Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. The firm has invested in 340 private equity transactions in 41 countries and as of June 30, 2018, it had €35 billion in assets under management. With offices on four continents, Advent has established a globally integrated team of over 190 investment professionals across North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia. The firm focuses on investments in five core sectors, including business and financial services; healthcare; industrial; retail, consumer and leisure; and technology, media and telecom. After more than 30 years dedicated to international investing, Advent remains committed to partnering with management teams to deliver sustained revenue and earnings growth for its portfolio companies.
Advent has a longstanding history of investing in the technology, media and telecom sector. Over the last five years, our European investments have included Circet, France’s leading telecommunications infrastructure services provider; Nets, one of Europe’s largest providers of payment, information and digital identity solutions; and Unit4, a global provider of enterprise resource planning software for the public sector and commercial services markets.