Advent recruits tech trio

Global private equity firm Advent International has recruited three technology specialists to its operating partner programme.

Richard Atkins, Sergio Giacoletto and John Hughes will advise the firm on investment opportunities in the technology and telecoms sector.

The three recruits will join P. Jaynedra Nayak and Bob Wigley who have also been selected for the operating programme in 2009.

Managing partner and head of Advent’s technology, media and telecoms team, Fred Wakeman said: “Advent has been investing in the TMT sector for over twenty years and we believe the current market environment creates many investment opportunities.”