We acquire stakes in niche technology companies, by way investment from our funds, acquiring founder shares or ESOP or entering into strategic partnerships.
All targets are selected based on our selection criteria, which covers their technology, operations and management. The post-investment value-add of active management support on the commercialization and internationalization is significant.
Through access to global markets, and connection to business ecosystems, our portfolio companies are well positioned to become a “hidden champion”, which leads to dramatic value growth and becomes a prime acquisition target or IPO candidate.
In executing this investment strategy, our funds offer investors the following 3 advantages:
As an early commercialization partner and venture builder, LvS has preferential access to high-tech companies and is able to invest at preferential terms.
By providing access to multinationals, CVCs and new markets – we improve the product development and increase stable revenue growth
Our active management of the expansion provides supervision and insight that board positions cannot achieve.
We select technology companies in our focus industries and technologies that provide the best prospects for sustainable commercial growth. In this we act on true insight, not on dreams. Through our active management, early involvement and industry expertise, we can have a realistic view on the projections of each company we invest in.
Our current portfolio includes the following companies