BPIFrance and FIEE Funds
Bpifrance equity investments are made by Bpifrance Investissement. Bpifrance, owned by the French government and the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, finances companies – at each stage of their development – with credit, guarantees and equity. Bpifrance supports them in their innovation projects and internationally. Bpifrance also ensures their export activity through a wide range of products. Consulting, university, networking and an acceleration program for startups, SMEs and mid-cap companies are also part of the offer offered to entrepreneurs.
Thanks to Bpifrance and its 50 regional offices, entrepreneurs benefit from a close, unique and efficient interlocutor to support them in facing their challenges. More information on: www.Bpifrance.fr
Irdi Soridec Gestion
Based in Toulouse, Montpellier and Bordeaux, the company Irdi Soridec Gestion provides capital support to companies based in the large south-west quarter (Occitanie and New Aquitaine) at all stages of their development (Seed, Venture Capital, Development capital / Transmission) . With € 340 million under management, Irdi Soridec Gestion has the capacity to monitor investments of € 0.3 million up to € 12 million. Through managed funds, Irdi Soridec Gestion is a partner of nearly 180 SMEs and midcaps in many business sectors.
More information on: www.irdisoridec.fr
Development and investment partners
SOVAFIM (pubic property and land valuation society) is a public company whose sole shareholder is the French State. SOVAFIM is responsible for valuing public real estate properties which represent a challenge for the public finances, whether it belongs to the State, its public institutions or to other public agencies. SOVAFIM and GÉNÉRALE DU SOLAIRE have joined forces to build the largest photovoltaic ground mounted solar power plant situated in in Sourdun (77), Île-de-France, on a former military brownfield site. The power plant has an installed capacity of 4.5 MWp. This partnership has been further strengthened by completing several other projects, such as the installation of several solar plants on the rooftops of high schools in the Rhône-Alpes and Languedoc-Roussillon regions (2 MWp), as well as the commissioning and operation of one of the first power plants equipped with solar trackers on French soil (3.5 MWp), which is situated close to Avignon.
ARBORESCENCE CAPITAL is an entrepreneurial company focused on Financial Investment Advisory. ARBORESCENCE CAPITAL is specialized in sustainable development, defined as investment integrating extra-financial considerations – in addition to the usual financial aspects – in the analysis and selection of assets, for a social or an environmental benefit. Since 2011, this activity has been expanded to different countries on the African continent where ARBORESCENCE CAPITAL and GÉNÉRALE DU SOLAIRE are co-developing large solar power plant projects.