Venture capital has reached industrial SMEs

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BY : Diego GutiérrezDecember Fri, 2015

A dos semanas de terminar el año, el sector del private equity puede empezar a felicitarse por la conclusión de un ejercicio histórico, al menos en cuanto a la financiación para pymes se refiere. En el año 2014 se llevó a cabo la regulación de los fondos capital-riesgo pyme, lo que ha favorecido a que se creasen 8 fondos de capital-riesgo pyme

Venture capital for industrial SMEs

Durante su intervención en una jornada sobre “El capital riesgo y la industria” Audera adelantó algunas medidas que el Ministerio de Industria ha previsto aplicar para mejorar la financiación de las pymes, aumentar su tamaño y fomentar su capacidad innovadora, una de ellas era aumentar la participación del capital riesgo en la financiación de la pyme

"En España actualmente, la financiación bancaria aporta alrededor del 80% de las necesidades de liquidez, cifra muy por encima del 40% que supone en otros países anglosajones"

Comenta Diego Gutierrez de Baker Tilly

Small steps are already being taken, During 2014 the volume of investment carried out by venture capital funds stood at €3,465 million spread over 580 deals, a 45 % increase in volume for the same number of deals, when compared to 2013 activity.

Investments in industrial products and services accounted for 13.8 % of the total with 11.2 % in the number of transactions.

Venture capital operations in the industrial sector in the last quarter

Iberdrola, through its venture capital fund Iberdrola, through its venture capital fund Iberdrola, through its venture capital fund Iberdrola, through its venture capital fundor Perseus and the CDTI, part of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, invested in November 700,000 euros in the Basque company Atten2,  with the aim of promoting the development of this company and consolidating it within its sector.

Atten2 is focused on the design, manufacture and marketing of sensors for monitoring the state of fluids, mainly oil, in industrial applications. Among its uses, those related to the production and distribution of electricity stand out..

Figueras, global leader in the design ands and the manufacturer of high value-added seating solutions for public spaces, has received €10m in financing from Abac Capital to fund its working capital, refinance its debt and invest in developing and enhancing its global leadership.

Based in Lliçà d'Amunt (Barcelona), Figueras was founded more than 50 years ago and has since grown steadily to become a global leader in its industry. In recent years, the Company has experienced liquidity strains that have hindered its ambitious growth plan.

En Octubre El grupo español tecnológico industrial Carbures formalizó  un crédito capitalizable de €30 M con el fondo Black Toro Capital (BTC).

 Este mes de Diciembre, Carbures ha cerrado una nueva operación financiera con Black Toro Capital por un importe de €35M que se instrumentaliza mediante 'warrants' cubiertos en una capital increase por dicho valor.

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