Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has promoted Robert
'Tre' Sayle to partner. Sayle joined Thoma Bravo in 2005 and was
most recently a principal in the firm's San Francisco office.
"Throughout his nine years at Thoma Bravo, Robert has proven to be a
strong part of our successful investment team," said Orlando Bravo, a
managing partner at the firm. "His promotion is a testament to his hard
work and success in helping to evelop great portfolio companies and
generate strong returns for our investors."
"Robert has played a significant role in many of our most successful
investments during the past several years," added Scott Crabill, a
managing partner at Thoma Bravo. "We are excited to promote him to
partner as we build on the accomplishments of our past and current
Sayle's prior experience includes positions at JP Morgan in New York and
Hambrecht & Quist in San Francisco. Sayle has been instrumental in Thoma
Bravo's acquisition and development of software portfolio companies
Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.; Empirix, Inc.; Entrust, Inc.; InfoVista,
S.A.; LANDesk Software, Inc.; Network Instruments, LLC; SonicWALL, Inc.;
and Tripwire, Inc., and as a board member of all these companies. In
addition, Sayle has been involved in the growth of Thoma Bravo portfolio
companies Flexera Software, Inc.; and Vision Solutions, Inc.
Sayle graduated from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree
About Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm building on a
30+ year history of providing equity and strategic support to
experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to
create value by collaborating with company management to improve
business operations and provide capital to support growth initiatives.
Thoma Bravo invests with a particular focus on application and
infrastructure software and technology enabled services. The firm
currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more
than $4 billion of equity commitments. For more information, visit www.thomabravo.com.
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