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Del Papa Jumps to TA Associates from Thoma Bravo

Jeffrey A. Del Papa has joined TA Associates where he will be a SVP in the services group. Del Papa was previously with Thoma Bravo.


TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced the recent hiring of a new staff member in its Boston office. Jeffrey A. Del Papa has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President in the Services Group. He will focus on recapitalizations, management-led buyouts and growth capital investments in business services companies.

Mr. Del Papa joins TA from Thoma Bravo, LLC, where he served as a Vice President, originating, evaluating and executing investments and consolidations in the software sector. He was previously an Associate with Summit Partners, L.P., focused primarily on investments in the software, healthcare, consumer and financial services sectors. He also served as an Analyst with UBS Investment Bank. Mr. Del Papa received a BS in Finance from Babson College and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

“Jeff is well-versed in all aspects of deal making, with particular expertise in business, financial, market and accounting due diligence across a variety of industries,” said Michael Berk, a Managing Director at TA Associates. “Jeff also has notable Board of Directors experience. We’re delighted to welcome him to TA and are confident that his investment experience will prove quite valuable in sourcing and completing investments in the business services sector.”

About TA Associates

Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle-market growth private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 400 companies globally and has raised more than $16 billion in capital. With offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong, TA Associates leads buyouts and minority recapitalizations of profitable growth companies in the technology, financial services, business services, healthcare and consumer industries. More information about TA Associates can be found at