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PSG previously operated as an investment adviser under common control with Providence Equity Partners L.L.C. (“Providence”). As of November 2020, Providence and PSG are no longer affiliates. However, PSG has entered into certain back-office and administrative services and information sharing arrangements with Providence. As part of this arrangement, certain persons are dual employees of both Providence and PSG, while others are only employees of either Providence or PSG but provide services to the other entity through services sharing arrangements. For further information, please refer to PSG’s Form ADV.
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GrowthCap Top 25 Growth Equity Firms of 2020 Award. Recognition in the Top 25 Growth Equity Firms of 2020 list is awarded by GrowthCap, LLC (“GrowthCap”), an independent, third party that is not affiliated with PSG. According to GrowthCap, awardees were independently selected based on GrowthCap’s evaluation of the 350 nominations they received. GrowthCap states that they analyzed the uniqueness of each nominee’s approach to growth equity investing as well as the nominee’s ability to effectively and consistently build value for their portfolio companies. GrowthCap’s recognition is not indicative of PSG’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of PSG. PSG applied to receive the award with assistance from Prosek LLC. PSG paid a fee to participate in and distribute the Top 25 Growth Equity Firms of 2020 list. Nominees were not required to be members of GrowthCap to be considered.
GrowthCap Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors of 2020 and 2021 Awards. Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors of 2020 and 2021 recognition is awarded by GrowthCap, an independent, third party that is not affiliated with PSG. According to GrowthCap, nominees applied and were independently assessed based on their written responses to questions on GrowthCap’s nomination form and other information they provided, including on breadth of experience and performance metrics. GrowthCap also took into consideration third party feedback from portfolio company CEOs and other executives. The number of nominees reviewed for this recognition was not disclosed to PSG, and therefore, it and the percentage of nominees receiving the recognition, cannot be disclosed herein. GrowthCap’s recognition is not indicative of PSG’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of PSG. PSG applied to receive the award with assistance from Prosek LLC. PSG paid a fee per awardee to participate in and distribute the Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors of 2020 and results. Nominees were not required to be members of GrowthCap to be considered.
Inc.’s 2021 List of Founder-Friendly Investors Award. The 2021 List of Founder-Friendly Investors recognition is awarded by Inc., an independent, third party that is not affiliated with PSG. Inc. requested nominees provide them with no more than 5 entrepreneur references from U.S.-based, founder-led, portfolio companies that PSG sponsored investment vehicles had exited since January 1, 2016, and Inc. independently assessed the nominees based on responses to a questionnaire by such entrepreneur references. The number of nominees reviewed for this recognition was not disclosed to PSG, and therefore, it and the percentage of nominees receiving the recognition, cannot be disclosed herein. Inc.’s recognition is not indicative of PSG’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of PSG. PSG paid an application fee to participate in this process. Nominees were not required to be subscribers to Inc. media to be considered.
The Wall Street Journal Pro PE 2021 Women to Watch List. The 2021 Women to Watch List is awarded by The Wall Street Journal Pro PE, an independent, third party that is not affiliated with PSG. According to The Wall Street Journal Pro PE, nominees applied and were independently assessed based on their written responses to questions on The Wall Street Journal’s nomination form and other information they provided, including on breadth of experience. The number of nominees reviewed for this recognition was not disclosed to PSG, and therefore, it and the percentage of nominees receiving the recognition, cannot be disclosed herein. The Wall Street Journal Pro PE’s recognition is not indicative of PSG’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of PSG. PSG applied to receive the award with assistance from Prosek LLC. Nominees were not required to be members of The Wall Street Journal Pro PE to be considered.
GrowthCap Top 25 Software Investors of 2021 Awards. Top 25 Software Investors of 2021 recognition is awarded by GrowthCap, an independent, third party that is not affiliated with PSG. According to GrowthCap, nominees applied and were independently assessed based on their written responses to questions on GrowthCap’s nomination form and other information they provided, including on breadth of experience. The number of nominees reviewed for this recognition was not disclosed to PSG, and therefore, it and the percentage of nominees receiving the recognition, cannot be disclosed herein. GrowthCap’s recognition is not indicative of PSG’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of PSG. PSG applied to receive the award with assistance from Prosek LLC. PSG paid a fee per awardee to participate in and distribute the Top 25 Software Investors of 2021 results. Nominees were not required to be members of GrowthCap to be considered.
GrowthCap Top 25 Growth Equity Firms of 2021 Award. Recognition in the Top 25 Growth Equity Firms of 2021 list is awarded by GrowthCap, LLC (“GrowthCap”), an independent, third party that is not affiliated with PSG. According to GrowthCap, awardees were selected based on a thorough evaluation of hundreds of nominations submitted in addition to further research and peer commentary. GrowthCap states that they focused keenly on the unique attributes of each firm that enable it to create value for portfolio companies and optimize outcomes for all stakeholders involved. They also state that they paid close attention to a firm’s commitment to ESG and progress towards enacting effective policies and procedures. GrowthCap’s recognition is not indicative of PSG’s future performance and was not based on the evaluations of clients or investors of PSG. PSG applied to receive the award with assistance from Prosek LLC. PSG paid a fee to participate in and distribute the Top 25 Growth Equity Firms of 2021 list. Nominees were not required to be members of GrowthCap to be considered.
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