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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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SMARTSD Welcomes Smile Invest as shareholder and partner for its international expansion

The investment fund Smile Invest announces today that it will become the main shareholder of SmartSD, market leader of security solutions in the BENELUX area. The participation has to facilitate the international growth of the company, mainly in the French market. Smile Invest has about €350 million of assets under management and this is the […]

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Capricorn Venture Partners announces SCG as limited partner in the Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund

Capricorn Venture Partners announces SCG as limited partner in the Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund

Bangkok, Thailand and Leuven, Belgium: 23 August 2018 – SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd, part of the Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG), one of the largest integrated petrochemical companies in Thailand and a key industry leader in Asia, which offers a full range of petrochemical products, has joined the Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund (CSCF) as […]

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