TA Associates Hires Goldman Analyst

Lisa Harris has joined the Boston office of TA Associates as a vice president in the firm’s financial services and consumer group. She previously was an analyst with Goldman Sachs.

PRESS RELEASE

TA Associates, a leading growth private equity firm, today announced the recent hiring of a new staff member in its Boston office. Lisa Harris has joined the firm as a Vice President in the Financial Services and Consumer Group.

Ms. Harris focuses on investments in financial, business and other growth services companies. She joins TA with previous investment experience as an Associate at Centerbridge Partners, L.P., where she evaluated and executed private equity and special situation investments across multiple industries. Ms. Harris was previously an Analyst in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. She received a BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in Social Studies from Harvard College in 2004 and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010, where she was a Palmer Scholar.

“We are very pleased to welcome Lisa to TA,” said Roger Kafker, a Managing Director at TA Associates and head of the Boston office Financial Services and Consumer Group. “Her strong previous experience in M&A, LBO and equity and debt financings will prove quite valuable as we continue to seek new investment opportunities for TA in rapidly growing businesses.”

About TA Associates

Founded in 1968, TA Associates is one of the largest and most experienced middle market private equity firms. The firm has invested in over 400 companies and manages more than $16 billion in capital. With offices in Boston, London, Menlo Park and Mumbai, 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 www.ta.com.