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October 14, 2014

Vista Equity Partners. Vista Equity Partners closes its latest Flagship Fund V at $5.775 billion. Vista Equity Partners, a leading private equity firm focused exclusively on investments in software, data and technology‐enabled companies, announced today it has completed fundraising for Vista Equity Partners Fund V. The Fund closed at $5.775 billion in limited partner commitments and was substantially oversubscribed. This brings Vista's total cumulative capital commitments to over $14B.   [Full Announcement].

March 5, 2012

Vista Equity Partners. Lexmark acquires Brainware. Lexmark International announced the acquisition of Luxembourg-based BDGB Enterprise, including its U.S. subsidiary Brainware, Inc., a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, for a cash purchase price of approximately $148 million. Brainware now joins Perceptive Software, a stand-alone business unit within Lexmark. Brainware's chief executive officer, Carl Mergele, will report directly to Scott Coons, Perceptive Software's president and chief executive officer and Lexmark vice president [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2011

Vista Equity Partners. Vista Equity Partners completes acquisition of Sage Healthcare Division. Vista Equity Partners announced it has completed its acquisition of the Sage Healthcare Division from The Sage Group plc in an agreement that was announced on September 22, 2011. The new company will be called Vitera Healthcare Solutions, which will continue serving the ambulatory market with its current line of electronic health records , practice management and revenue cycle management products. As part of the closing of the transaction Betty Otter-Nickerson, former President of Sage Healthcare Division, will be transitioning her leadership responsibilities to the newly appointed CEO of Vitera, Matthew Hawkins. [Full Announcement].

April 5, 2010

Vista Equity Partners. ABB Acquires Ventyx to Strengthen Its Network Management Business. ABB, the global power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Ventyx for more than $1 billion from Vista Equity Partners to become a leading provider of software solutions for managing energy networks. [Full Announcement].

May 27, 2009

Vista Equity Partners. SumTotal announces agreement to be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for $4.85 Per Share in Cash. SumTotal Systems, the market leader and a global provider of talent development solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with affiliates of Vista Equity Partners under which Vista will acquire all the outstanding shares of SumTotal common stock for $4.85 per share in cash, or approximately $160 million. The Vista Agreement was unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of SumTotal. [Full Announcement].