FI  Reedy Creek Investments

     Office Locations:

SAS Campus Dr.
Cary, NC 27513
Phone: 919-485-8080



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    Reedy Creek Investments is a private investment vehicle for Dr. James H. Goodnight, who is a Co-Founder of SAS Institute and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman. Dr. Goodnight Co-Founded SAS Institute Inc. in 1976, and is estimated by Forbes to be worth nearly $10B. The firm is known to have made several large investments in publicly traded Life Sciences firms, as well as privately held Life Sciences firms. According to published reports, Reedy Creek has primarily been known for its real estate investments. Attempts to branch out into other areas have brought mixed results. In 2012, Connexion, a fiber-optic network business in which Reedy Creek invested $453 million, was liquidated.

    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:

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    James Goodnight Founder


    Portfolio companies include:

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