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KfW Bankengruppe

A government office, investment bank, and venture capital firm in Germany that focuses on financing of corporate investments and investments for industrial pollution control.

KfW Bankengruppe is a government office, investment bank, and venture capital firm in Germany that focuses on financing of corporate investments and investments for industrial pollution control. Founded 1948 in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, it invests in debt, early stage ventures, late stage ventures, and seed rounds. Its portfolio companies include immatics biotechnologies, GNA Biosolutions, CryoTherapeutics, and Curetis. As of March 2020, KfW has made 162 investments. Their most recent investment was on August 6, 2019, when GNA Biosolutions raised $13.5M. KfW has had 34 exits, the most notable of which include immatics biotechnologies, Zalando, and Intelligent Apps.

KfW is a government office, investment bank, and venture capital firm in Germany that focuses on economic, social and ecological development worldwide. Founded 1948 in Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany, it invests in debt, early stage ventures, late stage ventures, seed, series B, series C, and series A rounds. Its portfolio companies include immatics biotechnologies, GNA Biosolutions, CryoTherapeutics, and Curetis. As of April 2020, KfW has made 162 investments. Their most recent investment was on August 6, 2019, when GNA Biosolutions raised $13.5M. KfW has had 34 exits, the most notable of which include immatics biotechnologies, Zalando, and Intelligent Apps.

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Melanie Kehr

CIO

Bernd Loewen

CFO

Dietrich Suhlrie

Director

Dietrich Suhlrie

Director

Günther Bräunig

CEO

Günther Bräunig

CEO

Markus Schladt

Head of Fund-of-Fund Team

Markus Schladt

Head of Fund-of-Fund Team

Martin Neumann

Melanie Kehr

CIO

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pflege.de

Acousia Therapeutics

advanceCOR

Claroty

Claroty

Eskom Holdings

Eskom Holdings

GNA Biosolutions

GNA Biosolutions

IL&FS Transportation Networks

IL&FS Transportation Networks

OMEICOS Therapeutics

OMEICOS Therapeutics

pflege.de

Veact

Veact

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S&P Global Ratings
April 8, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global Ratings said today that KfW's €4 billion green bond scored E1/75 in its Green Transaction Evaluation. E1 is the highest score on our...
Dan Taylor
March 30, 2021
Tech.eu
Berlin-based e-commerce data integration firm Productsup has closed a $20 million round. This now brings their total raise to $45 million and the new funding is expected to fuel further product development and international expansion, with a particular eye on North America. The round was led by Nordwind Capital and venture debt provider Deutsche Handelsbank [...]
Reuters Editorial
May 11, 2020
IN
A number of German companies have taken out state-backed loans as part of the federal government's aid package to deal with the coronavirus crisis.
Andrea Mandala
March 24, 2020
IN
Corrado Sforza Fogliani is on the frontlines of European efforts to keep the region's economy alive amid the coronavirus pandemic.
ANI
December 16, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about SBI, KfW sign $277 mn agreement for energy-efficient housing programme on Business Standard. In addition to the $277 million dollar loan facility, KfW will also extend a grant of 1.5 million euros to SBI as a technical assistance package.
September 23, 2019
The Economic Times
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said ethanol production through sugar could boost the economy of sugarcane-producing states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and others.

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