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ValueAct Capital

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Jeffrey Ubben

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Total investments 17
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$170M
Portfolio companies 14
Rounds per year 0.77
Lead investments 9
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.18
Exits 8
Key employees 10
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • AgTech
  • Agriculture
  • Mobile
  • Hardware
Summary

ValueAct Capital is the famous VC, which was founded in 2000. The fund was located in North America if to be more exact in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the San Francisco.

This organization was formed by Jeffrey Ubben. The overall number of key employees were 10.

The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2014. Deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars are the general things for fund. This ValueAct Capital works on 38 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The important activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 57 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Seagate Technology PLC, Good Technology (acquired by Visto), AppHarvest For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Genetics, Energy.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the ValueAct Capital, startups are often financed by Kleiner Perkins, Benchmark, Wonder Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are G2VP, Energy Impact Partners, BoxGroup. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Azimuth Opportunity.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Altus Power America

Energy
Finance
Industrial
Renewable Energy
Solar
$275M10 Dec 2021 Connecticut, United States

AppHarvest

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
$28M07 Aug 2020 Kentucky, United States

Noodle

Advice
Education
Search Engine
Tutoring
$16M09 Jun 2020 New York, New York, United States

Nikola Motor Company

Automotive
Electric Vehicle
Logistics
Manufacturing
$525M04 Jun 2020 Phoenix, Arizona, United States

AppHarvest

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
$11M30 Jan 2020 Kentucky, United States

Arcadia

Augmented Reality
Big Data
Clean Energy
Computer
Construction
Energy
Machine Learning
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Renewable Energy
Software
Solar
$30M10 Dec 2019 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

AppHarvest

Agriculture
AgTech
Farming
$97M21 May 2019 Kentucky, United States

Horizon Discovery

Biopharma
Biotechnology
Genetics
Health Diagnostics
07 Sep 2018 England

Arcadia

Augmented Reality
Big Data
Clean Energy
Computer
Construction
Energy
Machine Learning
Mobile
Mobile Apps
Renewable Energy
Software
Solar
$25M15 Aug 2018 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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