productive and profitable.