Juan Carlos Torres


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Managing Partner
Advent International PE Advisors S.C, Mexico City
Joined Advent in 1988


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Juan Carlos Torres has 22 years of private equity experience and 11 years of senior management operating experience. Juan Carlos joined Advent in Boston in 1988 and worked in Madrid for four years before moving to Mexico City in 1995.

Prior to Advent, Juan Carlos spent five years as a consultant with McKinsey & Co. He was previously president and CEO of Seapharm Inc. and founder of Pharmamar, which derived pharmaceutical agents from marine organisms.


Juan Carlos received an MS in physics from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and an MS in management from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Juan Carlos Torres

Investments participated in

Juan Carlos has led or co-led Advent’s investments in 30 companies in numerous countries, including Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, Switzerland, France and the U.S. He has also sponsored six other investments in the information technology services, pharmaceutical and retail sectors.



Aerodom, Controladora Milano, Dufry Holding (president), Dufry South America (parent company of Brasif), Grupo Gayosso, Grupo La Mansión, Hudson Group, International Meal Company (president), Invercap, Latin American Airport Holdings, is also a member of the Corporation Visiting Committee for the Department of Physics at MIT.


Juan Carlos has served on the boards of over a dozen private and public companies.


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