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Chief Investment Officer
Thomas holds a masters degree in Engineering from Cambridge University and an MBA from London Business School
Thomas joined Permira Debt Managers in September 2008, and is Chief Investment Officer for the business and a Partner. He is a member of all PDM investment committees, as well as the PDM Executive Committee.
Thomas has worked on a number of Direct Lending transactions, including Quant, Getronics, Soho House, Vizrt, Eaton House Group of Schools, Kinaxia, Knights 1759, Incisive Media, David Brown Santasalo and CLEAN Linen.
Thomas is co-portfolio manager of Providus CLO I DAC and led the establishment of PDM’s alternative credit strategy known as the Sigma funds. Previously, Thomas worked on Morgan Stanley’s Structured Credit Trading desk in London. In his early career he worked for Schlumberger Plc in the field of computational fluid dynamics.
Permira Credit Solutions Funds support Davies Group, multi-award winning outsourced insurance services provider with the next stage of growth
PCS2 and PCS3 acted as sole senior secured lenders to provide additional capital to Kinaxia
PCS3 invests in the subordinated floating rate notes of Ziton
Permira Debt Managers in new partnership with Social Business Trust
Permira Debt Managers co-leads $550m financing to support Getronics NV acquisition of Pomeroy LLC
PDI Awards 2017 Winner of Deal of the Year
PDM’s Permira Credit Solutions II acts as lender to support Quant a global leader in full maintenance outsourcing
PCS3 invests in the senior secured floating rate notes of Melin Medical
White Oak Global Advisors, PDM and H.I.G. WhiteHorse support Bottega in its acquisition of Getronics
PCS2 invests in the senior secured fixed rate notes of Nova Austral
Permira Debt Managers agrees £375 million refinancing of Soho House
PCS2 acts as sole lender to Knights 1759 to support continued expansion
PCS2 invests in the senior secured floating rate notes of Vizrt
PCS2 acts as sole lender to Eaton House Schools Group in support of a management buyout
PCS2 acts as sole lender in CLEAN Linen’s acquisition of Paragon Laundry
PCS2 to act as sole lender to David Brown Gear Systems
PCS2 acts as sole lender to Kinaxia Logistics to support acquisition strategy
PCS2 sole lender in Oakley Capital's PARSHIP acquisition