Portfolio

Capital commitment from BGF (million) Fund size (million) % BGF Investment date Sector focus Stage of investment
Fortino Capital II Growth NV € 20 € 242 8,3% 20/11/2019 ICT & Technology Late stage venture
Smartfin Capital II Comm.V. € 25 € 239 10,5% 20/11/2019 ICT & Technology Late stage venture
Sofindev V Comm.V. € 20 € 170 11,8% 23/12/2019 Generalistic Buy-out
Gilde Healthcare V € 15 € 416 3,6% 17/03/2020 Life sciences Late stage venture
Forbion Growth Opportunities Fund I € 20 € 205 10,8% 01/07/2020 Life sciences Late stage venture
TOTAL € 100 € 1252
Fortino Capital II Growth NV

Fortino invests in ambitious scale-ups and more mature business (SMEs) which are facing typical challenges regarding go-to-market, innovation and organizational design and talent management. Fortino supports CEOs and their management teams to scale internationally.


Contact:
Duco Sickinghe
Managing Partner
+32 2 669 10 50
Antwerp@fortino.be
https://fortino.be/

Smartfin Capital II Comm.V.

Smartfin provides replacement and expansion capital to European growth companies that display the potential for significant value creation in fast growing market segments. Smartfin combines financial, operational and entrepreneurial experience supporting its portfolio companies in their growth ambitions.



Contact:
Jürgen Ingels & Bart Luyten
Founding Partners
+32 15 28 78 80
info@smartfin.com
smartfinvc.com


Sofindev V Comm.V.

Sofindev is an independent private equity firm investing in small and medium sized enterprises in Belgium since 1991. Sofindev invests in buyout and growth capital in profitable Belgian SME’s to support their growth strategy.



Contact:
Eric van Droogenbroeck & Jan Camerlynck
Managing partners
info@sofindev.com
sofindev.com



Gilde Healthcare

Gilde Healthcare V is a €416 million venture and growth capital fund and targets growth opportunities in healthcare sectors including digital health, medtech and therapeutics, both in Europe and North America.


Contact:
Pieter van der Meer & Edwin de Graaf
vandermeer@gildehealthcare.com
degraaf@gildehealthcare.com
https://gildehealthcare.com/nl/

Forbion Growth Opportunities I

Forbion is a leading venture capital firm that works closely with entrepreneurs to build life sciences companies with technologies and products designed to transform people’s lives. The fund approaches the market through three strategies and focuses on growth capital, pre-IPO financing and the support of undervalued assets.


Contact:
Dirk Kerstens & Wouter Joustra
(General) partners
+31 (0) 35 699 30 00
info@forbion.com
https://forbion.com/en/

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