Broadview is a leading global M&A advisor and private equity investor focused exclusively on the IT, communications, healthcare technology and media industries. Its network of about 200 employees and affiliates operate across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Broadview International provides clients with advice on merger and acquisition transactions, restructuring and strategic private placements. The firm is also an investor in these industries in the US and Europe, through its venture capital firm, Kennet Venture Partners, and its late-stage private equity fund, Broadview Capital Partners.
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco was founded in 1984 by a group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company’s inception, Cisco engineers have been prominent in advancing the development of IP- the basic language for communicating over the Internet and in private networks. Cisco’s Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions are the foundations of the Internet and most corporate, education, and government networks around the world. Cisco provides the broadest line of solutions for transporting data, voice and video within buildings, across campuses, or across the globe.
Finisar Corporation is a technology leader for fiber optic subsystems and SAN/LAN performance tools which enable high-speed data communications over Gigabit Ethernet local area networks (LANs), Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs), and metropolitan area networks (MANs).
H&Q Asia Pacific (H&QAP) is a premier private equity firm investing in Asia and the United States since 1985 in a variety of sectors such as technology, branded consumer products, financial services and other high growth sectors. The firm’s offices are located in all of the principal markets in Asia as well as in the Silicon Valley. Through its presence in ten countries in Asia as well as its office in the Silicon Valley, the firm has established itself as one of the largest and most successful Asian venture capital groups.
Intel Capital, Intel’s strategic investment program, is one of the largest worldwide corporate venture programs investing in the technology sector. With an overall strategy to stimulate advances in computing and communications, the Intel Capital team seeks out and invests in promising companies worldwide; working together to establish new and innovative technologies, develop industry standard solutions, drive Internet growth and advance the computing platform.