Daniel Healy has joined Permira as a senior advisor, with a focus on financial services. He previously was CFO and executive vice president of North Fork Bankcorporation.
Permira, a leading international private equity firm, announced today the appointment of Daniel M. Healy, the former Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of North Fork Bancorporation, Inc. (“North Fork”), as Senior Adviser to the Firm. Mr. Healy will be based in New York and will advise Permira on opportunities across a number of sectors, with a focus on financial services.
Mr. Healy has had a distinguished career in the financial services industry. From 1992 to 2006, Mr. Healy was Chief Financial Officer of North Fork, where he was responsible for all aspects of financial accountability and compliance and managed the company's Corporate Accounting, Budget and Planning, and Legal departments, as well as overall risk management and M&A strategies. During that time he negotiated and integrated 16 mergers and acquisitions of financial service enterprises including North Fork's acquisition by Capital One Financial Corporation, completed in December 2006.
Additionally, he served on North Fork's Board of Directors from 2000 to 2006.
Prior to joining North Fork, Mr. Healy served as a Client Partner at KPMG, where he specialized in financial services, technology and other commercial enterprises, and also served as a Managing Partner in KPMG's San Jose, CA and Long Island, NY offices. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of KBW, Inc and Hiscox Ltd and chairs the independent directors Audit Committee for both those listed firms.
Permira Co-Managing Partner Tom Lister commented:
“We are delighted to have Dan on board. Dan brings a valuable skill set and tremendous insight to Permira that will be instrumental to the firm's growth as we commit significant resources in expanding our business in the U.S. and abroad. Dan's experience and expertise in the financial services segment and unparalleled knowledge of commercial banking will allow us to seek new opportunities in these areas and further diversify our portfolio.”
Mr. Healy added: “Permira is a world -class organization with significant potential to further expand its U.S. presence. I am thrilled to be joining the firm at such an exciting time where opportunities in the financial services industry abound. Permira has an exceptional track record of creating superior returns for its investors and I am looking forward to being able to help the firm fully maximize its potential in this sector.”
Permira is a leading international private equity firm. The Permira Funds make long-term investments to transform the performance of businesses, helping management to realize new visions and build stronger and more sustainable organizations while providing strong returns for its investors.
The firm's teams are based in London, New York, Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan, Paris, Stockholm, Tokyo, Guernsey, and Luxembourg advising funds with a total committed capital of approximately EUR22 billion (US$30 billion). Since 1985, the Permira Funds have completed over 180 private equity transactions worldwide.
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