Permira Advisers is a private equity firm that puts its money in international businesses with a strong European presence. The company has raised about E22 billion since 1985 to invest in business services, chemicals, consumer products and services, technology and media, and industrial markets.
Premira has made some 180 investments over the years and its current portfolio includes Freescale Semiconductor, Valentino Fashion Group, Tele Pizza, and Travelodge.
Typical investments are E500 million or more and Permira often seeks to take a majority interest in the companies they target.
Permira has offices in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.
Commercial disasters declared for nine West Coast fisheries United Nations
The Commerce Secretariat determined that nine salmon and crab fisheries in Alaska, California and Washington experienced commercial failures, which will enable fishing communities to seek disaster relief assistance from Congress.
ICES identifies 'substantial' species distribution shifts Denmark
A total of 16 out of 21 species examined by experts of the Workshop on Fish Distribution Shifts in response to a request from the EC have shown changes in their distributions across the northeast Atlantic since 1985, with hake and mackerel shifting the most.