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GSO Capital Partners



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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 21
Rounds per year 1.37
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 13
Key employees 13
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Energy
  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Solar
  • Marketing

In 2004 was created GSO Capital Partners, which is appeared as VC. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 participants. Despite the GSO Capital Partners, startups are often financed by PNC Bank, Madison Capital Funding, GCP Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are ZZ Capital, Vivo Capital, Triangle Peak Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Triangle Peak Partners, Seventure Partners, PNC Bank.

The important activity for fund was in 2012. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This GSO Capital Partners works on 7 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The typical startup value when the investment from GSO Capital Partners is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The real fund results show that this VC is 7 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Pharmaceutical, Medical Device. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 11-15 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Zeta Interactive, LocalVox Media, LNC Therapeutics. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups.

We also calculated 13 valuable employees in our database.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

LocalVox Media

Local Advertising
Social Media
$7M17 Oct 2012 New York, United States

LNC Therapeutics

Life Science
$4M12 Apr 2012 Bordeaux, New Aquitaine, France


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Total investments 26
Average round size 182M
Rounds per year 1.37
Peak activity year 2014
Lead investments 7
Follow on index 0.19
Exits 13
Group Appearance index 0.50

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

LocalVox Media

Local Advertising
Social Media
$7M17 Oct 2012 New York, United States

LNC Therapeutics

Life Science
$4M12 Apr 2012 Bordeaux, New Aquitaine, France
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