Permira, the European private equity firm with global reach, today announced that Brian Ruder, Partner and Head of the Menlo Park office, has been named Co-Head of Permira’s global Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Sector Team. Mr. Ruder will co-head the TMT Sector Team with Richard Sanders, who is based in London and has led the firm’s TMT efforts since 2010.
The firm also announced that it will be expanding its team in Menlo Park to support its focus on investing in TMT companies and build on the firm’s successful TMT investment track record. TMT has been a core investment focus area for Permira for nearly 30 years, with more than $8.5 billion in capital deployed across 32 investments, including eight in the current portfolio. Today the team spans three continents with 4 partners and a growing team of investment professionals in Europe, the United States and Asia.
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