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

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Company Country Sector Description Deal type Invest. date
CCC Information Services Inc. Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Provides software and workflow tools to property & casualty insurers and automotive collision repair shops Deal type Buyout Invest. date Apr 2017
Internet Securities Inc. (d.b.a. ISI Emerging Markets) Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Publisher of online financial information on emerging markets Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Mar 1997
Subscriber Computing Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Developer and marketer of billing, customer care and real-time software solutions for wireless communications Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Dec 1996
Creative Multimedia Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Publisher of multimedia CD-ROM software Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Sep 1994
Long Distance International Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Marketer and provider of long-distance telephone services Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Jul 1997
Wireless (merger of Multipoint Networks and Wireless) Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Manufacturer of metropolitan-area and campus-area wireless radios Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Sep 1994
Aspen Technology Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description A leading provider of software and services to the process industries Deal type Growth equity, PIPE Invest. date Oct 1991, Aug 2003
Skillsoft Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Provider of cloud-based learning solutions for global enterprises, governments, educational institutions and small to mid-sized businesses Deal type Public-to-private Invest. date May 2010
Interlink Computer Sciences Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Software and services enabling customers to transport, access and manage data across distributed client/server environments Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Jan 1994
WNP Communications Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Owner of broadband wireless spectrum Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Jan 1998
Lionbridge Technologies Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Globalization and localization solutions for worldwide deployment of technology and content Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 1996
Resort Sports Network (now Outside Television) Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description National cable TV and Web network for outdoor enthusiasts in resort communities Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 2000
RedPrairie Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Provider of warehouse, transportation and labor management software Deal type Carve-out Invest. date Oct 1998
DTI Networks Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Manufacturer and distributor of low-cost central office switches Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Mar 2000
NetEdge Systems Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Equipment for carrier-provided ATM networks Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Aug 1995
Advanced Radio Telecom Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Broadband wireless carrier owning spectrum licenses Deal type Growth equity, PIPE Invest. date Nov 1995, Jun 1999
ScoreBoard Country US Sector Technology, Media & Telecom Description Wireless network management and spectrum optimization solutions Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Jun 2000
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
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
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
Tweeter Home Entertainment Group Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Specialty retailer of consumer electronics Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 1996
Euro United Country Canada Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer of resin-based furniture and large houseware products Deal type Recapitalization Invest. date Nov 1998
Maurice Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Retailer of men's and women's casual clothing Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 1994
Noosa Yoghurt Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description A fast-growing leader in the yoghurt category Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2014
Kirkland's Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description America's largest mall-based specialty retailer of decorative home accessories and gifts Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jun 1996
PCs Compleat Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Retailer of brand-name personal computer systems, software, peripherals and related products to professional end users in the small-office/home-office market Deal type Growth equity Invest. date May 1994
Dollar Express Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description America's third-largest single-price retailer Deal type Buyout Invest. date Feb 1999
Making Memories Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Supplier of scrapbooking products and craft supplies Deal type Buyout Invest. date May 2005
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
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
Homemaker Industries Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Manufacturer and distributor of braided area rugs Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jan 1997
Original San Francisco Toymakers Country US Sector Retail, Consumer & Leisure Description Creator and marketer of toys and consumer products Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Nov 1994
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
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
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
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
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
Culligan International Group Country US Sector Industrial Description A leading global provider of water softening and purification equipment and services Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 2016
Fort Dearborn Country US Sector Industrial Description Supplier of prime labels for blue chip and middle-market consumer packaged goods companies Deal type Buyout Invest. date Oct 2016
Quala Country US Sector Industrial Description The largest independent provider of container cleaning and environmental services to the chemical and food industries in North America. Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2016
Distribution International Country US Sector Industrial Description The leading distributor and fabricator of mechanical insulation and related products in North America Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 2014
Rite Industries Country US Sector Industrial Description Formulator and distributor of dyestuffs Deal type Buyout Invest. date Jan 1995
Morsco Country US Sector Industrial Description One of the leading distributors of plumbing and HVAC supplies in the US Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2011
OK International Country US Sector Industrial Description Supplier of precision repair, rework and related production equipment for the electronics industry Deal type Growth equity Invest. date Nov 1996
Synventive Molding Solutions Country US Sector Industrial Description Global designer and manufacturer of "hot runner" systems for making plastic automotive parts Deal type Buyout, Recapitalization Invest. date Jul 2005, Jan 2008
RGL Reservoir Management Country Canada Sector Industrial Description Global industrial manufacturer of sand control and steam distribution products to the oil and gas market Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2014
NCS Multistage Country US Sector Industrial Description Leading manufacturer and servicer of sliding sleeve and other down-hole tools for the oil and gas well completions market Deal type Buyout Invest. date Dec 2012
Bradco Supply Country US Sector Industrial Description One of the leading distributors of roofing materials in the US (acquired by Advent portfolio company ABC Supply) Deal type Buyout Invest. date Aug 2008
P2 Energy Solutions Country US Sector Industrial; Technology, Media & Telecom Description Leading provider of software, geospatial data and land management tools to the upstream oil and gas industry Deal type Buyout Invest. date Nov 2013

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