Greenspring Associates raises $183m towards latest VC fund of funds


Venture capital fund of funds Greenspring Associates has so far raised $182.8m towards its latest vehicle, Greenspring Global Partners VI, according to documents filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

The fund is listed as using Luxemburg-based Alfilux Partners and Australia’s PAS Advisory Services as placment agents, alongside Connecticut-headquartered Newcastle Distributors.

Greenspring’s predecessor fund, Global Partners V, raised $365m in 2011.

Established in 2000 by Ashton Newhall, the firm targets venture capital and growth equity managers in the US, as well as developed and emerging international markets. Newhall serves on the board of Bessemer Venture Partners, Domain Associates, Pelion Venture Partners, the Limited Partner Advisory Board for QuestMark Partners, and the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association Selection Committee.

Greenspring manages $2.7bn in committed capital LPs including pension plans, insurance companies, foundations, endowments and family offices in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, through both funds of funds and customized venture capital investment mandates.

Last year the firm raised it first dedicated direct investment vehicle targeting late-stage venture growth deals.

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