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Fortino, Endeit and Gimv in investment in Real Impact Analytics

We have assisted venture capital funds Fortino, Endeit and Gimv in their joint investment in Real Impact Analytics, a fast growing company providing tailor-made analytics solutions to mobile operators, banks and retail players. With offices in Brussels, Luxembourg, Cape Town, Sao Paulo and Kuala Lumpur, Real Impact Analytics transforms data into action by embedding big data analytics into its clients’ business operations.

The proceeds of the 12mio€ capital raising will be used to support the company’s internationalization strategy and to accelerate product innovation and development.

Fortino is a long-term oriented venture capital and private equity focused fund providing growth and expansion capital as well as expertise to European entrepreneurs and companies with a focus on Technology (SaaS based software platforms, big data analytics and TMT), Industrial Production (processing and specialty chemicals) and Consumer Goods.

Endeit is an independent investment fund based in Amsterdam and Hamburg investing in pan-European internet companies with international growth potential. Endeit’s areas of focus include mobile, digital media and marketing, e-commerce, and edtec.

Gimv Arkiv Tech Fund II focuses on early- to midstage equity investments in Flemish SME’s operating in the ICT and cleantech sector with a fund size of EUR 25 million.

Founder Sébastien Deletaille comments: My first encounter only with Cresco and it is easy to understand why they are considered one of the go-to firms in the venture capital space. They are smart, creative, on top of the issues and bring a wealth of knowhow to the table.

More information on the transaction can be found here and here.

Pieter Capiau, Yannick Verrycke and Wim Van Berendoncks constituted the Cresco deal team for this transaction.

For any further information or questions, please contact David Dessers or Pieter Capiau.

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