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Investments

65

Portfolio Exits

5

Funds

9

About KDB Capital

KDB Capital provides investments, corporate loans, lease services, auto financial services, and commercial card services. It is a subsidiary of Korea Development Bank.

KDB Capital Headquarter Location

30, Eunhaeng-ro Yeongdeungpo-gu

Seoul, 07242,

South Korea

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Latest KDB Capital News

SOS LAB Closes USD8M Series A+ Funding

May 20, 2020

SOS LAB , a Gwangju, South Korea-based “LiDAR” sensor startup company, secured series A+ investment of a total of USD 8M. The round, which brought the total capital raised so far to $14M, was led by Korea Development Bank, with participation from the IPO team of Yuanta Securities, A ventures, Emford Equity Partners, Ulmus Investment, KDB Capital, Shinhan Capital and Shinhan Financial Group. The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand its development efforts. Led by Jiseong Jeong, CEO, SOS LAB provides LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors based on in-house technology, which aims to make autonomous vehicles, industry, robotics, and smart city safe. Its new product can detect distant objects by delivering high power despite its small size. FinSMEs 20/05/2020

KDB Capital Investments

65 Investments

KDB Capital has made 65 investments. Their latest investment was in S-Alpha Therapeutics as part of their Series A on August 8, 2021.

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KDB Capital Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

8/4/2021

Series A

S-Alpha Therapeutics

$8.74M

Yes

AJU IB Investment, Devsisters Ventures, Hana Ventures, Korea Investment Partners, SJ Investment Partners, STIC Ventures, Stonebridge Capital, Timewise Investment, and TONY Investment

3

7/29/2021

Series B

DeepBrain AI

$44M

Yes

IMM Investment, Korea Development Bank, L&S VENTURE CAPITAL, Noh & Partners, NVESTOR, and POSCO Capital

4

6/24/2021

Series C

Pharos iBio

$15.91M

Yes

Company K Partners, Intops Investment, LSK Investment, Solidus Investment, TIMEFOLIO Asset Management, and UTC Investment

2

6/23/2021

Series A

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$99M

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10

6/1/2021

Bridge

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$99M

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10

Date

8/4/2021

7/29/2021

6/24/2021

6/23/2021

6/1/2021

Round

Series A

Series B

Series C

Series A

Bridge

Company

S-Alpha Therapeutics

DeepBrain AI

Pharos iBio

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Amount

$8.74M

$44M

$15.91M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

AJU IB Investment, Devsisters Ventures, Hana Ventures, Korea Investment Partners, SJ Investment Partners, STIC Ventures, Stonebridge Capital, Timewise Investment, and TONY Investment

IMM Investment, Korea Development Bank, L&S VENTURE CAPITAL, Noh & Partners, NVESTOR, and POSCO Capital

Company K Partners, Intops Investment, LSK Investment, Solidus Investment, TIMEFOLIO Asset Management, and UTC Investment

Sources

3

4

2

10

10

KDB Capital Portfolio Exits

5 Portfolio Exits

KDB Capital has 5 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was SCM Lifescience on June 17, 2020.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

6/17/2020

IPO

$991

Public

2

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Date

6/17/2020

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Exit

IPO

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Valuation

$991

Acquirer

Public

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Sources

2

10

10

10

10

KDB Capital Acquisitions

1 Acquisition

KDB Capital acquired 1 company. Their latest acquisition was Tapex on November 30, 2010.

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

11/30/2010

Leveraged Buyout

Leveraged Buyout

1

Date

11/30/2010

Investment Stage

Leveraged Buyout

Companies

Valuation

Total Funding

Note

Leveraged Buyout

Sources

1

KDB Capital Fund History

9 Fund Histories

KDB Capital has 9 funds, including TechNext Investment Fund I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

5/24/2018

TechNext Investment Fund I

Early-Stage Venture Capital

$16.67M

1

7/16/2012

KDBC Food Industry Investment Fund 1

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$99M

10

5/31/2012

KoFC KDBC-SKS Shared Growth No.3. PEF

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$99M

10

11/30/2011

KDBC Biomedical New Growth Investment Fund

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$99M

10

1/21/2011

KDBC IP Investment Fund II

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$99M

10

Closing Date

5/24/2018

7/16/2012

5/31/2012

11/30/2011

1/21/2011

Fund

TechNext Investment Fund I

KDBC Food Industry Investment Fund 1

KoFC KDBC-SKS Shared Growth No.3. PEF

KDBC Biomedical New Growth Investment Fund

KDBC IP Investment Fund II

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Amount

$16.67M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

KDB Capital Team

4 Team Members

KDB Capital has 4 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Yeong Kee Kim.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Yeong Kee Kim

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Seok Joon Chang

Senior Managing Director

Current

Jung Yong Koo

Senior Managing Director

Current

Wooh Bum Shin

Senior Managing Director

Current

Name

Yeong Kee Kim

Seok Joon Chang

Jung Yong Koo

Wooh Bum Shin

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Senior Managing Director

Senior Managing Director

Senior Managing Director

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

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