Permira is a London-based private equity firm

Permira has offices in Europe, U.S. and Asia and invests across consumer, financial services, health care, industrials and technology sectors. In October 2019 Permira closed its seventh fund at 11 billion euros ($12.13 billion) of committed capital. In 2019 Permira closed a separate $1.7 billion Growth Opportunities Fund dedicated to minority equity investments in fast-growing and typically tech-enabled businesses. The firm raised 7.5 billion euros in 2016 for its sixth fund. Permira uses its funds for private equity, venture capital, real estate and other alternative investors.

Permira bought German software company TeamViewer TMV.DE in 2014 for 870 million euros and the company went public in Frankfurt in September 2019. Permira investments include the August 2019 acquisition of Cambrex, a drug contract development and manufacturing company and a major stake purchase of French cyber security Firm Exclusive Group in 2018.




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Investors will do well, but the 'carried interest' bonus for the private equity crew and managers is the real kicker
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Boats Group, a leading online classifieds marketplace and technology provider for the recreational marine industry, today announced that a company backed by the Permira funds has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Boats Group from funds advised by Apax Partners. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. Through its industry-leading brands - YachtWorld, Boat Trader,, Cosas De Barcos, Annonces du Bateau and Botentekoop - and integrated suite of data, marketing s...
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March 5, 2020
A unit of Goldman Sachs Group Inc is in talks to buy a stake in private equity firm Permira, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Reuters Editorial
March 4, 2020
Private equity investor Permira took advantage of strength in the shares of TeamViewer, in part driven by an increase in working at home due to the coronavirus epidemic, to sell an 11% stake worth 700 million euros ($781 million).
Pamela Barbaglia
November 28, 2019
U.S. apparel and footwear conglomerate VF Corporation and buyout funds Permira and Advent are lining up indicative offers for Italian shoe brand Golden Goose ahead of a mid December deadline, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Douglas Busvine
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German software company TeamViewer drifted lower in its stock market debut on Wednesday after the remote connectivity specialist launched Europe's biggest initial public offering of 2019.
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