Vista Equity Partners + IAS

Ushering in a New Age of Ad Innovation

In June 2018, Vista Equity Partners (Vista) acquired Integral Ad Science (IAS), a global leader in digital media quality. Vista has a long track record of investing in enterprise software, data and technology-enabled businesses through private equity, permanent capital, credit and public equity strategies. Vista has helped IAS further invest in its industry-leading products and continue its global growth. While Vista remains a significant investor in IAS, the company announced an initial public offering in June 2021 and currently trades on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker “IAS.”

A Partnership of Progress

Vista’s investment in IAS has helped unlock business transformation, leading to global product innovation and expansion into new markets. With the support of Vista, IAS’s mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world’s leading brands, publishers and platforms. Pursuing both organic and inorganic growth opportunities, IAS has expanded to over 800 employees globally and today serves customers in more than 110 countries. Over the course of IAS’s partnership with Vista, the company has completed several acquisitions, including Amino Payments, Publica and Context.

Learn More About Vista Equity Partners

In 2000, Vista’s Founder, Chairman and CEO Robert F. Smith launched the global technology investment firm. Vista provides its portfolio of enterprise software companies with technological expertise, operational guidance and capital for sustainable growth. Based in Austin, TX, Vista maintains operations in cities across the country, including Chicago, IL, New York, NY, Oakland, CA and San Francisco, CA.

Vista is committed to creating opportunities in the digital economy, and its global ecosystem of team members, partners and portfolio companies are working to build a better future. Through partnerships with organizations like Girls Who Invest and KIPP, Vista offers internships to candidates traditionally underrepresented in the industry.

For more information, connect with Vista on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.

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