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Date Jan 04, 2017
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TA Associates Announces 2017 Global Staff Promotions

BOSTON – TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced promotions earned by four investment staff members in TA’s Boston, London and Mumbai offices, effective January 1, 2017.

“These talented individuals earned their promotions through the quality of their character and, consistent with their roles, demonstrated investment judgment, creativity and work ethic to generate positive investment performance for TA’s investors, as well as other meaningful contributions to the firm,” said Brian J. Conway, Chairman and Managing Partner at TA Associates. “We are pleased to recognize their accomplishments thus far and look forward to their continued contributions to TA Associates.”

Birker B. Bahnsen was promoted to Managing Director from Director. He is based in the London office of TA Associates (UK), LLP, focusing on investments in European healthcare and cross-sector Nordic companies. Mr. Bahnsen led TA’s investments in Amann Girrbach, Internationella Engleska Skolan (NDAQ: ENG), MIS Implants Technologies and PhysIOL, and was actively involved in TA’s investment in Cath Kidston. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Amann Girrbach, Internationella Engelska Skolan and PhysIOL, and formerly served on the Board of MIS Implants Technologies. Prior to joining TA in 2009, Mr. Bahnsen was an Associate Director at HgCapital. He also worked in the GIR Healthcare team as an Associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Bahnsen received a BA and MEng degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MSc degree in Behavioral and Cognitive Science from the University of Oxford.

Ethan K. Liebermann was promoted to Principal from Senior Vice President. He is based in TA’s Boston office, focusing on healthcare investments in North America. Mr. Liebermann led TA’s investment in MedRisk, co-sponsored TA’s investments in CCRM and SoftWriters, and was actively involved in eviCore healthcare (formerly MedSolutions). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CCRM and MedRisk, and formerly served on the Board of SoftWriters. Prior to joining TA in 2007, Mr. Liebermann worked in the Global Healthcare Corporate and Investment Banking group at Banc of America Securities. Mr. Liebermann received a BA degree in Economics and Biology from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School.

Aditya Sharma was promoted to Senior Vice President from Vice President. He is based in the Mumbai office of TA Associates Pvt. Ltd., focusing on investments in companies in India. Mr. Sharma advised on TA’s investments in Atria Convergence Technologies, Shilpa Medicare (NSE: SHILPAMED) and TCNS Clothing Company. Prior to joining TA in 2008, he worked in the Telecoms and Media Investment Banking Division at Lehman Brothers in London. Mr. Sharma received a BSc degree, with First Class Honors, in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and an MBA degree from The Wharton School of Business.

Vivek Mohan was promoted to Vice President from Senior Associate. He is based in the Mumbai office of TA Associates Pvt. Ltd., focusing on investments in technology, financial services and consumer companies in India. Prior to joining TA in 2012, Mr. Mohan was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division at Morgan Stanley. He also worked at Macquarie Capital Advisers and Goldman Sachs. Mr. Mohan received a BE degree, with Honors, in Electrical & Electronics from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani and an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta where he was an Aditya Birla Scholar.

About TA Associates
TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced global growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in more than 470 companies around the world and has raised $24 billion in capital. With offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA Associates leads buyouts and minority recapitalizations of profitable growth companies in the consumer, business services, financial services, healthcare and technology industries. More information about TA Associates can be found at www.ta.com.