SAN FRANCISCO & PARIS (FRANCE) — May 2, 2016— Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its sale of InfoVista S.A., a market leader in service performance assurance solutions for IP-based network and application services, to Apax Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“The sale is a tremendous outcome for both our investors and InfoVista, and empowers the company to continue its successful growth trajectory,” said Robert Sayle, a partner at Thoma Bravo. “It serves as the culmination of a complex take-private transaction on a European exchange, the execution of two major acquisitions, and a deep partnership with management to accelerate the company’s organic growth. I know Philippe Ozanian and his team will continue to build on these achievements moving forward.”
“Our partnership with Thoma Bravo has afforded InfoVista many more opportunities for our team to grow and reach new heights,” added Philippe Ozanian, CEO of InfoVista. “Through the efforts of both organizations, we have significantly enhanced InfoVista’s role as a global leader in the network performance software solutions category, and we are well-positioned to build on that success with our new partner.”
About Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm building on a 30+ year history of providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations and provide capital to support growth initiatives. Thoma Bravo invests with a particular focus on application and infrastructure software and technology enabled services. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing about $12 billion of equity commitments. For more information, visit www.thomabravo.com.
About InfoVista S.A.
InfoVista is the leading provider of network performance orchestration solutions that enable efficient network and IT transformations in today’s fast-paced digital world. Our award-winning solutions empower communications service providers and large enterprises to ensure a high-quality user experience by guaranteeing business-critical application performance and achieving optimal network performance. InfoVista’s expertise and innovations provide more than 1,500 global customers with a new level of actionable application and network intelligence, visibility and control across all services, all technologies, and all domains of both the fixed and mobile networks. Using our solutions, they deliver high-performing and differentiated services, plan and optimize networks to match application and service demands, and streamline network operations while keeping total cost of ownership as low as possible. For more information, visit www.infovista.com.