Polar Capital Holdings

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 5
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 5
Rounds per year 0.29
Lead investments 0
Exits 3
Key employees 7
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • FinTech
  • Financial Services
  • Banking

Polar Capital Holdings is the famous VC, which was founded in 2005.

The important activity for fund was in 2017. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is generally included in less than 2 deals every year. This Polar Capital Holdings works on 38 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The typical case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 participants. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Terence James O'Neill, RA Capital Management, OrbiMed. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Woodford Investment Management, Toscafund Asset Management, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Atom Bank. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Biotechnology, FinTech.

The overall number of key employees were 7.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Financial Services
$47M04 Apr 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Verona Pharma

$200M17 Jul 2020 London, England, United Kingdom

Realm Therapeutics

$26M22 Sep 2017 Pennsylvania, United States

Plant Impact

$5M23 Aug 2017 Harpenden, East, United Kingdom

Atom Bank

Financial Services
Mobile Apps
$34M04 Dec 2014 United Kingdom, Durham


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