Warburg Pincus, LLC
is an American private equity
firm with offices in the United States
. It has been a private equity investor since 1966. The firm currently has approximately $
35 billion in assets under management
and invests in a range of sectors including consumer
, financial services
, health care
and real estate
. Warburg Pincus is a growth investor
and its active portfolio of more than 100 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography.
Warburg Pincus also has a long history as a leading investor in the information and communication technology sectors, including investments in Avaya
, BEA Systems
, Bharti Tele-Ventures
, Harbour Networks
and VERITAS Software
. Warburg Pincus has an active portfolio of more than 115 companies spanning the entire spectrum of scale and maturity, and employs approximately 160 investment management professionals.
Founding and early history
The firm traces its history to 1939, when Eric Warburg
of the Warburg banking family
founded a company under the name E.M. Warburg & Co.
Its first address was 52 William Street, New York, the Kuhn Loeb
building. Throughout the early post-war period, the firm remained a small office of not more than 20 employees. In 1966, E.M. Warburg merged with Lionel I. Pincus & Co, forming a new company that eventually became known as E.M. Warburg, Pincus &... Read More