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Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Josh Harris Leon Black Marc Rowan


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Total investments 69
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 60
Rounds per year 2.09
Lead investments 21
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 29
Key employees 9

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Financial Services
  • Renewable Energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Finance

Apollo appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1990. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the New York. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Apollo, startups are often financed by Vision Ridge Capital Partners, Eastern Sun Capital Partners, Craton Equity Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are The Carlyle Group, Texas Instruments, Riverstone Holdings. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Asian Development Bank, General Electric (GE), Cornerstone Holdings.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are VoIP, Telecommunications. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sungevity, Welspun Steel, Kashable.

Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 34 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2007. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. This Apollo works on 17 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The typical startup value when the investment from Apollo is 100-500 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity.

This organization was formed by Joshua Harris, Leon Black, Marc Rowan. The overall number of key employees were 7.

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$840M14 Aug 2022 Stockholm, Södermanland, Sweden

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