Permira Advisers is a private equity firm specializing in mature, emerging growth, industry consolidation, growth capital, expansion financing, restructuring, financial acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, buyings, and growth buyouts. The firm seeks to invest in medium to large companies in the chemicals, consumers, industrial products and services, technology, media, recruitment, fitness, and telecommunications (TMT), financial services, trade, life sciences, and healthcare. For industrial products and services sector, it makes investments in purchase of non-core operations; public-to-private acquisitions of listed companies orphaned by the market or seeking to dramatically develop or restructure away from public markets; purchase of private companies looking to transition their ownership, expand their capital base, or make value changing acquisitions; minority positions with partners; and business services and capital goods. Within consumer sector, the firm focuses on consumer products, food and beverage, leisure, luxury goods, and retail. In industrial products and services, it targets automotive, utilities and infrastructure, transportation and logistics, manufacturing, paper and packaging, construction and building technology, metal and mining, and business services. For technology sector, the firm prefers to invest in semiconductors, electronics and instrumentation, software and information technology services, and telecom equipment including fixed network, mobile network, and handsets. In media, it focuses on broadcasting, professional publishing, consumer publishing, online commerce vendors, content production and distribution companies, and advertising and marketing services. Within telecommunications, the firm seeks to invest in satellite services, mobile telecommunications, fixed telecommunications, and cable. In financial services, it invests in asset and wealth management, P&C insurance, financial infrastructure, and services sectors. In healthcare, the firm typically invests in generics, specialty pharmaceuticals, CMOs, consumer-facing medical technology businesses, and diagnostic companies. The firm also seeks to invest in content development, fashion, and design.

London, GB
Size (employees)
263 (est)
Permira Advisers was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Permira Advisers Office Locations

Permira Advisers has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
80 Pall Mall
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Permira Advisers Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Permira Advisers Financials

Permira Advisers's revenue was reported to be £34.84 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3.2% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

34.8 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

8.9 m

EBITDA (FY, 2016)

12 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

9.8 m

Cash (6-Mar-2018)

3.9 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


63.9 m58.9 m66.4 m61.1 m59.4 m50 m49.6 m50.7 m36 m34.8 m

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

29.7 m28.6 m29.4 m28.3 m27.4 m27.6 m20.5 m21.7 m23 m25.1 m


34.6 m38 m33.9 m33.1 m23.5 m30.1 m29.8 m13.8 m12 m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

34.2 m30.3 m36.8 m32.4 m31.8 m22.2 m29 m28.5 m12.6 m8.9 m

Cash From Operating Activities

34.5 m41 m25.3 m38 m32.8 m29.7 m16.5 m35.6 m13.6 m11.2 m

Cash From Financing Activities

(38.9 m)(34.1 m)(22.5 m)(37.1 m)(31.3 m)(28.8 m)(15.4 m)(36.1 m)(12.5 m)(8.7 m)

Net Change in Cash

2.3 m2 m(1.7 m)251 k213 k449 k434 k(856 k)211 k610 k
GBPY, 2016


164.3 k

Financial Leverage

11.1 x
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Permira Advisers Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Lyophilization Services of New England
Duff & Phelps November 01, 2017$1.75 b
Schustermann & Borenstein October 25, 2016
Tricor Holdings October 05, 2016$6.47 b
P&I AG September 19, 2016
John Masters Organics May 23, 2016$336 m
Arcaplanet April 14, 2016
Informatica August 07, 2015$5.30 b
Lowell Group August 07, 2015
Ideal Snacks Holding June 09, 2015
Medora Snacks June 09, 2015
Vacalians Group May 26, 2015
GFKL May 18, 2015
Teraco Data Environments December 04, 2014
Metalogix October 30, 2014
TeamViewer May 07, 2014€870 m
CABB International April 22, 2014
Tilney Group March 27, 2014
Bestinvest November 06, 2013£45 m
R Griggs Group Limited October 24, 2013£300 m
PHARMAQ AS March 30, 2013€250 m
Akindo Sushiro August 24, 2012$1 b
Renaissance Learning August 16, 2011$445 m
eDreams August 22, 2010
NDS February 04, 2009$3.60 b
Hugo Boss August 23, 2007
Principal Hotels October 20, 2006
All3Media July 31, 2006£320 m
Telepizza December 31, 2005£962 m
Jet Aviation August 10, 2005
Debitel August 29, 2004
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