2017 Year in Review


We are pleased to provide a summary of Spectrum Equity's activity in 2017. Highlights include:

  • 5 new investments, 2 follow-on investments
  • 7 exits, total of 13 key liquidity events
  • 30+ high caliber executives recruited into senior management, functional and board positions at our portfolio companies
  • $1.25 billion raised for Fund VIII

We thank our portfolio companies and the firm's extended network for their contributions. We are looking forward to an active year ahead and working with talented entrepreneurs and management teams.

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