Sector specialization has been at the center of Advent International’s strategy since our inception. We invest in five core industry sectors where we have substantial experience and deep local and international knowledge: Business & Financial Services; Healthcare; Industrial; Retail, Consumer & Leisure; and Technology. We have been investing in each of these sectors an average of 30 years and have made at least 50 and in most cases over 80 investments worldwide in each sector.

Business & Financial Services

  • B2B & information services
  • Back-office administration & services
  • Financial institution carve-outs
  • Payment processing
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  • Healthcare services & IT
  • Pharmaceuticals, life sciences & medical devices
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  • Building products/distribution
  • Capital goods
  • Chemicals & materials
  • Energy
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Retail, Consumer & Leisure

  • Retail
  • Consumer products
  • Restaurants/leisure
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  • Application software
  • Data
  • Cyber
  • Infrastructure software
  • Other tech
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Experienced team

Advent has one of the world's largest and most experienced private equity teams, with more than 170 investment professionals across four continents.

On average, our managing partners and managing directors have over 18 years of international investment experience.

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