IDInvest Partners

IDInvest Partners

A European private equity firm focused on the mid-market segment, financing SMBs at different stages of growth.

IDInvest is a European private equity firm headquartered in Paris, France focused on the mid-market segment, financing SMBs at different stages of growth. It is mainly known for its venture capital arm that has invested in several European companies such as Criteo, Talend, Meetic, Vente-Privée, and Sarenza.

In 2019, the company had €8 billion assets under management and is based in Paris. It was founded in 1997 under the name AGF Private Equity, as a subsidiary of Allianz. In 2010, it became independent.

Acquired by

Eurazeo

In May 2018, Eurazeo and Idinvest announced the conclusion of a firm agreement that created a private equity leader, with over €15 billion under management and serving companies in Europe and North America. Under the terms of this agreement, IDI, an investment company listed on Euronext Paris, sold its entire investment in Idinvest (i.e 51% of the share capital) to Eurazeo, which subsequently owned about 70% of the company, next to the Idinvest's management who retained around 30%.

Timeline

May 2018

Eurazeo and Idinvest announced a merger to create a private equity firm

May 2010

Idinvest became independent after being a spin-off from Allianz

1997

Idinvest was founded as a subsidiary of Allianz under the name AGF Private Equity

Funded Companies

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Talend is a software vendor specializing in big data integration founded by Bertrand Diard.

Ynsect is a company that develops ingredients for aquaculture, pet food and fertilizer using insect protein.

A software company that has created a mobile application that is a recruitment platform working with students, universities, and companies. It was founded in 2008 and is located in Paris, France.

Secret Escapes is a London-based company founded in 2010 by Tom Valentine, Alex Saint and Troy Collins.

DNA Script is a DNA synthesis company founded by Thomas Ybert, Sylvain Gariel, and Xavier Gordon in 2014, and headquartered in Paris, France.

Deezer is a web-based music streaming service.

AM-Pharma is a biopharmaceutical company developing recombinant human Alkaline Phosphatase (AP) therapeutics, which have the potential to treat patients with Acute Kidney Injury, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Hypophosphatasia.

Criteo is a Paris-based company founded by Pascal Gauthier.

Sunfire is a Dresden, Germany-based developer and manufacturer of systems for renewable industrial gas and fuel production and energy conversion including for solid oxide fuel cells.

A health technology company, developer of SOPHiA Artificial Intelligence for clinical genomics

Mediastay is a gaming company.

Meero is a photography company founded by Lestrade Guillaume.

Synthesio is a social media company founded by Loic Moisand.

A company developing RNA-based therapeutics for genetic disorders, infections and cancer

Stilla Technologies' NaicaTM System leverages the key assets of Crystal Digital PCRTM in a compact and reliable digital PCR solution with a single consumable

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Chloé Giard

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Jonathan Userovici

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Mathieu Le Roux

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Pierre-Edouard BERION

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Stanislas Pollet

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Reuters Editorial
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Wefox, one of Europe's fastest-growing insurance technology firms, has secured $125 million in financing to expand across the region and help its customers harness "big data".

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