First Half Update 2020
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In times of hardship and adversity come opportunities for growth and innovation. With the effects of COVID-19 continuing to unfold, our world is adjusting to its new reality. 

As investors, operators, technologists and entrepreneurs, Vista and its portfolio are committed to strengthening the future of all communities through the power and potential of technology and harnessing enterprise software to evolve and advance our world.

Together,
we have the power to persevere.

Learn how the Vista community is powering on through technology.
Vista First Half Update 2020 Content
The Strength of
Enterprise Software
Powering the Way We Live and Work

Vista was founded on a belief in the inherent value of enterprise software and its ability to provide consistent returns for investors while creating enduring market and social value for all stakeholders. Today, our conviction and confidence in this belief have never been stronger.

~60%

of organizations are increasing software spending in 2020 vs original 2020 plans.1

Our
Investment Strategy
FOCUS AND CONSISTENCY

Vista’s current private equity strategies span the investment lifecycle for enterprise software — from the emerging growth market through established, large cap enterprises and permanent capital — and are complemented by an active and growing credit strategy and a public equity vehicle.

 

Vista utilizes data and insights gleaned from more than 20 years of working with enterprise software, data and technology-enabled companies to inform our investments. During the first half of 2020, we leaned heavily on our knowledge, experience and trusted relationships to successfully source and secure platform investments, add-ons, exits and financing transactions. 

 

2020 Transactions2

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Add-On

Acquired by LogicMonitor

 

Closed 1/2/20

Add-On

Acquired by Mediaocean

 

Closed 1/23/20

Add-On

Acquired by DealerSocket

 

Closed 2/10/20

Monetization 

Closed 2/13/20

Add-On

Acquired by Cvent

 

Closed 2/20/20

Add-On

Acquired by Gather

 

Closed 2/21/20

Add-On

Acquired by Aptean

 

Closed 2/28/20

Add-On 

Acquired by Ping Identity 

 

Closed 3/2/20

Add-On

Acquired by MINDBODY

 

Closed 3/2/20

Add-On

Acquired by Advanced

 

Closed 3/24/20

Credit Transaction

Closed 5/4/20

Credit Transaction

Closed 5/7/20

Add-On

Acquired by Omnitracs

 

Closed 5/11/20

Add-On

Acquired by iCIMS

 

Closed 5/11/20

Credit Transaction

Closed 6/16/20

Add-On

Aquired by Aptean

 

Closed 6/22/20

Platform 

Closed 7/13/20

Add-On 

Acquired by Accelya

 

Close Pending

“Vista shares with us the same vision of continuing to grow and transform the Indian digital ecosystem for the benefit of all Indians. They believe in the transformative power of technology to be the key to an even better future for everyone.”

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director of Reliance Industries Ltd

“The combination of Accelya and Farelogix will create a next-generation digital platform to help support airline industry recovery and enable a new era in airline commerce powered by innovation, technology and partnership.”

Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Vista, whom we had targeted as our preferred capital partner from the onset. Vista’s brand and reputation, combined with the team’s deep structuring expertise, differentiated them significantly.” 

Teddy Wasserman, Managing Partner at Cloverhill Group

Trusted

Investor Relationships

OUR SHARED SUCCESS

Vista continued growing the firm’s cumulative capital commitments in 2020. In July, Vista closed on $4.3 billion for Vista Foundation Fund IV, which targets companies with enterprise values ranging from $200 million to $750 million that are seeking experienced operators to optimize growth and efficiency. Vista also closed on $2.4 billion for Vista Equity Partners Perennial, its first permanent capital vehicle. The long-term, strategic nature of this capital and investor base aims to position the Perennial strategy and its companies for decades of continued growth and expansion. 

 

Thank you to our investors for their trust and collaboration in continuing to transform today’s digital world.

Our Family of

Companies

THE VISTA ADVANTAGE

Vista is proud of the solutions that emerged from many of our companies during this period. Each speaks to the agility, innovation and commitment to community prevalent throughout our ecosystem. Our more than 60 CEOs — spread across diverse industries but facing common challenges and unified by a core belief that we would be better together — have met frequently during this period to learn from and connect with one another and Vista senior leaders. While the current environment is temporary, valuable lessons learned will result in permanent business enhancements. 

Leading

With Conviction

ADDRESSING REAL-WORLD CHALLENGES

Leaders who stand side-by-side with their teams and push forward with authenticity and resolution are crucial to the success of Vista companies. Vista is proud of the stories of strength, ingenuity and perseverance across our portfolio and is grateful for our community of executives and the tremendous efforts of their teams.

A Belief in the

Human Enterprise

Building an Even Better Future

Vista’s Environmental, Social and Governance policy underpins our commitment to partnering with our global ecosystem to take steps toward building a better tomorrow. As signatories of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, the world’s largest reporting project on responsible investment, we honor the opportunity to positively influence our world through the transformative power of technology.

 

In March, Vista was pleased to announce a new relationship with Scratch, a creative coding platform designed to engage children in thinking creatively, reasoning systematically and working collaboratively, while gaining valuable coding experience. Vista continues to seek out partnerships designed to expand access and opportunity for underserved groups. 

The Vista Private Equity Platform3

700K+
Portfolio Company Customers
200MM
Users
175+
Countries
60+
Companies
70K+
Portfolio Company Employees