Valor Equity Partners Raises $490 million for its Fund III

Jun 2 2015 | 9:44am ET

Valor Equity Partners announced it has raised $490 million for its Fund III, reaching the fund's increased hard cap and substantially exceeding its initial targeted amount of $350 million. 

All of Fund II's existing institutional pension and large family office clients made commitments to Fund III. 

"We are very grateful for the confidence and support that we continue to receive from our existing and new limited partners as we invest our third Valor fund," said Antonio Gracias, Founder and CEO of Valor.

Fund III allows Valor to continue to partner with growing companies. The firm provides active operational support to companies as they scale and accelerate growth. 

Valor makes expansion, growth, and buyout investments and, over the last 20 years, has made 66 investments in 34 platforms. The firm manages approximately $1.0 billion through its funds and side investment vehicles and is currently deploying capital through Fund III. As of March 31, 2015 approximately 32% of Fund III's capital had been invested in the following companies: Addepar, Fooda,, Renovate America, and SpaceX.

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