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Thomas H. Lee Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Thomas H. Lee


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Total investments 26
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 25
Rounds per year 0.54
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 9
Key employees 22

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Information Technology
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Financial Services

Thomas H. Lee Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1974. The main department of described VC is located in the Boston. The venture was found in North America in United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 partakers. Despite the Thomas H. Lee Partners, startups are often financed by DLB Capital, Steelpoint Capital Partners, PNC Bank. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are marchFirst,, Weston Presidio Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by, Sound Ventures, PayPal Ventures.

The current fund was established by Thomas H. Lee. We also calculated 22 valuable employees in our database.

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 fund investment industries, there are Financial Services, Internet. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of more than 20 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ceridian, Digital Broadband Communications,

The top amount of exits for fund were in 2007. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The top activity for fund was in 2000. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. When the investment is from Thomas H. Lee Partners the average startup value is 50-100 millions dollars. Comparing to the other companies, this Thomas H. Lee Partners performs on 11 percentage points more the average number of lead investments. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 20 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

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Industrial Automation
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$130M26 Apr 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany


Artificial Intelligence
Health Care
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$50M28 Feb 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

RightHand Robotics

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Supply Chain Management
$66M23 Feb 2022 Massachusetts, United States

Smile Doctors

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05 Jan 2022 Georgetown, Texas, United States


Business Intelligence
14 Sep 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Enterprise Software
Supply Chain Management
$100M24 Mar 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Ashling Partners

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08 Feb 2021 Chicago, Illinois, United States

HighTower Advisors

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03 Dec 2020 Chicago, Illinois, United States


$23M22 Sep 2020 Rosh Ha'ayin, HaMerkaz, Israel
Ashling Partners Announces Growth Capital Investment by Thomas H. Lee Partners

– Ashling Partners, LLC (“Ashling” or the “Company”), an award-winning service provider in the rapidly growing intelligent automation market and Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a premier private equity firm investing in growth companies, today announced the closing of a growth capital investment by funds managed by THL, including THL Automation Fund L.P.
– Josh Bresler, THL Managing Director, and Kearney Shanahan, THL Director, will join the Ashling board of directors as part of the transaction.
– Ashling is an industry leader in building and scaling automation programs and centers of excellence for the Global 2000 as a strategic partner to the C-Suite. Ashling has built automation expertise within the Real Estate, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing & Distribution, Healthcare and Automotive industries.


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