A global investment management firm, TPG Capital specializes in venture capital, private equity, real estate, growth capital, debt investments, as well as hedge funds. Its investments range across a broad spectrum of industries including consumer and retail, technology, travel and entertainment, media, healthcare, and financial services.
Formerly known as Texas Pacific Group, the firm was founded in 1992 by David Bonderman and Jim Coulter. TPG has a strong global presence with 12 offices around the world. It’s among the few American private equity firms to build significant operations in Asian and European markets in the 90s. Its current and former list of portfolio companies well crosses the 600 mark. A few among the many noteworthy transactions of TPG Capital include Continent Airlines (1993), Petco (2000), and Burger King (2002).