Avista is a cohesive team of experienced private equity professionals, with a long history of working together at DLJ Merchant Banking Partnersâ€”one of the world’s largest and most successful investment firms. Avista’s team of proven investment professionals is augmented by veteran industry executives with expertise in the Energy, Healthcare and Media sectors.
Avista espouses a proven, well-developed Global Partnership Strategy â€“ a strategy rooted in combining investment professionals with industry experts. In doing so, Avista seeks to add value to its portfolio companies through active oversight and to bring firm resources (financial, industry and strategic) to bear to augment management’s efforts.
Avista makes controlling or influential minority investments, primarily in U.S.-based companies, in connection with various transaction structures, including leveraged buyouts, build-ups and growth financings. Avista focuses its efforts primarily on three sectors in which its professionals have substantial expertise: Energy, Healthcare and Media.