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Wheatsheaf Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Alex Scott

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Total investments 40
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$37M
Portfolio companies 26
Rounds per year 4.00
Lead investments 16
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.35
Exits 3
Key employees 1

Areas of investment

  • Agriculture
  • Food Delivery
  • Food and Beverage
  • Food Processing
  • Biotechnology
Summary

In 2012 was created Wheatsheaf Group, which is appeared as Corporate Investor. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the London. The fund was located in Europe if to be more exact in United Kingdom.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Wheatsheaf Group, startups are often financed by VantagePoint Capital Partners, GSR Ventures, muru-D. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are GSR Ventures, VantagePoint Capital Partners, MissionPoint Capital Partners. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Atomico, GSR Ventures, ADM Capital.

We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Agriculture, Food Delivery. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Ostara, Enterra Feed, BluWrap. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund.

The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually. The average startup value when the investment from Wheatsheaf Group is 100-500 millions dollars. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars. The important activity for fund was in 2015. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 48 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Meati Foods

Consumer Goods
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
$150M21 Jul 2022 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Oxbury Bank

Banking
Financial Services
$27M05 Jul 2022 Chester, England, United Kingdom

Buymie

E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Grocery
$8M15 May 2022 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

TemperPack

Environmental Consulting
GreenTech
Manufacturing
Packaging Services
$140M22 Mar 2022 Richmond, Virginia, United States

Gousto

E-Commerce
Food and Beverage
Food Delivery
Food Processing
Subscription Service
$230M24 Feb 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

jack & annie's

Consumer Goods
$23M14 Dec 2021 Boulder, Colorado, United States

Clara Foods

Food Processing
Nutrition
Sustainability
$175M07 Dec 2021 South San Francisco, California, United States

Nuritas

Artificial Intelligence
Bioinformatics
Biotechnology
Data Mining
$46M11 Nov 2021 Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Smallhold

Agriculture
Cultivation
Farming
Food and Beverage
Other Agriculture
$25M13 Oct 2021 New York, New York, United States

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