Vista Equity Partners (Vista)

Total AUM: $26 Billion
Capital Raised: $12 Billion
Headquarters: Austin,Texas,United States

With companies like Lone Wolf, Marketo, Omnitrack and DealSocket under its belt, Vista is an American private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled businesses. The firm was formed by a group of individuals who had been investing together in high yield bonds, convertible securities, distressed debt, real estate, control investments and listed equities. The firm was founded in 2000 by American businessman Robert F. Smith, and has offices in Austin, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, and San Francisco, California. Vista operates with around $10 billion in their 2016 VI fund.