Peter Baines

General Partner

Peter has been a General Partner at Advent since 1999, following six years in the technology team at Schroder Ventures (now Permira) in Paris.

Previously, he worked in software development with Picker International as well as in business and IT consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Peter has 15 years experience of investing in growing technology businesses, mainly focusing on growth equity investments. He has invested in a range of different sectors including software, internet, communications and digital media businesses.

He serves on the boards of several portfolio companies, including DailyMotion, Snell, OpenCloud and Amberfin and is a Non-Executive Director for Neverfail. He is also the fund manager of Advent Private Equity Fund IV.

Peter holds a BSc from Imperial College, London and a MBA from INSEAD.

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