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Investment programs


Through our three regional buyout programs, Advent International invests in mid-market and upper-mid-market businesses in both established and rapidly developing markets around the world.

While all our funds are underpinned by our sector focus and active approach to creating earnings improvements, each fund reflects its unique regional characteristics.

Region Program /
most recent fund

Western Europe/ North America

GPE VII (November 2012)

Upper-mid-market buyouts focused on growth opportunities, cross-border transactions and strategic repositioning.

Latin America

LAPEF V (April 2010)

Buyouts and growth opportunities.

Central & Eastern Europe

ACEE IV (April 2008)

Buyouts and growth opportunities.

Humphrey Battcock

Managing Partner, UK

T: +44 (0)20 7333 0800
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Ralf Huep

General Manager, Germany

T: +49 (0) 69 955 2700
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David Mussafer

Managing Partner and Co-Chairman of Executive Committee, USA - Boston

T: +1 617 951 9400
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David McKenna

Managing Partner, USA - Boston

T: +1 617 951 9400
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Patrice Etlin

Managing Partner, Brazil

T: +55 11 3014 6800
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Joanna James

Managing Partner & Co-Head of Central Europe, UK

T: +44 (0)20 7333 0800
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