Investments to Date

Beach Point Capital

€15m commitment to provide senior debt facilities to Irish SMEs and to help them to capitalise on growth opportunities

2021
Stripe

€42m Investment in Stripe to accelerate the Irish technology ecosystem and grow its footprint in sustainable finance

2021
Melior Equity Partners

Private equity firm focused on investing in high potential Irish businesses

2020
Insight XI

Specialist private equity firm that invests in growth-stage technology, software and internet businesses.

2020
Shamrock Renewable Fuels

Investment in business that produces a range of retail fuel products sold to Irish consumers through wholesalers and supermarket outlets

2020
Foundry Innovation & Research 1 Limited (FIRE1)

Equity investment to enable FIRE1 to broaden and expand its solution to help patients living with heart failure.

2020
Greystones Media Campus

Equity investment to fund development of a state-of-the-art film and television studio campus in Co. Wicklow.

2020
Urban Volt

Leading provider of Lighting-as-a-Service and energy efficiency solutions.

2020
daa

Participation in DAA bond issuance

2020
Finance Ireland

Specialist lender providing capital to areas not well served by the traditional banking market.

2020
Irish Whiskey Growth Fund

Fund established exclusively to provide capital to Irish whiskey distilleries by way of stock-finance or direct stock-purchasing, supporting the growth of the Irish whiskey sector

2020
Renatus Capital Partners

Private equity firm that provides growth funding to ambitious Irish SMEs

2020
Motive Partners Fund II

Specialist private equity firm focused on growth equity and buyout investments in financial technology (FinTech) businesses

2020
Frontline Ventures Fund III

Fund focusing on high potential software companies with an Irish presence

2020
StayCity

Investment to support ongoing operations and future growth of the leading Irish aparthotel company.

2020
AerLingus

Debt facility to support the liquidity needs of the business.

2020
Milkflex II Accordion (follow on)

Increased commitment to MilkFlex II (Finance Ireland Agri Funding DAC), an agri-loan provider, to fund continued demand for loans from farmers.

2020
Shamrock Renewable Fuels

Financing for manufacturer of sustainable heating fuel products

2020
Development Capital Fund II

Private equity firm that provides development and growth capital to Irish SMEs which have significant growth opportunities, primarily in export markets

2020
Guinness Enterprise Centre

Loan to finance the upgrade and expansion of the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin.

2019
Niche Living

Equity funding to Bartra to develop shared-living site in Dublin.

2019
Strategic Investors Fund X

Commitment to a new venture capital fund-of-funds building on the longstanding relationship between ISIF and Silicon Valley Bank.

2019
MML

Growth capital private equity fund that will support indigenous SMEs to grow domestically and internationally

2019
West Cork Distillers

€15m equity investment to grow and scale West Cork Distillers to be a major player in a globally successful indigenous industry

2019
Shannon Airport Hangar

ISIF committed €12.0m in long term, non-recourse funding, for the development of an aircraft hangar.

2019
Pearl Residential Equity Fund

Residential equity fund providing capital to small and mid-scale developers to facilitate the build out of residential units in Ireland.

2019
HISCo

Commercial joint venture company with Cork County Council to provide an infrastructure “design-build-finance” service on housing sites of scale. https://hisco.ie/

2019
Kilkenny Abbey Quarter

ISIF provided €12.0m in development finance to the partnership for the first development on the Site, the Brewhouse, a 50k sq. ft. Grade A office development

2019
Beechbrook Capital

€16m commitment to €35m fund for SMEs in Ireland

2019
Vectra

Follow on investment in a successful artificial intelligence cybersecurity company expanding their presence in Ireland

2019
Gore Street Energy Storage

Financing the build out of energy storage infrastructure in Ireland to support the growth in renewables

2019
Atlantic Bridge Fund IV

Venture Fund focused on investing primarily at the expansion capital and growth equity stages in companies that have started to scale.

2019
Fountain Healthcare Partners III

Venture fund providing risk capital and expertise to entrepreneurs developing life sciences companies

2019
ATA Group

Commitment to help ATA, a precision engineering group, to scale and expand domestic and international operations through the acquisition of Karnasch Professionsal Tools.

2019
Irish Life Residential Property Fund

Fund’s objective is to assemble a portfolio of high quality residential assets to rent primarily through forward purchase and funding.

2019
Quadrant Real Estate Fund II

Financing the development of large prime office blocks in Cork city supporting regional development.

April 2019
Green Isle Foods

Funding for the acquisition of Green Isle Foods and Donegal Catch enabling plans to grow revenues and diversify its customer base

2019
Frontline EMEA Expansion Fund

Expansion stage venture capital fund that will invest in highly rated North American software companies that are at the point of entering the EMEA

2019
Urbeo Residential

€60 Investment in build to rent residential platform. The platform will partner with builders, developers, and housing associations to deliver new rental housing projects.

2018
Genuity Science

$70m commitment to $400 million (€350M) investment programme aimed at making Ireland an important hub for genomics research and development of new disease treatments and cures

2018
Temporis Aurora

€50m ISIF cornerstone investment enabling the establishment of Ireland’s first dedicated renewable energy development equity fund

2018
GENESIS AIRCRAFT SERVICE

€50m investment in in Genesis Aircraft Services Limited, a full life cycle aircraft lessor owned by Barings LLC. Genesis is focused on acquiring mid-life Airbus & Boeing narrowbody aircraft which are leased to airline operators around the world.

2018
Beach Point Capital

€30m commitment to a €90m non-bank platform providing stretch senior debt to high-growth SMEs

2018
IRISH WHISKEY GROWTH FUND

€10m fund that provides debt finance secured on whiskey stock to growth-stage Irish whiskey businesses

2018
DUNPORT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

ISIF commitment to the Elm Corporate Credit Fund alongside co-investment from other Irish institutional investors. The Fund provides a mix of Unitranche, Senior and Mezzanine debt to medium/large Irish SMEs and mid-sized corporates.

2018
CHINA IRELAND TECHNOLOGY GROWTH FUND II

€75m commitment in Fund to focus on high-growth companies seeking access to Irish and Chinese markets

2018
PORT OF CORK

€18m long term, flexible debt funding solution to support the new €80m Port of Cork Container facility at Ringaskiddy and the relocation of port operations from Tivoli Docks

2018
MAINSTAY MEDICAL

€10m equity investment in an Irish Medtech company to support the development and commercialisation of its device, ReActiv8, which treats Chronic Low Back Pain

2018
VECTRA

$36m funding round to support global sales and marketing and to launch an AI development centre in Ireland

2018
MAN AALTO

Real-estate debt fund that provides loan finance to residential developers and builders working on smaller-scale projects in large urban areas

2018
MOTIVE PARTNERS FUND I

€25m investment into Motive Capital Fund I, a specialist financial technology private equity investor

2018
ENCAVIS

€140m partnership to invest in Irish renewable energy market with leading Irish solar company Power Capital

2018
ARCH VENTURES IX OVERAGE FUND

€25m investment that will invest in a portfolio of transformative, industry disruptive, technology-driven companies in life and physical sciences

2017
PANELTO FOODS

€14m investment in Panelto, an Irish food manufacturer, to fund the expansion of production facilities at its headquarters in Longford

2017
BGF

Cornerstone commitment to a new growth capital fund with up to €250 million available for investments in Irish small and medium-sized companies.

2017
KASEYA

$22.5 million growth equity investment in Kaseya, a software firm that provides IT management solutions to support managed service providers and midmarket enterprises.

2017
INSIGHT VENTURE PARTNERS

$100 million commitment to Insight Venture Partners new Fund X, focused exclusively on innovative growth stage software investments.

2017
NAUTILUS DATA TECHNOLOGIES

$5m investment in Nautilus Data Technologies to support Ireland’s development as a leading global data centre and clean tech hub

2017
LIGHTSTONE VENTURES II

$25m fund investment that will invest in therapeutic-oriented companies across medical devices and biopharmaceuticals

2017
CHERRYWOOD

Up to €51.7 million senior debt commitment to Hines Ireland to fund construction of essential infrastructure to enable residential development at the Cherrywood SDZ in South Dublin.

2017
FINISTERE VENTURES & IRELAND AGTECH FUND

€40 million investment in Finistere-managed AgTech venture funds – €20 million in the Ireland AgTech Fund and €20 million in a global AgTech fund.

2017
CUBIC TELECOM

Investment in a €40m Series C round to fund the growth of a leading global provider of connectivity solutions to IoT, M2M and connected device companies

2017
GREENCOAT RENEWABLES

€76m Cornerstone Investment establishing Ireland’s first listed renewable energy infrastructure company via a €270m IPO on the Dublin and London markets

2017
MUZINICH

€45m commitment to the Muzinich Pan-European Private Debt fund which provides SMEs with a mix of Senior Debt, Mezzanine Debt and Equityand has committed to deploy funding into Irish companies.

2017
SHANNON AIRPORT

€14.3 million commitment to Shannon Airport Authority to fund the upgrading of the main runway at Shannon Airport

2017
REVERENCE CAPITAL PARTNERS

€50 million investment in Reverence Capital Partners Opportunities Fund I L.P., a fund focused on investing in global, middle-market, financial services companies

2017
FRONTLINE VENTURES II

A €60m venture fund managed by a leading early-stage venture capital firm with offices in Dublin and London.

2017
SEROBA LIFE SCIENCES FUND III

A €100m venture fund that will target innovative, early and mid-stage life sciences companies primarily in Ireland and selectively in the US, UK and other European markets.

2017
DASOS CAPITAL

Investment alongside EIB to support new investment in privately owned forests across Ireland. The investment will support crucial upgrades to Ireland’s forestry infrastructure through the consolidation of its management.

2017
INSIDESALES.COM

$50m funding round. Rapidly growing SaaS business selling sales acceleration technology, establishing an Irish presence and R&D centre specialising in data science and analytics.

2017
FINEGRAIN

€25 million equity investment in a fund advised by Fine Grain Property that will provide Industrial, Logistic and Business Park property solutions nationally.

2016
POLARIS VIII

A $435m fund managed by Boston-headquartered Polaris Partners that is focused on making investments in technology and life science businesses in North America and in Ireland where the firm has a presence.

2016
FINANCE IRELAND

€30m equity investment in non-bank lender, including support of its SME and Agri Leasing business

2016
SCOTTISH EQUITY PARTNERS V

£13m commitment to a £260m growth equity fund with a focus on the UK and Ireland

2016
Genuity Science

A life science start-up that is undertaking a comprehensive population-scale genome study in Ireland to improve our understanding of the genetic and lifestyle factors involved in diseases prevalent here.

2016
AQUA COMMS

Expansion investment in the owner and operator of Ireland’s first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network interconnecting New York, Dublin and London

2016
DAA

Participation in long-term bond issuance that will underpin delivery of new runway.

2016
DRAPER ESPRIT

A technology-focused patient capital investment platform that is dual-listed in London and Dublin and focused on supporting the most promising technology driven companies in Ireland, the UK and selectively in other European markets.

2016
SILICON VALLEY BANK VIII

An investment with a leading venture fund-of-funds platform; an element of a strategic partnership with Silicon Valley Bank that sees the specialist bank target $100m of lending to innovation companies in Ireland.

2016
DCU

Long term commitment of €54m to a €230m infrastructural development plan to specifically target student accommodation projects

2016
CAUSEWAY CAPITAL

New fund investing up to €15m in established Irish and UK SMEs with ambitious management teams and strong growth prospects.

2016
ACT V

€20m commitment to the ACT V Venture Capital Fund, a €90m fund targeting high potential start-ups and expansion-stage opportunities in the ICT sector in Ireland

2016
MILKFLEX FUND

€100m fund with which will offer flexible, competitively priced loans to Glanbia milk suppliers with loan repayments linked to the milk price.

2016
ARDSTONE

€30m investment into Ardstone Homes, a privately owned investment management and house-building platform, focused on the delivery of new starter homes to the Irish market

2016
NTR

€35m commitment to a €250m equity fund targeting the construction and operation of onshore wind energy projects.

2016
LEEDS EQUITY PARTNERS

Cornerstone $100m investment in Leeds Equity Partners Fund VI, a leading global investor in the education/knowledge industries. This is expected to deliver long-term benefits, including enhanced global connectivity, for the broader education sector in Ireland.

2015
QUADRANT

€50m commitment to a €100m debt platform for Irish commercial real estate development.

2015
IRISH WATER

€150m commitment to fund the capital programme of Ireland's New National Water Utility.

2015
SWRVE

Part of €28m funding round to support a rapidly growing software company founded in Dublin.

2015
HIGHLAND EUROPE TECHNOLOGY GROWTH FUND II

€10m commitment to a €330m technology growth equity fund with focus on Ireland and Western Europe.

2015
IRISH WATER

€300m commitment (refinancing facility) to fund the capital programme of Ireland's New National Water Utility.

2015
ACTIVATE CAPITAL

€325m commitment to a €500m debt platform for Irish residential housing development.

2015
FRONTLINE VENTURES I

€11m commitment to a €50m fund focussed on opportunities in promising early stage Irish software companies.

2015
AMCS

Part of €45m equity investment to fund growth of global leader in software solutions for the waste and recycling industry.

2015
KILKENNY REGENERATION

Seed investment in Kilkenny town centre urban regeneration project.

2015
MALIN

€50m investment in the €330m IPO of a Dublin-headquartered life sciences investment company listed on the ISE.

2015
WLR CARDINAL CRE MEZZANINE FUND

€75m commitment to a €300m mezzanine debt platform for Irish commercial real estate development and refinancing.

2014
POLARIS VII

$50m commitment to a $450m fund targeting early & growth stage ICT & healthcare opportunities from offices in San Francisco, Boston and Dublin.

2014
ATLANTIC BRIDGE FUND III

€20m commitment to a €140m fund focused on cross border expansion of technology companies from Ireland to the US.

2014
COVANTA - DUBLIN WASTE TO ENERGY

€44m debt facility as part of lending to fund development of waste-to-energy plant at Poolbeg.

2014
FOUNTAIN II

€15m commitment to a €103m fund focused on promising early stage life science opportunities in Ireland & selectively in Europe/US.

2014
ARCH VIII

$27m commitment to a $410m US/European seed and early stage VC fund specialising in company formation.

2014
CHINA IRELAND GROWTH TECHNOLOGY FUND

$50m commitment to a $100m fund alongside CIC targeting cross border ICT opportunities between Ireland and China.

2013
WESTSUMMIT GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY FUND

One element of a 2013 partnership with CIC that led to the creation of the China Ireland partnership.

2013
LIGHTSTONE VENTURES I

$13m commitment to a $170m fund targeting early stage life science opportunities in the US and Ireland.

2013
STRATEGIC INVESTORS FUND VI

One element of a 2012 partnership with SVB that will see the market leading VC bank lend $100m to Irish companies.

2013
CARLYLE CARDINAL (THE SME EQUITY FUND)

€125m commitment to a €292m lower mid-market buyout fund that is targeted at supporting Irish SMEs.

2012
HIGHLAND TECHNOLOGY EUROPE

€10m commitment to a €250m technology growth equity fund with focus on Ireland and Western Europe.

2012
SVB CAPITAL STRATEGIC INVESTORS FUND V

One element of a 2012 partnership with SVB that will see the market leading VC bank lend $100m to Irish companies.

2012
IRISH INFRASTRUCTURE FUND

€250m commitment to a €500m fund managed by AMP Capital & Irish Life investing in Irish infrastructure assets.

2011
SOFINNOVA VENTURE PARTNERS VIII

$13m commitment to a $440m fund targeting new and existing life science opportunities in the US and Ireland.

2011
DELTA III

€23m commitment to a €105m fund supporting early/expansion stage ICT and Medtech companies in Ireland & the UK.

PRE 2011
FOUNTAIN I

€15m commitment to a €73m fund focused on promising early stage life science opportunities in Europe with a focus on Ireland.

PRE 2011
SEROBA LIFESCIENCES FUND II

€15m commitment to a €75m fund focused on promising early stage life science opportunities in Ireland and selectively in Europe.

PRE 2011
INVESTEC

€18m commitment to a €75m fund focused on supporting promising early & growth stage ICT companies in Ireland.

PRE 2011
ATLANTIC BRIDGE FUND II

€10m commitment to a €75m fund focused on cross border expansion of technology companies from Ireland to the US.

PRE 2011
DFJ X

$13m commitment to a $320m fund focused on promising ICT opps on a global basis managed by a leading US VC firm.

PRE 2011
DFJ ESPRIT III

€20m commitment to a €80m pan-European ICT focused fund managed by a longstanding team in London and Dublin.

PRE 2011
POLARIS VI

$50m commitment to a $360m fund targeting early & growth stage ICT & healthcare opportunities from offices in San Francisco, Boston and Dublin.

PRE 2011
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