Avenue Capital Group

Investor type Hedge Fund
Founders Marc Lasry Sonia Gardner


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Total investments 15
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 0.56
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 5
Key employees 18
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Customer Service
  • Career Planning
  • Education

Avenue Capital Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1995. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York.

The top activity for fund was in 2008. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Avenue Capital Group performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Ambow Education For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Productivity Tools, Insurance. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Avenue Capital Group, startups are often financed by Cisco, Macquarie Capital, JAFCO Asia. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Macquarie Capital, iD TechVentures, NBP Asia Investments. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Macquarie Capital, Actis.

This organization was formed by Marc Lasry, Sonia Gardner. The overall number of key employees were 18.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Energy Production
Environmental Services (B2B)
Industrial Chemicals
Waste Management
$155M06 Apr 2022 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Aytu BioScience

Health Care
$15M31 Jan 2022 Englewood, Colorado, United States

Intellihot Green Technologies

$50M07 Dec 2021 Illinois, United States


Health Care
Innovation Management
$15M01 Dec 2021 Beverly, Massachusetts, United States


$100M16 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom

Delcath Systems

Health Care
$20M09 Aug 2021 New York, New York, United States


Health Care
29 Jul 2021 Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Third Pole

Customer Service
Medical Device
$15M15 Apr 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Zorin Finance

Real Estate
$274M21 Sep 2020 England


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