Our experience spans a broad range of industries and companies of all market caps. Our clients are our partners and we are committed to fostering strong and dynamic client relationships. TPG’s current and prior client experience with U.S. and Chinese companies includes:
Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG)
Engaged since July 2005
Acacia Research Corporation’s subsidiaries partner with inventors and patent owners, license the patents to corporate users, and share the revenue. Our partners are primarily individual inventors and small companies with limited resources to deal with unauthorized users but include some large companies wanting to generate revenues from their patented technologies.
Heckmann Corporation (NYSE: HEK)
Engaged since 2009
Heckmann is a services-based company focused on total water solutions for shale or "unconventional" oil and gas exploration. The Company's water solutions segment is called Heckmann Water Resources, or HWR, and includes water disposal, trucking, fluids handling, treatment and pipeline transport facilities, and water infrastructure services for oil and gas exploration and production companies. Through these operations, HWR offers an integrated and efficient full service water program for hydraulic fracturing operations.
NetEase.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTES)
Engaged since 2005
NetEase.com, Inc. is a leading China-based Internet technology company that pioneered the development of applications, services and other technologies for the Internet in China. NetEase’s online communities and personalized premium services have established a large and stable user base for the NetEase websites, which are operated by its affiliates. In particular, NetEase provides online game services to Internet users through the in-house development or licensing of massively multi-player online role-playing games, including Fantasy Westward Journey, Westward Journey Online II, Westward Journey Online III, Tianxia III, Heroes of Tang Dynasty, Datang and Ghost, as well as the licensed games, Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft® and StarCraft II®.
NetEase also offers online advertising services on its websites and wireless value-added services. The Company believes that it is also the largest provider of free e-mail services in China.
UniTek Global Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTK)
Engaged since September 2010
UniTek Global Services is a premier provider of engineering, construction management and installation fulfillment services to companies specializing in the telecommunications, broadband cable and satellite industries in some of the largest metropolitan markets in the United States and Canada. UniTek has built a highly disciplined, scalable operating platform, enabling the Company to deliver quality services to its broad customer base, which includes Fortune 100 companies in the media and telecommunications industries. UniTek has built a high level of recurring revenue and is poised for additional growth. Based in Blue Bell, PA, UniTek utilizes a diverse workforce in excess of 5,400 deployed throughout the United States with over 108 field offices.
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP)
Engaged since February 2007
Suntech produces industry-leading solar products for residential, commercial, industrial, and utility applications. With regional headquarters in China, Switzerland, and the United States, and gigawatt-scale manufacturing worldwide, Suntech has delivered more than 20,000,000 photovoltaic panels to over a thousand customers in more than 80 countries. Suntech's pioneering R&D creates customer-centric innovations that are driving solar to grid parity against fossil fuels. Suntech's mission is to provide everyone with reliable access to nature's cleanest and most abundant energy source.
VanceInfo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: VIT)
Engaged since July 2011
VanceInfo Technologies Inc. is an IT service provider and one of the leading offshore software development companies in China. The Company ranked number one among Chinese offshore software development service providers for the North American and European markets as measured by 2010 revenues, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). This marks the fourth consecutive year that VanceInfo has been ranked number one by IDC in this category.
Linktone Ltd. (NASDAQ: LTON)
Engaged since July 2005
Linktone Ltd. is a provider of rich and engaging services and content to a wide range of traditional and new media consumers and enterprises in Mainland China, Indonesia , Malaysia , Hong Kong and Singapore . Linktone focuses on media, entertainment, communication and edutainment products, which are promoted through the company's strong nationwide distribution networks, integrated service platforms and multiple marketing sales channels, as well as through the networks of leading mobile operators in Mainland China and Indonesia.
Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU)
Engaged in August 2005 for 4 years
Sohu.com Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU) is China's premier online brand and indispensable to the daily life of millions of Chinese, providing a network of web properties and community based/web 2.0 products which offer the vast Sohu user community a broad array of choices regarding information, entertainment and communication.
Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI)
Engaged in July 2005 for 4.5 years
Nutrisystem, Inc. is the number one home delivery weight loss company. Nutrisystem is sold direct to the consumer through nutrisystem.com, by phone, and at select retailers, with convenient home delivery. The Company offers proven nutritionally balanced weight loss programs designed for women, men, and seniors, as well as the Nutrisystem® D® program, specifically designed to help people with type 2 diabetes who want to lose weight and manage their diabetes. The Nutrisystem programs are based on 40 years of nutrition research and the science of the low glycemic index, and offer a variety of great tasting, satisfying, good carbohydrate meals that are designed to be heart healthy.
Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
Engaged in April 2008 through acquisition by PE firm in November 2010
Phoenix develops and licenses core systems software primarily to OEMs and ODMs. Phoenix products helped launch the PC industry with its original BIOS (basic input-output system) product. A majority of Phoenix’s revenue comes from designing, developing, and supporting core system software such as SecureCore Tiano™ , SecureCore™ , and Embedded BIOS® for computing devices. It’s estimated that Phoenix products are incorporated into over 125 million computing devices every year, making us the worldwide market share leader in the Core System Software sector. These firmware products support and enable the compatibility, connectivity, security, and manageability of the various components and technologies used in computing devices.