Lion Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Lyndon Lea Robert Darwent

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Total investments 14
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$15M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 0.78
Lead investments 6
Exits 7
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Manufacturing
  • Food Processing
  • Food and Beverage
  • Retail
  • Financial Services
Summary

In 2004 was created Lion Capital, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The main department of described VC is located in the London.

The current fund was established by Lyndon Lea, Robert Darwent. We also calculated 10 valuable employees in our database.

This Lion Capital works on 31 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The high activity for fund was in 2004.

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The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 participants. Despite the Lion Capital, startups are often financed by Walden International, Information Technology Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Walden International, Sunsino Ventures Group, Sunrise Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Walden International, U.S. Trust, Sunrise Capital Partners.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Snapcommerce

E-Commerce
Messaging
Mobile
Price Comparison
Travel
$85M04 Mar 2021 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

REX - Real Estate Exchange

Commercial Real Estate
Real Estate
$25M20 May 2020 Los Angeles, California, United States

Kuaishangche

Automotive
Financial Services
$1M19 Nov 2019 Beijing

Kuaiche Dao

Automotive
Financial Services
Trading Platform
$9M25 Oct 2019 Gulou District, China

CAR.O.L

Fitness
Health Care
Medical
Mobile
$1M01 Jan 2018 England

Authentic Brands Group

Advertising
Brand Marketing
Marketing
Retail
28 Apr 2016 New York, United States

Buscemi

E-Commerce
Fashion
Jewelry
Lifestyle
23 Nov 2015 Los Angeles, California, United States

AFFLELOU Group

Consumer Goods
Eyewear
Personal Health
Retail
01 Oct 2012 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

American Apparel

Fashion
Manufacturing
Retail
$80M03 Mar 2009 Los Angeles, California, United States
News
Snapcommerce, Message-Driven Mobile Commerce Platform, Raises $85M USD in Funding Led by Inovia Capital and Lion Capital

– Snapcommerce announced an $85M USD growth round to bring total capital raised to over $100M USD.
– The round was co-led by Inovia Capital and Lion Capital with participation from Acrew DCF, Thayer Ventures and Full In Partners, and included existing investors Telstra Ventures and Bee Partners.
– Snapcommerce will use the investment to expand into new consumer verticals executing its broader vision of improving the way people shop on their phones.
– Snapcommerce is a flexible, AI-driven platform that is vertical-agnostic and uses messaging to personalize the mobile shopping experience and deliver the best promotional prices.
– Snapcommerce is projected to cross over $1B USD in total mobile sales in 2021.
– Over 100 Million messages have been exchanged with over 10 Million customers through the Snapcommerce platform to-date.

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