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Fintech startup Klarna taps Permira for around $250M at $2.5B valuation

Klarna, the Swedish startup that works with e-commerce businesses and retailers to provide financing and other payment services, today announced that it has picked up yet another large investment, its

Permira’s Brian Ruder on private equity’s attraction to tech — and where he’s shopping now

For the last couple of years, private equity firms have been buying up public software companies that had fallen out of favor with investors. In fact, many of the top software deals in the U.S. las

Ebay To Sell Its Enterprise Unit For $900M, Says Report

Ebay has reportedly found a taker for its enterprise unit, which is used by large retailers to run their online stores. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the e-commerce company may ann

Informatica Could Feel A Tight Squeeze From Its New Owners

Informatica was sold yesterday to private equity firm, Permira and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, a rather strange mix of investors. The selling price was $5.3B and published reports sugges

Private equity firm Permira acquires online travel agency eDreams from TA

<img src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/logo_UK.gif" alt="" title="logo_UK" width="141" height="49" class="shot" /><a href="http://www.edreams.com/">eDreams</a>, the Spanish online