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Investments

10

Portfolio Exits

1

About Amherst Fund

Amherst Fund is a privately held investment company based in Ann Arbor, Michigan that specializes in private equity and community investment. Founded in 1998, Amherst Fund has invested in schools and hospitals in communities across the United States. Along with our community focus, we also partner with private companies through equity and debt investments. Seed and venture capital for small companies as well as joint ventures with other funds have included industries such as; assisted living, electronic component manufacturing, robotic navigation, real estate, natural gas wells, landfill gas reclamation, banking, education, software, medical devices and life sciences venture funds.

Amherst Fund Headquarter Location

401 E Stadium

Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104,

United States

734-662-2102

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Latest Amherst Fund News

Fusion Coolant Raises $8M in Series C Financing

Oct 5, 2018

Fusion Coolant Systems , a Canton, Mich.-based maker of supercritical carbon dioxide, raised $8m in Series C financing. The round was led by Material Impact and Michigan Capital Advisors, with participation from existing investors including MINTS- Michigan Investment in New Technology Startups, Amherst Fund and Invest Michigan. The capital will be used to grow the company’s staff, operations, equipment and personnel. Founded by Steven Skerlos, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Fusion Coolant Systems has commercialized patented technology that uses CO2 as a cutting fluid to reduce the costs of manufacturing in large sectors such as medical, aerospace, and automotive. FinSMEs 05/10/2018

Amherst Fund Investments

10 Investments

Amherst Fund has made 10 investments. Their latest investment was in Fusion Coolant Systems as part of their Series C on October 10, 2018.

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Amherst Fund Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

10/5/2018

Series C

Fusion Coolant Systems

$8M

No

1

8/23/2016

Series B

Fusion Coolant Systems

$1.25M

No

8

11/9/2015

Series A

SkySpecs

$3M

Yes

2

4/21/2014

Series D

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$99M

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10

1/16/2013

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

10/5/2018

8/23/2016

11/9/2015

4/21/2014

1/16/2013

Round

Series C

Series B

Series A

Series D

Series A

Company

Fusion Coolant Systems

Fusion Coolant Systems

SkySpecs

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Amount

$8M

$1.25M

$3M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

No

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

8

2

10

10

Amherst Fund Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Amherst Fund has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Sierra Oncology on July 16, 2015.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

7/16/2015

IPO

$99M

2

Date

7/16/2015

Exit

IPO

Companies

Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

Sources

2

Amherst Fund Team

2 Team Members

Amherst Fund has 2 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Matt Turner.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Amherst Turner

Founder

Current

Matt Turner

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Name

Amherst Turner

Matt Turner

Work History

Title

Founder

Chief Executive Officer, President

Status

Current

Current

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