CREADEV

Creating
for people

For 18 years Creadev has been partnering with sustainable leaders at all development stages.

Launched in 2002, Creadev is an evergreen investment company operating worldwide, supporting companies able to scale-up and become global best players in their sector. To make this happen we believe that the shareholder’s timing should match with the entrepreneur’s vision, up to an unlimited amount of time. We are backed by the Mulliez family, who share their global footprint network and their entrepreneurial spirit.

The Mulliez family’s business is an autonomous federation of over 200 companies, which employ about 600,000 people in more than 35 countries. Leading businesses include Auchan Retail, Decathlon, ADEO, Leroy Merlin, Boulanger, Flunch etc…

Offices on 4 continents

Portfolio companies operating in 45 countries

+ 85 000 people

€1.6 Bn invested

From Early Stage
to Growth Equity

For innovative & fast-growing companies providing essential goods and services to the many, through innovative solutions.

> From 1 to 50M€ in primary investments

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We partner with passionate entrepreneurs who develop and catalyse all their talents, and aspire to meaningful impacts on their ecosystem

Our Approach

2020

March

Creadev leads a $7M Series A funding round in Hungry Harvest

september

Creadev invests €4M in a seed round in Nutri&Co

2019

january

Creadev co-invests in a €2M seed funding round in NxtFood

may

Creadev co-invests in a $23M Series B funding round in Twiga Foods

june

Creadev leads a €9M Series A funding round in Foodles

august

Creadev co-invests in a €60M Series B funding round in M2i Life Sciences

september

Fusion between Voltalia and Helexia

december

Funding round Kingfish Zeeland

2018

february

Creadev co-leads the €50M Series C funding around of Recommerce

june

Creadev co-invests in a $29M Series C funding round of Gotham Greens

september

Creadev co-invests in a $20M Series B funding round of MORE Health

november

Creadev leads a €40M Series C funding around of Innovafeed

december

Creadev leads a €13M Series B funding around of Agorize

Creadev invests €100M to support Groupe Maisons de Famille in the acquisition of Dorea Familie in Germany

2017

july

Opening of the Nairobi Office

december

Creadev co-invests in a $11M Series B funding around of The Hive

2016

january

Opening of the New York Office

february

Creadev co-invests in a €14M Series B round in digiSchool

october

Creadev invests €80M to support Groupe Maisons de Famille in the acquisition of Amma in Spain

november

Creadev makes a €87M capital injection in Voltalia as part of a total raise of €170M

2015

august

Creadev leads the €5M Series A funding round of Ysance

september

Acquisition of Sitel by Acticall Group

2014

january

Creadev invests €16M to support Groupe Maisons de Famille in the acquisition of Adavir in Spain

july

Creadev leads the $8M Series B funding round of Simply the Group

Creadev makes a €90M capital injection in Voltalia as part of a total raise of €100M

2012

march

Creadev takes a majority stake in Yes’N’You

august

Creadev makes a €61M capital injection in Voltalia as part of a total raise of €80M

september

Opening of the Shanghai Office

2011

february

Acquisition of a majority stake in Abilways.

2010

january

Creadev acquires a majority stake in Helexia (followed by successive capital injections between 2010 and 2018 for a total of €44M).

2009

june

Creadev acquires a reference stake in Acticall Group

december

Creadev acquires a majority stake in Voltalia

2008

july

Creadev invests €25M to support Groupe Maisons de Famille in the acquisition of a majority stake in Villa Spa in Italy.

2003

november

Creadev makes a first €1M investment in Groupe Maisons de Famille (followed by successive capital injections between 2004 and 2007 for a total of €60M)

2002

april

Creadev was founded in Paris