MacAndrews & Forbes, Incorporated - Unicorn Nest

MacAndrews & Forbes, Incorporated

MacAndrews & Forbes, Incorporated

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Headquarters Location

United States, New York


MacAndrews & Forbes, Incorporated is the renowned VC, which was created in 1991. The VC's location is in North America, United States. The main office of this VC is situated in New York.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2019. The fund usually participates in less than 2 investment rounds per year. MacAndrews & Forbes, Incorporated is involved in 4 percentage points more than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 2 percentage points more exits when compared to other organizations. This fund was the most active in 2000.

The fund usually invests in rounds together with 4-5 others. Besides MacAndrews & Forbes, Incorporated, start-ups are typically funded by ff Venture Capital, Stanley Druckenmiller, Oxford Bioscience Partners and 7 more VCs. The most common co-investors for the fund are Stanley Druckenmiller, William Rufino, William Ackman. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Safeguard Scientifics, William Rufino, William Ackman.

We also identified another 3 core personnel in our database.

The fund has an exact preference in the amount of founders of companies in its portfolio. The country of its establishment and the country of its most frequent investments coincides - United States. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Internet, Software. TransTech Pharma, Relationship Science, iHarvest are among the most popular portfolio start-ups of the fund. Moreover, a start-up needs to be 4-5 years old to get investment from this fund.

Year Founded


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]


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

11.1% of cases

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


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

0.1 years

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

0.3 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

ff Venture Capital, Oxford Bioscience Partners

Funds Investing in Following

Safeguard Scientifics

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