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Belgian fund manager Amavi Captial acquires Sweden’s SF Ventures, increases proptech portfolio news

Belgian fund manager Amavi Captial acquires Sweden’s SF Ventures, increases proptech portfolio

Belgium-based fund manager AMAVI Capital, a pan-European PropTech investor, has announced its expansion into the Nordic region. As part of this strategic move, AMAVI Capital’s current fund, AMAVI Proptech Fund, will acquire the full portfolio of 11 companies from SF Ventures AB, a Swedish PropTech investment fund with a Nordic investment scope. This acquisition brings the total number of companies in AMAVI’s portfolio to 22, solidifying its position as a key player in the European PropTech ecosystem.

In addition to acquiring SF Ventures’ PropTech portfolio, AMAVI Capital will also partner up with the Stockholm-based team, Andreas Nordgren and Richard Lindqvist. This talented team will join AMAVI Capital to establish a dedicated Nordic branch for the group, bolstering the company’s local presence and network. This expansion signifies a significant milestone for AMAVI Capital, allowing it to broaden its geographical footprint and enhance its ability to identify and support innovative PropTech startups across Europe. This collaboration between two leading PropTech investors marks a significant step towards fostering innovation and driving sustainable growth in the European real estate technology sector.

Arne Allewaert and Frédéric Van den Weghe, Managing Partners, AMAVI Capital: “We are thrilled to embark on this new chapter for AMAVI Capital as we expand our reach into the Nordics. The acquisition of SF Ventures’ PropTech portfolio and the establishment of our Nordic branch are significant milestones that align perfectly with our pan-European investment strategy. This strategic move enhances our capabilities to identify and support cutting-edge PropTech startups, leveraging the region’s technological advancements and sustainability drive. We are confident that AMAVI Nordics will bring added value to our investors, portfolio companies, and the broader PropTech ecosystem. Together, we look forward to driving innovation and fostering positive change in the European real estate industry.”

AMAVI Capital, with its pan-European mandate, is a hands-on investor, actively supporting companies at the intersection of technology and real estate. With a deep understanding of the European property market, AMAVI Capital has successfully identified and nurtured promising PropTech ventures, driving positive change and revolutionizing the way we build, transact, use, and interact with buildings.

Andreas Nordgren and Richard Lindqvist, on the other hand, have established themselves as prominent players in the PropTech investment landscape, focusing on the Nordic region. Their portfolio includes a.o. energy optimization company Myrspoven, property management tool Pigello and AI-driven floorplan generator Laiout. With a track record of investing in early-stage PropTech companies, the team brings extensive knowledge and experience to the partnership. Their strong network within the Nordic ecosystem will be instrumental in uncovering emerging PropTech startups with high-growth potential.

Together, AMAVI Capital is committed to providing PropTech startups with the necessary capital, mentorship, and industry expertise to accelerate their growth and achieve meaningful impact. By joining forces, the two firms will enhance their ability to identify disruptive innovations, support the next generation of PropTech pioneers, and contribute to the transformation of the European real estate and construction industry.

Andreas Nordgren and Richard Lindqvist, Partners, Nordics, AMAVI Capital: “We are excited to collaborate with AMAVI Capital. This partnership represents a strategic alignment of our investment philosophies and will allow us to leverage our respective strengths to unearth transformative PropTech opportunities in the Nordics and beyond. By supporting innovative startups, we aim to redefine the real estate landscape and contribute to the sustainable development of our cities.”

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