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Advent International
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Advent International


The largest- and longest-serving independent private equity partnership, Advent International has a strong global presence with14 offices spread across Europe, the Americas, and Asia-Pacific regions. The firm employs over 470 employees.

Founded in 1984 by Peter Brooke, Advent International was a spinout from TA Associates. It raised its first fund corpus of $14 million for a venture capital program for Nabisco. Since then, it has invested over $56 billion in more than 375 businesses. Advent International specializes in international buyouts, growth, and strategic restructuring across five core sectors, including technology, business and financial services, healthcare, industrial, and retail and consumer. It also offers services in wealth management, due diligence, evaluation, and investment advisory.

  • Total AUM: $76 Billion
  • Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts
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