Created in 2001 with the goal of financing entrepreneurs and democratising the access to private equity, 123 Investment Managers (123 IM) has enjoyed a steady growth to reach 1,1 billion € AuM as of end 2018 and to become one of the leading providers of savings products for individual private investors in unlisted French SMEs.
A multi-specialist, 123 IM has, over the past 18 years, invested 2billion € in 400 companies spanning the following sectors: tourism, healthcare and aged-care, real estate, renewable energy and private higher education. Close to the entrepreneurs it finances and well-known for its leadership on the SME segment, 123 IM enjoys a very high repeat business as nearly 70% of deals comes from sources - deal brokers, entrepreneurs and funds - with whom 123 IM's teams have already worked.
Since its creation, 123 IM has enabled French individual savers to invest in the real economy through a diversified range of solutions tailored to their needs that includes AMF( French Markets Authority)-approved funds, fund of funds and club deals. With 70 000 clients,1 200 distributors and a growing base of institutional investors, 123 IM ambitions to bridge the gap between dynamic SMEs in need of financing and long term investors.