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Saban Capital Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm


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Total investments 12
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.57
Lead investments 2
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Internet
  • News
  • E-Commerce
  • Mobile Apps
  • Content

Saban Capital Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2001. The main department of described VC is located in the Los Angeles. The company was established in North America in United States.

The overall number of key employees were 10.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Saban Capital Group, startups are often financed by Time Warner Investments, Social Capital, Rothenberg Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are eBay, UVM 2 Venture Investments, Time Warner Investments. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Viola Ventures, The Walt Disney Company, Saban Ventures.

The average startup value when the investment from Saban Capital Group is 100-500 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2015. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 2 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Saban Capital Group performs on 4 percentage points more the average number of lead investments.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Marketplace, Consumer. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 3 or 4 of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 2-3 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ironSource, Playbuzz, Qoo10-Indonesia.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Internet of Things
$15M29 Jun 2021 London, England, United Kingdom


Enterprise Software
Gift Card
$25M01 Jul 2020 New York, New York, United States

Bustle Digital Group

Media and Entertainment
$12M10 Mar 2017 New York, New York, United States

Bustle Digital Group

Media and Entertainment
$11M10 Mar 2016 New York, New York, United States


Brand Marketing
$82M23 Jul 2015 Singapore, Central, Singapore


$82M20 Jul 2015 Surabaya


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Content Creators
Health Care
Information Technology
Mobile Apps
$57M17 Apr 2015 San Francisco, California, United States


Content Marketing
Digital Marketing
Digital Media
Video Advertising
$12M18 Mar 2015 New York, New York, United States


App Discovery
App Marketing
Mobile Advertising
Mobile Apps
Mobile Devices
$85M11 Aug 2014 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel


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