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.

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TypePrivate
HQLondon, GB
Founded1985
Size (employees)277 (est)
Websitepermira.com
Permira Advisers was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Permira Advisers

Jack Alcock

Jack Alcock

Investment Professional
Noémie de Andia

Noémie de Andia

Global Head of Communications
Gabriel Andrews

Gabriel Andrews

Investment Professional
Charles-Henry Beglin

Charles-Henry Beglin

Investment Professional
Serena Bian

Serena Bian

Investment Professional
Roberto Biondi

Roberto Biondi

Partner
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Permira Advisers Office Locations

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

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Founding Date

1985

Permira Advisers Revenue

Permira Advisers's revenue was reported to be £56.10 m in FY, 2017
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2017)

56.1m

Net income (FY, 2017)

27.5m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

29.3m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

28.1m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

3.9m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

63.9m58.9m66.4m61.1m59.4m50.0m49.6m50.7m36.0m34.8m56.1m

Revenue growth, %

2%(29%)(3%)

Operating expense total

29.7m28.6m29.4m28.3m27.4m27.6m20.5m21.7m23.0m25.1m28.0m

EBITDA

34.6m38.0m33.9m33.1m23.5m30.1m29.8m13.8m12.0m29.3m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

2.3m4.3m2.6m2.9m3.1m3.5m4.0m3.1m3.3m3.9m3.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.0m2.5m21.1m14.9m13.6m7.3m3.2m4.0m2.2m3.2m4.6m

Current Assets

20.5m11.5m26.1m20.6m20.8m12.4m23.0m16.3m16.5m20.4m30.1m

PP&E

791.0k8.0m8.6m7.8m7.6m6.7m5.9m5.3m5.2m4.8m5.2m
GBPFY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

34.2m30.3m36.8m32.4m31.8m22.2m29.0m28.5m12.6m8.9m27.5m

Cash From Operating Activities

34.5m41.0m25.3m38.0m32.8m29.7m16.5m35.6m13.6m11.2m21.2m

Cash From Financing Activities

(38.9m)(34.1m)(22.5m)(37.1m)(31.3m)(28.8m)(15.4m)(36.1m)(12.5m)(8.7m)(19.2m)

Net Change in Cash

2.3m2.0m(1.7m)251.0k213.0k449.0k434.0k(856.0k)211.0k610.0k(13.0k)
GBPY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

234.2k

Financial Leverage

16.4 x
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Permira Advisers Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Duff & PhelpsNovember 01, 2017$1.75 b
Schustermann & BorensteinOctober 25, 2016
Tricor HoldingsOctober 05, 2016$6.47 b
P&I AGSeptember 19, 2016
John Masters OrganicsMay 23, 2016$336 m
ArcaplanetApril 14, 2016
InformaticaAugust 07, 2015$5.30 b
Lowell GroupAugust 07, 2015
Ideal Snacks HoldingJune 09, 2015
Medora SnacksJune 09, 2015
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Permira Advisers Online and Social Media Presence

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Permira Advisers Company Life and Culture

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Permira Advisers Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Permira Advisers founded?

    Permira Advisers was founded in 1985.

  • Who are Permira Advisers key executives?

    Permira Advisers's key executives are Jack Alcock, Noémie de Andia and Gabriel Andrews.

  • How many employees does Permira Advisers have?

    Permira Advisers has 277 employees.

  • What is Permira Advisers revenue?

    Latest Permira Advisers annual revenue is £56.1 m.

  • What is Permira Advisers revenue per employee?

    Latest Permira Advisers revenue per employee is £202.5 k.

  • Who are Permira Advisers competitors?

    Competitors of Permira Advisers include Sanne Group, Athena Art Finance and HVPE.

  • Where is Permira Advisers headquarters?

    Permira Advisers headquarters is located at 80 Pall Mall, London.

  • Where are Permira Advisers offices?

    Permira Advisers has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Permira Advisers have?

    Permira Advisers has 1 office.