Sofiprotéol and Tikehau Capital Have announced Fundraising of Sofiprotéol Dette Privée at €205M
Sofiprotéol and Tikehau Capital have announced the final closing date for the Sofiprotéol Dette Privée economic development loan fund, having obtained commitments worth €205 million.
Managed by Tikehau IM, the fund is designed to support companies of all sizes in the agribusiness and agrifood sectors through interest-only loans or by financing acquisitions. The fund supplements the financing tools proposed by Sofiprotéol, a finance and development company.
Since its launch, the fund has invested in 13 companies.
For Michel Boucly, Deputy CEO of Sofiprotéol: “The success of this fundraising validates investor interest in the agribusiness and agrifood sectors. Furthermore, the wealth and quality of the pipeline confirms the relevance of a unique partnership that combines the financial expertise of the French leader in private debt, our sectoral expertise and our network.”
According to Guillaume Arnaud, Managing Director of Tikehau IM: “This partnership with Sofiprotéol illustrates Tikehau Capital’s strategy of providing sustainable support for companies in an essential industrial sector in Europe and of contributing to its economic fabric by providing industrial know-how and not just cash.”
Source: Tikehau Capital press release