FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * COTTON RYAN 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol Advantage Solutions Inc. [ ADV ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)__X__ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
C/O BAIN CAPITLAL INVESTORS, LLC, 200 CLARENDON STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
10/28/2020
(Street)
BOSTON, MA 02116
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  10/28/2020    A(1)    2890000  A $10.00  2890000  I  See footnote (2)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  On October 28, 2020, BC Eagle Holdings, L.P. ("BC Eagle") purchased 2,890,000 shares of the Issuer's Common Stock from the Issuer at a price of $10.00 per share.
(2)  Bain Capital Investors, LLC ("BCI") is the ultimate general partner of BC Eagle. Ryan Cotton is a Managing Director of BCI. As a result, Mr. Cotton may be deemed to share voting and dispositive power with respect to the securities held by BC Eagle. Mr. Cotton disclaims beneficial ownership of such securities, except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
COTTON RYAN
C/O BAIN CAPITLAL INVESTORS, LLC
200 CLARENDON STREET
BOSTON, MA 02116
X



Signatures
/s/ Ryan Cotton 10/30/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date