Advent International has raised €8.5bn for its latest fund, Advent International GPE VII LP, in less than nine months.
The vehicle was launched in March 2012 and will continue Advent's strategy of investing primarily in North America and Europe. Advent says the fund received strong interest from LPs despite the competitive...
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