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Vestar Capital Partners

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Daniel S. O'Connell James P. Kelley Norman W. Alpert Robert L. Rosner


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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 0.35
Lead investments 7
Follow on index
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Exits 2
Key employees Soon
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Hospital
  • Food and Beverage
  • Medical

Vestar Capital Partners is the famous VC, which was founded in 1988. The main department of described VC is located in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight IRI, Yunzhou Intelligence Technology. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Food and Beverage, Health Care. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of more than 20 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the Vestar Capital Partners, startups are often financed by ZhenFund, The R-Group, LLC, New Mountain Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Zhuhai High Tech Investment, Zhencheng Capital, ZhenFund. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Qianhai Wutong Mergers and Acquisitions Funds, Huajin Financial International Holdings, Cleveland Avenue.

The usual things for fund are deals in the range of more than 100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2004. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. Opposing the other organizations, this Vestar Capital Partners works on 16 percentage points less the average amount of lead investments. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 68 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The current fund was established by Daniel S. O'Connell, James P. Kelley, Norman W. Alpert, Robert L. Rosner.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


19 Jul 2022 Austin, Texas, United States

Friday Health Plans

Health Care
Health Insurance
$70M25 May 2022 Colorado, United States

Health Care
Health Insurance
$100M01 Apr 2021 Colorado, United States

Simple Mills

Food and Beverage
Food Processing
07 Oct 2019 Chicago, Illinois, United States


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Social Media
20 Nov 2018 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Edward Don & Company

Food and Beverage
Health Care
02 Mar 2017 Illinois, United States

Yunzhou Intelligence Technology

$23M01 Jan 2016 China, Xiangzhou District

Veritas Collaborative

Health Care
03 Aug 2015 Durham, North Carolina, United States


Food and Beverage
Organic Food
$4M02 Mar 2015 Boulder, Colorado, United States


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