Thoma Bravo Completes Investment in Segall Bryant & Hamill

Thoma Bravo Completes Investment in Segall Bryant & Hamill

Chicago – February 3, 2014 – Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its investment in Segall Bryant & Hamill, an independent, employee-owned, investment management firm based in Chicago with more than $9 billion in assets under management. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“This investment in our business is a testament to our accomplished team of investment professionals and the consistent results we’ve provided for our clients,” said Philip L. Hildebrandt, the company’s chief executive officer. “Having the support of a partner like Thoma Bravo, a firm with a history of growing industry-leading companies, will allow us to grow and continue to help our institutional and private clients achieve their investment goals.”

“We are pleased to finalize our investment in Segall Bryant & Hamill,” said Carl Thoma, managing partner at Thoma Bravo. “We believe in their business – they’ve built a 20-year track record of success by recruiting experienced professionals and exceeding their clients’ expectations – and we look forward to partnering with management to help them continue to prosper.”

About Segall Bryant & Hamill

Segall Bryant & Hamill is an independent, employee-owned partnership located in Chicago, Illinois. The firm was established in 1994 and currently has assets under management in excess of $9 billion. The firm provides management of equity and fixed income investments for institutional and private clients in the United States and abroad. For more information, visit

About Thoma Bravo

Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm building on a 30+ year history of providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations and provide capital to support growth initiatives. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, with a particular focus on application and infrastructure software as well as financial and business services.  The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $4 billion of equity commitments. For more information, visit