About

Growth equity for exceptional entrepreneurs: your skill, ingenuity and perseverance have already made your business a success. Our capital, expertise and resources can take you further.

We partner with exceptional entrepreneurs and management teams of category-leading companies.
Investing

$10M - $500M

per company
across

3

key sectors
Managing

$23B+

in current assets

Experienced Partnership

We’re honored to have partnered with some of the world’s best entrepreneurs.

Summit Partners was founded in 1984 with a commitment to find and partner with exceptional entrepreneurs to help them accelerate their growth and achieve dramatic results.

Since then, Summit has become the investment partner of choice for many of the best growth companies in the world. We’ve grown to a team of more than 100 investments professionals, led by 27 Managing Directors whose tenures average 14 years with Summit. We have the capital and team to support your growth initiatives.

Flexible Investment Approach

From venture capital to growth equity to fixed income, we can provide capital to fit all stages of your growth.

Our range of funds enables us to offer tailored options designed to support your company’s continued growth. Entrepreneurs and management teams use capital from Summit Partners for a variety of purposes—from growth and shareholder liquidity to recapitalizations and management buyouts—but always with the singular goal of success.

We are currently managing more than $23 billion in capital dedicated to growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Our target investment range is $10 million to more than $500 million. We are equally comfortable investing for minority or majority positions.

Global Reach

We have the international network to help you succeed in today’s global economy.

We invest around the world, and have portfolio companies in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. Based from offices in North America and Europe, our team travels the globe in search of growing companies and the resources to support them. From recruiting local talent, to connecting you with potential clients, customers and partners, to helping you expand geographically, Summit’s reach is extensive.

Extensive Resources

When you partner with Summit, you get the committed resources of one of the largest teams in the industry.

We’re here to help when and where you need us, and lend the full resources of our firm toward realizing your vision.

At an advisory level, whether as board members or through our Executive-in-Residence program, we form a go-to network that delivers strategic guidance and insight on the issues and opportunities that impact your company’s growth and success.

At an operational level, we offer hands-on, tactical support through our Peak Performance Group; expertise in structuring and financing transactions through our Capital Markets Team; and dedicated recruiting resources through our Talent and Recruiting Team.

On all levels, we are organized and committed to helping your company grow and succeed.

Global Impact

We believe in creating sustainable growth and making a meaningful impact

Investing Responsibly
At Summit Partners, we believe that effective corporate governance and a commitment to social and environmental responsibility are important components of our growth strategy. As growth focused investors, we recognize the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in creating sustainable growth, and we seek to integrate the consideration of material ESG factors into our investment, portfolio company value creation and business management processes in an effort to build enduring value for the entrepreneurs and investors with whom we partner. We value leadership, integrity, initiative and creativity, and we seek to exercise these characteristics in every interaction, to build strong relationships and to effect change in the companies and communities in which we invest.

Growth Through Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
At Summit our focus is on growth: of our people, of our portfolio companies and of the teams with which we partner. We believe diverse teams create strong cultures and engaged employees, and we seek to celebrate and promote the positive impact diversity, equity and inclusion have on our investment process and outcomes.

We recognize the importance of and are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive, performance-driven environment purpose-built to generate the best ideas, fuel innovation and power the professional growth of a diverse employee base both within Summit and across our portfolio companies.

Commitment to our Communities
Community engagement is core to the Summit culture. Together as a firm and independently as individuals, we are committed to serving the communities in which we work, invest and live. Year after year, members of the Summit Partners Network demonstrate dedication to civic engagement by participating in a variety of philanthropic activities and mentorship programs. We are proud of Summit’s culture of service, and we encourage our team to dedicate their time, resources and talents to organizations doing good in the community.

David Kalt, CEO of Reverb with Andy Collins of Summit Partners