Humphrey Battcock


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Managing Partner
Advent International plc, London
Joined Advent in 1994


+44 (0)20 7333 0800


Humphrey Battcock joined Advent International in 1994 and has 27 years of private equity experience. He is a member of Advent's Executive Committee and serves on its Western European and North American Investment Advisory Committees.

Prior to joining Advent, Humphrey spent nine years as a partner with Trinity Capital Partners, a U.K. venture capital and buyout firm. From 1976 to 1983, he worked for Coopers & Lybrand, first in London, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, then in New York, where he gained experience in international mergers and acquisitions.


Humphrey has a physics degree from Cambridge University and an MBA from the London Business School.


Humphrey Battcock

Investments participated in

Humphrey has participated in 30 investments, 14 during his time at Advent, including Nets, The Priory Group, Towergate, Craegmoor, Aviagen, Boart Longyear and Panta Electronics.



Nets; The Priory Group; Towergate; Worldpay


CAMS; Boart Longyear; Aviagen; Panta Electronics; Moeller; Thomson Directories; Cordena; Chem Polymer.