Private Equity Buyer TA Associates
With 120 direct and 250 add-on investments since 2012, TA Associates has been one of the most prolific investors. TA’s roots date back to 1968, making it one of the oldest and most experienced investors in PE at 50+ years and 525+ investments. TA is actively investing from its 13th flagship fund, its largest ever at $8.5B. The fund closed one year ago after just two months in the market. Technology has comprised 55% of TA’s total investments since 2012, the vast majority of which has been in software. Outside of tech and software, TA invests in tech-enabled services with a distinct end-market focus or industry vertical focus.