Meet Our Team
The team at Sumeru Equity Partners includes experienced investors, founders, and operating executives with extensive backgrounds in the technology industry. The team has a strong track record with over 50 platform and add-on investments in technology companies leading to successful IPOs and numerous exits to leading corporate and financial acquirors. SEP spun-out of Silver Lake in 2015 to focus exclusively on growth investing. Read more about our investment strategy here.
* Sumeru Equity Partners is not affiliated with Silver Lake. The investment team spinning out of Silver Lake to form Sumeru Equity Partners includes three of the five Managing Directors that managed Silver Lake Sumeru and SEPs’ investment committee includes members who were not on the Silver Lake Sumeru investment committee. In addition, Ajay Shah, Founding Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake Sumeru, will serve as a Senior Operating Partner to SEP and will initially serve on SEP’s investment committee. The fifth Managing Director previously responsible for the SLS portfolio will not be involved with Sumeru Equity Partners. As a result of the spin-out, the two co-founders of Silver Lake who serve on the SLS investment committee will not serve on the SEP investment committee.