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Tom Lister

Committee Member

Tom is a Partner at Permira, having been a Co-Managing Partner from 2008 to 2020. He joined Permira in 2005 to build the North American business. He is the Fund Minder of Permira VII, Permira VI, Permira V, Permira IV, Permira Europe III, Permira Europe II and Permira Europe I.

Tom has worked on multiple transactions, including Aearo Technologies, Alter Domus, Duff & Phelps, Freescale Semiconductor, Genesys, Intelsat and Jet Aviation. He’s also responsible for the oversight of the firm’s debt business, Permira Debt Managers.

Prior to joining Permira, Tom was a Partner in the New York buyout firm Forstmann Little & Co, where he worked for 13 years.