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Idinvest Partners

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Basic Information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services you offer.

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

% of assets under management (AUM) in ranges

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

With more than €7 billion under management, Idinvest Partners is a European leader in financing small and medium-sized enterprises. So far we have accompanied over 3,500 companies since our formation in 1997. We specialise in three areas, drawing from a range of complementary solutions:

  • Growth capital – direct equity investment in companies with very high growth potential, particularly in digital, healthcare and cleantech sectors (energies and cities).
  • Private debt and corporate financing – senior or subordinated debt investments in SMEs with organic or external growth plans (Unitranche, Senior Debt and Corporate Financing).
  • Private Funds Group and direct equity co-investments – primary commitments, secondary transactions and direct equity co-investments.

With a drive to deliver performance to its investors, Idinvest Partners is convinced that value creation is a long-term undertaking for both companies and shareholders.

Idinvest Partners’ aim is to invest in market leaders, to actively support them in achieving sustainable growth and to contribute to their international development. Thanks to their high levels of sector expertise and rigorous investment methods, Idinvest Partner’s teams have been able to seize opportunities to invest in high-potential companies and finance numerous innovative projects.

Private equity fund selection expertise

The management of private equity funds, secondaries and co-investments in Europe today represents assets of around €3 billion. Every year more than €250 million is invested by Idinvest Partners team guided by its unique expertise in selecting European funds and companies. Building on this strength, Idinvest Partners provides investors:

  • Exclusive access to top performing funds. Idinvest Partners provides access to the best funds reserved for a limited number of investors.
  • A diversified strategy to optimize returns. Idinvest Partners co-invests with the top performing European LBO funds supplemented by secondary investments to boost the performance of its portfolio.
  • In-depth knowledge of the market.

The management team performs analysis of more than 100 funds per year that are documented in its proprietary database.

A major provider of financing for company growth

With assets under management of nearly € 2 billion in growth capital, Idinvest Partners is one of the most active investors in the European segment. The investment team of eleven partners has a particular focus on the development and international expansion of companies in the portfolio. Idinvest Partners has invested in more than 150 high-tech companies offering potential for strong growth.

To meet these challenges, Idinvest Partners has the resources to make regular investments over the longer term in innovative companies of between €50 million to €70 million per year, based on an extremely selective methodology. Overall this represents investments of more than €1.3 billion managed through tax savings funds (FCPI IR and ISF) and holdings.

Private debt

Idinvest Partners established its direct lending activity (Private debt) in 2007 and in 2016 it reached € 2.2 billion assets under management. Through thee pillars (senior debt, direct lending and corporate loans) we support nearly 160 healthy European SMEs from diversified sectors and countries, with a buy and hold strategy

In 2016, we achieved several investments:

  • Our direct investments (direct private equity and fixed income fund management) increased by 26% between 2015 and 2016, from €3,957bn to €4,991bn.
  • On Venture Capital (direct private equity) investments, we raised a Fund Growth for €250m and in the process of raising a digital Fund and a Cleantech fund.
  • We created a senior debt fond at €400m and another at €500m.
  • On private debt, we are raising €700m for end 2017 for a new fond.

Idinvest Partner’s vocation to grow businesses positions it as a partner for entrepreneurs, working alongside them under a shared vision.

  • Idinvest Partners respects the independence of the companies in which it invests and provides them with expertise and advice in a variety of areas.
  • Idinvest Partners is actively involved in the various phases of business development, from start-up (seed capital) through to transfer of ownership.
  • Idinvest Partners develops strong, close relationships with its partners and clients, in line with its key values of trust, partnership and transparency.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

France

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

83 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Idinvest Partners has 80 employees, all located at the headquarters of the company and 3 located in subsidiaries. This includes members of the Executive Board, the teams of investment, the sales, communication and marketing department, the general secretary, the internal control and compliance and all functions support of investment activity.


OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]

The three subsidiaries are not PRI signatories – their investments activities are integrated in this report – consolidated report for the headquarters and the branches.


OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.

31/12/2016

04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year, excluding subsidiaries you have chosen not to report on.

Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Currency
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

06.1. How you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)

 

Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income 10-50% 35 0 0
Private equity 10-50% 30 10-50% 35
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish our asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

  • Fixed-income corresponds to Private debt and corporate financing – senior or subordinated debt investments in SMEs with organic or external growth plans (Unitranche, Senior Debt and Corporate Financing).
  • Private Equity Externally managed corresponds to Private Funds Group a – primary commitments, secondary transactions.
  • Direct private equity invesments corresponds to Growth capital – direct equity investment in companies with very high growth potential, particularly in digital, healthcare and cleantech sectors (energies and cities), but also direct equity co-investments.

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Private)


OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Private)


OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market (Private)


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