Sample Portfolio Companies
CLOUD COMPUTING & INTERNET INFRASTRUCTURE
SoftLayer is a data center and cloud computing provider founded by the former management team of the Planet (see below). RSR provided all the outside equity and a majority of the lease financing for the company from its founding to the sale, four years later, of the Company and RSR's related leasing entity, ES Leasing. RSR’s equity was in common stock, and our lease lines plus equity investment totaled $43mm. SoftLayer is now IBM’s cloud services division.
Compass is a leading wholesale datacenter developer, specializing in customized build-to-order solutions for enterprise, cloud computing, and service provider customers. RSR and the Dallas Family Office Deal Collaborative were the lead investors from the Company’s founding until its sale to RedBird Capital Partners five years later.
The Planet was a data center and dedicated web hosting provider. RSR provided an $8 million equipment lease facility for server hardware and furniture, combined with a subordinated note. Planet, and our leasing company GP Leasing, were sold to large private equity firm approximately two years after our initial investment.
Castle Access was an enterprise data center colocation and managed services provider. RSR provided Castle with equipment lease financing from early in the company's life until its sale to a large telecommunications provider.