Vice President of Taxation
Advent International Corporation, Boston
Joined Advent in 1994
Chris Ives joined Advent International in 1994. He became Director of Tax in 1999 and was promoted to Vice President of Taxation in 2006. Chris manages the firm's tax and compliance aspects and his duties include oversight of the statutory compliance obligation for the Firm's worldwide operations. Additionally, Chris is involved and works closely with deal professionals and outside advisors structuring fund investments, taking into account the tax, legal, and regulatory matters applicable to the Advent Funds and investors.
Prior to Advent, he spent 6 years at Arthur Andersen, where he was a tax manager focusing on venture capital and real estate partnerships. In addition, he spent significant time supporting a diverse group of closely held companies in all U.S. tax areas.
Chris received a BS in accountancy, cum laude, and earned an MS in Taxation, with high distinction, from Bentley College. He is a member of The American Institute of CPAs and The Massachusetts Society of CPAs.