Magnetar Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm

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Total investments 17
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$99M
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 1.00
Lead investments 4
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.12
Exits 2
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Device
  • Therapeutics
  • Energy
Summary

Magnetar Capital appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2005. The company was established in North America in United States. The main department of described VC is located in the Evanston.

Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. The high activity for fund was in 2016. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Magnetar Capital works on 4 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2003. The real fund results show that this VC is 5 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

Besides them, we counted 2 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Medical Device, Life Science. 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 portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight SurgRx, Inc, Fountainhead Commercial Capital, Kintera.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 participants. Despite the Magnetar Capital, startups are often financed by Wells Fargo Securities, California Technology Ventures, Cadence Bancorp. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, WS Investments, Trellis Health Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Prospect Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Alta Partners.

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Health Care
Life Science
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PosiGen

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Energy
Energy Efficiency
GreenTech
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Solar
$100M05 Jan 2022 Louisiana, United States

CoreWeave

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Information Technology
Infrastructure
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$50M10 Nov 2021 New York, New York, United States

Comtech Telecommunications

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Telecommunications
$100M18 Oct 2021 New York, United States

Activ Surgical

Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
Machine Learning
Medical Device
Robotics
$45M30 Sep 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Vedanta Biosciences

Biotechnology
Business Development
Drug Discovery
Medical
$43M21 Jul 2021 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Evolv Technology

Artificial Intelligence
Intrusion Detection
Machine Learning
Physical Security
$300M19 Jul 2021 Massachusetts, United States

OncoResponse

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$40M31 Mar 2021 Seattle, Washington, United States

Judo Bank

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News
Vedanta Biosciences Raises $68M in Series D Financing

– Vedanta Biosciences, Inc. from Cambridge, MA develops new category of oral therapies using defined bacterial consortia manufactured from clonal cell banks.
– The company closed a $68m Series D financing.
– The round was led by affiliates of Magnetar Capital with participation from Verition Fund Management, Fosun Health Capital, co-founder PureTech Health (Nasdaq: PRTC, LSE: PRTC), Rock Springs Capital, Skyviews Life Science, JSR Corporation, SymBiosis LLC, Shumway Capital, Health for Life Capital (Seventure Partners), and other institutional investors.
– The company plans to use the funds to advance its pipeline of defined bacterial consortia, including progressing VE303 into a Phase 3 clinical trial in patients at high risk for recurrentCDI, initiating a Phase 2 clinical trial of VE202 in mild to moderate ulcerative colitis, and continuing to advance programs in additional indications.

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