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Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Frances Jacobs Ian Armitage


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Total investments 50
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 48
Rounds per year 2.27
Lead investments 25
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 24
Key employees 25
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Health Care
  • Financial Services
  • SaaS

Hg appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2000. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The fund was created by Frances Jacobs, Ian Armitage. The overall number of key employees were 25.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 1-2 partakers. Despite the Hg, startups are often financed by Vorwerk Direct Selling Ventures, HV Holtzbrinck Ventures, car4you. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Qiming Venture Partners, Ping An Ventures, Jianmin Pharmaceuticals. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by WuXi Healthcare Ventures, Warburg Pincus, Tencent Holdings.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The typical startup value when the investment from Hg is more than 1 billion dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 48 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2015. This Hg works on 16 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Information Technology, Health Care. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Yijiupi (u6613u4e45u6279), The Access Group, Dada. The fund has exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - China. 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


Financial Services
Information Services
Information Technology
16 Jun 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany

The Access Group

Cloud Computing
Management Information Systems
$1B08 Jun 2022 London, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
30 Mar 2022 New Jersey, United States

Pirum Systems

Financial Services
Industrial Automation
Information Technology
$12M10 Dec 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


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17 Nov 2021 Jacksonville, Florida, United States


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05 Nov 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

HHA eXchange

Health Care
14 Sep 2021 New York, New York, United States


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03 Dec 2020 Canada


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