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European Investment Fund taps Ventech for Germany mandates

The European Investment Fund has chosen Ventech for two mandates focused on investments in Germany and Bavaria, which has boosted the size of Ventech Capital F to 110 million euros ($137.6 million) in its second closing. Along with the commitment, Ventech plans to open an office in Munich, to be led by managing partner Christian Claussen.

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The European Investment Fund has selected Ventech for 2 special mandates dedicated to investments in Germany and Bavaria (ERP-EIF Dachfonds and LfA EIF Facility) boosting the size of Ventech Capital F to €110 million. To underline the particular focus on the German market Ventech will open an office in Munich, led by Christian Claussen, Managing Partner.

Alongside the French Managing Partners Alain Caffi (Ventech’ founder), Jean Bourcereau and Claire Houry, the German team will continue to execute on Ventech’ investment strategy, unchanged over the past 15 years: backing the best entrepreneurs in Europe’s digital economy.

The Ventech team feels honoured and is proud to be backed by prestigious LPs including: the European Investment Fund, Natixis Private Equity, Bpifrance Investissement, AG2R, Malakoff Médéric, several entities of Groupe BPCE, Pactinvest (Groupe SMABTP) as well as several international family offices.

About Ventech : www.ventechvc.com

Ventech invests in recently formed companies or start-ups, for more than 15 years. These investments have focused more particularly on the Information Technology sector (internet & applications, mobile, enterprise software and Infrastructure), mainly in France and other European countries. With a total of more than €400 million raised, Ventech’s mission is to invest in ambitious projects to transform companies into leaders, enabling most of them to earn international recognition. Ventech is also present in China since 2006 through a local team in Beijing.