Since establishing our private equity strategy in 1989, we have invested in over 330 private equity investments in 40 countries.

Filter by
Sort by
Company Country Sector Description Deal type Invest. date
Dixcy Textiles Private Limited Country India Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading innerwear brand in India Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2017
Estácio Participações Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description The second-largest post-secondary education company in Brazil Deal type PIPE Invest. date Aug 2017
First Watch Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Operator of full-service daytime cafes serving breakfast, brunch and lunch Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2017
Sovos Brands Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Company formed to acquire and build a portfolio of food and beverage brands; its first acquisition is Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods, a producer of premium, authentic frozen Italian entrées Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jan 2017
King Koil China Country China Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading, Shanghai-based, premium manufacturer and retailer of mattresses in China Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 2016
Fortbras Group Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading distributor of aftermarket auto parts in Brazil Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2016
LifeMiles B.V. Country Colombia Sector Business & Financial Services; Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description One of the largest and fastest-growing loyalty coalition programs in Latin America Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Aug 2015
Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited Country India Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description India’s leading supplier of consumer electrical goods, lighting and lighting automation systems Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Jul 2015
Faculdade da Serra Gaucha Group Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading private education company in the south of Brazil Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2015
Cataratas do Iguaçu Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest concessionaire and operator of services in national parks in Brazil Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Dec 2014
Noosa Yoghurt Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A fast-growing leader in the yoghurt category Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2014
The Learning Lab Country Singapore Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading provider of K-12 academic enrichment and tutorial services in Singapore Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2014
lululemon athletica Country Canada Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Premier specialty retailer of athletic and yoga apparel Deal type Growth equity, Recapitalization Invest. date Dec 2005, Sep 2014
Restoque/Dudalina Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description One of Brazil's leading producers and retailers of fashion, business and casual wear Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 2013
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest privately-held specialty premium coffee and tea retailer in the US Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2013
Douglas Holding Country Germany Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading European retail conglomerate Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Dec 2012
EKO Holding Country Poland Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Independent supermarket chain in Southwestern Poland Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Nov 2012
Serta Simmons Bedding Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Owns and manages two of the largest brands in the mattress industry: National Bedding Company, the largest licensee and majority shareholder of Serta Inc., and Simmons Bedding Company Deal type Recapitalization Invest. date Oct 2012
Party City Holdings Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description America's largest retailer, designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty party goods Deal type Buyout, Secondary buyout Invest. date Aug 2008, Jul 2012
Bojangles' Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading quick-service-restaurant operator in the southeastern US, specializing in Cajun-style fried chicken, buttermilk biscuits and iced tea Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2011
PPF - Partner in Pet Food Country Hungary Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description One of Europe’s largest producers of private-label pet food Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Jun 2011
Five Below Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading retailer of extreme-value merchandise for the teen and pre-teen market Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 2010
DFS Furniture Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description The UK's leading sofa retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 2010
Devin Country Bulgaria Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Bulgaria's leading bottler of mineral water and distributor of soft drinks Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Nov 2009
Charlotte Russe Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Specialty retailer of value-priced fashion, clothing and accessories for young women Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Oct 2009
Kroton Educacional Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest private education company in Latin America and one of the largest worldwide Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Jul 2009
Quero-Quero Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading home improvement retailer, credit card issuer and consumer finance company in the south of Brazil Deal type Buyout Invest. date Sep 2008
Gérard Darel Country France Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Designer, retailer and distributor of high-end womenswear and leather goods Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2008
Airport Shoppes Country Puerto Rico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading airport restaurant and in-flight catering group in Puerto Rico (merged into Advent portfolio company International Meal Company) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2008
Hudson Group Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description North America's leading travel retailer (acquired by Advent portfolio company Dufry) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2008
Viena Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Brazil's leading casual dining restaurant chain (merged into Advent portfolio company International Meal Company) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2007
Gayosso Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest Mexican funeral services company Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 2007
Takko Country Germany Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading German value fashion retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2007
Stokomani Country France Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading French discount wholesaler of branded goods, specializing in end-of-line products Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2007
Grupo RA Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Largest operator of restaurants and snack bars in Brazilian airports (merged into Advent portfolio company International Meal Company) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 2007
Grupo La Mansión Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A leading operator of casual dining restaurants in Mexico, including the flagship La Mansión steakhouse chain (merged into Advent portfolio company International Meal Company) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2006
International Meal Company Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading multi-brand, quick casual restaurant chain in Latin America Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2006
Milano Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Mexico's largest discount clothing retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2006
Brasif Country Brazil Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Brazil's leading travel retail operator (acquired by Advent portfolio company Dufry) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2006
Herlitz Country Germany Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading German stationery group Deal type PIPE Invest. date Oct 2005
Making Memories Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Supplier of scrapbooking products and craft supplies Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2005
Fat Face Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description UK's leading active lifestyle clothing retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 2005
Shoes For Crews Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading designer and marketer of non-slip footwear for the restaurant and foodservice industry Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jul 2004
Dufry Country Switzerland Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading global travel retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Feb 2004
Parques Reunidos Country Spain Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading Spanish and European leisure park operator Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date Dec 2003
Unmas Country Turkey Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Turkey's leading producer of high-quality branded and packaged value-added bakery products Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2003
ILVA Country Denmark Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Danish furniture retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Mar 2003
Aerocomidas Country Mexico Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Leading operator of restaurants and bars in Mexican airports Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Oct 2002
Poundland Country UK Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description UK's No. 1 single-price discount retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 2002
BCS Country France Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer of pre-baked frozen bread and viennoiserie Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Apr 2000

© 2002-2017 Advent International Corporation. All rights reserved