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InnovaFonds supports Pagès Group in the acquisition of Polymac

November 20th 2018

InnovaFonds supports Pagès Group in the acquisition of Polymac

InnovaFonds, a majority shareholder in Pagès Group since July 2016, is providing support to the group as its carries out its first international external growth transaction.
Based in the Netherlands, Polymac is a major manufacturer of IML - In-Mold-Labeling robots (merging the labeling and molding operations into one single process) and basket handle making machines (manufacturing and affixing of baskets handles) mainly for the agri-business market.
The structure of this acquisition allows the creation of a Group of nearly € 30 million in sales, the world leader in the manufacture of IML robots.


InnovaFonds organizes the spin-off of ECP partnering with management

September 26th 2018

InnovaFonds organizes the spin-off of ECP partnering with management

InnovaFonds takes a majority stake in ECP with its Partenaire Croissance fund.

ECP (in Moirans, Isere) specializes in precision cleaning and decontamination of white room components for the pharmaceutical, medical, and industrial sectors.


Machine Pagès inaugurates its new industrial site

June 29th 2018

Machine Pagès inaugurates its new industrial site

The company inaugurated the extension of its headquarters in Foncine-le-Haut (Jura). The investment of approximately € 1.5 million enabled the company to double the industrial site area of 1.500 m². This expansion allows Machines Pagès to significantly increase its production capacity to support its growth and improve its industrial organization.

Leader in the IML robotics market (In-Mold Labeling), the company is experiencing a sustained annual growth of approximately 20% in its sector.



CAN Group strengthens its growth strategy with the acquisition of VLM

May 25th 2018

CAN Group strengthens its growth strategy with the acquisition of VLM

On March 30th, 2018, CAN Group, a global player in the limited access works, signed off on the acquisition of VLM (Vertical Lifting Assembly).


InnovaFonds supports the Proxité Association

March 26th 2018

InnovaFonds supports the Proxité Association

Proxité is an association dedicated to the success of youth and reinforcement of a social bonding. The association focuses primarily on high priority regional areas and young people who are either isolated or protected.


InnovaFonds supports the development of CAN Group

February 9th 2018

InnovaFonds supports the development of CAN Group

As one of the leaders in its sector in France, with several trade references and an international presence, the CAN Group (headquarters in Drôme) specializes in limited access-works, natural hazards and special construction works.


InnovaFonds announces the launch of a new fund

December 8th 2017

InnovaFonds announces the launch of a new fund

The FIT fund (Industries and Technologies Fund) is focused on capital growth and buy-out transactions. It targets industrial or service companies with sales ranging between € 20M and € 100M that are positionned for strong growth potential.


InnovaFonds takes over the Fondis Bioritech Group partnering with management and BNP Développement.

July 18th 2017

InnovaFonds takes over the Fondis Bioritech Group partnering with management and BNP Développement.

Based in the Paris area, Fondis Bioritech specializes in portable scientific instruments. A leader in property diagnostic, Fondis Bioritech is also active in the metallurgical and pharmaceutical industries, security and defense sectors.


InnovaFonds sells its stake in Icape

July 5th 2017

InnovaFonds sells its stake in Icape

The management of Icape, a supplier of printed circuits boards and engineered parts, bought back the share that InnovaFonds held since 2013.
During the period, the Group increased its sales by 2.5.


Machines Pagès provides robots and innovative solutions to the plastics industry

June 15th 2017

Machines Pagès provides robots and innovative solutions to the plastics industry

With InnovaFonds' involvement in the company since the Summer of 2016, Machines Pagès provides innovative robotic solutions to the agri-business, medical and cosmetics industry.


InnovaFonds raises its third fund for companies in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region

May 11th 2017

InnovaFonds raises its third fund for companies in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region

Partenaire Croissance I, a € 30M Fund, is dedicated to support SME's and mid-caps in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.
This regional fund with a multi-sector investment strategy, targets growth companies with sales ranging from € 5M to € 100M who can benefit from the broad experience of InnovaFonds' team in the industrial and services industries.


The Coyote Group buys back the Traqueur shares held by InnovaFonds

May 5th 2017

The Coyote Group buys back the Traqueur shares held by InnovaFonds

InnovaFonds sold all of its shares of Traqueur to the Coyote Group, a specialist in products that track stolen vehicles.


Numalliance inaugurates its new industrial site in the Vosges area

February 24th 2017

Numalliance inaugurates its new industrial site in the Vosges area

The company inaugurated the expansion of its headquarters in Saint-Michel-sur-Meurthe (Vosges). An investment of approximatively € 4M resulted in doubling the assembly facility to 8,200 m². This expansion enables Numalliance to significantly increase its production to support its business growth.
The company generates more than 85% of its revenues in its export business with an annual 15% increase in this activity. The Group nearly doubled its revenues since InnovaFonds' 2015 capital infusion.


InnovaFonds publishes its first ESG report and subscribes to PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment)

January 5th 2017

InnovaFonds publishes its first ESG report and subscribes to PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment)

As a responsible investor, this initiative is consistent with InnovaFonds' ESG strategy that promotes the performance and the sustainable commitment of its portfolio companies and creates added value.