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FlandersBio offers an up-to-date life sciences database with detailed information about all FlandersBio members.

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Capricorn Venture Partners

Website: http://www.capricorn.be
Phone: +32 16 28 41 00
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Capricorn Venture Partners is an independent advisor and manager of venture capital funds making privately-negotiated equity and equity-related investments in early-stage, growth-oriented ICT, biotechnology, healthcare and advanced materials companies in Belgium and in Western Europe. Capricorn constantly scans the market for investment opportunities, structures and negotiates investments & divestments, monitors the portfolio companies, and actively assists the latter in building shareholder value.



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Capricorn Venture Partners typically makes substantial minority investments in companies that have the potential to become fast growing businesses in areas such as advanced materials, specialty chemicals, medical technologies, life sciences, instrumentation, and information technology.
With its hands-on approach Capricorn Venture Partners positions itself as a value-adding investor. Based on its vast experience in coaching growth companies to develop technology-based businesses and to create shareholder value, Capricorn Venture Partners is perceived by the entrepreneurs it is backing as a trusted advisor and partner in a joint quest to maximize value creation.


Capricorn Venture Partners was established as a joint venture between Baring Private Equity Partners Ltd, the international private equity arm of the ING group and Dr. Jos B. Peeters. BPEP is advising funds in excess of Euro 2 billion, spanning Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Americas and the NIS region and concentrating its investments on middle-market companies. Since it became fully independent in December 1999, Capricorn Venture Partners has maintained a strong networking relationship with the Partners of BPEP.

Quest Management n.v. is the investment manager of "Quest for Growth", a quoted investment company which invests in pre-IPO and quoted European technology based growth companies. Quest for Growth is the first investment company to benefit from the legal framework of the Privak. Capricorn Venture Partner was a co-founder of Quest Management and sees Quest for Growth as a complementary investor.

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Address: Jonge St. Jacob
Lei 19/1
3000 Leuven

Route: Via Google Maps
Website: http://www.capricorn.be

Phone: +32 16 28 41 00
Fax: +32 16 28 41 08
Foundation date: 1993
Email: capricorn@capricorn.be

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