- For Students
Charles Buaron ’14, Vice President at TPG Growth, has recently joined the Advisory Board of the Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School. Prior to joining the board, he has been active with the Private Equity Program for the past several years, speaking at Deal Camp, for the PE Fellows Program, and in the classroom.
At TPG Growth, Mr. Buaron focuses on sourcing, evaluating and managing investment opportunities. TPG Growth was founded in 2007 to specialize in middle-market buyout and growth equity opportunities. The firm manages $8.3 billion in assets across a variety of sectors including industrials, consumer, technology and healthcare.
Prior to joining TPG in 2015, Mr. Buaron was an investment professional at Perry Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm. Prior to Perry Capital, he was with Cerberus Capital Management where he evaluated and executed private equity investments across various industries. Mr. Buaron began his career in the investment banking division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He received an A.B. from Brown University and a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School where he was a member of the school’s Value Investing Program. He is also a member of Grameen America’s National Leadership Committee.
Charles Buaron `14 speaks at Professor Donna M. Htischerich's M&A Class in Fall 2017