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November 2023

Johanna Barr
Managing Director & Global Co-Head of Limited Partner Services at Advent International


Johanna Barr joined Advent in 2007. She co-heads Advent’s Limited Partner Services Group and is primarily focused on fundraising and investor relations activities in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Johanna is a member of Advent’s global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee and currently chairs the BVCA’s Investor Relations Advisory Group. Prior to Advent, Johanna worked for four years in the M&A and Corporate Broking departments of Deutsche Bank, both in the London and Frankfurt offices. There she advised clients across a range of sectors on a number of transactions including international public and private mergers and acquisitions, flotations and secondary equity offerings.

Johanna has a BSc (First Class Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Bath, School of Management and as part of her degree spent a semester at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Agenda Sessions

  • A new fundraising environment: a new mentality and the end of the age of FOMO?