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Truffle Capital

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

As a major and independent player of the European innovative capital market with nearly 715 million EUR of assets under management, Truffe Capital aims at building and supporting companies with a high potential for developing disruptive technologies, mainly in Life sciences and Information and Digital Technologies, two business sectors within which it has accompanied 70 companies all sectors combined since its creation in 2001. Truffle Capital operates exclusively in the field of the “deep tech”, companies built around a highly innovative technology, capable of changing people life and the world of tomorrow.

Truffle Capital specialises in making the best possible use of its sector knowledge, its extensive network and experience to identify growth opportunities for each company given the latent needs of its market, with an end goal of generating high returns for investors.

OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

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


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).

24 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Located in Paris, Truffle Capital is run by three Partners with decades of proven experience in investments and entrepreneurship in Europe and the Unites States, including Silicon Valley : Patrick Kron, the chairman, Philippe Pouletty and Bernard-Louis Roques, co-founders and Managing directors. The company comprises a total workforce of 24 employees, including 10 senior professionals dedicated to the investment activity. The investment team is underpinned by an international network composed of prominent figures with a highly experienced background in the fields of entrepreneurship, investment, finance, regulation, as well as an international network of high-level experts, notably in the Life sciences sector (scientists, R&D, clinics, market access, business, industrialization and Intellectual property).

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]

OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

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


04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]

At December 31, 2019, Truffle Capital directly managed nearly 715 million EUR through retail funds (19 FCPI, 3 incubator holdings) as well as institutional funds (6 FPCI, 2 mandates).

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

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)


Listed equity 0 0 0 0
Fixed income 0 0 0 0
Private equity >50% 100 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of 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
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

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

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

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

OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Not Applicable)

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)

OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

100 Developed Markets
0 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]

Truffle Capital mainly invests in France and Continental Europe (Germany, BENELUX,…). Due to its DNA of Entrepreneur-Investor, its involvement with its portfolio companies and its “hands-on” approach (see explanation in the indicator OO PE 02.2.), Truffle Capital prioritizes the geographical proximity with companies.