Perseus LLC

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Perseus LLC (Perseus) is a "merchant bank and private equity fund management company with offices in Washington, D.C. and New York City. Since its inception in 1994, Perseus has invested in a broad range of transactions from venture capital financings to leveraged buyouts and debt market investments. Perseus generally invests in companies in which it can participate in the company's strategic planning, operations and development and thereby add significant value to the investment. In particular, Perseus invests in companies that have the strategic characteristics described more fully below, i.e., proprietary intellectual property, powerful brands, unique content or a highly skilled work force."[1]

Perseus and its affiliates manage five investment funds:

  • Perseus 1996
  • Perseus Capital, L.L.C. ("Perseus Capital")
  • Perseus 2000, L.L.C. ("Perseus 2000")
  • Perseus Acquisition/Recapitalization Fund, L.L.C. (the "Acquisition/Recap Fund")
  • Perseus-Soros BioPharmaceutical Fund, L.P. (the "BioPharmaceutical Fund")


Contact details

2099 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., 9th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: (202) 452-0101
Email: info AT
1325 Avenue of the Americas, 25th Floor
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 651-6400

Article and Resources


  1. Perseus LLC, "Introduction", October 10, 2007.

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