FI  Sandia Holdings

     Office Locations:

55 Railroad Ave.
Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: 203-295-7703



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    Ian McKinnon is the founding partner of Sandia Holdings, LLC. Located in Greenwich, Conn., Sandia is the primary investment vehicle for the McKinnon family and related entities. Prior to starting Sandia, McKinnon spent nearly 20 years at Ziff Brothers Investments, from which he retired as a Managing Partner. Before joining ZBI, McKinnon was a consultant with Bain & Company and an investment banking analyst with Merrill Lynch & Co. McKinnon is one of the founding partners of TEAM8, a sports management company. In addition to representing athletes in various sports, TEAM8 recently spearheaded the creation of the Laver Cup, which is the tennis version of golf's Ryder Cup. McKinnon serves on the boards of several non-profit entities including the Santa Fe Institute, the Albuquerque Academy, and the Brunswick School, where he chairs the Investment Committee. Some of McKinnon's outside interests include professional soccer, where he is one of the principal owners of Venezia FC, the professional soccer club of Venice, Italy, currently competing in the second division of Italian Professional Soccer, Serie B. He is also one of the founding partners of New Mexico United, Albuquerque's new professional soccer team in the USL.

    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

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    Ian McKinnon Founder


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