Permira Today

Growing an ambitious business into an industry leader is a challenge. That’s why companies need the support of an experienced partner.

Kurt Björklund, our Managing Partner, discusses how our sector teams use their insights and expertise to identify growth themes in today’s rapidly evolving world.


Of total committed capital


Offices across Europe, the USA and Asia


Businesses backed


Years backing growth

Our Story

We are a global investment firm founded in Europe in 1985, under the Schroder Ventures name. We became Permira in 2001.

Today, we have more than 500 people in 15 offices spanning Europe, the United States and Asia.

Our Buyout, Growth Equity and Credit funds have total committed capital of approximately €80bn, have backed hundreds of businesses around the world, investing across multiple cycles

Globally integrated

We have a global presence of 15 offices across Europe, the United States and Asia. Our expert teams work collaboratively to support the growth ambitions and strategic goals of our portfolio companies.

Strength and depth in four sectors

Our thematic investment approach has focused on specific sectors for 35+ years, generating deep knowledge and broad perspectives in technology, consumer, healthcare and services.


Growth-focused value creation

Our Value Creation Team consists of more than 20 professionals with diverse operational backgrounds and skillsets, and our broad network of Senior Advisers are able to apply decades of industry experience and specific functional expertise to help management teams build better, stronger businesses.