The article details the results of the investigation, derived from a worldwide database of private equity investors. Employing a keyword crawler, the database classified infrastructure-related terminologies and ascertained private equity investors whose websites contained these terms. The accompanying Excel sheet furnishes a register of pertinent investors in this niche, which can be utilized as a point of reference for identifying and engaging with them.
Belgium invested 11.5% of its gross fixed capital formation (2020) through the general government and allocated 88.53% of its infrastructure investment at a subnational level.
In this article, we are introducing three interesting infrastructure-focused private equity funds from our keyword crawler-based infrastructure private equity investors list.
1. LRM (Hasselt)
LRM, an investment firm located in Hasselt, concentrates on promoting economic growth in the Limburg area. Their methodology covers several elements of growth and development. As an example, LRM invests in significant environmentally friendly projects and eco-initiatives, aligning with both Flemish and international climate targets. This involves vital schemes in green energy production, such as wind turbines, solar power, and energy storage, combining economic and ecological interests.
2. Fortino Capital (Antwerp)
Fortino Capital, established in 2013 and headquartered in Antwerp, is a growth/expansion firm with a focus on early-stage growth companies. The company invests in both start-ups and established ones, with a primary emphasis on North-Western Europe, comprising Belgium and the Netherlands. Fortino Capital supports ambitious management teams with their growth plans, adhering to its investment strategy. This involves acquiring equity stakes in enterprises such as Van Roey ICT Group, a distinguished Managed ICT provider with proficiency in diverse areas such as cloud infrastructure, storage, networks, and security.
3. Sofindev Private Equity Partners (Diagem)
Sofindev Private Equity Partners, headquartered in Belgium, targets exclusively prosperous companies, requiring a no less than €2.5 million operating cash flow (EBITDA). Their investment style mirrors the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals evidencing their commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Sofindev Management puts this concept into practice by backing Graine de Vie NGO’s reforestation efforts in Madagascar.
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