SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silver Lake Group, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
SolarWinds Corp [ SWI ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/07/2020
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 12/07/2020 S 5,003,523 D $21.97(1) 86,876,462 I Held through Silver Lake Partners IV, L.P.(2)(5)
Common Stock 12/07/2020 S 85,520 D $21.97(1) 1,424,641 I Held through Silver Lake Technology Investors IV, L.P.(3)(5)
Common Stock 12/07/2020 S 2,079,823 D $21.97(1) 34,646,637 I Held through SLP Aurora Co-Invest, L.P.(4)(5)
Common Stock 160,347 I See footnote(6)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silver Lake Group, L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SLTA IV (GP), L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silver Lake Technology Associates IV, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silver Lake Partners IV, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silver Lake Technology Investors IV, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
SLTA III (GP), L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Silver Lake Technology Investors III, L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Hao Kenneth

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE
2775 SAND HILL ROAD, SUITE 100

(Street)
MENLO PARK CA 94025

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Bingle Michael J

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O SILVER LAKE, 55 HUDSON YARDS
550 WEST 34TH STREET, 40TH FLOOR

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10001

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. On December 7, 2020, Silver Lake Partners IV, L.P. ("SLP IV"), Silver Lake Technology Investors IV, L.P. ("SLTI IV") and SLP Aurora Co-Invest, L.P. ("SLP Aurora") entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement to sell shares of common stock of the Issuer at a price of $21.97 per share, subject to potential adjustment under certain circumstances. In connection with the closing, SLP IV expects to make an in-kind distribution of additional shares of common stock to certain of its direct and indirect partners, for the sole purpose of charitable giving, with the number of shares distributed to be separately reported on a Form 4 shortly following closing.
2. These securities are directly held by SLP IV. The general partner of SLP IV is Silver Lake Technology Associates IV, L.P. ("SLTA IV"), and the general partner of SLTA IV is SLTA IV (GP), L.L.C. ("SLTA IV GP").
3. These securities are directly held by SLTI IV. The general partner of SLTI IV is SLTA IV, and the general partner of SLTA IV is SLTA IV GP.
4. These securities are directly held by SLP Aurora. The general partner of SLP Aurora is SLP Denali Co-Invest GP, L.L.C. ("SLP Denali GP"). The managing member of SLP Denali GP is Silver Lake Technology Associates III, L.P. ("SLTA III"), and the general partner of SLTA III is SLTA III (GP), L.L.C. ("SLTA III GP").
5. SLG is the managing member of SLTA III GP and SLTA IV GP. Messrs. Kenneth Y. Hao, Michael J. Bingle and Michael Widmann serve as directors of the Issuer and are executives of SLG. Each of SLP IV, SLTI IV, SLTA IV, SLTA IV GP, SLP Aurora, SLP Denali GP, SLTA III, SLTA III GP and SLG may be deemed to be a director by deputization of the Issuer. This filing shall not be deemed an admission that for purposes of Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise, that the Reporting Persons are the beneficial owners of any equity securities in excess of their respective pecuniary interests, and each Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of the securities reported herein, except to the extent of such Reporting Person's pecuniary interest therein, if any.
6. Represents restricted stock units or shares of common stock held by Kenneth Y. Hao, Michael J. Bingle and Michael Widmann, directors of the Issuer and executives of SLG, and Jason White, a former director of the Issuer and an executive of SLG, as part of the Issuer's non-employee director compensation policy, for the benefit of one or more of the Reporting Persons and/or certain of their affiliates or certain of the funds they manage ("Silver Lake"). Pursuant to Silver Lake's policies with respect to director compensation, upon the sale of these securities, the proceeds from each sale will be expected to be remitted to Silver Lake and/or its limited partners.
Remarks:
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group, L.L.C. 12/09/2020
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group, L.L.C., managing member of SLTA IV (GP), L.L.C. 12/09/2020
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group L.L.C., managing member of SLTA IV (GP), L.L.C., general partner of Silver Lake Technology Associates IV, L.P. 12/09/2020
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group, L.L.C., managing member of SLTA IV (GP), L.L.C., GP of Silver Lake Technology Associates IV, L.P., GP of Silver Lake Partners IV, L.P. 12/09/2020
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group, L.L.C., managing member of SLTA IV (GP), L.L.C., GP of Silver Lake Technology Associates IV, L.P., GP of Silver Lake Technology Investors IV, L.P. 12/09/2020
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group, L.L.C., managing member of SLTA III (GP), L.L.C. 12/09/2020
By: /s/ Andrew J. Schader; Andrew J. Schader, Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Group L.L.C., managing member of SLTA III (GP), L.L.C., general partner of Silver Lake Technology Associates III, L.P. 12/09/2020
KENNETH Y. HAO: /s/ Kenneth Y. Hao 12/09/2020
MICHAEL J. BINGLE: /s/ Michael J. Bingle 12/09/2020
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