Credit Suisse

Investor type Investment Bank
Founders Jobst Klemme


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Total investments 149
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 126
Rounds per year 0.90
Lead investments 16
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 56
Key employees 11
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Finance
  • Software
  • Banking

Credit Suisse is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1856. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Zu00fcrich.

Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The high activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 16 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. This Credit Suisse works on 8 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. When the investment is from Credit Suisse the average startup value is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars.

This organization was formed by Raymond Key. Besides them, we counted 11 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Credit Suisse, startups are often financed by Austin Ventures, Accel, Oxford Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Vulcan Capital, Delphi Ventures, BlackRock.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Xiaomi, Ucar, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Analytics, Software. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Swiss Medical Network

Health Care
$272M06 May 2022 -

CIMC Vehicles Group

$25M15 Apr 2022 Shenzhen, Guangdong, China

Capital Markets Gateway

Financial Services
20 Jan 2022 Chicago, Illinois, United States

$590M13 Dec 2021 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Financial Services
$100M25 Nov 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Financial Services
Mobile Apps
$60M18 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States


Financial Services
Personal Finance
Point of Sale
$200M28 Jul 2021 Los Angeles, California, United States

Lighter Capital

Venture Capital
$100M26 Jul 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States


Financial Services
$500M01 Jun 2021 Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Martech company Zeta Global raises $222.5M in debt

– Zeta Global, a marketing technology company, raised $222.5m in debt financing.
– The round was led by BofA Securities and joined by Barclays, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding.
– The company emphasized its data-driven approach to marketing.
– It has gone down the debt route before — a Series F raised in 2017 combined $115m funding with $25m in debt.
– The company plans to use the debt financing for acquisitions.


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