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Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Jean-Bernard Lafonta Jean-Philippe Hecketsweiler Philippe Donnet


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Total investments 9
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 9
Rounds per year 0.82
Lead investments 1
Exits 2
Key employees 9
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Medical Device
  • Brand Marketing
  • Shoes

HLD appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2010. The venture was found in Europe in France. The main office of represented VC is situated in the Paris.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2 partakers. Despite the HLD, startups are often financed by Idinvest Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Bpifrance.

Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Sarenza. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - France. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Shoes, E-Commerce.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. The important activity for fund was in 2014. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 deals per year.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Renewable Energy
18 Nov 2019 Canton Luxembourg

Kiloutou Group

01 Jan 2018 France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

M-Cube Digital Engagement

Information Services
Information Technology
22 Sep 2017 Milan, Lombardy, Italy


Document Preparation
01 Jan 2017 Community of Madrid


01 Jan 2015 Ile-de-France


Brand Marketing
$87M23 Jun 2014 Ile-de-France

Coyote System SAS

Communications Infrastructure
01 Jan 2014 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Fillmed Laboratoires

Health Care
01 Jan 2011 Paris, Ile-de-France, France


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