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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 growth equity, growth buyout, acquisitions, middle and upper middle market buyouts, management buyouts, turnaround, buyins, company succession, international expansion, strategic repositioning, recapitalization, and buy and builds. The firm seeks to invest in business services and financial services including Airport services and outsourcing, retail, industrial retail, consumer, education, technology, media, telecom, and leisure (airport related), entertainment, distribution, healthcare, energy, pharmaceuticals, mining, oil and gas, and industrial sectors including infrastructure and manufacturing. ...

75 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for Advent International Corporation

Founder and Chairman
Age: 40
Managing Director
Managing Director and Senior Vice President of Operations and Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Advent International Corporation Key Developments

DFS Reportedly Seeks To List On LSE

DFS Furniture Company Limited intends to list on London Stock Exchange in an initial public offering, plans will be unveiled in February 2015, Sky News reported. It is looking to raise at least over £100 million from the IPO, Sky said, adding the company will use the proceeds to redeem a £200 million bond. Broker Hargreaves Lansdown has been appointed to co-ordinate a retail offering for DFS, Sky said, citing sources. A spokesperson for Advent International Corporation and DFS declined to comment on the Sky report.

Mylan Reportedly In Talks With Famy Care

Mylan, Inc. (NasdaqGS:MYL) is in advanced discussions to acquire Famy Care Ltd. from JP Taparia family in a deal estimated at over $500 million, The Times of India reported citing people familiar with the matter. JP Taparia family had appointed Credit Suisse AG to explore strategic options for Famy Care Ltd. Bain Capital, LLC and Advent International Corporation were also the potential suitors. An emailed query to Mylan, Inc.'s spokesperson Nina Devlin remained unanswered at the time of going to press. An external spokesperson for Famy Care Ltd. said that the company has retained Credit Suisse AG but nothing has been finalized yet. And any talk about a deal currently is in the realm of speculation.

Advent Reportedly Plans To Exit From GFKL

Advent International Corporation is considering options to exit from GFKL Financial Services AG and has retained Goldman Sachs to explore possible options including a sale, two sources familiar with the matter said. GFKL may be valued at more than €500 million, one of the people said.

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