FI  Cascade Investment




     Office Locations:

2365 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone: 425-889-7900
Fax: 425-893-8758

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Seed


 

Industries:

  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Software & Internet

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    Description:

    Founded in 1995, Cascade Investment LLC is a private investment and holding company controlled by Bill Gates and managed by Michael Larson. Cascade is the successor company to Dominion Income Management, the former investment vehicle for Gates' holdings, which was managed by Gates' longtime friend Andy Evans. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets of the United States. Cascade also makes venture capital investments.



    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
       
       
       
    COMPANY STAGEREVENUE
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Revenue
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    $2M-$7M
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B
       
       
     

    Investment Team:


    Name   Title
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    Michael Larson Business Manager
    Ouliang Xu Security Analyst
    Robert P. Thomas Portfolio Manager

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      12/15/2017


      Ginkgo Bioworks


      MA


      $275,000,000


      Series D


      12/14/2017


      Ginkgo Bioworks


      MA


      $275,000,000


      Series D


     

    Portfolio companies include:


      AutoNation
        web link


      Berkshire Hathaway
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      Carpetright
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      Cox Communications
        web link


      Ecolab
        web link


      Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
        web link


      Ginkgo Bioworks
        web link


      ICOS
        web link


      Newport News Shipbuilding
        web link


      OANDA Corporation
        web link


      Otter Tail Power
        web link


      Pan American Silver
        web link


      Sapphire Energy
        web link


      Schrodinger
        web link


     

    Recent News:


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