Gimv is a European investment company with 30 years’ experience in private equity and venture capital. The company is listed on the NYSE Euronext Brussels and currently manages around 1.8 billion EUR (including third party funds). Gimv invests in buyouts and provides growth financing to established companies. Gimv also invests venture capital to companies operating in the Life Sciences, Technology and Cleantech industry. For this Gimv can call upon local teams in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Germany, as well as an extended international network of experts. Gimv approaches specific activities or certain countries through specialised funds, sometimes in collaboration with experienced partners. Examples of this are Gimv-XL, Gimv-Agri+, DG Infra+ and DG Infra Yield.
Ventech is a venture capital firm with more than € 360 million under management. Created 10 years ago, Ventech invests in innovative companies in both the Information Technology and Life Sciences sectors. Originally based in Paris, Ventech is now also present in China. In the Life Science sector, the objective is to invest primarily in Europe and the US with a specific focus towards drug discovery, diagnostics and medical device technologies.
|Gilde Healthcare Partners
Netherlands-based Gilde Healthcare Partners is a transatlantic venture and growth capital firm focused on private healthcare technologies and services. It has over €400 million under management and is actively looking to lead new investments in therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices and services. Gilde successfully builds healthcare businesses across Europe and US, investing up to €15 million in a single portfolio company. By investing in companies with clear achievable business models, Gilde has used its financial resources and network to create significant value for both its investors and the entrepreneurs it backs.
The Entrepreneurs Fund is the venture capital member of COFRA, a global, family-controlled group of businesses. The Entrepreneurs Fund has €100 million under management, which it invests in early stage and growth companies owning strong technology/IP, with a focus on Europe. Sectors of interest include life sciences and clean technology sectors. The Entrepreneurs Fund is an active investor working closely with outstanding management teams in developing their businesses.
|Quest for Growth
Quest for Growth is an investment company listed on the continuous market of Euronext Brussels. The fund focuses on European technology and life sciences companies and invests in quoted and unquoted companies. Quest for Growth is managed by Quest Management NV.
Solon Ventures LP is a Jersey-based limited partnership that invests in private UK healthcare and technology companies. The fund is advised by Solon Ventures Limited, a UK venture capital advisory business based in London, UK.