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Downing LLP

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Total investments 11
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$12M
Portfolio companies 8
Rounds per year 0.30
Lead investments 6
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
Exits 2
Key employees 25

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Building Material
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Health Diagnostics
Summary

In 1986 was created Downing LLP, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the London. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom.

Besides them, we counted 25 critical employees of this fund in our database.

Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top activity for fund was in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 40 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. Comparing to the other companies, this Downing LLP performs on 9 percentage points less the average number of lead investments.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 participants. Despite the Downing LLP, startups are often financed by Development Bank of Wales, Seneca Partners, Maven Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Woodford Investment Management, Development Bank of Wales. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Seneca Partners, Maven Capital Partners, Downing Ventures.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Telecommunications, Building Material. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Goonhilly Earth Station, LIGNIA Wood Company, ADC Biotechnology For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Cydar Medical

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cloud Computing
Health Care
Medical Device
Software
$12M13 Feb 2023 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Adaptix Ltd

3D Technology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Professional Services
$2M13 Nov 2019 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Adaptix Ltd

3D Technology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Professional Services
$2M15 Jan 2019 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Building Material
$4M10 Oct 2018 Queensland

LIGNIA Wood Company

Building Material
$10M07 Sep 2018 Queensland

ADC Biotechnology

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$1M25 Apr 2018 St Asaph, Wales

Destiny Pharma

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$25M04 Dec 2017 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Destiny Pharma

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$20M04 Oct 2017 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

KAO Data Campus

Data Center
Information Technology
$45M09 Feb 2017 Essex, England, United Kingdom

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Total investments 11
Average round size 12M
Rounds per year 0.30
Peak activity year 2018
Lead investments 6
Follow on index 0.27
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.45

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Cydar Medical

Artificial Intelligence
Big Data
Cloud Computing
Health Care
Medical Device
Software
$12M13 Feb 2023 Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

Adaptix Ltd

3D Technology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Professional Services
$2M13 Nov 2019 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Adaptix Ltd

3D Technology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Professional Services
$2M15 Jan 2019 Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Building Material
$4M10 Oct 2018 Queensland

LIGNIA Wood Company

Building Material
$10M07 Sep 2018 Queensland

ADC Biotechnology

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Health Care
$1M25 Apr 2018 St Asaph, Wales

Destiny Pharma

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$25M04 Dec 2017 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

Destiny Pharma

Biotechnology
Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$20M04 Oct 2017 United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom

KAO Data Campus

Data Center
Information Technology
$45M09 Feb 2017 Essex, England, United Kingdom

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