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Year Founded: 2001

AUM: $3.72B | Dry Powder: $2.46B

2, place Rio de Janeiro, 75008 Paris, France
Andera Partners is a private equity firm that seeks to invest in companies operating in the B2B, services, consumer products, consumer services, information technology, energy, materials, resources, manufacturing, infrastructure, industries, and life sciences sectors across the United States and Europe

Key Contacts

  • Andrei Buzdugan
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Vanessa Favier-Klak
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Pierre Barruet
    Director of Financial Control

Investment Preferences

  • Preferred Industries
    Apparel and Accessories, Commercial Products, Commercial Services, Communications and Networking, Consumer Non-Durables, Containers and Packaging, Energy Services, Healthcare Services, Software etc.
  • Geographical Preference
    Europe, US
  • Preferred Deal Types
    Acquisition Financing, Buyout/LBO, Early-Stage VC, Later Stage VC, PE Growth/Expansion, Seed Round, Spin-Off
  • Other Investment Preferences
    • Prefers majority stake
    • Prefers minority stake
    • Will syndicate

Investments By Year

Source: Pitchbook

Funds Closed

Acto Mezzanine IV
Vintage: 2020

Size: $562.4M

Dry Powder: $282.8M

Details: The fund saw a close exceeding its initial hard cap of €500 million

Winch Capital 4
Vintage: 2018

Size: $511.3M

Dry Powder: $325.7M

Details: The fund prefers to invest in commercial service and industrials companies

Acto Mezzanine III
Vintage: 2017

Size: $354.0M

Dry Powder: $28.7M

Details: The fund looks for investments in The fund preferably invests in commercial services, communications and networking sectors

Investments By Industry

Investments By Region

Source: Pitchbook

Key Investments

In July 2022, Andera Partners through Terr.A signd a major partnership with Ether Energy, a Belgian developer of renewable energies to co-develop up to 1GW of photovoltaic projects. The agreement initially provides for the acquisition of an initial portfolio of 236MW through a joint venture and the ambition to jointly develop up to 1GW of photovoltaic projects in France, Belgium and Luxembourg by 2030

In February 2022, Lhyfe secured €17.3 million of venture funding primarily from Andera Smart Infra, an impact infrastructure fund managed by Andera Partners and other investors. The funds will be used to support Lhyfe’s strategy for the deployment of renewable hydrogen production sites in Europe. Lhyfe designs, builds and exploits its green hydrogen production sites, which have the particularity of being directly connected to the various available renewable energy sources

In February 2021, Andera Infra, a joint venture between Zaist Capital Partners and Andera Partners, through its fund Andera Smart Infra 1 invested in energy transition sector. The fund invested a total of €150-200 million in an innovative market segment. This investment in energy transition sector would particularly focus on clean energy production and storage, as well as mobility solutions of both electric and hydrogen and green data centers

In November 2019, Andera Partners acquired Apax Partners’ stake in Groupe SYLPA, a specialist in electrical engineering, installation and maintenance for high and low voltage systems

In July 2019, Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, now Andera Partners acquired Merlin Gerin from Siemens. The financial terms were not disclosed. Merlin Gerin is a high voltage equipment maintenance business. Andera used its Winch Capital 4 fund for the transaction

In July 2019, LSP and Andera Partners co-led an investment round for AM-Pharma B.V., a Bunnik, Netherlands-based clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on a treatment for acute kidney injury. AM-Pharma B.V. raised €116 million in funding

In May 2019, Andera Partners and Omnes-led consortium acquired Spherea. Spherea is a specialist in technological test solutions for civil and military clients. It offers modular technology solutions for the entire lifecycle of electronic systems

In April 2019, Andera Partners acquired Verbraeken Infra NV. Verbraeken Infra NV provides design, installation, improvement, and maintenance of distribution networks; and offers full turnkey solutions and services to telecommunications, electricity, gas, heating, water operators and local authorities in Belgium

In April 2019, Andera Partners led a €100 million investment in French HR management software firm HR Path. HR Path is the main integrator of Cegid, Oracle Cloud for HCM, SAP SuccessFactors, Workday, HR Access, Sage and Talentsoft

Other Details

Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners (EdRIP) now known as Andera Partners is an independent firm. The firm employs 98 professionals and has $3.72 billion assets under management, invested in around 100 companies in Europe and the United States

The firm’s latest open fund is Andera Smart Infra 1 which would contribute to the rollout of hundreds of green infrastructure projects, making a significant positive environmental and regional impact. It focuses on renewable energy asset class and targets energy, climate related impact investment

123 Investment Managers, 3i Group, A Plus Finance, A.G. Hill Partners, AbbVie Ventures, AbenexAberdare Ventures, Abingworth Management, Access Capital Partners, Accor, ACG Capital are some of the institutional investors in Andera’s funds

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