PE/VC  Safeguard Scientifics

http://www.safeguard.com





     Office Locations:

170 North Radnor-Chester Road, Suite 200
Radnor, PA 19087
Phone: 610-293-0600
Fax: 610-293-0601

 

Stages:

  • Early
  • Expansion
  • Growth
  • Middle Market


 

Industries:

  • Financial Services
  • Information Technology
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Media & Digital Media
  • Medical Device

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    Description:

    Founded in 1953, Safeguard (NYSE: SFE) is a holding company that provides growth capital for entrepreneurial and innovative life sciences and technology companies. Safeguard targets life sciences companies in Molecular and Point-of-Care Diagnostics, Medical Devices, Regenerative Medicine, Specialty Pharmaceuticals and selected healthcare services; and technology companies in Internet / New Media, Financial Services IT, Healthcare IT and selected business services with capital requirements of up to $25 million. Safeguard targets initial capital deployments between $5M and $15M, and follow-on financings between $5M and $10, with the total size to not exceed $25M. Safeguard participates in expansion financings, corporate spin-outs, management buyouts, recapitalizations, industry consolidations and early-stage financings. Safeguard's current management team has deployed more than $315 million of capital in its partner companies since 2006. In addition, the team has built additional value in and realized approximately $643 million in exit transactions involving current and legacy partner companies and private-equity holdings that represented transactions undertaken by Safeguards current and previous management teams. The firm's percentage of ownership is in the range of 5% to 50%.



    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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    David Luk Principal
    Erik B. Rasmussen Senior Vice President and Managing Director
    Gary J. Kurtzman MD Senior Vice President and Managing Director
    Heather Hunter Vice President, Corporate Communications
    John E. Shave III Senior Vice President

     

    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):


      Date


      Name


      State


      Amount


      Stage


      11/14/2017


      Syapse


      CA


      $30,000,000


      Series D


      10/06/2017


      QuanticMind


      CA


      $20,000,000


      Series B


      06/06/2017


      Trice Medical


      PA


      $19,300,000


      Series C


      05/24/2017


      T-REX


      NY


      $10,000,000


      


      03/22/2017


      VitalTrax


      PA


      $150,000


      Seed


      03/07/2017


      Velano Vascular


      PA


      $17,000,000


      


     

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