Advent International & Bain Capital
Advent International and Bain Capital are two of the world’s largest and most experienced global private equity firms and are leading investors in the payments and financial services ecosystem.
They have specific experience of partnering with management teams and working closely with banks to carve-out and build sustainable value in payments business. They have collaborated to execute several pioneering transactions in Europe, including: Concardis (pending), a leading provider of payment services for merchants in Germany, ICBPI (CartaSi), a leading player in the Italian financial services sector with strong positions in payments services, Nets, the leading payments company in the Nordic region, which went public in September 2016 and Worldpay, a leading global merchant services payments provider, publicly traded since October 2015. Prior to this, Advent backed the carve-out deals of Vantiv, now the second largest acquirer worldwide, and Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobile space, and the buyout of TransUnion, now publicly traded, and Bain Capital backed the buyout of Fleetcor, a global leader in fuel cards and other specialty payments.