Omnes Capital's investments

Sector 
SaaS / Cloud
Entry Date 
2010
Business 
Venture Capital

Scality

Highly effective open infrastructure solution for large-scale unstructured data storage

Scality has developed RING distributed storage software, which provides a massively scalable solution for handling very large data volumes. RING is a patented and tested solution that has been deployed right around the world.

Sector 
Pharma
Entry Date 
2010
Business 
Venture Capital

Poxel

Innovative therapeutic solutions for type II diabetes patients

Poxel is a fast-growing biopharmaceutical company that exclusively develops novel drugs treating metabolic conditions and type II diabetes in particular.
Headquartered in Lyon, Poxel was spun off from Merck Serono in 2009 and is a leading global player in the field of metabolic disorders. Its flagship product, Imeglimin, successfully conducted a Phase II(b).

 

Sector 
SaaS / Cloud
Entry Date 
2010
Business 
Venture Capital

Sigfox

First telecom operator dedicated to connected objects
Sigfox is the first and only company to provide global cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things, fully geared to low-throughput communications. Sigfox is reinventing connectivity by radically lowering the price and energy consumption of connected devices. Sigfox’s connectivity solution is based on an antenna and base station infrastructure that is completely independent of existing networks, such as the telecommunications network. Sigfox locations: Paris, Madrid and San Francisco.
Sector 
Web
Entry Date 
2009
Business 
Venture Capital

Blablacar

Ridesharing leader in Europe

BlaBlaCar is the leading French start-up in long-distance car-sharing across Europe, with 10 million members in 13 countries. Its site and mobile applications enable drivers with empty seats to search for passengers they can split the cost with on shared journeys. The up-and-coming Paris-based start-up now has over 180 employees in eight countries and has achieved dazzling global growth. Its car-sharing service is the most intuitive and sophisticated in the market, which gives it a decisive edge when it expands into new countries. Every month, BlaBlaCar helps two million people to save money by travelling together, while making journeys a more sociable experience and reducing environmental impact.

Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2008
Business 
Renewable Energy

Urbasolar

Leading independent French pure player in photovoltaics

Urbasolar is headquartered in Montpellier, in France and was founded by Arnaud Mine and Stéphanie Andrieu in 2006. The company operates a dual business model being both, a leading platform in EPC and services and an independent renewable energy producer. The company is fully integrated and is active in designing, constructing, financing and operating solar power plants on buildings and parking canopies as well as ground-mounted plants.

As an authentic partner to regional communities, mass retailers, and industry, Urbasolar has built power plants for diversified and prestigious clients among which Carrefour, Airbus and La Poste Group. Capenergie accompanies Urbasolar since 2008.

Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
2007
Business 
Small-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€305 million in 2014

Aryes

Unrivalled experience in France in turning businesses around

With 15 distressed businesses taken in hand under the aegis of the ABCIA and Phoenix groups and successfully turned around, Aryes’ managers have gained invaluable experience in assisting ailing businesses. Aryes plays an active role in drawing up and implementing effective redevelopment plans based on a fully-fledged industrial vision, while involving those already working for the companies it takes on in successfully turning them around.

Sector 
Consumer goods
Entry Date 
2007
Business 
Small-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€131 million in 2014

Verywear

Design and specialised retailing - ready-to-wear sector

The Verywear group is a designer and specialised retailer active in the ready-to-wear arena. The group currently operates four store chains (Devianne, Stanford, Magvet and Julie Guerlande) and a joint purchasing hub (Cevimod) and has 1,000 employees. It is a multi-brand and multi-banner group with strong regional roots that runs a network of 100 wholly-owned stores and 900 independent multi-brand retailers, chiefly in urban and city-centre locations, which distributes a quality-oriented range of clothing for adults.

Sector 
Medical devices
Entry Date 
2006
Business 
Venture Capital
Sales 
€16.9 million in FY 2013

SuperSonic Imagine

UltraFast™ revolutionary ultrasound system for medical imaging

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Aix-en-Provence (France), SuperSonic Imagine is a medical imaging specialist. The company has designed, developed and markets Aixplorer®, a next-generation ultrasound platform harnessing UltraFast™ technology at a data acquisition rate around 200 times faster than that of rival systems. Aixplorer® is the only ultrasound system able to image two types of waves: ultrasound waves to ensure impeccable quality; and shearwaves to measure and display in real time tissue elasticity using a reliable, replicable and non-invasive procedure. ShearWave™ Elastography helps to detect and characterise multiple conditions in numerous applications and in particular breast, thyroid, liver and prostate scans.

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Press release
21 February 2018
Omnes has been selected by MEDEF, France’s largest employer federation, as a partner for the MEDEF Accelerator of Investment (MAI) platform aimed at financing SMEs
Omnes has been selected by MEDEF, France’s largest employer federation, as a partner for the MEDEF Accelerator of Investment (MAI) platform aimed at financing SMEs
Publication
Omnes Newsletter no 32: infra news H2 2017
Press release
17 January 2018
VSORA closes series A financing with investment from
Omnes Capital, Partech Ventures, Angel Investors

Set to Launch Game-Changing Multicore DSP IP to Power 5G Wireless Networks

VSORA closes series A financing with investment from Omnes Capital, Partech Ventures, Angel Investors Set to Launch Game-Changing Multicore DSP IP to Power 5G Wireless Networks
Press release
16 January 2018
Batiweb Group announces buyout of Clien’tel.
The trading name “Le Bon Artisan” is to become “e-travaux”.

Batiweb Group announces buyout of Clien’tel. The trading name “Le Bon Artisan” is to become “e-travaux”.
Press release
05 January 2018
Enterome raises €32 million ($38.5 million) in a Series D financing
Enterome raises €32 million ($38.5 million) in a Series D financing
Publication
Omnes Capital Newsletter no 32

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