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Advent International

Founded in 1984, Advent International is one of the world's leading global buyout firms. A driving force in international private equity for 29 years, Advent has built an unparalleled global platform of over 170 investment professionals across Western and Central Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia. The firm focuses on international buyouts, strategic repositioning opportunities and growth buyouts in five core sectors, working actively with management teams to drive revenue growth and earnings improvements in portfolio companies. Since inception, Advent has raised $37 billion in private equity capital and, through its buyout programs, has completed over 270 transactions in 35 countries.

Advent has been focussed on India for a number of years and opened an office in Mumbai in 2009 to build a local team which can enable its investment process. This team consist of 6 investment advisory professionals and 9 Operating Partners/Advisors who bring with them a wealth of relevant industry experience.

In April 2012, the team announced investment in CARE Hospitals, an Indian multi-speciality hospital chain with strength in cardiac care, neurology, nephrology and general medicine. The Indian team have previously advised on Advent's investment in CAMS, the leading Indian provider of outsourced transaction processing for mutual funds & insurance, and supported SkillSoft, an Advent North American portfolio company to acquire Element-K, a corporate e-learning business sold by NIIT, its Indian parent.