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Year Founded: 1966

AUM: $85B | Dry Powder: $24.1B

450 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017, US

Warburg Pincus is a private equity firm founded in 1966 and is based in New York, US. The firm seeks to invest in energy, financial services, healthcare, consumer, energy, industrial and business services, real estate, technology, media, and telecommunication sector companies based in America, Europe, China, Southeast Asia, and India

Key Contacts

  • Chip Kaye
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Steven Glenn
    Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Managing Director
  • Vera Yang
    Managing Director & Partner

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Buildings and Property, Capital Markets/Institutions, Commercial Banks, Communications and Networking, Consumer Durables, Energy Equipment, Energy Services, Exploration, Production and Refining
  • Geographical Preference
    Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, Hong Kong, India, Middle East, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, US
  • Preferred Deal Types
    Buyout/LBO, Early-Stage VC, GP Stakes, Later Stage VC, PE Growth/Expansion, Seed Round
  • Other Investment Preferences
    Invests in GP Stakes, Long-Term Investor, Prefers majority stake, Prefers minority stake, Seeks ESG investments etc.

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Warburg Pincus India
Vintage: 2021

Size: N/A

Dry Powder: N/A 

Details: The fund targets the financial, manufacturing, and consumer sectors

China-Southeast Asia II
Vintage: 2019

Size: $4.5B

Dry Powder: $2.5B

Details: The fund preferably focuses on consumer products and services, IT, financial services, technology

Warburg Pincus Global Growth
Vintage: 2018

Size: $15B

Dry Powder: $1.8B

Details: The fund invests globally and across sectors and industries, specifically targeting energy, financial services, healthcare

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In March 2023, Appbrew secured a $2 million seed funding led by Accel with participation from Riverside Ventures and other undisclosed investors. Appbrew is an operator of a no-code platform designed to help brands build and scale high-conversion mobile applications

In January 2023, construction services startup Brick & Bolt secured $10 million as a part of its Series A2 funding round co-led by venture capital firms Accel and Celesta Capital

In March 2023, Beam Finance Inc. secured $4 million in a seed funding round led by Accel, Susa Ventures, Wischoff Ventures, and an Individual Investor. Beam Finance Inc. provides billing and compliance solutions for the construction industry

In October 2022, Accel, Citi Ventures, Polygon co-founder Sandeep Nailwal, and hedge fund managers invested $6 million in xalts, an institution-focused digital asset management and technology firm founded by former HSBC and Meta executives. Following the investment, xalts plans to develop fund-based products, including mutual funds or exchange-traded funds listed on global exchanges, that are linked to digital assets

In September 2022, Tesseract, a provider of commission-free electricity, raised $30 million of funding in a deal led by Balderton Capital and Lakesta with participation from Accel and 8 other investors. The funds will be used to buy and build selected renewable energy assets and support the development of the platform

In March 2022, Axonius, a cybersecurity asset management platform raised $200 million in a Series E venture funding in a deal led by Accel with other co-investors like: Stripes, DTCP, Silver Lake, Bessemer Venture Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Alta Park Capital, Owl Rock Capital Group, ICONIQ Capital and Alkeon Capital. The funds will be used to accelerate global expansion and scale in the delivery of CAASM and SaaS Management solutions

In February 2022, Niyo, a developer of a payroll management platform raised $100 million in a Series C venture funding in a deal led by Accel and Lightrock with other co-investors like Beams Fintech Fund, Prime Venture Partners and JS Capital Management. The funds will be used for product innovation, marketing, and branding, increasing its distribution, and hiring top talent across functions

In February 2022, Genesis, a developer of capital markets software raised $200 million in a Series C venture funding in a deal led by Tiger Global Management alongside other undisclosed investors. The funds will be used to expand the capabilities of its platform, toward supporting the developer ecosystem, onboard new developers, and support them in their buy-to-build journey

Other Details

Warburg Pincus LLC is focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $85 billion in private equity assets under management. The firm’s active portfolio of more than 260 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector and geography. Warburg Pincus has raised 21 private equity and 2 real estate funds, which have invested more than $108 billion in over 1,055 companies in more than 40 countries. The firm is headquartered in New York with 13 additional offices worldwide. Its investment team comprises 250 investment professionals.

Warburg Pincus’ open fund Warburg Pincus China Fund is a buyout fund managed by Warburg Pincus. The fund is located in New York, US, and invests in Mainland China. The fund will target the healthcare and industrial technology sectors.

1901 Partners Management, 4D Global Energy Advisors, A.G. Hill Partners, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Accel, Access Technology Ventures, Advent International, Alibaba Group, Allianz Global Investors, Bertelsmann Asia Investments, Baring Private Equity Partners, Canaan Partners, Deutsche Beteiligungs, Endurance International Group, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Visma Group, W Capital Partners, Zenith Energy Management, Zuoyu Capital are some of the co-investors who invest alongside Warburg Pincus.

Source: Pitchbook, Company Website, Press Release