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Permira is a European private equity firm, founded in 1985. The firm advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately EUR200 billion. Since 1985 the Permira funds, raised from pension funds and other institutions, have made nearly 200 private equity investments.
Permira specialises in five sectors: Consumer, Financial Services, Healthcare, Industrials and TMT (Technology, Media, Telecommunications). There are currently 25 companies in the Permira funds' portfolio and the firm comprises approximately 120 professionals.
Permira was founded in 1985 by Nicholas Ferguson as a number of country-specific separate businesses operating under the Schroder Ventures brand. In 1996, the UK, French, German and Italian teams joined together to create Schroder Ventures Europe and in 1997 it raised its first pan-European fund. In 2001, the firm was renamed Permira. Permira opened an office in New York City in 2002, one in Tokyo in 2005 and one in Hong Kong in 2008. It also opened an office in Menlo Park in 2008.
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The Permira funds are invested in the following companies:
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