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Weatherford Capital Announces $355 Million First Fund

August 16, 2021 GMT

TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 16, 2021--

Weatherford Capital, a leading private investment firm, announced today it has closed Weatherford Capital Fund I. The Fund closed oversubscribed with $355 million in commitments from a diverse group of investors who share our vision that together we can accomplish more, making a positive impact on the world.

“Companies are increasingly seeking investors who can serve as genuine strategic partners in addition to providing capital,” said Will Weatherford, Managing Partner of Weatherford Capital and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. “We’re building our firm to be long-term partners to great companies, and we’re deeply humbled by the confidence our limited partners are showing in us. As a family-owned firm, we understand that trust is our cornerstone, and we look forward to continuing to honor the trust of our partners and investors.”

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Weatherford Capital focuses on rapidly growing technology and technology-enabled companies with a business-to-business (B2B) or business-to-government (B2G) focus, as well as those operating in highly regulated industries. As part of the Weatherford portfolio, companies have access to an experienced team dedicated to their success. Weatherford Capital also works closely with an expansive network of founders, advisors and executives who are committed to helping management teams scale and develop their businesses.

“Our experience at the highest levels of sports, business, finance, and public service enables us to build and support teams that drive transformational growth,” said Drew Weatherford, Founding Partner of Weatherford Capital. “We believe our breadth of relationships and expertise across sectors allows us to navigate today’s disruptive business landscape, identify valuable investment opportunities, and maximize the impact of our investments.”

Weatherford Capital seeks to partner with those who share a desire to have a positive and lasting impact in the world. “We partner with companies that both create value and promote human flourishing,” said Founding Partner Sam Weatherford. “The ethos of our firm flows from a shared commitment to faith, family, community, and excellence. This is the Weatherford Way. As a family-owned and values-driven firm, we believe that the way we win matters.”

About Weatherford Capital

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Weatherford Capital is a family-owned private investment firm founded in 2015 with offices in Tampa and Dallas. The team has over 45 years of investment experience conducting over 70 transactions across the globe. Weatherford Capital makes growth equity investments in rapidly growing companies with people who share the firm’s commitment to excellence, integrity, faith, family, and community. Weatherford Capital’s portfolio includes leading B2B and B2G software companies with an emphasis on government technology (GovTech), insurance technology (InsurTech), and finance technology (FinTech). For more information, visit www.weatherfordcapital.com.

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