While known as Thoma Bravo in name for the last 12 years, its roots go back 40 years as the pioneer of “buy and build” investing, now the standard playbook for the rest of the PE industry. Thoma Bravo has a reputation for generating top returns for investors. In the 2019 HEC Paris-Dow Jones PE Performance Rankings, it ranked #1 for the second consecutive year among 500 of the world’s largest PE firms. Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies in the technology sector. The firm currently manages 15 private equity funds representing more than $35B in capital commitments. It invests exclusively in technology, with a particular focus on the software sector and tech-enabled services.