Press Updates

01 July 2016

Vista Equity Partners Ranked #1 Global Private Equity Firm

(Financial News) -- Vista Equity Partners, the US-based buyout firm set up by two former Goldman Sachs technology bankers, has been named as the world’s top performing private equity firm, according to an annual ranking conducted by Professor Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Business School...

Continue Reading
04 December 2015

Vista Ranked #1 Private Equity Firm Globally

(Financial News) -- Vista Equity Partners, the US-based buyout firm set up by two former Goldman Sachs technology bankers, has been named as the world’s top performing private equity firm, according to an annual ranking conducted by Professor Oliver Gottschalg of HEC Business School...

Continue Reading
18 November 2014

Vista’s Smith: Women need to “lean in” to private equity

(peHUB) -- November 18, 2014 Robert Smith, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, said the biggest error women make in their private equity careers is opting out.

Smith, who spoke Monday evening at Columbia Business School, said women who want PE careers need to “lean...

Continue Reading
14 October 2014

Vista Equity Partners Emerges From Private-Equity Shadows

(Wall Street Journal) -- October 14, 2014 The firm behind one of the largest leveraged buyouts this year has little visibility outside the world of private equity.

But as Vista Equity Partners finalizes a new $5.8 billion investment fund and sets its sights on more high-profile...

Continue Reading
PAGE  1 2 3 >  Last ›

The Project Realize

Philosophy

As beneficiaries of our great American economic system, we feel that it is incumbent upon us to give back and help grow another great American company to its full potential.

How It Works

After companies apply for our program, they are interviewed and selected based on various criteria. Our team then works with the selected companies for 1-3 years on strategy development and operational improvements. The goal is to help those companies realize their full operational and financial performance potential.

Continue Reading
Companies

Project Realize is currently engaged with Falcon Containers full-time and Cedar Concepts in an advisory capacity. Falcon, founded in 2002, is an Austin-based provider of portable storage solutions and modified container solutions.  Cedar, founded in 1991, is a Chicago-based chemical manufacturer.

Continue Reading
The Founder

Robert F. Smith, Founder and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, one of the world's leading private equity firms, founded Project Realize in the Fall of 2010. Vista Equity Partners has delivered outstanding investment results to its investors for over ten years.

Continue Reading