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26, July 2019
A PRI signatory since 2012, Demeter has received the highest score A+ awarded by the PRI, recognizing its overall strategy and commitment to responsible investment. PRI are the world's leading initiative to promote responsible investment. They have 2,300 signatories committed to taking into account the Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) as key factors for sustainable…

22, July 2019
Chesneau, a specialist in the manufacture of aircraft engine parts, is embarking on a new stage of development alongside UI Gestion and Demeter. As a shareholder since 2011, UI Gestion renews its commitment to the company and partners with Demeter through the Fonds Européen des Matériaux (F.E.M - European Materials Fund) to provide the management…

17, July 2019
Parkoview raises € 1,8 Millions to deploy in cities its one of a kind embedded image analysis sensor to provide precise data in real time about parking occupancy, traffic, or people attendance in streets. Founded in 2017 by Jean-Baptiste Poljak, Parkoview is a pioneer in Edge Computing in cities. Until then the deployment of powerful…

16, July 2019
Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, together with François Bonneau, Chairman of the Regional Council, visited the headquarters of SmartHome France, a company of 110 employees based in Tours specializing in connected objects and home automation which dedicates 30% of its activity to export.  Alexandre Chaverot heads the company that operates with…

16, July 2019
Vincent Vettier spoke at the 7th edition of Journées Hydrogène dans les Territoires (Hydrogen Days in the Territories) on 11 July, 2019, Palais du Pharo in Marseille. The roundtable focused on supporting the successful large-scale deployment of hydrogen with the participation of Monique Agier, Transportation Infrastructure Department, Banque des Territoires, and Fanny Viot, Deputy Director…

15, July 2019
Microphyt, a leading company in microalgae-based natural solutions for nutrition and well-being, announced a fundraising of €28.5 million (US$32 million). Co-led by Sofinnova Partners and Bpifrance, through the “Sociétés de Projets Industriels” fund (“SPI fund”), this investment is one of the largest fundraising in the microalgae sector. As an existing investor, Demeter welcomes Microphyt’s ramp-up…

12, July 2019
Stephane Villecroze, Cofounder and Managing Partner of Demeter, along with Brendan Wallace, Co-founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall and Thibault Ancely, Executive Director - Investments and Developments, Gecina, have been invited to participate in The Urban's 3rd episode to discuss the facts, figures and trends which are shaping the PropTech universe. Click on the "play"…

10, July 2019
Large success with the evening "2025: 100% recycled plastics?" launched by Sophie Paturle-Guesnerot, who chairs the Climate Commission of France Invest. This evening brought together 80 participants, financials, industrials, entrepreneurs and public authorities. Keynote speaker, Chris McNally, Partner at Mckinsey, remarkably explained the prospects and issues of plastic recycling. The contribution of the experience and…

01, July 2019
During the annual ceremony of the ESG Best Practices Honours organized by Swen Capital Partners, Demeter was awarded the best management company in terms of ESG practices in the Small Cap category. This second ESG price awarded in 2019 rewards the consistency of our investment strategy, our business purpose “Supporting the champions of ecological growth”…
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