Weathergage Capital Secures $296M in Commitments For Its Fourth Investment Program

06/19/17 PRESS RELEASES

Weathergage Capital is pleased to announce the closing of Weathergage Venture Capital IV and its affiliated partnership, with commitments totaling $296 million. With a history of top decile returns, the firm’s investors include large US and international pension funds, endowments and foundations, family investment offices and entities advised by leading consulting firms.

Headquartered in Palo Alto, Weathergage Capital is an active investor in established and emerging elite US-based venture capital and growth equity firms. Weathergage portfolios are characterized by a concentrated list of high conviction managers and are diversified across stage, time and sector, including exposure to life sciences funds and later stage direct investments. Weathergage was one of the first institutions to recognize the Micro-VC opportunity and as such it enjoys unique relationships with many high performing Micro-VC funds.

About Weathergage Capital

Weathergage Capital is a Silicon Valley-based fund-of funds manager investing in venture capital and growth equity funds, primarily in the U.S. A deeply experienced and well-calibrated team of five Managing Directors oversees over $1 billion on behalf of sophisticated institutional limited partners in the U.S., Europe and Australia. The firm’s leadership has developed strong relationships with elite managers, and a more than 20-year record of identifying break out managers early. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.weathergagecapital.com .

Weathergage Capital, LLC is a registered investment adviser with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This does not constitute an offer to sell, nor a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities. Weathergage’s history of top decile returns refers to Weathergage Venture Capital LP and it’s ranking as a top decile fund based on net IRR to limited partners in Cambridge Associates LLC – Fund of Funds Index and Benchmark Statistics as of December 31, 2016 (Vintage Year 2006). The information is provided for illustrative purposes only. It is not indicative of future investment returns.

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