We develop mission-driven approachs to investment that address key social and environmental issues

Direct Investments

SWEN Capital Partners always strives to embrace issues of importance to our clients so, on the back of its long-standing position in its market, it has launched several fund initiatives positioned in specific segments or specific types of asset or risk. SWEN CP can also provide investment advisory and/or client support services to assist our clients with their direct investment strategies.

The founding partners of Blue Oceans Partners have joined SWEN Capital Partners
to develop its new impact strategy : SWEN Blue Ocean!

Harness the power of innovation to restore the health of our ocean.

Our role

Sustainable Development Goal 14: life below water
  • Contribute to achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal n°14.
  • An ambition to generate both systemic impact and competitive market returns.
  • A strategy focused on solutions to overfishing, ocean pollution and climate change.

Biogas project? Hydrogen? Gas mobility?

Europe’s first equity infrastructure impact fund dedicated to renewable gases.

Our activity|Equity financing of renewable gas production and distribution infrastructure in Europe

  • Helping farmers and land developers in the regions to build and operate methanation units and treatment facilities
  • Supporting entrepreneurs in building gas refuelling stations
  • Offering institutional investors the capacity to directly finance companies that are working to decarbonise our economy

Our approach|Conviction-based impact investment

  • Financing renewable gas infrastructure
  • With a major positive impact on the environment and employment in the regions
  • Transparent impact governance and impact measurement based on a scientific and stringent methodology

Our role|To make a direct contribution towards decarbonising our economy and creating jobs in the regions

  • Renewable energy production, decarbonisation of transport systems
  • Waste recycling, natural fertiliser production
  • Local employment: creation of local and non-offshorable jobs

Our shareholdings

SWEN CP - Gaz'up
ACQUISITION DATE: 2020
Gaz'up
Designer and operator of public alternative fuelling stations
SWEN CP - Ter'Green
ACQUISITION DATE: 2019
Ter'Green
Joint development and joint investment platform for the biomethane industry

Start-up, SME-ETI with high growth potential, young innovative companies?

A platform for entrepreneurs who innovate, create jobs and fuel growth.

Our activity|Providing funding and support for high-performing French SMEs

  • Helping French start-ups to developt
  • Offering retail and professional clients access to innovation in France

Our approach|Support for innovative industries

  • Investments in French start-ups, from the seed funding stage to the Series B funding stage, with equity or quasi-equity
  • Investments in technology start-ups that have a positive impact on society, with no focus on any particular industry
  • What are we looking for? A complementary team of founding members, a first product and initial sales traction already underway

Our role|To provide support with goodwill and enthusiasm

  • Monitoring each stage of a start-up’s development on a daily basis
  • Introducing them to our ecosystem, familiarising them with ESG aspects, issuing recommendations and helping them implement CSR best practices

Our shareholdings

SWEN CP - Mr Suricate
ACQUISITION DATE: 02/06/2020

Mr Suricate
Online solution to detect bugs and anomalies on websites, e-commerce sites, intranet and extranet pages

SWEN CP - Andjaro
ACQUISITION DATE: 17/04/2020

Andjaro
Platform for managing staffing needs in real time

SWEN CP - D-AIM
ACQUISITION DATE: 15/04/2020

D-AIM
Marketing software publisher

SWEN CP - Tryon
ACQUISITION DATE: 26/08/2019

Tryon
Local and modular methanation units to recycle food biowaste

SWEN CP - Predictice
ACQUISITION DATE: 05/08/2019

Predictice
Decision-making support platform for legal professionals

SWEN CP - Avoloi
ACQUISITION DATE: 30/07/2019

Avoloi
Platform connecting lawyers with clients

SWEN CP - Splio
ACQUISITION DATE: 29/07/2019

Splio
Platform offering a new approach to loyalty marketing

SWEN CP - Wizbii
ACQUISITION DATE: 26/12/2018

Wizbii
Professional platform facilitating youth employment

SWEN CP - Schoolmouv
ACQUISITION DATE: 17/12/2018

Schoolmouv
Interactive platform offering private tutoring for high school students

SWEN CP - Biogroupe
ACQUISITION DATE: 18/10/2018

Biogroupe
Producer and distributor of organic beverages and desserts

SWEN CP - I.Ceram
ACQUISITION DATE: 17/09/2018

I.Ceram
Designer, manufacturer and seller of high-tech implants for various joints in the human body

SWEN CP - Kerlink
ACQUISITION DATE: 25/07/2018

Kerlink
Global supplier of Internet of Things solutions

SWEN CP - Guest Suite
ACQUISITION DATE: 04/2018

Guest Suite
A full-package solution for managing customer reviews and online reputation

SWEN CP - Patatam
ACQUISITION DATE: 23/05/2017

Patatam
Online second-hand clothes store for women and children

SWEN CP - Batiweb
ACQUISITION DATE: 26/04/2017

Batiweb
Provider of digital solutions for the building and housing industries

SWEN CP - Idéol
ACQUISITION DATE: 24/04/2017

Idéol
Floating foundation system for offshore wind turbines

SWEN CP - Blue Valet
ACQUISITION DATE: 21/04/2017

Blue Valet
Valet parking services in airports and train stations

Recomposition of capital ? Company transfer ? Acceleration of development ?

An innovative strategy to support our SMEs and ISEs (intermediate-sized enterprises).

Our activity|Mezzanine debt financing of European SMEs and ISEs

  • SWEN CP invests between €2m and €10m in SMEs, primarily French small and mid caps, and intervenes in 3 types of situation: Sponsorless deals (support for company managers), Mezzanine Development deals (growth finance) and Sponsor-Backed deals (alongside financial shareholder partners)

Our approach|Flexible and innovative

  • Flexible as our financing solutions are tailored to the company’s needs and degree of maturity
  • Innovative as we take on the role of responsible investor and assist company managers in incorporating non-financial aspects into their businesses

Our role|Support the economic fabric

Our shareholdings

SWEN CP - Polyplus transfection
ACQUISITION DATE: 2020
Polyplus transfection
Research, development and marketing of innovative chemical transfection agents
SWEN CP - Fitness Park
ACQUISITION DATE: 2018
Fitness Park
Network of upmarket gyms
SWEN CP - Mistral
ACQUISITION DATE: 2018
Mistral
Integrated management software for concession companies, distributors, leasing companies and importers
SWEN CP - Proengin
ACQUISITION DATE: 2018
Proengin
Alarm detection and control of chemical/biological threats from military or terrorist sources