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January 9, 2018

Alkami Technology Secures Series D Funding Led by General Atlantic

Alkami Technology Inc., a leading provider of digital banking solutions to credit unions and banks, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company. General Atlantic will be joining existing investors S3 Ventures, Argonaut Private Equity, and a number of other strategic fintech investors in Alkami’s next stage of innovation, growth, and expansion.

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December 14, 2017

Ginkgo Bioworks Launches New Organism Foundry, Supported by $275 Million in Series D Funding

Ginkgo Bioworks, the organism company, today announced the opening of Bioworks3–Ginkgo’s third foundry for prototyping and scaling engineered organisms. This expansion is supported by $275 million in a Series D round with participation from all previous investors, including Viking Global, Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund, and Cascade Investment, the private investment vehicle of William H. Gates III, as well as new investors, including General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. This brings the company’s total funding to $429 million. The new foundry will bring the power of biology to new markets including pharmaceuticals, agriculture and textiles, and accelerate the timeline for bringing current projects to commercial scale.

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December 7, 2017

Cathy Beaudoin Joins General Atlantic as Special Advisor

General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Cathy Beaudoin, former President of Amazon Fashion, has joined General Atlantic as a Special Advisor. Ms. Beaudoin will work closely with General Atlantic’s Global Retail & Consumer team and other sector investment teams to identify investment opportunities and support the firm’s existing portfolio of companies.

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October 30, 2017

Authentic Brands Group and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

Authentic Brands Group and GA Announcement Partnership

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October 10, 2017

Andy Slavitt to Serve as Special Advisor to General Atlantic

General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the former Group Executive Vice President at Optum, will become a Special Advisor to General Atlantic. He will bring a special focus on healthcare investments in underserved populations.

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October 10, 2017

Dr. Michelle Dipp Joins General Atlantic as Managing Director

General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Michelle Dipp, M.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder and former General Partner of Longwood Fund, has joined General Atlantic as a Managing Director in the firm’s New York office. Dr. Dipp will be a senior member of the firm’s Global Healthcare team and will focus on biopharma and life sciences investments.

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September 18, 2017

Sonendo Announces Growth Investment from General Atlantic

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company. General Atlantic will be joining existing investors Fjord Ventures, OrbiMed Advisors LLC, Meritech Capital Partners, CVF LLC, and NeoMed to lead the company’s latest fundraising round valued at $50 million. In its next phase of growth, Sonendo plans to accelerate ongoing commercialization efforts and further expand and diversify its current product portfolio.

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July 6, 2017

Mi9 Retail Announces Growth Investment from General Atlantic

Mi9 Retail, a global supplier of omni-channel retail software, announced today that General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, has made a strategic investment in the company.

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July 5, 2017

A Place for Mom Announces Strategic Investment from General Atlantic and Silver Lake

A Place for Mom, North America’s largest network connecting families to senior living service providers, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, and General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. The company is being sold by its previous investor, Warburg Pincus. General Atlantic and Silver Lake will own equal stakes in A Place for Mom, which will continue to be led by CEO Sean Kell and the company’s management team, who will remain meaningful shareholders in the business. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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June 20, 2017

SnapAV to be Acquired by Hellman & Friedman

SnapAV, a leading vertically-integrated supplier in the rapidly growing connected home sector, today announced that affiliates of Hellman & Friedman LLC ("H&F") have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the company from General Atlantic.

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June 14, 2017

Preston McKenzie and Eric Spiegel Join General Atlantic as Special Advisors

General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, announced today that Preston McKenzie, former CEO of Newscycle Solutions, and Eric Spiegel, former President and CEO of Siemens USA, have joined General Atlantic as special advisors.

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April 18, 2017

Torchy’s Tacos and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership

Torchy’s Tacos, a fast-casual restaurant serving untraditional tacos, announced today a significant minority investment from General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm. General Atlantic joins the five founding partners of the restaurant chain as shareholders.

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