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Company Overview of Advent International Corporation

Company Overview

Advent International Corporation is a venture capital and private equity firm specializing in seed/ startup, early venture, emerging growth, mature, mid venture, public-to-private transactions, recapitalizations, late venture, later stage, growth equity, leveraged buyouts, industry consolidation, acquisitions, middle and upper middle market buyouts, management buyouts, turnaround, buyins, company succession, international expansion, cross-border transactions, strategic repositioning, recapitalization, and buy and builds, carve-outs, undercapitalized state-owned and family businesses. The firm seeks to invest in business and financial services; healthcare; industrial; retail, consumer, and re...

75 State Street

29th Floor

Boston, MA 02109

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for Advent International Corporation

Founder and Chairman Emeritus
President and Managing Director
Age: 43
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
Director of Business Operations and Risk Officer
Managing Director, Chief Legal Officer, and General Counsel
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Advent International Corporation Key Developments

Fortbras Seeks Acquisitions

Groupo Fortbras, which is backed by Advent International Corporation is on the lookout of acquisitions. Roberto Szachnowicz, the President of Fortbras recently stated that the company is eyeing 20 potential acquisition targets, one of which must be completed by this year’s end.

Praxair, Linde Reportedly Plan Divestitures To Gain Regulatory Approval for Merger

Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) and Linde Aktiengesellschaft (DB:LIN) are reportedly planning to divest some of their assets in order to obtain regulatory approval for their merger. The potential divstures have drawn interest fro companies like CVC Capital Partners, Advent International and The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG). CVC reportedly is in talks with privately held German gas firm Messer Group GmbH about a joint bid. Goldman Sachs Group and Deutsche Bank AG are reportedly advising on the potential sales.

TPG Growth Reportedly Seeks To Sell Stake In Sutures India

TPG Growth is set to sell a 20% stake in Sutures India Private Limited in a deal worth $100 million, according to two people aware of the development. TPG Growth has started initial discussions with The Carlyle Group LP (NasdaqGS:CG) and Advent International Corporation said one of the people, both of whom declined to be named. Investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is advising TPG on the sale. Besides TPG, CX Partners holds a 12% stake, while the rest is held by the promoters. It is not clear whether CX Partners will join TPG for a partial exit from the firm. In this round, Sutures will be valued at around $500 million. Spokespersons for TPG, Carlyle and Goldman Sachs declined to comment. Emails sent to Sutures India, Advent and CX Partners were not answered.

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