Frédéric Court

General Partner

Frédéric joined Advent in 2001 with a focus on global investment opportunities in consumer internet, mobile and software.

While at Advent he has led or co-led investments in Farfetch, Vitrue (acquired by Oracle), Zong (sold to eBay), Qype (sold to Yelp), Fizzback (acquired by NICE Systems), Ubiquisys (acquired by Cisco) and Dailymotion (acquired by Orange, now owned by Vivendi).

He previously was an entrepreneur, having co-founded Etexx, in France, a VC-backed online marketplace and collaboration platform for the global textile industry. He started his career working with investment bank Lazard in London, Milan and New York, where he co-founded the Telecommunications & Technology team in London and was involved in transactions worth over $100bn.

He currently sits on the board of Farfetch, where he was the first investor. He is now Founder and Managing Partner of Felix Capital, a new VC firm he launched in 2015.

A graduate of ESSEC and Bocconi University in Milan, Frederic is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish.

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