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Investments

231

Portfolio Exits

73

Funds

7

About ABS Ventures

ABS Ventures is a venture capital firm that employs both primary and secondary direct investing strategies for mid-stage technology companies. A typical ABS Ventures investment is between $5 million and $15 million of expansion and replacement capital over time into companies.

ABS Ventures Headquarter Location

890 Winter Street Suite 225

Waltham, Massachusetts, 02451,

United States

781-250-0400

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Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Series B $18.7M

Apr 16, 2013

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals \(New Haven, CT\), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing next-generation antibiotics, closed an $18.7M Series B financing. Participants include Vatera Healthcare Partners, Warburg Pincus, ABS Ventures and Vox Equity Partners.

ABS Ventures Investments

231 Investments

ABS Ventures has made 231 investments. Their latest investment was in Pax8 as part of their Unattributed VC on May 5, 2021.

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ABS Ventures Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/7/2021

Unattributed VC

Pax8

$1.17M

No

1

3/17/2020

Unattributed - V

Pax8

$41.7M

Yes

2

8/29/2016

Unattributed VC - II

HighRoads

$2M

No

1

6/17/2014

Series D

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$99M

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10

11/13/2013

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

5/7/2021

3/17/2020

8/29/2016

6/17/2014

11/13/2013

Round

Unattributed VC

Unattributed - V

Unattributed VC - II

Series D

Series C

Company

Pax8

Pax8

HighRoads

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Amount

$1.17M

$41.7M

$2M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

2

1

10

10

ABS Ventures Portfolio Exits

73 Portfolio Exits

ABS Ventures has 73 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Zilliant on December 06, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Acquirer

Sources

12/6/2021

Acq - Fin

1

6/30/2021

IPO

$99M

12

6/3/2021

Acquired

1

8/22/2019

Acquired

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10

2/19/2019

Acquired

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10

Date

12/6/2021

6/30/2021

6/3/2021

8/22/2019

2/19/2019

Exit

Acq - Fin

IPO

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

12

1

10

10

ABS Ventures Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

ABS Ventures acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was Sensormedics on December 01, 1983.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

12/1/1983

Growth Equity

$99M

$21.5M

Leveraged Buyout

1

7/1/1983

Series A

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

12/1/1983

7/1/1983

Investment Stage

Growth Equity

Series A

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$21.5M

$99M

Note

Leveraged Buyout

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Sources

1

10

ABS Ventures Fund History

7 Fund Histories

ABS Ventures has 7 funds, including ABS Ventures IX LP.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/4/2006

ABS Ventures IX LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Closed

$113M

1

3/31/2004

ABS Venture VIII

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$99M

10

3/31/2004

ABS Venture VII

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$99M

10

12/31/2003

ABS Venture VI

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$99M

10

4/1/2001

ABS Ventures V

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/4/2006

3/31/2004

3/31/2004

12/31/2003

4/1/2001

Fund

ABS Ventures IX LP

ABS Venture VIII

ABS Venture VII

ABS Venture VI

ABS Ventures V

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$113M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

ABS Ventures Team

9 Team Members

ABS Ventures has 9 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Susan Adams.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Susan Adams

Chief Financial Officer

Current

R. William Burgess

Managing Partner

Current

Bruns H. Grayson

Managing Partner

Current

Paul Forcina

Controller

Former

Edward Anderson

General Partner

Former

Name

Susan Adams

R. William Burgess

Bruns H. Grayson

Paul Forcina

Edward Anderson

Work History

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Controller

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Former

Former

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