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Merrill Lynch

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Total investments 91
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 85
Rounds per year 0.84
Lead investments 16
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 45
Key employees 12
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Internet
  • Financial Services
  • Finance

Merrill Lynch appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1914. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the New York.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5 partakers. Despite the Merrill Lynch, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Earlybird Venture Capital, Convergence Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Voyager Capital, Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse First Boston. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Oak Investment Partners, Voyager Capital.

Deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 2 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Opposing the other organizations, this Merrill Lynch works on 20 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The important activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The average startup value when the investment from Merrill Lynch is 100-500 millions dollars. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2013.

We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Semiconductor, Hardware. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Archipelago,, Blackboard For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

ITM Power

Clean Energy
$342M14 Oct 2021 Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

$119M30 Aug 2019 British Columbia

The Boeing Company

National Security
$1B01 May 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States


Financial Exchanges
Financial Services
$27M06 Feb 2018 London, England, United Kingdom

Investure LLC

Angel Investment
Asset Management
Non Profit
$68K06 Nov 2017 Virginia, United States


Financial Services
$68K09 Jun 2017 Gauteng


3D Technology
Image Recognition
Public Safety
$4M23 Jan 2017 Sichuan


Digital Media
Information Technology
$1B07 Mar 2016 Norwalk, Connecticut, United States

TeamLease Services

Staffing Agency
Supply Chain Management
$28M02 Feb 2016 Karnataka


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