Thoma Bravo heads to London with Irina Hemmers at the helm

Irina Hemmers will join Thoma Bravo from Inflexion as a partner with a mandate to lead and grow the new London office.

  • Thoma Bravo will look to deepen its European presence with the opening of its London office
  • Thoma Bravo also has offices in San Francisco, Chicago and Miami
  • London will serve as the firm’s hub for UK and European deals

Thoma Bravo announced on Tuesday that it will be expanding its European presence with the opening of an office in London. The office will be the firm’s hub for UK and European deals with the firm looking for greater access to Europe’s software and technology companies.

Irina Hemmers will head the new office and will join Thoma Bravo as a partner. Hemmers will join from Inflexion, where she led the technology investment team as partner and head of technology. Before that, Hemmers was a partner at Apax Partners.

“Europe is a critical market for the growth of Thoma Bravo, and the launch of a London office represents a significant step forward in our ability to partner with some of the best software companies in the world as we continue to extend our investment strategy globally,” said Orlando Bravo, a founder and managing partner at Thoma Bravo. “I am delighted to welcome Irina to the firm and am confident that her extensive investing and leadership experience will help accelerate our international presence.”

Thoma Bravo is a private equity firm that looks to invest in software and technology companies. The firm is headquartered in Chicago. It has completed nearly 400 transactions and had assets under management of $114 billion as of March 31.