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TA Associates Announces Hire in Mumbai OfficeSep 11, 2014


  • BOSTON and MUMBAI, September 11, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced that Naresh Patwari has joined the Mumbai office of TA Associates Advisory Pvt. Ltd. as a Director effective September 1. Mr. Patwari will focus on investments in growth companies in India and other emerging markets. Mr. Patwari joined TA Associates from ICICI Venture where he served as a Principal, and previously as a Vice President, leading deal...
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TA Associates Announces Acquisition of Idera, Inc.Sep 10, 2014


  • BOSTON, September 10, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of Idera, Inc., a leading provider of application and server management software. Members of Idera’s senior management will invest alongside TA Associates and will maintain a significant equity interest in the company.  Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Idera provides performance monitoring software for physical,...
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Groupe CIPRÉS to Partner with TA AssociatesSep 9, 2014


  • LEVALLOIS-PERRET and BOSTON, September 9, 2014 - Groupe Molitor, the parent company of Groupe CIPRÉS, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement for TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, to become the new partner of Groupe CIPRÉS, a wholesale broker of insurance policies. Following the transaction, Laurent Ouazana, currently Managing Director of Groupe CIPRÉS, will become President of the company.  Other top management of Groupe CIPRÉS...
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TA Associates Announces Hire in Boston OfficeAug 27, 2014


  • BOSTON, August 27, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced a recent addition to its investment staff in Boston. Clara M. Jackson has joined the firm as a Vice President in the Services Group effective August 18. Ms. Jackson focuses on investments in business, financial and other services companies. She joined TA Associates from Fireman Capital Partners where she served as a Vice President leading deal sourcing, due...
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TA Associates Announces Partnership with SkinnyPop FoundersAug 19, 2014


  • BOSTON, August 19, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced a partnership with SkinnyPop Popcorn LLC founders Pam Netzky and Andy Friedman and food entrepreneur Jason Cohen to further build the brand and support continued innovation. As part of that effort, SkinnyPop announced the addition of Tom Ennis, the former CEO of Oberto Brands, to the SkinnyPop executive team. Financial terms of TA’s investment in SkinnyPop were...
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Funds Advised By Apax Partners To Acquire Answers CorporationAug 11, 2014

Syniverse Completes Acquisition of AicentAug 5, 2014

TA Associates Announces Majority Investment in THIJul 29, 2014


  • BOSTON, July 29, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a majority investment in Tectum Holdings, Inc. (“THI”), a leading manufacturer of pickup truck accessories. Additional terms of the investment were not disclosed.  TA acquired its stake from shareholders, including Kinderhook Industries, which retained a minority interest in the company. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, THI manufactures...
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Baring Asia Invests in Cath KidstonJul 22, 2014


  • HONG KONG, July 22, 2014 – Baring Private Equity Asia (“Baring Asia”) announced today that funds advised by the firm have acquired a substantial stake in UK-based global lifestyle brand company, Cath Kidston, from its existing majority shareholder TA Associates (“TA”) and members of the company’s management team. Baring Asia will have equal ownership with TA, and will partner with TA and the current management team to expand the brand and...
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M and M Direct Announces Agreement to be Acquired by BESTSELLERJun 16, 2014


  • LONDON, June 16, 2014 – M and M Direct Ltd (“M and M”) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by BESTSELLER for up to £140 million. M and M has been owned by global growth private equity firm TA Associates since 2007. The sale is contingent upon standard regulatory clearance and is expected to be completed within eight weeks. Additional terms of the agreement were not disclosed. M and M is one of Europe’s leading online...
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TA Associates Announces Majority Investment in BomgarMay 1, 2014


  • BOSTON, May 1, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed an investment in Bomgar, a leading provider of enterprise remote support solutions. Additional terms of the investment were not disclosed. Bomgar’s software solutions enable technology support professionals to securely access and control remote computer systems and devices anywhere in the world. Bomgar’s products are used to support a wide...
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TA Associates Announces Global Staff PromotionsJan 7, 2014


  • BOSTON, January 7, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced promotions of eight staff members in TA’s Boston, Hong Kong, London, Menlo Park and Mumbai offices, effective January 1, 2014. “Each of these professionals has made significant contributions to TA and their accomplishments well illustrate the depth of TA’s team and the breadth of our investing expertise across industries and geographies,”...
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TA Associates Acquires Majority Interest in Towne ParkJan 7, 2014


  • BOSTON, January 7, 2014 – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has completed a majority investment in Towne Park, a provider of outsourced parking management and other specialized hospitality services to the hotel and healthcare industries. Additional terms of the investment were not disclosed. Founded in 1988, Towne Park serves hotels, healthcare facilities and other institutions, providing an array of parking and other...
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