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Cathay Capital Private Equity

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Mingpo Cai


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Total investments 35
Average round size
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Portfolio companies 34
Rounds per year 2.19
Lead investments 10
Follow on index
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Exits 6
Key employees 4

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Apps
  • Mobile Apps

In 2006 was created Cathay Capital Private Equity, which is appeared as VC. The main department of described VC is located in the Paris. The venture was found in Europe in France.

This organization was formed by Mingpo Cai. The overall number of key employees were 4.

Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 32 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Cathay Capital Private Equity performs on 20 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Cathay Capital Private Equity, startups are often financed by Lightspeed China Partners, Cathay Innovation, Matrix Partners China. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Lightspeed China Partners, Bpifrance, Youngor Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Source Code Capital, Global Logistic Properties, Valeo.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Aihuishou, Yimidida, Meiyou. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Retail, Information Technology.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Computer Vision
Information Technology
$123M06 Jun 2022 Huizhou, Guangdong Province, China


$30M25 Mar 2022 Minhang, Shanghai, China


3D Printing
Service Industry
$55M02 Dec 2021 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Intelligent Systems
$111M01 Oct 2020 China, Zhejiang


28 Aug 2019 China, Zhejiang

Data Center
Network Security
19 Aug 2019 China, Beijing


Mobile Apps
Real Estate
09 Aug 2019 Shanghai, China


Artificial Intelligence
Mobile Apps
Mobile Payments
Natural Language Processing
$35M27 Jun 2019 China, Dongcheng District


Big Data
Human Resources
$80M25 Mar 2019 Shanghai, China


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