Fast Facts

  • First Venture Fund Commitment: 1981
  • First Buyout Fund Commitment: 1988 
Investment Approach

  • Fund types:
    • Value-added managers focused on long-term capital gains in buyout, venture capital and special situations funds.
    • Focus on differentiated, contrarian and other niche strategies where managers have demonstrated competitive advantage.
    • First-time funds with relevant domain expertise, particularly in specialized verticals.
  • Geographic focus: Primarily North America and Western Europe, with selective commitments to managers on a global basis

Rho Differentiators

  • 40-year history
  • Cohesive, experienced and stable team
  • Consistent focus on smaller funds and value-added managers
  • History of commitments to first-time private equity funds with decades of continuous support
  • Affiliation with direct investment teams of Rho Ventures