Roger B. Kafker

Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

Roger B. Kafker

Roger B. Kafker

Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Down Syndrome Research and Treatment Foundation

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1663

Primary Location

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1962

Age

57

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director & Chairman at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Founder & Chairman at Stadion Money Management LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Stadion Money Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Verto Partners LLC

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Roger B. Kafker
Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.
Education
MBA Unknown
Class of 1989

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA Unknown
Class of 1984

Haverford is one of America's leading liberal arts colleges, a close-knit intellectual community that combines the Quaker values of dignity, tolerance and respect with a rigorous academic program.

Career History
Managing Director
2012 - Current

TA Associates focuses primarily on investments in growth companies in a variety of sectors including: business services, communications, computers/peripherals, consumer, e-Services/information technology services, financial services, financial technology, healthcare services, healthcare technology, Internet infrastructure, Internet services, semiconductor/electronics and software. The firm seeks to invest in profitable companies that are leaders in industries in which the underlying fundamentals of profitability and growth are superior to the overall market. They look for companies with experienced management teams and highly efficient, profitable business models. TA Associates invests primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.TA Associates assists companies with public offerings, debt financings and mergers and acquisitions. They provide capital for acquisitions, growth, MBOs, for the purchase of stock from shareholders and to provide liquidity with leverage. TA Associates takes an active, lead role in the deals in which they participate and may take minority or majority positions. Funds are generally used to finance growth, MBOs and industry consolidations. The firm also participates in private share repurchases. They invest mainly in companies valued at $150 million to $3 billion. Equity investments range from $50 million to $500 million. Subordinated debt investments range from $10 million to $50 million. The majority of TA Associates' investments involve the use of debt. The firm may arrange larger investments through co-investments with their limited partners.

Managing Director, Boston
Tenure Unconfirmed

TA Associates LP operates as a private equity firm. The company was founded on February 9, 2012 and si headquartered in Boston, MA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2005 - 2008

Clayton Holdings, Inc. provides risk analysis, loss mitigation and operational solutions to the mortgage industry. Its services encompass analytics, residential and commercial loan due diligence, consulting, credit risk management and surveillance, independent pricing, specialized loan servicing and staffing solutions. The company was founded by Steven L. Cohen in 1989 and it is headquartered Tampa, FL.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$15K - $25K
2014

TO RAISE FUNDS TO BE CONTRIBUTED TO THE DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE FOR ITS USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE RESEARCH, TREATMENT, CURE OF AND EDUCATION ABOUT CANCER.

$10K - $25K
2014

CARE tackles underlying causes of poverty so that people can become self-sufficient. Recognizing that women and children suffer disproportionately from poverty, CARE places special emphasis on working with women to create permanent social change. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, increase access to quality health care and expand economic opportunity for all. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives in the aftermath.

$5,000 - $10K
2013

TO PROVIDE MENTORS TO AT-RISK CHILDREN WHO LACK POSITIVE ROLE MODELS.

Political Donations
$2,500
2013

Senator from Ohio

$2,600
2013

Director at CGLM LLC

$20K
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

Transactions
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First Data Corporation purchases Bluepay Processing, LLC from TA Associates Management, L.P.

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TA Associates Management, L.P. purchases Bluepay Processing, LLC from Bluepay Holdings, Inc.

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TA Associates Management, L.P. purchases Stadion Money Management LLC

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Backstop Solutions Group LLC provides software solutions to hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants, and family offices. Its products include backstop client relationship management software; backstop investor relations software; research management software; portfolio management software; and backstop portal. The company was founded by Clint Derek Coghill and Andy Pruitt in 2003 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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