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AVP appoints head of new AVP Late Growth Fund for North America

AVP has appointed Elizabeth de Saint-Aignan as a new General Partner in New York and head of the firm’s €1.5 billion Late Growth Fund for North America. De Saint-Aignan brings more than 20 years of growth equity experience with a focus on the technology sector.

De Saint-Aignan joins AVP from private investment firm Sun Capital Partners, Inc (Sun Capital), where she served as a managing director since 2020 and led the firm’s technology vertical with investments in platform companies Exadel and LoanLogics as well as numerous add-on acquisitions.

Before Sun Capital, de Saint-Aignan was the founding partner of the growth equity strategy at Jump Capital and spent more than seven years at TA Associates in the technology investing practice, leading investments in infrastructure and vertical market software companies. 

At TA she served on the Board of directors of Gamma Technologies, Answers and Arxan. Elizabeth has experience helping several companies to prepare for their IPOs. Prior to joining TA Associates in 2010, she spent time at Nautic Partners and Bain & Company. 

De Saint-Aignan began her private equity career as an Associate at Summit Partners.

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