Warburg Pincus has been a leading investor in the Technology sector for more than 40 years. The firm’s current and historical portfolio includes a wide variety of early-stage financings, growth equity investments, management buyouts of mature market leaders, divisional spin-outs of non-core corporate assets, and private investments in public companies. Warburg Pincus has a flexible investment mandate which allows the firm to take a long-term approach to its investments. This firm takes both majority and minority positions and all companies, regardless of stage and Warburg Pincus position, have access to the full breadth of the firm’s value-added resources.

The Technology group has backed many leading technology innovators, including BEA Systems, UGS, Neustar, CrowdStrike and Avalara in the U.S., Ziggo in the Netherlands, Network International in EMEA, and Bharti Telecom in India. More than two-thirds of Warburg Pincus’ current technology portfolio companies are “hyper-growth” companies and the firm has an average growth rate of ~50% amongst its technology portfolio. The firm seeks out mid- and late-stage companies with resilient revenue streams and defensible market positions in addition to companies with compelling growth prospects. Warburg Pincus’ primary areas of investment include: software, internet, information, financial technology, payments, technology-enabled services, logistics, mobile, cybersecurity, healthcare IT, and education technology.