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Advent International

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders H. Haight


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Total investments 210
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 175
Rounds per year 5.38
Lead investments 45
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 77
Key employees 35
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing

Advent International is the famous VC, which was founded in 1984. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Advent International, startups are often financed by Technology Partners, Techno Venture Management, TechnoCap. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Technology Partners, Apax Partners, Alta Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Technology Partners, Techno Venture Management, TCV.

The top activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2005. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Comparing to the other companies, this Advent International performs on 9 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. When the investment is from Advent International the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund was created by H. Haight. The overall number of key employees were 35.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, Pharmaceutical. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Nets, LIfeMiles, FinancialForce. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$127M06 Jan 2023 Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Information Technology
$175M22 Dec 2022 San Jose, California, United States


Cyber Security
Identity Management
$25M23 Nov 2022 New York, New York, United States

Yes Bank

Financial Services
Venture Capital
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$1B29 Jul 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Advertising Platforms
Digital Marketing
Image Recognition
Mobile Advertising
Video Advertising
$295M27 Jul 2022 Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain


Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$142M01 Jun 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

GHL Hoteles

03 May 2022 Colombia, Colombia

Imperial Dade

Janitorial Service
Packaging Services
Supply Chain Management
02 May 2022 Jersey City, New Jersey, United States


Open Source
$412M26 Apr 2022 Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Inex One Raises $3M in Funding

– Inex One is a Stockholm, Sweden-based expert network marketplace.
– The company raised $3m in funding.
– Backers included Richard Thornton (former CCO and deputy CEO at Cint), Brad Brown, Ajay Gupta (both McKinsey senior partner emeriti), who joined the board, former senior partners from consulting firms Bain, Boston Consulting Group, Oliver Wyman, McKinsey, Kearney, private equity firms Advent International, Accent, and Triton Partners, and existing investors Curitas Ventures and angels.
– The company intends to use the funds for continued rapid expansion, with an emphasis on the US market.

Soldo Closes $180M Series C Funding

– Soldo from London is a pay and spend automation platform provider.
– The company closed a $180m Series C funding.
– The round was led by Temasek with participation from new investors Sunley House Capital, Advent International’s crossover fund, Citi Ventures and existing backers Accel, Battery Ventures, Dawn Capital, as well as Silicon Valley Bank for debt financing.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate the company’s international expansion and product development.


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