As 2023 comes to a close, we are proud to share the milestones and moments that helped to define the year for the companies and teams with whom we partner. We look forward to continuing to work alongside the strong leaders across our portfolio and supporting the growth of these businesses in the year ahead.

Investments & Realizations

$1.6B+ invested across 25+ companies. 8 significant realizations. 80+ acquisitions completed by portfolio companies.1

Summit Perspectives

Compelling growth stories and practical insights from 2023

Portfolio Company Perspectives

News and insights from across the Summit Partners network

Summit News & Updates

News and industry recognition

Summit Partners Closes Fourth Europe Growth Equity Fund

In February, we announced the first and final closing of our newest Europe growth equity fund, Summit Partners Europe Growth Equity Fund IV, which closed at its hard cap with €1.4 billion in total commitments. Launched in October 2022, the fund was oversubscribed.

Summit Partners Recognized as Investor of the Year at the Inaugural GTM Awards

Sponsored by Pavilion in partnership with G2, the GTM Awards is an esteemed industry-wide recognition program created with the goal of celebrating top go-to-market leaders and companies that have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and success within the B2B SaaS sector.2

Summit Partners Named Top Private Equity Firm by GrowthCap

This year’s list is comprised of 30 firms representing various market segments and sectors. GrowthCap evaluated private equity firms on multiple criteria, including reputation among CEOs, LPs and fellow GPs; firm culture; the level of support provided to portfolio companies; overall growth and performance; and commitment to ESG.3

Summit Partners Named to Inc.’s 2023 List of Founder-Friendly Investors

The list recognizes firms with demonstrated experience collaborating with founder-led companies and providing the financial support and resources needed to help accelerate growth.4

Fintech Industry Leader John Coughlin Joins Summit Partners as Executive in Residence

Mr. Coughlin joins Summit’s EIR program after 12 years serving as a member of the executive team at Summit-backed FLEETCOR Technologies (NYSE: FLT), a corporate payments solutions company.

Team Recognition

Chris Bon Named Rising Star of European Private Equity 5

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Sophia Popova and Chelsea Jurman Named to GrowthCap’s 2023 List of Top Women Leaders in Growth Equity 3

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Len Ferrington and Michael Medici Named to GrowthCap’s Top 25 Software Investors of 2023 3

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Darren Black and Ross Stern Named to GrowthCap’s Top 25 Healthcare Investors of 2023 List 3

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For nearly 40 years, Summit Partners has been committed to partnering with exceptional executives and entrepreneurs to help them accelerate their growth and achieve dramatic results. Today, Summit manages more than $36 billion in capital and targets growth equity and fixed income investments of $10 million – $500 million per company. Since inception, Summit has invested in more than 550 companies across technology, healthcare and life sciences, and growth products and services sectors.