Who is Advent International?
Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity firms, employing a long-established strategy of operationally intensive, sector-focused investing.
What does Advent International ("Advent") do?
With offices in four continents and a global team of around 200 investment professionals, Advent focuses on buyouts and growth equity investments in its five core sectors. The firm invests in companies valued up to $3 billion primarily located in Europe or North America.
Advent partners with management teams to build long-term value in companies by accelerating revenue and earnings growth through business improvement, including acquisitions, efficiency enhancement and top-line acceleration. It will reposition the company, expanding into new markets and products.
"We seek to invest in well-positioned companies and partner with management teams to create value through sustained revenue and earnings growth" - Advent International
Some companies Advent has invested in
Why do we back Advent?
"In addition to the solid performance that Advent continues to deliver, we particularly like its operational and sub-sector focus, coupled with the use of an Operating Partner network" – Mark Nicolson, Head of Primaries, abrdn
Business and financial services
Retail, consumer and leisure
Technology, media and telecommunications
Target company size
$200 million to $3 billion