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Sofimac Partners

Sofimac Partners

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Headquarters Location

France, Clermont-ferrand


Sofimac Partners is the renowned VC, which was created in 1977. The VC's location is in Europe, France. The main office of this VC is situated in Clermont-ferrand.

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The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Besides Sofimac Partners, start-ups are typically funded by Paca Investissement, Demeter Partners, Bpifrance and 6 more VCs. The fund often co-invests with Bpifrance, Crédit Agricole, ACG Management, overall with 17 funds from our list. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually supported by Crédit Agricole, Bpifrance, Sofimac Innovation, out of 13 investors from our database.

Bulane, Uavia, Primo1D are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund. The fund has no a preferred number of founders for start-ups that it invests in. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. The average start-up age at the time of investment by this fund is 6-10. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - France. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 1 other location. Among the most popular investment industries for the fund are Manufacturing, Health Care. However, the fund’s focus is not limited to this, since there are 8 more areas of investment.

The fund generally invests in 2-6 deals every year. The highest number of exits from this fund were in 2017. Sofimac Partners is involved in 14 percentage points less than the average amount of lead investments when compared with other funds. In terms of the fund's performance, this VC has 8 percentage points less exits when compared to other organizations. This fund was the most active in 2016. Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are most common for this fund.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

95.7% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

5.7% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

12.9 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.4 out of 1

Funds Investing in Previous

Paca Investissement, Demeter Partners, Bpifrance

Funds Investing Together

Bpifrance, Crédit Agricole, ACG Management

Funds Investing in Following

Crédit Agricole, Bpifrance, Sofimac Innovation

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