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Waterland strengthens Schönes Leben by adding Gut Köttenich Group

Waterland strengthens Schönes Leben by adding Gut Köttenich Group

Hamburg/Ulm/Jülich, 15 November 2018 – Waterland Private Equity has expanded its portfolio company Schönes Leben Group to include Gut Köttenich / Euregio, a care specialist based in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Gut Köttenich Group’s portfolio of services includes inpatient, outpatient and adult day care, as well as assisted living, non-hospital intensive care and […]

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Gimv invests in Belgian biotech company Camel-IDS, to support its unique radio-immunotherapy platform

Gimv invests in Belgian biotech company Camel-IDS, to support its unique radio-immunotherapy platform

Camel-IDS, a Brussels-based company developing cancer-targeted radiopharmaceuticals today announced the completion of a series-A financing round, whereby the company secured funding of EUR 37 million. Gimv, who leads this round together with V-Bio Ventures, invests EUR 6 million. They are joined by HealthCap, Novo Seeds, Pontifax and BioMedPartners. This financing, which is one of the […]

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Capricorn’s Sustainable Chemistry Fund joins Black Bear funding round to solve the global waste tire problem and slash CO2

Capricorn’s Sustainable Chemistry Fund joins Black Bear funding round to solve the global waste tire problem and slash CO2

The Dutch company Black Bear aims to scale up its unique “Tire to Carbon Black” technology: Each plant would prevent emissions equal to the CO2 captured by more than 1 million trees; It will use the capital to further develop its industrial-scale prototype plant and expand internationally, with potential for more than 1000 plants worldwide; […]

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Gimv enters into exclusivity with Cerea Capital II to become majority shareholder of La Comtoise alongside the company’s Chairman and founder

Gimv enters into exclusivity with Cerea Capital II to become majority shareholder of La Comtoise alongside the company’s Chairman and founder

Gimv will acquire a majority interest in La Comtoise, alongside Michel Vanhove and the management team, to support the company in its growth and international expansion Antwerp (BE) / Louhans and Paris (FR), 30 October 2018, 7:30am – Created in 1994 in Louhans (Saône-et-Loire) by Michel Vanhove, La Comtoise develops and supplies tailor-made cheese solutions […]

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Gimv acquires Medi-Markt Homecare Service and Medi Markt Service Nord Ost: market leadership in medical supplies to be further expanded after the merger

Gimv acquires Medi-Markt Homecare Service and Medi Markt Service Nord Ost: market leadership in medical supplies to be further expanded after the merger

As part of a succession plan, Gimv is investing in the two German companies Medi-Markt Homecare-Service GmbH and Medi Markt Service Nord Ost GmbH as well as a number of affiliated companies. These two leading service providers in incontinence care will continue to grow in the coming years as a newly formed group with the support […]

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Uitreiking van de eerste BVA Awards ooit – Remise des premiers BVA Awards

Uitreiking van de eerste BVA Awards ooit – Remise des premiers BVA Awards

De Belgian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (BVA) reikte voor het eerst Awards uit aan Belgische ondernemingen die met de steun van private equity of venture capital investeerders een opmerkelijk groeitraject afleggen. De private equity industrie omvat de hele ontwikkelingscyclus van een onderneming; om dit te reflecteren werden drie segmenten onderscheiden: Venture, Groei en […]

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Ardian acquires a majority stake in Inula, the European leader of natural therapies

Ardian acquires a majority stake in Inula, the European leader of natural therapies

Paris, October 3, 2018 – Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, today announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Inula Group from Vendis Capital, Dominique Baudoux (Founder & Chairman) and Sergio Calandri (CEO). Inula Group was created following the merger of Pranarôm and HerbalGem, two pioneering laboratories specialized in […]

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Common Ground Corporate Finance introduces Capricorn Venture Partners as lead investor for a financing round in the German Company “c-LEcta”

Common Ground Corporate Finance introduces Capricorn Venture Partners as lead investor for a financing round in the German Company “c-LEcta”

c-LEcta, a German-based world-leading biotechnology company focused on enzyme engineering and applications in regulated markets like food and pharma, has closed a financing round with Leuven based Capricorn Venture Partners and the German investment company bm|t. The Capital increase was advised by CatCap, the German Globalscope alliance partner of Common Ground. Common Ground introduced Capricorn […]

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SYLPHAR makes add-on acquisition in the UK and welcomes two digital native brands in its portfolio, Pro Teeth Whitening and Nutravita

SYLPHAR makes add-on acquisition in the UK and welcomes two digital native brands in its portfolio, Pro Teeth Whitening and Nutravita

Deurle (Belgium), 6 September 2018 – Sylphar, the fast-growing OTC platform which teamed-up with Vendis Capital in May 2017, has acquired Pro Teeth Whitening and Nutravita, two digital native brands respectively active in teeth whitening and food supplements. Founded by two young entrepreneurs, Arash and Babak Peyami, Pro Teeth Whitening and Nutravita are two UK-based […]

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Quest for Growth invests more than 4 million euro in two new unquoted portfolio companies

During the summer months, Quest for Growth made two new investments in unquoted companies. In July, an investment of 2 million euro in Miracor Medical was finalized. Miracor Medical (www.miracormedical.com), located in Awans, Belgium, provides innovative solutions for the treatment of severe cardiac diseases, aiming to improve short – and long-term clinical outcomes and reduce […]

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