Advent International

Advent International is a private equity firm focused on buyouts of companies. It specializes in seed, startup, early venture, emerging growth, mature, mid venture, public-to-private transactions, recapitalizations, late venture, later stage, growth equity, leveraged buyouts, industry consolidation, acquisitions, middle and upper-middle market buyouts, management buyouts, turnaround, international expansion, cross-border transactions, strategic repositioning, and recapitalization. The firm aims to invest in five sectors, including business and financial services; healthcare; industrial; retail, consumer, and leisure; and technology.
TypeInvestor
HQBoston, MA, US
Founded1984
Size (employees)525 (est)
Websiteadventinternational.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Advent International was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Boston, MA, US
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Key People/Management at Advent International

Ronald Ayles

Ronald Ayles

Managing Partner
Heather Zuzenak

Heather Zuzenak

Chief Compliance Officer
James Westra

James Westra

Managing Partner and Chief Legal Officer
Eileen Sivolella

Eileen Sivolella

Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer
Benjamin Grol

Benjamin Grol

Global Chief Digital Officer
Andrew Dodge

Andrew Dodge

Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
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Advent International Office Locations

Advent International has offices in Boston, New York, Palo Alto, São Paulo and in 11 other locations
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St
New York, NY, US
12 East 49th Street, 45th Floor
Palo Alto, CA, US
428 University Ave
São Paulo, BR
Av . Brig . Faria Lima 3311 , 9º andar 04538 - 133
Shanghai, CN
HKRI Centre One Units 3305-3310 288 Shimen Road (No. 1)
Bogotá, CO
Oficina 702, Ac. 82 #10-33
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Advent International News and Updates

PE’s equality push

For the second year running, we are proud to be recognised as the leading private equity firm for Diversity & Inclusion by Equality Group.

Advent International Acquires Majority Stake in Encora, a Leading Provider of Digital Engineering Services

BOSTON and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Encora, a global digital engineering services company specializing in software product development services for fast-growing enterprises and digitally-native companies and Advent International ("Advent"), a leading global private...

Advent International to acquire stake in Iodine Software

Advent International has agreed to acquire an interest in Iodine Software, an Austin-based healthcare artificial intelligence company.

Assembly surpasses $1B valuation; announces strategic investment led by Advent International

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Assembly, a leading eCommerce software and data platform, today announces a significant capital injection led by Advent International ("Advent"), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors. PSG, a leading growth...

Fintech EBANX raises $430M from Advent International

LatamList – EBANX, a Brazilian fintech, raised a $430M funding round from Advent International. The round consisted of… The post Fintech EBANX raises $430M from Advent International appeared first on LatamList.

Advent International Raises US$2b for LAPEF VII Fund

Advent International has raised a US$2b final close for Advent Latin American Private Equity Fund VII (LAPEF VII). The vehicle will target investments in Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru across… The post Advent International Raises US$2b for LAPEF VII Fund appeared first on LAVCA | The Association…
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Advent International Online and Social Media Presence

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Advent International Blogs

Coralogix Closes $142M Series D Funding to Accelerate its Vision of In-Stream Data Analysis for Logs, Metrics, Tracing, and Security

SAN FRANCISCO / TEL AVIV — June 2, 2022 — Coralogix, a company using streaming analytics to rebuild the path to observability, today announced it has raised a $142 million Series D funding round, bringing the company’s total amount raised to $238 million. New investors Advent International (“Advent”…

Advent International and LANXESS establish a leading global joint venture for high-performance engineering polymers with combined sales of around EUR 3 billion

Frankfurt, May 31, 2022 – Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors with a well-established track record in Chemicals investing, and specialty chemicals company LANXESS are establishing a joint venture for engineering and high-performanc…

Advent International raises $25 billion for 10th global private equity fund

BOSTON and LONDON, May 24, 2022 – Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, today announced that it has completed fundraising for its flagship fund, Advent International GPE X (“GPE X” or the “Fund”). The Fund reached its hard cap of $2…

Advent International to Sell its Portfolio of Pharmaceutical Companies in Latin America to Procaps Group

MEXICO CITY, May 18, 2022– Advent International (“Advent”), one of the world’s largest private equity investors, today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its stake in its Latin American portfolio companies in the branded generic and generic pharmaceuticals space, Grupo Farmacéutico S…

Advent International and GHL Hotels agree to form a partnership to accelerate GHL’s growth in Latin America

BOGOTÁ, May 3, 2022 – Advent International (“Advent”), one of the largest and most experienced global private equity investors, and GHL Hotels (“GHL”), one of the largest third-party hotel operator in the region, part of GHL Group, today announced that they have agreed to enter into a partnership, w…

Advent International to Acquire a Significant Stake in Imperial Dade, a Leading North American Distributor of Food Service Packaging and Janitorial Supplies, from Bain Capital Private Equity

BOSTON and JERSEY CITY, NJ – May 2, 2022 – Advent International (“Advent”), today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a significant stake in Imperial Dade (the “Company”), the leading distributor in North America of foodservice packaging and janitorial supplies, from Bain Capit…
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Advent International Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Advent International founded?

    Advent International was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Advent International key executives?

    Advent International's key executives are Ronald Ayles, Heather Zuzenak and James Westra.

  • How many employees does Advent International have?

    Advent International has 525 employees.

  • Where is Advent International headquarters?

    Advent International headquarters is located at Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St, Boston.

  • Where are Advent International offices?

    Advent International has offices in Boston, New York, Palo Alto, São Paulo and in 11 other locations.

  • How many offices does Advent International have?

    Advent International has 15 offices.