Fred Wakeman

 

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Managing Partner
Advent International plc, London
Joined Advent in 1998

Tel:

+44 (0)20 7333 0800

Experience

Fred Wakeman joined Advent International in 1998 and has 19 years of private equity experience. Prior to Advent, Fred was a director in GE Capital's equity capital group, where he specialised in later-stage growth capital investments, primarily in the media and business services sectors in both the US and Europe.

Qualifications

Fred received joint BAs in economics and history from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the Georgetown University School of Business.

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Investments participated in

Fred has led or participated in 16 Advent investments, including UNIT4, KMD, Takko, Oberthur, Venere.com, Radio 538, Primacom, Sport5, DFS, FatFace, HMV Group and Poundland.

Directorships

Current:

DFS, Oberthur Technologies, KMD

Previous:

Fat Face Group Ltd; Poundland Ltd; Radio 538; Eurozet Sp. z o.o.; HMV Group plc; Venere.com.

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