Private Equity Profile
In the last 3 years, Permira has acquired 20 companies. It has also invested in 7 others.
Permira’s most common sectors for investment are retail (8%) and internet software and services (8%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and secondary buyout (27%). In total, Permira has invested in 18 US states and 27 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2006 when it acquired FreeScale Semiconductor for $17.6B.
In the last 3 years, Permira has exited 13 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (36%). Permira’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2008 when it sold Intelsat Global SA for $13.6B.
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M&A Total Activity214
- M&A Buy Activity139
- M&A Sell Activity75
- Total Sectors Invested 40
- Total Countries Invested 27
- M&A Buy/Sell Connections 77
- M&A Advisors 41