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Past Press Releases - GIMV N.V.

December 9, 2013
Gimv leads Financing in One of Europe’s Largest Private Rounds for a Preclinical-Stage Biotech
CHF 42 million in a tranched Series B financing with an option to obtain an additional CHF 14 million that would increase the total amount of the financing round to CHF 56 million. More

November 8, 2013
Gimv leads EUR 8.5 million round to fuel further international expansion of Itineris
Gimv leads EUR 8.5 million round to fuel further international expansion of utilities software company Itineris. More

August 19, 2013
Gimv portfolio company Endosense acquired by St.Jude Medical
Gimv today announced that St.Jude Medical ( acquired portfolio company Endosense (Switzerland). More

June 26, 2013
Gimv invests in biopharmaceutical company Complix
Gimv and Gimv managed Biotech Fonds Vlaanderen invest in Complix, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics based on its AlphabodiesT platform. More

June 18, 2013
Gimv and Iris Capital invest in Planetveo, the on-line travel specialist
Gimv and Iris Capital invest in Planetveo, the on-line travel specialist for tailor-made holiday packages More

September 5, 2012
Gimv leads a EUR 10 million financing round in GOVECS, a leading European electric scooter company
Gimv, a European investment company active in private equity and venture capital, invests EUR 4 million in GOVECS GmbH, a leading European electric scooter company based in Munich (Germany). More

May 22, 2012
Gimv invests in UK based Prosonix, a specialty pharma company developing novel respiratory medicines
Gimv invests in UK based Prosonix, a specialty pharma company developing novel respiratory medicines. More

November 19, 2009
Gimv and AIF launch the Gimv Agri+ Investment Fund with an initial closing of EUR 60 million
The new fund focuses on innovative companies in the agricultural sector and related sectors in the Benelux and neighbouring countries. More

October 1, 2009
Gimv portfolio company Fovea to be acquired by Sanofi-aventis
Gimv portfolio company Fovea (France) is sold to Sanofi-aventis. The acquisition by this leading pharmaceutical company will allow Fovea to further develop its products in different stages of development. More

July 28, 2008
Hansjorg Sage to become responsible for GIMV’s ICT activities in the German speaking countries
GIMV, one of Europe’s most important private equity and venture capital providers, is pleased to announce today that Hansjörg Sage joined as a Partner. Simultaneously, two other Investment Managers have joined the company. Hansjörg will head GIMV’s ICT (Information & Communication Technology) investment activities in the German speaking countries. More

July 15, 2008
GIMV appoints Koenraad Dejonckheere as CEO
Today the Board of Directors of GIMV appointed Koenraad Dejonckheere as the new CEO of GIMV, replacing Dirk Boogmans. More

July 4, 2008
GIMV announces that it has finalised the takeover of OTN, which was already reported
earlier on in June. GIMV purchases OTN from Nokia Siemens Networks. The 80 OTN
employees will be transferred to OTN Systems NV, a newly formed company established
by GIMV and the OTN management.

May 19, 2008
GIMV co-leads first financing round in Spanish ICT-company Openbravo
GIMV announces its investment of EUR 3 million in Openbravo, a Spanish software company. GIMV co-leads with British Amadeus Capital Partner the EUR 7.7 million series A-financing round. Spanish Adara Venture Partners and Sodena also participated. More

July 9, 2007
GIMV sells its stake in French company DTS
GIMV sells its 42%-stake in the French company Drilling Technical Supply (DTS) ( to Thomas & Betts Corporation. More

April 16, 2007
GIMV sells its stake in Hypnion
GIMV announces that it has sold its stake in drug
discovery and development company Hypnion ( to Eli Lilly & Company More

April 13, 2007
GIMV confirms its commitment to clean technology
GIMV confirms its commitment to clean technology and raises its investment to Emerald Cleantech fund to €30 million More

December 1, 2006
GIMV invests in management buy-out of Dutch Operator Group Delft
GIMV announces that it is investing, through its Dutch subsidiary Halder, in the management buy-out of fast-growing Operator Groep Delft (OGD). More

February 10, 2006
GIMV is investigating potential European expansion
GIMV has investigated a unique strategic opportunity to obtain overnight a leading position in Scandinavia. More

September 25, 2005
Increase in value GIMV on the occasion of Telenet IPO
GIMV announces an important increase in its value on the occasion of the Telenet IPO. More


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