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LMS Capital

LMS Capital

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, London

About

LMS Capital is the renowned VC, which was created in 1980. The VC's location is in Europe, United Kingdom. The primary office of this VC is located in London.

Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Information Technology, Data Center. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 8 more industries for this fund. Yes To, Inc., VIRTUS Data Centres, Entuity are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund doesn't coincide - United States. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. Also, a start-up has to be aged 6-10 years to expect investment from this fund.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Along with LMS Capital, start-ups are often financed by Weber Capital, Spectrum Equity, San Francisco Equity Partners as well as 2 other investors. The fund often co-invests with vSpring Capital, Weber Capital, Viking Global Investors. The investors in the following rounds are usually Translink Capital, vSpring Capital, Weber Capital.

We also identified another 3 core personnel in our database.

In 2008, the fund's activity was at its peak. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has the average number of exits. The most common rounds for this fund are in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. The fund typically enters into less than 2 deals annually. In comparison with other funds, LMS Capital makes 1 percentage points more than the average number of lead investments. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from LMS Capital is 10-50 millions dollars.

Year Founded

1980

Fund Activity

Not operative

Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

100.0% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]

<1

Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

10.0% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]

x20

Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

2.2 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.2 out of 1

Funds Investing in Following
Rounds

Translink Capital, vSpring Capital, Weber Capital

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