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April 18, 2017

Anton Levy Named to 2017 Midas List of Top Tech Investors

Anton Levy, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Internet & Technology Sector, was named #26 of 100 to Forbes’ Midas List of Top Tech Investors for 2017. This is the third consecutive year that Anton has been named to the Midas List.

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March 3, 2017

GIS and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

General Information Services, one of the leading providers of background screening and talent acquisition services, today announced that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a significant minority investment in the company. General Atlantic is partnering with Raymond Conrad, GIS’s Chairman, who will maintain a controlling stake in the company going forward.

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January 23, 2017

Former GE CIO Gary Reiner Joins Turbonomic Board of Directors

Turbonomic, delivering autonomic performance for the hybrid cloud, today announced it has secured an additional $50 million in financing led by General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. General Atlantic joins existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Highland Capital, Globespan, and Iconiq. Gary Reiner, former Chief Information Officer of General Electric and current Operating Partner of General Atlantic, will join the company’s Board of Directors.

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December 16, 2016

General Atlantic-Led Group Acquires Hemnet

General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, together with the online marketplace investors Pierre Siri and Henrik Persson, today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Hemnet, Sweden’s leading online real estate classifieds platform. Following the investment, General Atlantic will become a majority shareholder. The consortium, consisting of Henrik, Pierre and investors in their investment company Merro, will take a minority stake in the company, joining existing investors Fastighetsmäklarförbundet (“FMF”) and Mäklarsamfundet (“MS”), the real estate broker associations in Sweden.

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September 8, 2016

SessionM Secures $35 Million Strategic Investment to Accelerate Expansion Among Enterprise Marketers

SessionM, an industry leading mobile-first marketing automation and loyalty platform, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has led a $35 million strategic growth investment round in the company. Salesforce Ventures also participated as a new investor, along with existing investors including Causeway Media Partners, Charles River Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

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June 5, 2016

Eric Zhang Joins General Atlantic as Head of China

General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Eric Zhang, former Global Partner and Managing Director of The Carlyle Group, has joined General Atlantic as Managing Director and Head of China. Mr. Zhang will lead the firm’s investments in growth companies across China.

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May 25, 2016

Seismic Secures $40 Million Series C Funding Led by General Atlantic to Grow Leadership Position in Sales Enablement Market

Seismic, a leading enterprise software company, and General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that General Atlantic has led a $40 million strategic growth investment in the company through a Series C round of funding. General Atlantic joins JMI Equity and Jackson Square Ventures as a minority shareholder. Gary Reiner, former Chief Information Officer at GE and Operating Partner at General Atlantic, will join Seismic’s board of directors.

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April 14, 2016

Flipp and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

Flipp Corporation, a mobile consumer marketplace, and General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that General Atlantic has made a $61 million strategic growth investment in the company. General Atlantic joins Insight Venture Partners as a minority shareholder in Flipp to fuel the further expansion of the company. Zachary Kaplan, Vice President at General Atlantic, will join Flipp’s board of directors.

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March 23, 2016

Anton Levy Named to 2016 Midas List of Top Tech Investors

Anton Levy, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Internet & Technology Sector, was named to Forbes’ Midas List of Top Tech Investors for 2016.

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January 5, 2016

Zack Kaplan named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list

Zack Kaplan, Vice President on General Atlantic's Internet and Technology team, was named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in venture capital, for investing in the next great technology companies.

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December 1, 2015

AppDynamics Closes $158 Million in Growth Financing to Fuel Platform and Sales Expansion

AppDynamics, a leading application intelligence company, today announced it has secured $158 million in growth financing from new investors led by General Atlantic and Altimeter Capital, with participation from Adage Capital, Industry Ventures, Goldman Sachs, and Cross Creek Advisors. Existing investors IVP, Greylock Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners also participated in the round.

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July 13, 2015

Aimbridge Hospitality Announces Investment from General Atlantic

Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation’s second largest independent hotel investment and management firm, and General Atlantic, a leader in global growth investing, today announced that General Atlantic has made a strategic investment in the company. General Atlantic joins Lee Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm, as a leading shareholder in Aimbridge Hospitality.

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