TEL AVIV, Israel, November 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Glilot Capital Partners is one of the most successful funds in the world of the vintage years 2010-2013, according to The 2016 Preqin Alternative Assets Performance Monitor report that was recently published. The report is considered to be the most comprehensive review of the industry available today.
The ranking includes large databases for alternative assets fund performance - 8,660 + private capital funds and 14,300+ hedge funds. Of those, 80 are Israel-focused VC funds with performance data on the database which was used for the study.
Glilot Capital Partners with 92.2% Net IRR was ranked twice in the report in two categories: in 3rd place out of the top ten performing Venture Capital Funds of vintage 2010-2013 and in 5th place out of the top ten Performing Private Equity Funds of vintage 2010-2013. Glilot is the only Israel-based venture capital fund to make the list.
Other top ranked Israeli VCs in the report were Pontifax and JVP who were ranked as most consistent top performing venture capital fund managers. Global VCs which are active in Israel and were also mentioned in this category are Sequoia Capital, Caanan Partners and Battery Ventures with their US funds. Since the crisis in 2008, a new generation of a VCs has risen. The focus and the new model of these VCs brings results. Examples of this are Lool Ventures, Inimity, StageOne and others.
Glilot Capital Partners has $125M under management across its funds. Since 2011, among the companies Glilot has invested in thus far, four of the first six have been acquired by Microsoft, CA Technologies, Marketo and Intuit. "We are honored to be one of the top performing funds in the world. At Glilot we understand that in order to succeed, focus is essential." Said Arik Kleinstein & Kobi Samboursky, founders of Glilot. "A fund which invests in a company needs to nurture it to help it become a leading company, we give our all to our companies and our next challenge is to repeat this performance".
About Glilot Capital Partners:
Glilot Capital Partners is a seed and early stage venture fund that invests in Israel's most extraordinary entrepreneurs. They back teams that develop sophisticated technology, particularly in the areas of cybersecurity and enterprise software.
The fund creates an environment that makes it possible to generate real, lasting value for both sides of the investment equation. Among the companies Glilot has invested in thus far, four of the first six have been acquired by Microsoft, CA Technologies, Marketo and Intuit.
Glilot Capital Partners was founded in 2011 by Kobi Samboursky and Arik Kleinstein, former entrepreneurs and veterans of the IDF's most elite intelligence unit, and currently manages $125M across its funds.
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