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Gimv divests natural climate control and fire safety specialist Brakel to Kingspan

Gimv divests natural climate control and fire safety specialist Brakel to Kingspan

Brakel, a leading European climate control and fire safety specialist for commercial and industrial buildings, has been acquired by Kingspan, a global leader in innovative high performance insulation and building envelope solutions. For 40 years, Brakel (www.brakel.com) has been a market leader in the Benelux region and the UK in the field of high-end quality […]

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Gimv is set to become the new majority shareholder of the AgroBiothers group, alongside its founding family

Gimv is set to become the new majority shareholder of the AgroBiothers group, alongside its founding family

Gimv and the Jenoudet family today announced that they have signed an agreement under which Gimv will acquire an equity stake in AgroBiothers, a European group specialising in the production and distribution of animal hygiene and care products as well as pet accessories. The AgroBiothers group, based in Cuisery (Saône-et-Loire, France), is a European leader […]

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Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 (“Alpha”) has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Waterland Private Equity Fund IV (“Waterland”) for the acquisition of IPCOM, the leading European insulation solutions provider

Alpha Private Equity Fund 7 (“Alpha”) has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Waterland Private Equity Fund IV (“Waterland”) for the acquisition of IPCOM, the leading European insulation solutions provider

Brussels – Alpha has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Waterland and its co-shareholders for the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of IPCOM (“the Group”). Founded by Waterland in 2010 and headquartered in Belgium, IPCOM is the leading European insulation solutions provider with sales of ca. €285 million. The Group serves a […]

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Capricorn Venture Partners makes first investment from its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund and completes ViroVet’s series A funding

Capricorn Venture Partners makes first investment from its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund and completes ViroVet’s series A funding

Capricorn Venture Partners is pleased to announce the first investment for its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund (CSCF). The fund has invested in ViroVet NV, a leading Belgian biopharmaceutical company active in the development of innovative vaccines and antiviral drugs for livestock. This investment concludes the second closing of ViroVet’s series A financing round, in which they […]

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Gimv-backed Luciad acquired by Hexagon

Gimv-backed Luciad acquired by Hexagon

Luciad, a leading provider of high performance geospatial situational awareness technology that powers the world’s mission critical operations, today announces that it has been acquired by Hexagon AB, a global provider of information technologies that drives productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications. Luciad (www.luciad.com) was founded in 1999 as a spin-off from […]

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Waterland strengthens ATOS clinics by acquiring Fleetinsel Klinik Hamburg

Waterland strengthens ATOS clinics by acquiring Fleetinsel Klinik Hamburg

Düsseldorf, 27th September 2017 – Waterland Private Equity has expanded its portfolio company ATOS by acquiring Fleetinsel Klinik Hamburg, a speciality clinic with an orthopaedic focus on spinal surgery, sports medicine and vascular surgery. This is the third add-on acquisition for ATOS in under twevele months, having recently acquired Starmed (Munich) and Orthoparc (Cologne). With […]

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FEops closes 6 million Series B financing

FEops closes 6 million Series B financing

Ghent, Belgium: 22 September 2016 — FEops, a leader in personalized computer modeling for structural heart interventions, announced it has secured a 6 million euros investment, led by Valiance, and joined by existing investors Capricorn and PMV. The funding will be used to aggressively implement the company’s product roadmap, centered around FEops HEARTguideTM, and drive […]

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Gimv is acquiring a majority stake in WEMAS, a leading German provider of passive mobile road safety equipment

Gimv is acquiring a majority stake in WEMAS, a leading German provider of passive mobile road safety equipment

Along with the management, Gimv is taking over the German WEMAS from NORD Holding, which has held a majority stake since 2011. Gimv is acquiring a significant majority, while the balance will be held by the company’s management team under the leadership of CEO Markus Schwinn. Next to growing its core business in the DACH-region, […]

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