PE/VC  Francisco Partners

     Office Locations:

One Letterman Drive
Building C, Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94129
Phone: 415-418-2900
Fax: 415-418-2999



  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market



  • Communications & Networking
  • Information Technology
  • Semiconductor



    Francisco Partners is a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. With approximately $7 billion in capital and a team of 30 investment professionals worldwide, the firm pursues investments involving equity commitments ranging from $50 million to over $2 billion. Francisco Partners is active across a broad range of technology sectors, including semiconductors and capital equipment, electronics components, systems and manufacturing, IT services and business process outsourcing (BPO), communications, security and enterprise application, and infrastructure software.



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    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Andrew Kowal Partner
    Benjamin Ball Founder and Partner
    David Golob Partner
    Dipanjan Deb Founder and Managing Partner
    Ezra Perlman Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series E Extension


    Portfolio companies include:

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      AdvancedMD Software
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      Allston Trading
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      API Healthcare
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      Barracuda Networks
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      Ex Libris Group
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      Foundation 9 Entertainment
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      FX Solutions
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      LYNX Medical Systems
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      MetaSwitch Networks
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      Plex Systems
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      Prosper Marketplace
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      Specific Media
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