New investors bring new opportunities! On a monthly basis, we will be highlighting some venture capital and private equity firms that have raised their debut funds. We will give insight into what verticals the debut firm looks to invest in and some of their guiding principles. All debut funds are curated from Axios Pro Rata Newsletter.
Below are a few of the debut venture capital and private equity funds we have seen emerge throughout January of 2021.
On January 6th, Access Holdings raised a total of $340M for their private equity investment focus on essential service-based businesses. As a Baltimore-based fund, Access Holdings raised one of the largest closed-end funds by a Mid-Atlantic PE firm. Check out Access Holdings’ Visible Connect profile below.
Crossbeam raised $25M on January 15th to fund businesses built on ‘platform economies.’ Before securing their debut fund, Crossbeam was able to make six investments in various companies. Read more about their initial fund and plan for the future here. And check out Crossbeam’s Visible Connect profile below.
On January 19th, P4G Capital Management announced their $209M fund focused on small and medium businesses. Rachel Lehman, the founder and managing partner, said “As we look to 2021 and beyond, we’re thrilled to be at the front-end of the Fund’s deployment allowing us to invest in growth, jobs, and founder and family-owned businesses in the lower middle market.” Learn more about P4G Capital Management’s Visible Connect profile below.
Blue Horizon Ventures is said to have raised “well beyond” their initial debut fund target of €183M on January 20th. The Zurich-based VC’s founder and managing partner, Michael Kleindl, portrayed Blue Horizon Ventures‘ investment thesis as “financial performance paired with an attractive risk-return profile and tangible impact.” Check out Blue Horizon Ventures’ Visible Connect profile below.
SER Capital Partners secured their debut fund of $23.5M on January 20th. SER says that they target “middle-market businesses within sustainable industrial, environmental, and renewable sectors across North America.” Check out SER Capital Partners’ Visible Connect profile below.