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

Company
Description
Website
Industry
Location
Bird (company)

Bird is a company developing a vehicle sharing platform for dockless electric scooters.

Electric vehicle
Transport
Santa Monica, California
Onfido

Onfido is an identity verification service for enterprises.

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Identity theft
Financial services
Identity management
Know your customer (KYC)
Financial inclusion
Identity verification service
Application programming interface (API)
Mobile application
Fraud detection
San Francisco
Berlin
London
Lisbon
Paris
Singapore
Delhi
New York City
Talend

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

Software
ETL
Data integration
Big data
Redwood City, California
Viadeo

Social networking service

Professional
Social networking service
Social media
Social network
Paris
Ynsect

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

Food industry
Clean technology (Cleantech)
Insect farming
Agricultural technology (AgTech)
Paris
France
JobTeaser

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.

Software
Recruitment
College recruiting
Graduate recruitment
Consulting industry
Paris
France
Clustree

Clustree is an automated HR recommendation platform.

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Human resources
Analytics
Software as a service (SaaS)
Talent management
Paris
Secret Escapes

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

Hotel
Website
Deals
Luxury
London
DNA Script

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

Synthetic biology
France
Deezer

Deezer is a web-based music streaming service.

Music
Streaming media
Paris
Dailymotion

Video streaming site

Video
News
Social media
Hardware
Paris
Sunrun

Provider of residential solar electricity

Solar power
Renewable energy
Sustainable energy
Clean technology (Cleantech)
Photovoltaic system
San Francisco
AM Pharma

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.

Microbiome
Netherlands
Criteo

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

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Advertising
Paris
Sunfire (company)

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.

Renewable energy
Energy industry
Carbon capture and storage
Germany
Dresden
Ifeelgoods

Company

Advertising
E-commerce
Loyalty program
Zola Electric

Zola Electric is an Amsterdam-based renewable energy company.

Solar power
Renewable energy
Clean technology (Cleantech)
Amsterdam
FeetMe

FeetMe developed connected insoles that collect data and analyze ecological environment. FeetMe records gait and run metrics monitoring for patient and athletes.

Healthcare
Rehabilitation
Biosensor
Paris, France
Sophia Genetics

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

Artificial intelligence (AI)
Biotechnology
London
Lausanne
Meero

Meero is a photography company founded by Lestrade Guillaume.

Photography
This (company)

A vegan food company making plant-based meat-alternative products.

Plant-based meat
London
FirstFuel Software

Company

Energy efficiency
Sustainable energy
Government technology
Energy management
Lexington, Massachusetts
Mediastay

Mediastay is a gaming company.

Gaming
Schneider Electric

France-based multinational corporation

Electronics
Enterprise software
Carbon offset
Energy management
Rueil-Malmaison
Prosensa

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

Biotechnology
Leiden
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LinkedIn

Chloé Giard

Employee

Jonathan Userovici

Employee

Mathieu Le Roux

Employee

Pierre-Edouard BERION

Employee

Stanislas Pollet

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Reuters Editorial
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U.S.
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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