Altamir specializes in fund of fund investments. It prefers to invest in private equity funds. The firm typically invests in the following sectors: media, technology, telecommunications, healthcare, and distribution. In media, the firm prefers to invest in business, scientific and technical information; marketing and research services; traditional and online media agencies; rights, premium content; and Internet content platforms sectors. It also invests in retail and consumer, business and financial services. In information technology, it identifies investment opportunities in hardware and software technologies, emerging application areas, and services based on the these new technologies. In telecom, the firm focuses on restructuring and the revival of investments in certain specific segments, particularly those related to voice, data, and video convergence and the development of new mobile services. In healthcare, it seeks to focus on companies with strong growth potential in areas such as health services (hospitalisation structures, home health care and medical analysis); medical devices; in niche pharmaceutical laboratories; and companies in related activities such as dermo-cosmetics, galenic development, and services and databases for health organizations. The firm seeks to invest in Europe, United States and Canada. It invests and disinvests with the private equity funds of Apax Partners France and Amboise Investissement under the same conditions and also invests directly in funds managed by Apax Partners. The firm seeks to exit its investments within five years. It uses its balance sheet capital for investments. Altamir Amboise SCR SCA was founded in 1995 and is based in Paris, France.