Smart Global Holdings Inc. sold by Silver Lake partners: $101m-Apr 26

SMART Global Holdings, Inc. is a provider of specialty memory, storage and hybrid solutions. The Company delivers components, modules and storage solutions to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in computing, networking, communications, storage, mobile and industrial markets. The Company, through its SMART Specialty Compute & Storage Solutions (SCSS) unit is focused on offering its services in areas requiring specialized computing platforms in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), advanced modeling and high performance computing serving enterprises and government organizations. It has its operations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, and enables it to provide customized, integrated supply chain services assisting worldwide OEM customers in the management and execution of their procurement and asset management processes. It also manufactures mobile memory products, memory components and modules for smart phones, desktops, notebooks and servers. Number of employees : 1 754 people.

Silver Lake is a global private equity firm focused on investments in technology, technology-enabled and related industries. Founded in 1999, the firm is one of the largest technology investors in the world. Its investment holdings have included Airbnb, Alibaba Group,, Broadcom Inc., Credit Karma, City Football Group, Dell Technologies, Endeavor, Expedia Group, Fanatics, First Advantage, Global Blue, GoDaddy, Jio, Lightbox, Motorola Solutions, NortonLifeLock, Red Ventures, Sabre Corporation, Skype, SoFi, GLG, Seagate Technology, SolarWinds, TEG, Twitter, Unity, Waymo, Weld North Education, WP Engine, Vacasa and ZPG. Silver Lake is headquartered in Silicon Valley, and has offices in New York, London, and Hong Kong.

Egon Durban Co-CEO

Egon Durban joined Silver Lake in 1999 as a founding principal and is Co-CEO. He serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Endeavor Group Holdings. He also serves on the board of directors of City Football Group, Dell Technologies, Learfield IMG College, Motorola Solutions, Qualtrics, Twitter, UFC, Unity Software, Verily, VMware and Waymo. Previously, he served on the board of Pivotal Software, SecureWorks, Skype, and was Chairman of its operating committee, served on the supervisory board and operating committee of NXP, and on the board of MultiPlan. Mr. Durban currently serves on the Business Council and Business Roundtable. Prior to Silver Lake, he worked in Morgan Stanley's Investment Banking Division.

Greg Mondre joined Silver Lake in 1999 and is Co-CEO. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Mondre was a principal at Texas Pacific Group, where he predominantly focused on private equity investments in the technology sector. Earlier in his career, Mr. Mondre worked as an investment banker in the Communications, Media and Entertainment Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He is a director of A Place for Mom, Inc., Expedia Group, Inc., Fanatics, Inc., GoodRx, Inc., Motorola Solutions, Red Ventures, Weld North Education and WP Engine. He has also previously served as a director of GoDaddy, Inc., Vantage Data Centers, LLC, IPC Systems, Inc., UGS Corporation, Avaya, Network General Corporation and Sabre Corporation.