TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, hired and promoted investment staff in its Boston and London offices.
Jessica Cohen rejoined the firm as a Vice President in Boston, and Stefan Dandl and Jérémy Dréan were promoted to Vice President in London.
Jessica Cohen focuses on investments in consumer companies across North America. Prior to attending graduate school, she served as an Associate in the Boston office of TA Associates. Ms. Cohen previously served as an Analyst in the Investment Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Sagent Advisors, LLC. She received a BS, magna cum laude, in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Stefan Dandl focuses on investments in technology and financial services companies in EMEA, and leads TA’s efforts in German-speaking countries across sectors. He is based in the London office of TA Associates (UK), LLP. Mr. Dandl serves on the Boards of 10bis and thinkproject!. Prior to joining TA, he worked in the Investment Banking Division, Media & Technology Group at J.P. Morgan. Mr. Dandl received a BA in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen (HSG) and is a Scholar of the German National Academic Foundation (“Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes”).
Jérémy Dréan focuses on investments in financial and business services companies across Europe, and is part of the team leading TA’s efforts in French-speaking Europe. He is based in the London office of TA Associates (UK), LLP. Prior to joining TA, Mr. Dréan worked in the EMEA Consumer Group at Morgan Stanley and at GSV Asset Management (fka NeXt AM). He received a BA, magna cum laude, in Business Economics from UCLA and an MSc in Management from the HEC School of Management, Paris.