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China Investment Corporation

Investor type Government Office


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Total investments 11
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.73
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Transportation
  • Travel
  • Logistics
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Ride Sharing

China Investment Corporation is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2007. The venture was found in Asia in China. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Beijing.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Alibaba, Ant Financial, Didi Chuxing. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Financial Services, E-Commerce. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - China. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5 partakers. Despite the China Investment Corporation, startups are often financed by Tiger Global Management, Temasek Holdings, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Temasek Holdings, Primavera Capital Group, Coatue Management. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Silver Lake Partners, Sequoia Capital, blisce/.

The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The real fund results show that this Corporate Investor is 13 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies. Comparing to the other companies, this China Investment Corporation performs on 7 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2016. When the investment is from China Investment Corporation the average startup value is more than 1 billion dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

$200M26 May 2021 Singapore, Central, Singapore

Didi Woya

Autonomous Vehicles
$300M28 Jan 2021 Beijing, Beijing, China

LinkDoc Technology

Big Data
$154M04 Jul 2018 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Virgin Hyperloop

Industrial Engineering
$50M18 Dec 2017 Los Angeles, California, United States

Unity Technologies

Augmented Reality
Developer Platform
Mobile Apps
Virtual Reality
$181M13 Jul 2016 San Francisco, California, United States

Ant Group

Financial Services
Wealth Management
$4B22 Apr 2016 Shangcheng District, Zhejiang, China


Car Sharing
Financial Services
Food Delivery
Ride Sharing
$350M19 Aug 2015 Central


Mobile Apps
Public Transportation
Ride Sharing
$2B07 Jul 2015 Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Alibaba Group

Information Technology
$2B01 Sep 2012 Shangcheng District, Zhejiang, China
Esco Lifesciences Closes a Record-Setting US$200M Series A Round Led by Vivo Capital and Novo Holdings

– Esco Lifesciences announced the close of an over-subscribed US$200m Series A and Crossover round.
– The financing was led by Vivo Capital and Novo Holdings A/S, with participation from new investors including China Investment Corporation, Singapore-based global investor EDBI, a reputable, long-term institutional investor, and other sophisticated investors.
– Esco Lifesciences, a leading provider of life sciences tools and services, is poised to benefit from the sustained growth of the healthcare and biopharma industries in Asia and globally.


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