Permira promotes

Philip Bassett and Martin Clarke, both based in Permira’s London office, have been promoted to partner.

Bassett joined Permira in 1995 and has been leading Permira’s investor relations team since 1999 with responsibility for marketing and investor liaison for the Permira funds. He is a chartered accountant with a classics degree from Oxford University.

Clarke joined Permira in 2002, focusing on the consumer sector. Prior to joining Permira, Martin was a senior director and member of both the standing investment committee and European management committee at PPMV, the private equity arm of Prudential plc. He holds an MA and PhD in history from Cambridge University.