FI  Macanta Investments

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111 8th Ave.
New York, NY 10011



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    Macanta Investments LLC is the primary investment vehicle for Terence M. (Terry) O'Toole and his family. Terry has been an investor in private and public companies for more than 25 years, with experience ranging from large, multi-billion dollar investments, to early stage investments in young, growing companies. In 2016, Terry established Macanta Investments to consolidate his family's direct investing activity. In 2017, he co-founded Fremont Macanta LLC, a joint venture with San Francisco based Fremont Group, the family office of the Bechtel family. Fremont Macanta seeks to be a long term owner of high quality business. Terry has served on more than 25 public and private companies and philanthropic boards, serving in roles ranging from Board Chair to Chair of Finance and Investment Committees. The word Macanta comes from the Gaelic language, reflecting Terry's Irish heritage. Investment Strategy. Macanta has flexible capital that can be deployed in various situations across the capital structure. The firm makes both active control investments and also takes minority passive positions in businesses. In situations where Macanta can add value, it prefers to be an active participant through a board role. Terry and his wife, Polly, have established the O'Toole Family Foundation as their primary philanthropic vehicle. Among its principal causes, the Foundation supports education, including through a $10 million gift to Villanova.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Kirk Crecco Associate
    Terence M. O'Toole Founder
    Yotam Stanger Vice President


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):










      Series A Extension


    Portfolio companies include:

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