Raising funds, investing and transforming the technology sector

Representative transactions include:


SoftBank’s Vision Fund (fundraising, structuring and advisory role): Centricus led the structuring and fundraising 
for SoftBank’s Vision Fund, the largest fund raising in the asset management industry to date. The $100 billion 
fund makes investments in the technology sector globally, with the Public Investment Fund of the
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as lead investment partner alongside Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala.


Virtualitics (strategic investment): In 2018, Centricus led the second round of funding for Virtualitics, a data analytics and visualisation company based in Pasadena, California. Virtualitics merges artificial intelligence, big data and virtual/augmented reality to gain intuitive insights from complex data sets.


ClearForce (strategic investment): In 2018, Centricus completed a strategic investment in ClearForce, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia. The company delivers innovation to the employee risk management market through patent-pending technology.


Exyn Technologies (strategic investment): Centricus led the Series A round, which raised $16 million, for Exyn Technologies, a spin-out of University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Lab, using drones and ground-based robots to collect data from places where maps and GPS don’t exist. Funding will go toward commercial growth, expanding its global reach and developing offerings for customers in new industries.


Relativity Space (strategic investment): In 2021, Centricus invested in the Fidelity-led $650m Series E funding round alongside sophisticated global investors including BlackRock, Coatue and Tiger Global. Relativity Space is an American aerospace manufacturing company that develops manufacturing technologies, launch vehicles and rocket engines for commercial orbital launch services. Relativity Space is the first company to 3D print an entire rocket, having built the largest metal 3D printer in the world.