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May 02, 2011 06:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time 

BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--TA Associates, a leading growth private equity firm, today announced
that Ashutosh Agrawal has joined the Menlo Park office of TA Associates as a Principal. Mr. Agrawal will focus on
investments in technology-based companies.

Mr. Agrawal joins TA from Francisco Partners where as a Principal he most recently led coverage of industrial
technology, energy technology and vertically-oriented technology sectors. He joined Francisco Partners in 2001 and
during his tenure at the firm, spent time with companies in all sub-sectors of information technology, including
software, systems, semiconductor, information services and telecommunications. Mr. Agrawal’s responsibilities
included sourcing, investment thesis development and diligence, deal structuring and negotiations, as well as portfolio
company management and exit planning. Prior to joining Francisco Partners, he worked in the Leveraged Finance
group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was involved in structuring and execution of leveraged loan, high-yield
bond, bridge loan and mezzanine financing transactions for companies. Mr. Agrawal received a BS, summa cum
laude, in Computer Science and an M.Eng in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell
University in 1999. He received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2005, where he was a Baker Scholar.

“We are pleased to welcome Ashu to TA,” said Kurt Jaggers, Managing Director at TA Associates and head of the
Technology Group in the Menlo Park office. “He brings significant experience in all aspects of dealmaking and
industry expertise that will prove valuable in sourcing and completing a variety of investments in technology-based
growth companies.” 

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 and manages more than $16 billion in capital. With offices in
Boston, Menlo Park, London 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.

Contacts
TA Associates
Marcia O’Carroll, 617-574-6796
mocarroll@ta.com
or
BackBay Communications
Philip Nunes, 617-556-9982, x227
phil.nunes@backbaycommunications.com

				
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Description: BOSTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--TA Associates, a leading growth private equity firm, today announced that Ashutosh Agrawal has joined the Menlo Park office of TA Associates as a Principal. Mr. Agrawal will focus on investments in technology-based companies. Mr. Agrawal joins TA from Francisco Partners where as a Principal he most recently led coverage of industrial technology, energy technology and vertically-oriented technology sectors. He joined Francisco Partners in 2001 and during his t a style='font-size:
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