“We are very pleased to welcome Clara to TA Associates,” said Roger Kafker, a Managing Director at TA Associates. “Clara brings notable experience in sourcing, evaluating and securing proprietary investments, and in working closely with management teams to advance their strategic agendas. With her strong background, we are confident that she will prove a valuable addition to our team.”
Ms. Jackson is responsible for investments in business, financial and other services companies. She joined TA Associates from Fireman Capital Partners where she served as a Vice President leading deal sourcing, due diligence and transaction execution for buyout and growth equity investments in the consumer and retail sector. Ms. Jackson was previously an Associate at TPG Growth where she worked on leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments and private investments in public equities, with a focus on the healthcare, consumer and retail, and financial sectors. She began her career at Goldman Sachs & Co. as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group. Ms. Jackson received a BS in Economics from Vanderbilt University and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.
TA Associates makes buyouts and minority recapitalizations of profitable growth companies in the technology, financial services, business services, healthcare and consumer industries. Since founding in 1968, TA has invested in over 440 companies globally and has raised more than $18 billion in capital. The firm has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong (www.ta.com).
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