OUR INVESTMENTS

Below is a summary of our team members’ selected investments.
 
COMPANY
STATUS
SECTOR/BUSINESS
COUNTRY
  • CCM Benchmark
    Exited
    Online media
    France

     

    An equity investment to finance the acquisition of Benchmark Group by CCM.

     

    Sector: Online media

     

    Business description: Created in 2010 out of the merger of two major internet players Comment Ca Marche and Benchmark Group, CCM Benchmark is today the leading digital group in France and the second French group worldwide, thanks to its unique expertise in content and community management.

     

    Website: www.ccmbenchmark.com/

     

  • Chipidea
    Exited
    Semiconductors
    Portugal

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders and finance a new business unit.

     

    Sector: Semiconductors

     

    Business description: Chipidea is a leading supplier to the semiconductor industry. It provides cost-effective high-performance analogue and mixed-signal IP cores that range from basic building blocks to complete System-On-Chips (SoC).

     

    Website: www.chipidea.com

     

  • Danionics
    Exited
    Electronics
    Denmark

     

    An equity investment to finance organic growth.

     

    Sector: Electronics

     

    Business description: Danionics (Copenhagen: DANIO.CO) is a leading developer of lithium-ion polymer batteries based on its own patented technology, which offers large flexibility in battery design. Danionics’ mission is to develop ever lighter, thinner, more powerful and environmentally friendly energy-storing devices for portable products in the electronics industry.

     

    Website: www.danionics.com

     

  • Datawords
    Current
    Digital Marketing
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Digital Marketing

     

    Business description: Datawords is the pioneer of e-Multiculturalism, a discipline that helps to optimize and accelerate the international deployment of digital marketing strategies. As an expert in adapting digital content to the cultural specificities of local markets, Datawords works with premium brands throughout the world.

     

    Website: www.datawords.com

     

  • Eve
    Exited
    Vertical software
    France

     

    An equity investment to finance organic growth.

     

    Sector: Vertical software

     

    Business description: Emulation & Verification Engineering (EVE) provides hardware-assisted solutions for the verification of complex integrated circuits (i.e. System-on-Chips or SoC). It makes hardware-assisted verification accessible to both SoC designers and embedded software developers, throughout the design cycle.

     

    Website: www.eve-team.com

     

  • Fircosoft
    Exited
    Vertical software
    France

     

    An equity investment undertaken alongside management to finance the spin-off of FircoSoft from Sword Group.

     

    Sector: Vertical software

     

    Business description: FircoSoft is the recognized market leader in watch list filtering solutions. Over 630 customers, including some of the largest financial institutions, rely on FircoSoft to filter customers and transactions against sanctions and watch lists in order to ensure compliance with regulations on terrorist financing and sanctions programs, and meet Know Your Customer requirements.

     

    Website: www.fircosoft.com

     

  • ip.access
    Exited
    Telecoms
    UK

     

    An equity investment to finance the spin-off of ip.access from TTPCom.

     

    Sector: Telecoms

     

    Business description: ip.access is a leading developer and manufacturer of in-building infrastructure solutions that integrate seamlessly with IP-based networks to provide cost effective mobile radio coverage. The company sells indoor 2G picocell base stations as well as 3G and 4G femtocells.

     

    Website: www.ipaccess.com

     

  • Iscool Entertainment
    Exited
    Online gaming
    France

     

    An equity investment to finance organic growth.

     

    Sector: Online gaming

     

    Business description: Iscool Entertainment is one of the leaders of the social gaming industry. It develops and operates casual games on social networks such as Facebook. Successful games such as Wordox, Is Cool, Belote Multiplayer or Super Kiwi Castle Run are enjoyed by millions of fans every month across the world on smartphones and tablets.

     

    Website: www.iscoolentertainment.com

     

  • Labelium
    Current
    Digital Marketing
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders and support the management team in the next steps of the company's development.

     

    Sector: Digital Marketing

     

    Business description: Labelium is a major player in the implementation of digital strategies and improving the online presence of its clients. In addition to its wide experience in audit, consulting and natural and paid search engine referencing (SEO/SEM), the group provides services across all areas of performance-based online marketing (Youtube, mobile, and main social media platforms).

     

    Website: www.labelium.com

     

  • Laboratoires Ponroy
    Exited
    Healthcare & Wellbeing
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Healthcare & Wellbeing

     

    Business description: Ponroy is a pharmaceutical laboratory specialized in the area of phytotherapy, natural medicine and dietary supplements. It offers natural medicines intended for treatment and prevention for family self-medication, and also offers healthcare professionals new possibilities for prescriptions. For more than 30 years, Laboratoires Ponroy has been dedicated to new medicines based on natural products in a period marked by the search for a healthier life and a return to essential values.

     

    Website: www.ponroy.com

     

  • LDR
    Exited
    Healthcare & Wellbeing
    France/USA

     

     

    An equity investment to finance clinical studies in the USA and prepare the company for a Nasdaq IPO.

     

    Sector: Healthcare & Wellbeing

     

    Business description: LDR is a global medical device company focused on designing and marketing innovative and proprietary surgical technologies for the treatment of patients suffering from spinal disorders. Products developed by LDR are less invasive, provide greater intra-operative flexibility, offer simplified surgical techniques and promote improved clinical outcomes for patients as compared to existing alternatives.  LDR is listed on the Nasdaq Global Market (ticker symbol "LDRH").

     

    Website: www.ldrholding.com

     

  • Linkbynet
    Current
    Cloud computing
    France

     

    An equity investment to support LINKBYNET’s growth and international expansion

     

    Sector: Cloud computing

     

    Business description: LINKBYNET is a leading player in Managed Services with a strong market recognition in outsourcing and cloud services, web e-Business and Information Systems. LINKBYNET supports companies in their migration to the cloud thanks to its value-added service of Cloud Service Brokerage.

     

    Website: www.linkbynet.com

     

  • Menix
    Current
    Healthcare & Wellbeing
    France

     

    An equity investment undertaken alongside management to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Healthcare & Wellbeing

     

    Business description: The Menix Group focuses on restoring mobility, alleviating pain and improving the quality of life for patients. Menix designs, develops, manufactures and markets orthopaedic reconstructive devices and dental implants. Menix is the inventor of the dual-mobility technology, a revolutionary solution to reduce the risk of dislocation after total hip arthroplasty.

     

    Website: www.serf-dediennesante.com

     

  • Myriad
    Exited
    Telecoms
    Switzerland

     

    An equity investment to finance organic and external growth.

     

    Sector: Telecoms

     

    Business description: Myriad delivers consumer applications, messaging solutions, and embedded software to leading OEMs, mobile operators, and pay-TV providers worldwide.

     

    Website: www.myriadgroup.com

     

  • Octo Telematics
    Exited
    Telematics
    Italy

     

    An equity investment to finance the spin-off of Octo from Metasystem.

     

    Sector: Telematics

     

    Business description: Octo is the global leader in providing car insurance telematics services as well as pioneering applications in motor rental and fleet management, car manufacturing, government sectors and a fast growing range of specialist applications.

     

    Website: www.octotelematics.com

     

  • Oodrive
    Current
    Cloud solutions
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Software

     

    Business description: Founded in 2000, Oodrive is both a fast-growing SaaS company and a major European player in cloud based file-sharing, storage and certification services. Oodrive’s service offering allows companies and individuals to exchange, store and protect data within the “cloud” with a highly-secured access from any device.

     

    Website: www.oodrive.com

     

  • Paradigm
    Exited
    Vertical software
    USA

     

    An equity investment to finance international expansion.

     

    Sector: Vertical software

     

    Business description: Paradigm is the largest multi-national software company exclusively focused on the delivery of analytical and information management solutions for the discovery and extraction of subsurface natural resources. Paradigm software solutions support every stage of the oil and gas E&P process, from seismic processing and imaging, to interpretation and modeling, reservoir characterization and engineering, and well planning and drilling.

     

    Website: www.pdgm.com

     

  • PicoChip
    Exited
    Semiconductors
    UK

     

    An equity investment to finance organic growth.

     

    Sector: Semiconductors

     

    Business description: PicoChip is a fabless company developing and marketing complex integrated circuits for the telecom industry. The company targets mainly 3G and 4G markets.

     

    Website: www.picochip.com

     

  • Pixid
    Current
    Vertical software
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders and accelerate the international growth of the company.

     

    Sector: Vertical software

     

    Business description: Pixid is a leading player in online management solutions for the temporary work market. Its SaaS (Software as a Service) solution allows its clients, both companies and temporary work service providers, to manage their workforce needs through a collaborative platform allowing efficient management of the complex processes involved and ensuring local regulatory requirements are respected.

     

    Website: www.pixid.fr/en

     

  • SFA Romani
    Current
    Healthcare & Wellbeing
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Healthcare & Wellbeing

     

    Business description: SFA Romani is a renowned supplier both for its creativity and its excellent service of fine fragrance compounds. Its products are used to manufacture perfumes, personal care, cosmetic products and home fragrances. Thanks to its know-how and technology, SFA has a wide experience in translating a brand’s emotion and aspiration into an elegant and seductive fragrance.

     

    Website: www.sfa-romani.com

     

  • smartTrade Technologies
    Current
    Vertical Software
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Vertical Software

     

    Business description: smartTrade Technologies is a financial software provider for trading desks and a worldwide leader on its market. With a particular expertise in solutions for currency and fixed-income trading, smartTrade’s liquidity management solutions enable financial institutions to develop high-performance trading platforms throughout the world.

     

    Website: www.smart-trade.net

     

  • Smile
    Current
    Vertical software
    France

     

    ​An equity investment undertaken alongside management to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Integration services for Open Source Solutions

     

    Business description: Smile is the number one open source integrator in France and Europe. With experts in a wide range of open source products, components and frameworks, Smile has over twenty years of experience in implementing high-performance platforms, completing turnkey projects and providing tailored expert advice.

     

    Website: www.smile.fr

     

  • Sogelink
    Exited
    Vertical software
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Software enabled services

     

    Business description: Sogelink is a provider of digitization solutions, software and services dedicated to the construction market. The company operates a dematerialization platform (dict.fr) simplifying the administrative processes prior to the beginning of public works by offering paperless and secured exchange of mandatory documents.

     

    Website: www.sogelink.fr

     

  • Demetra Holding
    (Tecres - aap Biomaterials)
    Current
    Healthcare & Wellbeing
    Italy/Germany

     

    An equity investment in Demetra Holding to finance the acquisition of aap Biomaterials (Germany) and to combine it with Tecres (Italy)

     

    Sector: Healthcare & Wellbeing

     

    Business description: Demetra Holding, the leading independent player in the bone cement and biomaterials space, combines the two leading independent players in the field, namely Tecres S.p.A. (Italy) and aap Biomaterials GmbH (Germany). The aggregated group employs 140 people and has operations in Germany and Italy. Through its know-how and R&D capacities, Demetra is positioned as one of the most innovative players in the field.

     

    Website: www.tecres.it

     

  • Travelfactory
    Current
    Online travel
    France

     

    An equity investment to finance organic and external growth, and to partially cash out existing shareholders.

     

    Sector: Online travel

     

    Business description: Travelfactory, an online tour operator and group holiday provider with over ten years of experience, is a leader in the sale of packaged winter and summer holidays in France and Spain.

     

    Website: www.travelfactory.fr

     

  • Unither Pharmaceuticals
    Current
    Healthcare & Wellbeing
    France

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders and support the management team in the next steps of the company's development

     

    Sector: Healthcare & Wellbeing

     

    Business description: Unither is a global player in the development and manufacturing of easy-to-use dosage form solutions. The company is notably the world leader in blow-fill-seal (BFS) technology, which uses sterile unit doses to eliminate the need for preservatives. To best serve its customers, Unither operates six manufacturing sites in France, the United States and Brazil, and has a dedicated research and development center in Europe.

     

    Website: www.unither-pharma.com

     

  • Vision-Box
    Current
    Security Software & Equipment
    Portugal

     

    An equity investment to cash out existing shareholders and support the management team in the next steps of the company's development

     

    Sector: Security Software and Equipment

     

    Business description: Vision-Box is a global leader in the development of biometric-based systems based on both hardware and software design which allow for greater fluidity of border control processes in airports and other travel hubs worldwide. The company's products include Automated Border Control solutions and identity management products.

     

    Website: www.vision-box.com

     

  • Vistaprint
    Exited
    Online printing
    France/USA

     

    An equity investment to support organic growth in the USA.

     

    Sector: Online printing

     

    Business description: Vistaprint is an online supplier of printed and promotional material and marketing services to micro businesses and consumers, specializing in ‘print on demand’ products. With a unique business model supported by proprietary technologies, high-volume production facilities, and direct marketing expertise, Vistaprint offers a wide variety of products and services that micro businesses can use to expand their business. Vistaprint operates more than 25 localized websites globally and ships to more than 130 countries around the world.  Vistaprint is listed on the Nasdaq Global Market (ticker symbol "VPRT").

     

    Website: www.vistaprint.com

     

Majority and Minority Growth Private Equity Investments