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.

€60bn+

Assets under management

16

Offices across Europe, the USA and Asia

~300

Businesses backed

35+

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 450 people in 16 offices spanning Europe, the United States and Asia.

Our Buyout, Growth Equity and Credit funds have total assets under management of €60bn+, have backed hundreds of businesses around the world and delivered strong, risk-adjusted returns across multiple cycles.

Globally integrated

We have a global presence of 16 offices across Europe, the United States and Asia. Our expert teams work collaboratively to support the growth ambitions and strategic goals of our partners and investors.

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 Portfolio Group, a dedicated team of 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.
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A direct relationship with investors

A focus on being communicative, transparent, open and honest allows us to align our interests closely with those of our fund investors.

We are proud to have built enduring relationships over the years with many of the world’s leading institutional investors, a large number of them across multiple funds.