October 01, 2016 6:58 AM ET

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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, late venture, later stage, growth equity, buyout, industry consolidation, acquisitions, middle and upper middle market buyouts, management buyouts, turnaround, buyins, company succession, international expansion, 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 restaurants and leisure; and technology, media, and telecom. Within business and financial...

75 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for Advent International Corporation

Founder and Chairman Emeritus
President and Managing Director
Age: 42
Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer
Director of Business Operations and Risk Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Advent International Corporation Key Developments

Advent And BPI Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations For Identity And Secure Activities Of Safran

Advent International Corporation and BPI France SA enters into an exclusive negotiations to acquire Safran Identity and Security from Safran SA (ENXTPA:SAF) after the extensive review of different strategic options for Safran. Under the terms of the negotiations, the identity and secure activities will be brought together with Oberthur Technologies SA while Bpifrance will take a stake and join the Board. Safran received offer fro the potential transaction is expected to close in 2017. Lazard is acting as financial advisor in the negotiations.

China Resources Reportedly Part Of Potential Suitors For SABMiller's Assets

China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited (SEHK:291) is considering a bid for central and eastern European assets of SABMiller plc (LSE:SAB), valued at about $6 billion, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter. A sale process for the assets is expected to start in October 2016. China Resources Beer (Holdings) Company Limited may compete with Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd. (TSE:2502), Jacobs Holding AG, Kulczyk Investments S.A., CVC Capital Partners Limited, three of the people said. KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Advent International Corporation and Mid Europa Partners LLP may also bid, they said.

Mobile Operator Play Is Up For Sale

The Mobile operator Play owned by P4 Sp. z o.o. has been put up for sale. The Preliminary offers from the potential buyers will be collected at the beginning of October. Shareholders assess the value of Play at PLN 12 billion. The shares of Play have been held by Novator Partners LLP and Olympia Development S.A. The offer is targeted mainly at financial investors. KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), Advent International Corporation, CVC Limited (ASX:CVC), Permira Advisers LLC, BC Partners and Apax Europe IV GP Co. Ltd. are the potential buyers who will consider the purchase of the mobile operator.

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