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Lexington Partners

Founders Brent R. Nicklas



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Total investments 13
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.43
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 2
Key employees 20
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Analytics
  • Business/Productivity Software
  • Marketing
  • Advertising

In 1994 was created Lexington Partners, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the New York.

The current fund was established by Brent R. Nicklas. The overall number of key employees were 20.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 3 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2011. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Opposing the other organizations, this Lexington Partners works on 21 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2017.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 participants. Despite the Lexington Partners, startups are often financed by SevenVentures, Panorama Capital, Foundry Group. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Venrock, TCV, Sequoia Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Venrock, Highland Capital Partners, Correlation Ventures.

The fund has no specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Cyber Security, SaaS. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Forcepoint, Auxmoney, sovrn.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business/Productivity Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$36M26 Jul 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States


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Total investments 13
Average round size 12M
Rounds per year 0.43
Peak activity year 2017
Lead investments 4
Follow on index 0.23
Exits 2
Group Appearance index 0.69

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Business/Productivity Software
Media and Information Services (B2B)
$36M26 Jul 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States
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