Permira is a global investment firm. Founded in 1985, the firm advises private equity funds with a total committed capital of over €33bn. They make long-term control buyout investments and strategic minority investments in companies with the objective of transforming their performance and driving sustainable growth. The Permira funds have made over 200 private equity investments in five key sectors: Consumer, Technology, Industrials, Healthcare and Financial Services. The Permira funds have a long track record of successfully investing in technology companies around the world having deployed over $9bn (€8bn) in this sector. Current and past investments have included: Allegro, Ancestry.com, Genesys, Informatica, Klarna (minority investment), LegalZoom.com, Magento, NDS, Renaissance Learning, TeamViewer, Teraco and Exclusive Group. Permira employs over 200 people in 14 offices across Europe, North America and Asia. For more information please visit www.permira.com.