Thomas Roberts, formerly Managing Partner at Summit Partners and private equity veteran, founded Equality Asset Management, a firm focused on making long-term investments in companies.
Equality typically provides $100-$300M per company for growth equity and buyout transactions with a focus on durable technology, health care, and tech-enabled growth companies.
The firm plans to implement an innovative fee structure that reflects the current return environment and aligns General Partner and Limited Partner interests.
Prior to establishing Equality, Mr. Roberts served in a wide variety of roles at Summit, including Managing Director and Managing Partner, Executive Committee Member, Investment Committee Member, and Operating Committee Member.
He also created and led Summit’s Portfolio Performance Group, co-founded Summit’s Credit Business, and served on the Board of Directors of over thirty private and seven public companies. Mr. Roberts received an AB in Economics, magna cum laude, from Princeton University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was Baker Scholar.