Technology, Media & Telecom

ADVENT INTERNATIONAL HAS BEEN INVESTING IN THE TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA & TELECOM (TMT) SECTOR FOR 27 YEARS AND HAS COMPLETED 75 INVESTMENTS IN 25 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE.

We seek to invest in market-leading companies with sustainable competitive positions and strong growth potential. Growth is often driven by product investments, market and channel expansion, and strategic M&A. Our main deal-sourcing themes are based on the increasing penetration and adoption of software and technology-enabled services across various devices, platforms and end markets.

Following are some examples of subsectors we target:

  • INFORMATION & TECH-ENABLED SERVICES

  • Increasing demand for data is driving growth in this subsector.
  • Subscription-based revenue models that generate strong cash flow are particularly compelling.
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  • MEDIA

  • The secular shift from print to digital is generating significant growth opportunities.
  • Traditional advertising companies are attractive given their strong cash flow.
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  • SOFTWARE

  • Scalable business models with recurring revenue and high gross margins present interesting investment prospects.
  • Companies serving vertical-specific markets can develop defensible, attractive market positions.
  • The mission-critical nature of software creates sticky products with high barriers to entry.
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  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS

  • The explosion in data usage is leading to opportunities in Internet infrastructure.
  • Mobility is creating opportunities for operators and service providers.
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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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