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Silver Lake is buying a $500M stake in Credit Karma in a massive secondary round

Credit Karma, which once started as a simple credit report system and is now looking to expand into a true financial assistant, announced today it is getting a massive $500 million secondary investmen

WP Engine, a managed WordPress platform, raises $250M from Silver Lake

While apps continue to grow in popularity as a primary route for people to interface with the digital world, there remains a very significant role for the web, and today, a startup that helps business

Unity, whose software powers half of all new mobile games, lands $400 million from Silver Lake

Unity Technologies, a 13-year-old, San Francisco-based company that makes development tools for video game creators, has raised $400 million in fresh funding from the private equity firm Silver Lake.

Chinese Travel Platform Qunar Raises $500M, Turns Down Ctrip Acquisition Offer

Qunar, one of China’s largest online travel booking platforms, plans to expand its mobile business with a new $500 million investment led by Silver Lake.

Michael Dell, Silver Lake Get The Green Light From Regulators On $24.9B Plan To Take Dell Private

The government may now be in shutdown mode, but not before it gave the go-ahead to Dell to go private. The embattled PC company today <a target="_blank" href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/201

With Alternative Offers From Blackstone & Icahn On The Table, Dell Filing Shows It Will Push Ahead With $24.4B Silver Lake Merger

Dell <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dell.com/Learn/us/en/uscorp1/secure/2013-03-29-dell-proxy-merger-agreement?c=us&l=en&s=corp&ref=rss&delphi:gr=true">announced today</a> that it

Skype Investor: "Amount Saved on Firings Wouldn't Have Been Worth the Phone Call"

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China's Focus Media Sells Internet Division Allyes To Silver Lake For $124 Million

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/allyes.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://ir.focusmedia.cn/phoenix.zhtml?c=190067&p=irol-homeprofile">Focus Media</a>, one of China's