Thoma Bravo, a software investment firm, has expanded its presence internationally and has opened an office in London.

In line with the expansion, the firm is added Irina Hemmers as a partner with the firm to lead and grow the firm’s new office while deepening Thoma Bravo’s presence across the continent. Hemmers joins the firm following her time leading technology investment as a partner and head of technology with Inflexion Private Equity.

“Europe is a critical market for the growth of Thoma Bravo, and the launch of a London office represents a significant step forward in our ability to partner with some of the best software companies in the world as we continue to extend our investment strategy globally,” said Orlando Bravo, a founder and managing partner at Thoma Bravo. “I am delighted to welcome Irina to the firm, and I am confident that her extensive investing and leadership experience will help accelerate our international presence.”