TA Associates Adds Two

TA Associates has hired Calen Angert and Nicholas Leppla who have rejoined the firm as Vice Presidents in the firm’s Menlo Park office.

“We are thrilled to welcome back Calen and Nick to the firm,” said Brian Conway, Chairman and Managing Partner at TA Associates. “As Associates, both proved to be valuable contributors to TA on several fronts, particularly in our deal sourcing and due diligence efforts. We look forward to Calen and Nick’s contributions as we continue to seek investments in profitable growth companies and partner with the management teams of our portfolio companies to create further value.”

Mr. Angert focuses on investments in North American-based healthcare companies. Prior to attending graduate school, he served as an associate in the Boston office of TA Associates. Earlier in his career, he was an analyst in the healthcare investment banking group at Morgan Stanley. He has a BSBA degree in finance from Georgetown and an MBA from Stanford.

Mr. Leppla focuses on investments in North American-based technology companies. Prior to attending graduate school, he served as an associate in the Menlo Park office of TA Associates. Mr. Leppla previously served as the Chief of Staff of AVG Technologies, a former TA portfolio company, and as an analyst in the technology, media and telecommunications investment banking group at J.P. Morgan. He has a BA in Economics and Engineering Sciences from Yale and an MBA from Stanford.

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 500 companies globally and has raised more than $24 billion in capital. The firm has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong (www.ta.com).

© 2018 Private Equity Professional | August 15, 2018

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