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IMPORTANT NOTICE

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The information on this website has been approved for the purposes of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 by Advent International plc, 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0SR, United Kingdom. Advent International plc is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International companies* provide services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation and its funds should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International companies. Advent International companies will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and the Advent International funds and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation and the Advent International funds on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation and the Advent International funds in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, no Advent International company is responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International companies and investments arranged by them may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International companies often relate to investments that are not readily realizable because there may be no recognized market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Advent International companies are Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited, Advent International Cyprus Ltd., Advent International s.r.o., Advent International Sp. z o.o., Advent International Romania SRL, Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda., Advent International Colombia S.A.S., Advent International PE Advisors SC, Advent International plc, Advent International SAS, Advent International GmbH, Advent International Advisory S.L.

Brazil

Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent Do Brasil Consultoria e Participações Ltda. often relate to investments that are not readily realizable because there may be no recognized market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Greater China

Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. provides advisory services to Advent International Hong Kong Ltd., which in turn provides advisory to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it. Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. provides advisory services to Advent International Hong Kong Ltd. Advent International Hong Kong Ltd. provides advisory services to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International Hong Kong Ltd., and no person other than Advent International Hong Kong Ltd. should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., absent a written and executed advisory agreement. Absent such an agreement, Advent International Hong Kong Ltd. and Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. will not provide any investment services to any person other than their respective clients named above and/or advise any person other than such clients on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than such clients in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, neither Advent International Hong Kong Ltd. nor Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. is responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

Transactions advised by Advent International Hong Kong Ltd. and/or Advent International (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Colombia

Advent International Colombia S.A.S. provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s affiliates’ clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International Colombia S.A.S. provides services solely for Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International Colombia S.A.S. Advent International Colombia S.A.S. will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation, and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation in regards to the merits of any transaction, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to the foregoing. Therefore, Advent International Colombia S.A.S. is not responsible for providing you with the protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International Colombia S.A.S. and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International Colombia S.A.S. often relate to investments that are not easily carried out, as there may be no recognized market for such investments, and therefore, it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Czech Republic

Advent International s.r.o. provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International s.r.o. provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International s.r.o. Advent International s.r.o. will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent International s.r.o. is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International s.r.o. and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International s.r.o. often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

France

Advent International SAS provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International S.A.R.L. provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International S.A.R.L. Advent International S.A.R.L. will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent International S.A.R.L. is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International S.A.R.L. and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated. Transactions arranged by Advent International S.A.R.L. often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Germany

Advent International GmbH provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International GmbH provides advisory services to Advent International Corporation. Advent International GmbH is not responsible for providing investors with protections afforded to its clients, and investors should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as they see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International GmbH and investments in relation to which it has provided services may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions in relation to which Advent International GmbH provided or provides services often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for the funds managed by Advent International Corporation to sell such investments or for an investor to obtain reliable information about their value.

India

Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited provides advisory services to Advent International Cyprus Ltd., which in turn provides advisory services to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it. Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited provides advisory services to Advent International Cyprus Ltd. Advent International Cyprus Limited provides advisory services to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International Cyprus Ltd., and no person other than Advent International Cyprus Ltd. should expect to be treated as a client by Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited, absent a written and executed advisory agreement. Absent such an agreement, Advent International Cyprus Ltd. and Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited will not provide any investment services to any person other than their respective clients named above and/or advise any person other than such clients on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than such clients in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, neither Advent International Cyprus Ltd. nor Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited is responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International Cyprus Ltd. and/or Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited and investments advised by them may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions advised by Advent International Cyprus Ltd. and/or Advent India PE Advisors Private Limited often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Mexico

Advent International PE Advisors SC provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International PE Advisors SC provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International PE Advisors SC. Advent International PE Advisors SC will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent International PE Advisors SC is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International PE Advisors SC and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International PE Advisors SC often relate to investments that are not readily realizable because there may be no recognized market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Poland

Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

None of the information contained on this website should be considered an offer of securities or units in an investment fund within the meaning of Polish regulatory laws.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa. Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International Sp. z o.o. spółka komandytowa often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

Spain

Advent International Advisory S.L. provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International Advisory S.L. provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation and its funds should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International Advisory S.L. Advent International Advisory S.L. will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and the Advent International funds and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation and the Advent International funds on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation and the Advent International funds in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent International Advisory S.L. is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International Advisory S.L. and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International Advisory S.L. often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

UK

Advent International plc provides investment advice to Advent International Corporation.

In the United Kingdom (“UK”), this website and the information contained in it is directed solely at Investment Professionals as defined in Article 19 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “FPO”) and Article 14 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes) (Exemption) Order 2001 (the “PCISO”) and High Net-Worth Companies, Unincorporated Associations or Trusts as defined in Article 49 of the FPO and Article 22 of PCISO and to persons outside the UK. The investments and investment activity to which this website relates are available only to and will be engaged in only with such persons. No other UK person may rely on the information contained in this website.

Advent International plc is registered in England and Wales with number 2342186. Its registered office is at 111 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0SR, UK and its VAT registration number is GB 503541582. Advent International plc is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) in the UK with FCA registration number 161768. The FCA register is accessible at http://www.fsa.gov.uk/register/home.do.   You can contact Advent International plc by email to pr@adventinternational.com or by post to our registered office.

Advent International Corporation’s clients are the funds managed by it, and Advent International plc provides services only to Advent International Corporation. No person other than Advent International Corporation should expect to be treated as a client by Advent International plc. Advent International plc will not provide any investment services to any person other than Advent International Corporation and/or advise any person other than Advent International Corporation on the merits of, and/or make any recommendation to any person other than Advent International Corporation in relation to, the terms of any transaction. Therefore, Advent International plc is not responsible for providing you with protections afforded to its clients, and you should seek your own independent legal, investment and tax advice as you see fit.

The ability to achieve successful results depends on a number of factors, and the past performance of Advent International plc and investments arranged by it may not necessarily be repeated.

Transactions arranged by Advent International plc often relate to investments that are not readily realisable because there may be no recognised market for such investments, and therefore it may be difficult for an investor to sell such investments or to obtain reliable information about their value.

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