Press Updates

01 October 2011

Robert F. Smith to Speak at SuperInvestor 2012

Robert F. Smith has accepted an invitation to speak at the inaugural Private Equity & Venture Capital LP Relations Conference In The U.S. The conferences, which are conducted globally, feature a keen focus on the LP/GP relationship, and in-depth analysis of topics such as fundraising, fund governance, allocation, fund restructurings, terms and fees, investment period extensions etc.

Robert will be speaking on a panel entitled "Tech Buyouts - Riding the Next Wave of Innovation to Deliver Consistent Returns in a Cyclical Sector"

The event will be January 31, 2012 in San Francisco, CA

The Project Realize


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.

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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.

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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.

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