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Year Founded: 1982

AUM: $88.00B | Dry Powder: $8.32B
10 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AF, England, UK
Pantheon Ventures is an investment firm based in London, UK. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in the United States, Asia, and Europe. The firm seeks to invest in private equity, infrastructure & real assets and private debt. It has offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bogotá, Tokyo and Dublin

Key Contacts

  • Rhoderick Swire
    Founder and Senior Partner
  • John Eggleston
    Chief Technology Officer & Partner
  • Hector Chan
    Chief Investment Officer

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Commercial Banks, Commercial Products, Communications and Networking, Energy Services, Healthcare Devices and Supplies, Healthcare Services, Software
  • Geographical Preference
    Asia, Europe, US
  • Preferred Deal Types
    Buyout/LBO, Early-Stage VC, Later Stage VC, PE Growth/Expansion, Seed Round
  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Prefers minority stake
    • Seeks ESG investments
    • Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Industriens Vintage Infrastructure IV
Vintage: 2021

Size: $100.0M

Dry Powder: $80.1M

Details: It is an infrastructure opportunistic fund managed by Pantheon Ventures

Global Infrastructure Fund IV
Vintage: 2021

Size: $275.0M

Dry Powder: $251.5M

Details: The fund focuses on power /utilities, transportation/logistics, and renewable/efficiency sectors

Global Infrastructure III
Vintage: 2017

Size:  $1.2B

Dry Powder: $237.9M

Details: The fund invests in energy services and renewable energy

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In July 2022, Pantheon Infrastructure PLC agreed to invest $34.7 million in Vantage Data Centers. The investment would support Vantage’s North American business’ capital needs as the business continues to grow

In June 2022, Pantheon Infrastructure invested approximately $58m (£47.3m at current exchange rates) in independent US power producer Calpine Corporation. Calpine Corporation is one of the largest generators of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources in the US, with operations across the CAISO (California), ERCOT (Texas), and PJM (13 states and the District of Columbia) power markets and has current power generation capacity of 26GW

In December 2017, Pantheon Ventures acquired 36MW solar project in Nancy, France from Marguerite Adviser for an undisclosed amount

In November 2017, Pantheon purchased a portfolio of renewable and non-renewable assets from Marguerite. The financial details were not disclosed. Pantheon took full control of Toul-Rosieres 2 and Massangis 1 solar projects in France each with a capacity of 36MW. It also acquired Marguerite’s 22.5% stake in the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm in Germany and its 10% share of the 326MW C-Power offshore wind site in Belgium. In non-renewable energy asset Pantheon acquired 45% share in the Autovía del Arlanzón toll road in Spain

In October 2017, Pantheon along with CVC Capital Partners invested $150 million in Skybox™ Security. In the deal CVC Capital Partners’ Growth Fund (CVC Growth) invested $100 million and Pantheon invested $50 million. Skybox builds cybersecurity management software that gives customers comprehensive visibility of their unique attack surface. The software uses analytics to prioritize an organization’s risk exposures and recommend informed action to best address those exposures

In January 2016, InfraVia Capital Partners sold 25% of Aurora Infrastructure Oy (“Aurora”) to funds managed by Access Capital Partners (“Access”) and Pantheon Ventures (“Pantheon”). Aurora was created as a regional infrastructure platform investing in strategic electricity distribution networks in the Nordic region by InfraVia in 2015

In December 2015, Pantheon Venture entered into a definitive share purchase agreement with Moovly NV to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Moovly in exchange for common shares of Pantheon. Moovly was created with the intent to democratize animated videos and other multimedia content

Other Details

Pantheon is an experienced investor in private equity, infrastructure & real assets and private debt. The firm operates from offices in London, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bogotá, Tokyo, Dublin and Berlin. It employs 464 staff members, 140 of which are investment professionals. Pantheon is owned by Pantheon Partners, alongside Affiliated Managers Group Inc. Pantheon’s global infrastructure team committed $16.9 billion in assets as of 30th June 2022

Pantheon Global Infrastructure Fund IV (“PGIF IV”) is an infrastructure fund managed by Pantheon Ventures. The fund focuses on power /utilities, transportation/logistics, and renewable/efficiency sectors. PGIF IV will emphasize high-quality businesses managed by top GPs with a target allocation of ~70% to GP-led and traditional secondaries and ~30% to co-investments. The fund held its first close at $2.5 billion in January 2022.

Aberdeen Standard Investments, Access Capital Partners, AION Capital Partners, Alta Partners, Ampersand Capital Partners, Anacacia Capital, Aurora Infrastructure, Caird Capital, Capiton, CVC Capital Partners, HarbourVest Partners, KD Pharma, Stockwell Capital are some of the institutional investors who invest along with Pantheon

Source: Yahoo Finance, Privateequitywire, Infrastructure Investors, Pitchbook