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Company Overview of ValueAct Capital, LLC

Company Overview

ValueAct Capital, LLC is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides its services to high net worth individuals and institutions. It invests in the public equity and hedging markets. The firm primarily invests in share re-purchase programs, public market recapitalizations, de-leveraging equity infusions, off-balance sheet financings, and going-private transactions. It also makes direct investment in private companies. ValueAct Capital was founded in 2000 and is based in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm operates as a subsidiary of Valueact Holdings, L.P.

435 Pacific Avenue

4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94133

United States

Founded in 2000





Key Executives for ValueAct Capital, LLC

Age: 51
Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Partner
Age: 42
Age: 37
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

ValueAct Capital, LLC Key Developments

Investors Reportedly May Invest in Symantec

ValueAct Capital, LLC, Bain Capital, LLC, The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) and The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) are reportedly examining Symantec Corporation (NasdaqGS:SYMC) prospects and may decide to build up stakes to agitate for change. Bain Capital, Blackstone Group LP and Carlyle Group LP, have started assessing the possibility of a leveraged buyout of all or parts of Symantec. JPMorgan has since been reportedly enlisted as its financial adviser.

ValueAct Capital, LLC Presents at Women's Alternative Investment Summit, Nov-08-2013 11:10 AM

ValueAct Capital, LLC Presents at Women's Alternative Investment Summit, Nov-08-2013 11:10 AM. Venue: The Pierre - New York, 2 East 61st Street (at 5th Avenue), Midtown Manhattan, NY 10065, New York, United States. Speakers: Allison Ascher Bennington, General Counsel and Partner.

KAR Reportedly In Talks For A Leveraged Buyout

KAR Auction Services, Inc. is reportedly in talks with private equity firms about a potential leveraged buyout, two people familiar with the matter said. The sale of KAR is reportedly valued at $4 billion. Kelso & Company, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., ValueAct Capital, LLC and Parthenon Capital Partners, which collectively own about 78% stake in KAR, have spoken to buyout firms to discuss a sale, the people said. 4-Traders reported that Kelso declined to comment while representatives of KAR, Goldman Sachs, ValueAct and Parthenon did not respond to a request for comment. The shares of KAR jumped more than 6% and were trading at $17.91 on August 22, 2012.

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