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.