Smile Invest is a growth capital fund of €350m that invests in innovative growth companies headquartered in Western Europe, with a focus on the Benelux.
Some key highlights of Smile Invest:
- Entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. Smile Invest brings together a broad coalition of about 40 renowned entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial families and seasoned executives as investors. We can leverage on their experience and network to support our portfolio companies.
- Evergreen structure. The fund focuses on long-term success, and has significant flexibility to structure deals that match the specific situation of the transaction at hand. We focus on sustainable value creation and are able to do majority as well as minority investments. Funds can be used to facilitate growth and/or provide (partial) liquidity to existing shareholders.
- We focus on innovative growth companies in three sectors: the ICT and high-tech industry (equipment, advanced manufacturing); healthcare (medtech, software and services); and innovative consumer products and services.
- Equity investments of €10-50m in companies with a proven business model and minimum €10m revenues.
Address: Diestsesteenweg 31A, 3210 Linden
Contact: Thomas Dewever (Managing Partner), Bart Cauberghe (Managing Partner)
Phone: +32 16 24 42 30