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TA Associates makes four new hires

The firm has hired in Boston, Menlo Park and London.

Boston-based growth equity firm TA Associates has made four new hires in its Boston, Menlo Park and London offices, according to a statement.

Amara Suebsaeng, Alex Melamud and Max Cancre have returned TA following their graduation from business school, as vice presidents in Boston, Menlo Park and London, respectively. John DiCola will join as a vice president in Boston, the statement said.

Suebsaeng focuses on business, technology-enabled and other services companies and was previously an associate in the Boston office before undertaking an MBA at Harvard Business School.

Melamud handles investments in technology and technology-based services companies and was previously an associate in the Menlo Park office before obtaining an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Cancre oversees technology and financial services companies investing in Europe. He was an associate in the London office previously before obtaining an MBA from Harvard Business School.

DiCola focuses on investments in technology companies and was previously an associate at Hellman & Friedman. He was a consultant at Soros Economic Development Fund in 2014, according to his LinkedIn profile.

TA Associates manages $18 billion in assets, according to PEI’s Research & Analytics division, and has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, London, Mumbai and Hong Kong. In January the firm launched its latest flagship fund, TA XII, targeted at $4 billion. As of July the fund was at $5.3 billion and in the process of finishing the fundraising. Although it has not held a formal close, it is not accepting new investors, according to Research & Analytics.