Founded in 1984, Melbourne–based Advent Private
Capital is among the most experienced private equity investment firms in
Australia, having invested in over 80 companies since inception.
Advent is an independent fund manager and is owned by its
executives. The Advent team has over 70 years of collective
experience in private equity, building substantial value in
companies over a full range of economic conditions and
Significant Advent investors include some of Australia’s largest superannuation funds: ING, AustralianSuper, Telstra Super and Health Super, as well as clients of advisory groups such as Quay Partners, Industry Funds Management, Wilshire Australia and funds managed by VFMC.
Advent Limited, Advent III Private Equity and Advent IV Private Equity Funds have each achieved top quartile returns for their vintage. Advent V, a $300 million fund closed in December 2006 has significant investments in a wide range of industries.