Eight Roads

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Eight Roads

Description: Eight Roads is the proprietary investment arm of FIL Limited, the parent company of Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

Eight Roads is the new name for Moonray Investors and Fidelity Growth Partners, bringing all global activities under a single name. These activities focus on three areas:

Ventures - With dedicated teams in Europe, China, Hong Kong, India and Japan as well as a range of affiliated businesses, Eight Roads represents one of the largest and most diverse global venture capital ecosystems. The ventures team in China was one of the early investors in Alibaba, and have also backed a series of landscape-changing companies, particularly in the IT and healthcare sectors. Notable investments in India have included Manthan Systems, Transpole and Laurus Labs. The Japan portfolio includes Metaps and crowd-sourced restaurant recommendation site, Retty. In Europe, the Ventures team invest across the continent; current investments include Not on the High Street.com and Apps Flyer; in May, Eight Roads sold its stake in online health and beauty marketplace, Wahanda.

Principal Investing - As a private investment firm with permanent capital, we are able to invest with a long time horizon. This means we can focus on innovative and ambitious businesses looking to disrupt or lead their chosen markets. We favour opportunities which not only stand as great businesses in their own right but which offer a more expansive growth platform for the future.

Real Estate - We invest directly in prime commercial and residential real estate in major global cities including London, Tokyo and Stockholm.

We also back outside investment teams with unique capabilities in areas of interest for our business, for example, our investment in Food & Agriculture specialist fund, Anterra Capital.

We continually consider new avenues for investment and are currently building out our team and operations in all locations.

Location: Other

Legal form: Privately Held

Year of Funding: 2008

Nr of employees: 51-200 employees

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Activities: Healthcare, Biosciences & Life Sciences, Consumer Technology, Internet & e-Commerce, FinTech & FinServ, Telecommunications, Food & Agriculture, Education and Skills Development

Industry: Investment Management


Eight Roads Contacts

Name Position Experience Current position Contact informations
Alston Zecha Director January 2015 - Present (9 months) Yes unavailable
Davor Hebel Managing Partner, Europe at Eight Roads Ventures Yes unavailable
Abhinav Sinha Investment Professional, Eight Roads Yes unavailable
Alston Zecha Director Yes unavailable
Asheque Shams Investment Team Yes unavailable
Irina Hemmers Partner, Eight Roads Yes unavailable
Vytautas Balsys Senior Associate at Eight Roads Ventures Yes unavailable
Kavish Kothari Private Equity Professional Yes unavailable
Chris Dore Associate Director - HR Yes unavailable
Thomas Fabritius Eskebæk Business Manager to CEO at Eight Roads Yes unavailable
Sergio Ferrarini Principal Yes unavailable