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Investments

224

Portfolio Exits

57

Funds

7

Partners & Customers

3

About Iris Capital

Iris Capital is a pan-European venture and development capital company specializing in media, communications, and information technology. Since its inception in the mid-eighties, the Paris-based Iris Capital team has managed investments in more than 200 companies located in 20 countries, and has generated more than 150 full exits. Iris Capital targets opportunities in high-growth technology or services companies across various investment stages, and provides active support to its portfolio companies related to its specialization and its experience.

Iris Capital Headquarter Location

62, rue Pierre Charron

Paris, 75008,

France

+33 (0) 1 45 62 73 73

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Iris Capital élargit son tour de table

Apr 24, 2022

Partager Iris Capital L'investisseur du numérique ajoute des souscripteurs industriels et financiers lors du premier closing de... La société de gestion sponsorisée par Orange et Publicis ajoute Valeo, Bpifrance et BRED Banque Populaire dans son fonds IrisNext à l'occasion d'un premier closing à 250 M€.Annoncé à l'automne 2015, IrisNext, le fonds qualifié de « deuxième génération de véhicules multi-corporates gérés par Iris Capital » se lance officiellement. Le premier closing, attendu à l'origine pour 2016, a eu lieu récemment à hauteur de 250 M€. Aux 150 M€ apportés par les deux sponsors Orange et Publicis (lire ci-dessous) s'ajoutent des tickets de Valeo, Bpifrance et BRED Banque Populaire notamment. Avec ce fonds, Iris Capital comptait élargir sa base de LPs, historiquement limitée à Orange et Publicis, avec la volonté d'associer des grands groupes, notamment allemands et européens, des (...) Cet article est réservé à nos abonnés. 82% reste à lire Pour accéder à cet article, à l'ensemble du site ainsi qu'à nos bases de données, découvrez nos formules d'abonnement .

Iris Capital Investments

224 Investments

Iris Capital has made 224 investments. Their latest investment was in Exotec as part of their Series D on January 1, 2022.

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Iris Capital Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/17/2022

Series D

Exotec

$335M

No

45

10/6/2021

Series D

ArangoDB

$27.8M

Yes

11

9/16/2021

Series A

Growthwell

$22M

Yes

17

9/9/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

9/1/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

Date

1/17/2022

10/6/2021

9/16/2021

9/9/2021

9/1/2021

Round

Series D

Series D

Series A

Series A

Series A

Company

Exotec

ArangoDB

Growthwell

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Amount

$335M

$27.8M

$22M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

45

11

17

10

10

Iris Capital Portfolio Exits

57 Portfolio Exits

Iris Capital has 57 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Monk on February 28, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

2/28/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

1/19/2022

Acquired

$99M

5

10/28/2021

Acquired

$99M

15

2/3/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

1/19/2021

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

2/28/2022

1/19/2022

10/28/2021

2/3/2021

1/19/2021

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

5

15

10

10

Iris Capital Acquisitions

4 Acquisitions

Iris Capital acquired 4 companies. Their latest acquisition was Jedox on January 12, 2021.

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

1/12/2021

Other Venture Capital

$99M

$27.77M

Acq - Fin

19

6/1/2009

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$99M

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10

4/3/2007

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

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10

1/1/2003

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$99M

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10

Date

1/12/2021

6/1/2009

4/3/2007

1/1/2003

Investment Stage

Other Venture Capital

Other Venture Capital

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$27.77M

Note

Acq - Fin

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Sources

19

10

10

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Iris Capital Fund History

7 Fund Histories

Iris Capital has 7 funds, including IrisNext.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

6/21/2017

IrisNext

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$279M

2

4/30/2012

Iris Capital Fund III

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$99M

10

4/1/2012

OP Ventures Global

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$99M

10

7/31/2011

STC Ventures

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$99M

10

6/2/2005

Iris Capital Fund II

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$99M

10

Closing Date

6/21/2017

4/30/2012

4/1/2012

7/31/2011

6/2/2005

Fund

IrisNext

Iris Capital Fund III

OP Ventures Global

STC Ventures

Iris Capital Fund II

Fund Type

Multi-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Open

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Amount

$279M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

2

10

10

10

10

Iris Capital Partners & Customers

3 Partners and customers

Iris Capital has 3 strategic partners and customers. Iris Capital recently partnered with Bridgestone on January 1, 2019.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

1/16/2019

Partner

Japan

Bridgestone EMEA and Iris Capital announce a corporate venture partnership - News - Iris Capital

Commented Paolo Ferrari President and CEO of Bridgestone and Executive Vice President of the Bridgestone , `` This corporate venture partnership with Iris Capital will allow us to accelerate our strategy while supporting start-ups and exploring new and disruptive models in the mobility eco-system '' .

2

2/7/2015

Partner

France

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10

3/14/2013

Partner

Germany

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10

Date

1/16/2019

2/7/2015

3/14/2013

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Business Partner

Country

Japan

France

Germany

News Snippet

Bridgestone EMEA and Iris Capital announce a corporate venture partnership - News - Iris Capital

Commented Paolo Ferrari President and CEO of Bridgestone and Executive Vice President of the Bridgestone , `` This corporate venture partnership with Iris Capital will allow us to accelerate our strategy while supporting start-ups and exploring new and disruptive models in the mobility eco-system '' .

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Sources

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10

10

Iris Capital Team

10 Team Members

Iris Capital has 10 team members, including current Chief Financial Officer, Guy Canali.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Guy Canali

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Pierre de Fouquet

Managing Partner

Current

Erik de la Riviere

Managing Partner

Current

Pierre De Fouquet

Managing Partner

Current

Antoine Garrigues

Managing Partner

Current

Name

Guy Canali

Pierre de Fouquet

Erik de la Riviere

Pierre De Fouquet

Antoine Garrigues

Work History

Title

Chief Financial Officer

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Managing Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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