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L Catterton

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Frank M. Vest Jr.


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Total investments 138
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 107
Rounds per year 4.06
Lead investments 49
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 21
Key employees 19
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • E-Commerce
  • Health Care
  • Food and Beverage
  • Fitness
  • Retail

L Catterton is the famous VC, which was founded in 2016. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Greenwich. The company was established in North America in United States.

The fund was created by Frank M. Vest, Jr.. The overall number of key employees were 19.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the L Catterton, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, General Catalyst, Thrive Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are T. Rowe Price, General Catalyst, GE Equity. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Wellington Management, True Ventures, T. Rowe Price.

This L Catterton works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 50 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2012. The typical startup value when the investment from L Catterton is 500 millions - 1 billion dollars. Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The important activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Peloton Interactive, NJOY, ClassPass. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Restaurants, Fashion. The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 11-15 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Electric Vehicle
$46M09 Jan 2023 Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong, China

Razor Group

Brand Marketing
Business Development
Information Technology
$70M21 Dec 2022 Berlin, Berlin, Germany


19 Dec 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States


Artificial Intelligence
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$70M12 Dec 2022 Chile, Chile


$30M01 Dec 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Content Creators
$14M11 Oct 2022 United, Louisiana, United States


Service Industry
$6M06 Oct 2022 San Diego, California, United States

Planted Foods

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Personal Health
$76M01 Sep 2022 Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

SUGAR Cosmetics

Brand Marketing
Online Portals
$50M30 May 2022 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Niio announces $15M Series A following strategic partnership with Samsung Displays

– Niio, a digital art platform, raised $15m in Series A funding.
– The round was co-led by L Catterton, a joint venture between LVMH and Catterton, Entrée Capital and Pico Venture Partners.
– Additional investors also joined, including Saga VC, as well as leading artists, art collectors, museums, gallerists and trustees at institutions such as MOMA and Guggenheim as well as Shalom McKenzie, an online gambling entrepreneur and investor who also invests in NFTs.
– The company will use its capital to grow its artist community and scale its app-enabled subscription and purchase platform, which is blockchain–based and will include a trading-enabled marketplace for NFTs and other digital art assets.

Sendcloud Raises $177 Million in Series C Funding to Accelerate Growth of its All-In-One Shipping Platform

– Sendcloud announced it has closed a $177m Series C financing.
– The funding round was led by Softbank Vision Fund 2 with a significant strategic investment from L Catterton and participation from HPE Growth.
– Sendcloud helps online businesses fully optimize their shipping process while delivering a superior end-shopper experience.


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