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TA Associates Announces New Hires in Menlo Park

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TA Associates, a leading global growth private equity firm, today
announced the recent hiring of Calen Angert and Nicholas Leppla, who
have rejoined the firm as Vice Presidents in its Menlo Park office.

"We are thrilled to welcome back Calen and Nick to the firm," said Brian
J. Conway, Chairman and Managing Partner at TA Associates. "As
Associates, both proved to be valuable contributors to TA on several
fronts, particularly in our deal sourcing and due diligence efforts. We
look forward to Calen and Nick's contributions as we continue to seek
investments in profitable growth companies and partner with the
management teams of our portfolio companies to create further value."

Calen Angert focuses on investments in healthcare companies
across North America. Prior to attending graduate school, he served as
an Associate in the Boston office of TA Associates. Mr. Angert
previously served as an Analyst in the Healthcare Investment Banking
Group at Morgan Stanley. He received a BSBA, magna cum laude, in Finance
from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and an
MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Nicholas Leppla focuses on investments in technology companies
across North America. Prior to attending graduate school, he served as
an Associate in the Menlo Park office of TA Associates. Mr. Leppla
previously served as the Chief of Staff of AVG Technologies, a former TA
portfolio company, and as an Analyst in the Technology, Media and
Telecommunications Investment Banking Group at J.P. Morgan. He received
a BA in Economics and Engineering Sciences (Environmental) from Yale
University and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

About TA Associates
Now in its 50th year, TA Associates is
one of the largest and most experienced global growth private equity
firms. Focused on five target industries – technology, healthcare,
financial services, consumer and business services – TA invests in
profitable, growing companies with opportunities for sustained growth,
and has invested in nearly 500 companies around the world. Investing as
either a majority or minority investor, TA employs a long-term approach,
utilizing its strategic resources to help management teams build lasting
value in growth companies. TA has raised $24 billion in capital since
its founding in 1968 and is committing to new investments at the pace of
$1.5 to $2 billion per year. The firm's more than 85 investment
professionals are based in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong
Kong. More information about TA Associates can be found at www.ta.com.

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