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Investments

327

Portfolio Exits

90

Funds

14

About Bay Partners

Bay Partners, a Silicon Valley-based early stage venture capital firm focusing on software, consumer Internet, semiconductor and wireless investments, has been building successful technology companies since 1976, funding more than 350 startups. Bay leverages the operating backgrounds of its partners and its extensive network of executives and advisors to help outstanding entrepreneurs create the leaders in new, high-growth market segments. Notable successes from Bay's portfolio include Brocade, Concord Communications, Exodus, Sonicwall, Placeware, Informatica, Web Logic, Digital Island and NetScaler. Bay is currently investing its eleventh venture fund and has over $1 billion under management.

Bay Partners Headquarter Location

490 S. California Avenue Suite 200

Palo Alto, California, 94306,

United States

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Latest Bay Partners News

08:33 ET Phoenix American Announces New Client Partnership with Sandy Bay Partners

Jul 1, 2021

News provided by Share this article Share this article SAN RAFAEL, Calif., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix American Financial Services , Inc. ("Phoenix") is pleased to announce its new client partnership with real estate investment fund sponsor Sandy Bay Partners ("Sandy Bay"). Phoenix will fulfill the back-office operational needs of Sandy Bay with its industry leading investor services platform featuring the state-of-the-art STAR-XMS shareholder management / transfer agent system. Sandy Bay will benefit from Phoenix American's combination of advanced technology, partner-oriented client service and long experience with the unique operational requirements of alternative investment funds. Sandy Bay Partners Sandy Bay Partners is the sponsor of investment programs focused on private equity and real estate development that are environmentally, socially and economically impactful. Working with the best-in-class landowner, legal and industry partners, Sandy Bay brings professional real estate and sponsor guidance to the surface and subsurface development industry. The company focuses on commercial real estate development, the energy industry and various mining operations in Illinois, West Virginia, Georgia and beyond. Sandy Bay also sponsors conservation easement projects which have preserved thousands of acres in multiple states. Sandy Bay Partners only partners with the highest quality landowners and properties, in order to deliver the very best for their investors. Advanced operational solutions are critical to the success of today's fund sponsors. The increasing demands and expectations of both investors and regulators have magnified the back-office burden for fund sponsors in recent years. Phoenix American has combined the most efficient systems and precision back office processes in alternative investments since its origins as a fund sponsor in 1972. Phoenix's industry leading STAR-XMS transfer agent system is the result of the company's direct experience as a fund sponsor as well as decades of experience as an administrator for alternative investment funds. "Our commitment to exceeding investors' expectations regarding financial transparency, reporting and money management practices, led us to partner with Phoenix American," said David Johnson, managing partner at Sandy Bay. "We look forward to delivering even greater results to our growing market base with this industry-leading transfer agent. "  "We're very pleased to be working with Sandy Bay," said Andrew Constantin, Senior Vice President of Operations at Phoenix American. "They are focused on the excellence of the investor experience and we are happy to have them on the Phoenix American platform." Phoenix American Financial Services, Inc. provides back-office outsourcing services including fund administration , fund accounting , investor services and sales and marketing reporting services to management firms in the alternative investment industry. The Phoenix American aircraft group, including its Irish subsidiary, PAFS Ireland Limited, provides managing agent services for asset backed securitizations (ABS) in the commercial aircraft and engine leasing industry. Phoenix is an affiliate of Phoenix American Incorporated along with Phoenix American SalesFocus Solutions. Phoenix American has five offices worldwide, was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in San Rafael, CA. Media Contact:

Bay Partners Investments

327 Investments

Bay Partners has made 327 investments. Their latest investment was in Coconut Software as part of their Series A - II on November 11, 2019.

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Bay Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/27/2019

Series A - II

Coconut Software

$4.89M

No

Conexus Venture Capital, Information Venture Partners, PIC Investment Group, SaskWorks Venture Fund, ScaleUp Ventures, and StandUp Ventures

1

11/7/2017

Series A

Coconut Software

$3.28M

Yes

Information Venture Partners, PIC Investment Group, ScaleUp Ventures, and StandUp Ventures

4

2/4/2016

Series C

Sonatype

$25M

No

3

5/19/2015

Series G

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$99M

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10

11/1/2014

Series F

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$99M

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10

Date

11/27/2019

11/7/2017

2/4/2016

5/19/2015

11/1/2014

Round

Series A - II

Series A

Series C

Series G

Series F

Company

Coconut Software

Coconut Software

Sonatype

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Amount

$4.89M

$3.28M

$25M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Conexus Venture Capital, Information Venture Partners, PIC Investment Group, SaskWorks Venture Fund, ScaleUp Ventures, and StandUp Ventures

Information Venture Partners, PIC Investment Group, ScaleUp Ventures, and StandUp Ventures

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1

4

3

10

10

Bay Partners Portfolio Exits

90 Portfolio Exits

Bay Partners has 90 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was AdStage on April 22, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/22/2020

Acquired

TapClicks

6

1/7/2020

Acquired

Coupa Software

1

11/18/2019

Acq - Fin

Vista Equity Partners

1

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10

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10

Date

4/22/2020

1/7/2020

11/18/2019

00/00/0000

00/00/0000

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acq - Fin

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Companies

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Valuation

Acquirer

TapClicks

Coupa Software

Vista Equity Partners

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Sources

6

1

1

10

10

Bay Partners Fund History

14 Fund Histories

Bay Partners has 14 funds, including AppFactory.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/4/2007

AppFactory

Early-Stage Venture Capital

$300M

1

10/30/2005

Bay Partners XI LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

$285M

1

11/23/2000

Bay Partners X LP

Early-Stage Venture Capital

$385M

1

11/23/2000

Bay Partners X Entrpreneurs Fund LP

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$99M

10

12/31/1999

Bay III LP

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$99M

10

Closing Date

9/4/2007

10/30/2005

11/23/2000

11/23/2000

12/31/1999

Fund

AppFactory

Bay Partners XI LP

Bay Partners X LP

Bay Partners X Entrpreneurs Fund LP

Bay III LP

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$300M

$285M

$385M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Bay Partners Team

14 Team Members

Bay Partners has 14 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Maria Ruiz.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Maria Ruiz

Institutional Venture Partners

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Antoinette Delhonte

Controller

Current

Neal Dempsey

General Partner

Current

Atul Kapadia

General Partner

Current

Sandesh Patnam

TeleSoft Partners, Malleable Technologies, and Silicon Graphics

General Partner

Current

Name

Maria Ruiz

Antoinette Delhonte

Neal Dempsey

Atul Kapadia

Sandesh Patnam

Work History

Institutional Venture Partners

TeleSoft Partners, Malleable Technologies, and Silicon Graphics

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Controller

General Partner

General Partner

General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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