Degroof Petercam reaffirms its strategic partnership with European impact investment pioneer, Quadia, by participating in its latest capital increase alongside existing shareholders and Basel-based Hanaku AG. Through this transaction, Degroof Petercam reinforces its equity stake and intends to further support the strategic development of Quadia and of its impact investing offering.
Degroof Petercam and Swiss-based Quadia are jointly managing the Regenero Impact Fund which provides growth capital to transformative SMEs offering solutions in the smart energy and responsible consumption sectors. Launched in 2019 with total commitments of 52.6 million euros, the fund is expected to be fully deployed by year-end.
Hugo Lasat, CEO of Degroof Petercam: “We are pleased to deepen our partnership with Quadia. This renewed engagement underscores our commitment to continue bringing a meaningful impact investment offering to our clients together with a partner with a proven track-record. This partnership reflects our vision of responsible finance, a key pillar in our investment strategy.”
Daniel von Moltke and Aymeric Jung, Managing Partners at Quadia: “We are delighted to count on Degroof Petercam’s long-term engagement and on our shared vision to take Quadia to the next level. Their significant and relevant expertise as well as their broad network in Belgium bring great complementarity to our team.”
Founded in 2010 in Geneva, Quadia specialises in direct impact investments. In line with its mission of financing companies that contribute to the transition towards a Regenerative Economy, Quadia targets SMEs which have positioned their strategic development on products and services that provide positive social or environmental impact, in particular in the areas of food, responsible consumption and sustainable energy.
Since its creation, Quadia has financed and invested in companies, projects and impact investment funds across Europe for over 270 million euros. Based in Geneva, Quadia employs 12 professionals, with Aymeric Jung and Daniel von Moltke as its managing partners. Impact with us! www.quadia.ch.