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Investments

36

Portfolio Exits

10

Funds

9

About VG Partners

A Canadian private equity investment group, VG Partners builds innovative companies into global successes. Since 1982, it has invested over $1.3 billion in almost 200 North American companies, working alongside business owners to maximize potential. VG Partners' investment team provides an unparalleled hands-on approach and a breadth of industry experience within technology, life sciences, and mezzgrowth industrial and consumer sectors. VG Partners is part of VenGrowth Private Equity Partners Inc.

VG Partners Headquarters Location

105 Adelaide Street West Suite 1000

Canada

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VG Partners Investments

36 Investments

VG Partners has made 36 investments. Their latest investment was in Interface Biologics as part of their Series A on January 1, 2011.

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VG Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

1/10/2011

Series A

Interface Biologics

$7M

Yes

1/8/2009

Growth Equity

Great Lakes Fish

$6M

Yes

1

1/30/2007

Growth Equity

Net Periscope

Yes

1

12/31/2006

Series B

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$99M

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10

4/15/2006

Convertible Note - III

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$99M

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10

Date

1/10/2011

1/8/2009

1/30/2007

12/31/2006

4/15/2006

Round

Series A

Growth Equity

Growth Equity

Series B

Convertible Note - III

Company

Interface Biologics

Great Lakes Fish

Net Periscope

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Amount

$7M

$6M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

1

10

10

VG Partners Portfolio Exits

10 Portfolio Exits

VG Partners has 10 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Xceed Molecular on July 27, 2010.

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

7/27/2010

Acquired

$99M

Undisclosed Investors

1

6/30/2010

Acquired

$99M

Undisclosed Investors

10/1/2009

Acquired

$99M

Undisclosed Investors

12/31/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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0

8/9/2007

Acquired

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$99M

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0

Date

7/27/2010

6/30/2010

10/1/2009

12/31/2007

8/9/2007

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

Undisclosed Investors

Undisclosed Investors

Undisclosed Investors

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Sources

1

0

0

VG Partners Acquisitions

5 Acquisitions

VG Partners acquired 5 companies. Their latest acquisition was Party Packagers on October 31, 2008.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

10/31/2008

$99M

Leveraged Buyout

1

11/9/2007

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$99M

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10

3/1/2007

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$99M

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10

1/7/2005

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$99M

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10

11/23/2004

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$99M

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10

Date

10/31/2008

11/9/2007

3/1/2007

1/7/2005

11/23/2004

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Leveraged Buyout

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Sources

1

10

10

10

10

VG Partners Fund History

9 Fund Histories

VG Partners has 9 funds, including VenGrowth III Fund.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

12/31/2005

VenGrowth III Fund

Co-Investment Fund

Closed

$15M

1

12/31/2005

VG Mezzanine I LP

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$99M

10

12/31/2003

VenGrowth Traditional Industries Fund

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$99M

10

7/1/2002

VenGrowth Advanced Life Sciences Fund

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$99M

10

9/10/2001

VenGrowth V

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$99M

10

Closing Date

12/31/2005

12/31/2005

12/31/2003

7/1/2002

9/10/2001

Fund

VenGrowth III Fund

VG Mezzanine I LP

VenGrowth Traditional Industries Fund

VenGrowth Advanced Life Sciences Fund

VenGrowth V

Fund Type

Co-Investment Fund

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$15M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

VG Partners Team

16 Team Members

VG Partners has 16 team members, including current Managing General Partner, Michael Cohen.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Vinay Gupta

Founder

Current

Michael Cohen

Managing General Partner

Current

David A Ferguson

Managing General Partner

Current

Allen Lupyrypa

Managing General Partner

Current

Earl Storie

Managing General Partner

Current

Name

Vinay Gupta

Michael Cohen

David A Ferguson

Allen Lupyrypa

Earl Storie

Work History

Title

Founder

Managing General Partner

Managing General Partner

Managing General Partner

Managing General Partner

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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