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Hellman & Friedman

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Tully Friedman


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Total investments 15
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 13
Rounds per year 0.39
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 24

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Enterprise Software
  • Insurance
  • SaaS
  • Health Care

Hellman & Friedman is the famous VC, which was founded in 1984. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented VC is situated in the San Francisco.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Cloud Infrastructure, Software. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Genesys, Nexant, Adchemy. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund.

The fund was created by Tully Friedman. We also calculated 24 valuable employees in our database.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Hellman & Friedman, startups are often financed by Young & Rubicam, TCV, Stone Point Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Young & Rubicam, Stone Point Capital, Permira. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Mayfield Fund, BDC Venture Capital, August Capital.

The high activity for fund was in 2000. 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 0 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other companies. The average startup value when the investment from Hellman & Friedman is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. This Hellman & Friedman works on 51 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Elder Care
Enterprise Software
Health Care
Web Browsers
01 Apr 2022 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


Information Technology
Intelligent Systems
$1B04 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Medline Industries

Consumer Goods
Health Care
05 Jun 2021 Mundelein, Illinois, United States


Elder Care
Enterprise Software
Health Care
Web Browsers
$4B06 Jan 2021 Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Vantage Group Holdings

Property Management
08 Dec 2020 Bermuda, Devonshire, Bermuda

Vantage Group Holdings

Property Management
$1B03 Dec 2020 Bermuda, Devonshire, Bermuda


Advertising Platforms
Customer Service
Digital Marketing
Enterprise Software
Social CRM
Social Media
Social Media Advertising
Social Media Management
$200M09 Sep 2020 United States, New York

Applied Systems

16 Oct 2018 Illinois, United States


Business Intelligence
Call Center
Cloud Infrastructure
Contact Management
Customer Service
Enterprise Software
Text Analytics
$900M22 Jul 2016 United States, Daly City


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