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C-Quadrat Investment Group explores the launch of a nordic venture capital fund in collaboration with Katalysen Ventures

C-Quadrat Investment Group


C-Quadrat Investment Group (“C-Quadrat”) is in collaboration with Katalysen Ventures AB (publ) (“Katalysen”) presently exploring the set up of an early-stage, Nordic-focused venture capital fund, targeting an initial €30 million first close in Q4 2023.

The prospective fund aims to capitalize on C-Quadrat's recognized expertise in fund operations combined with Katalysen Ventures' extensive experience and network within the Nordic early-stage and startup ecosystem. 

“We at C-Quadrat Investment Group are excited to explore with Katalysen Ventures the investor interest in creating a venture capital fund centered on the vibrant and rapidly evolving Nordic startup sector," said Cristobal Mendez de Vigo, Group Managing Director of C-Quadrat Investment Group.

Heiner Weber, Chairman of Katalysen Ventures, added: "Our role as venture developers places us in a unique position to support startups by offering them specialist knowledge and experience. In turn, we accumulate extensive insights about the sector, its key players, and stakeholders. This new fund will profit from Katalysen’s market intelligence, market access and from the setting up and vetting of the investment team."

To register for a related Q&A to take place at Katalysen Ventures' Stockholm office on the 20th of June at 17:00, please reach out to Tobias Mathiasen (tm@katalysen.com).

This information does not constitute an offer or solicitation to subscribe for units or shares of an AIF, and that the information presented should not be regarded as reliable as it is incomplete and subject to change.

About C-Quadrat Investment Group: CQ Investment Group comprises asset management companies with a pronounced focus on quantitative strategies, as well as ESG and impact investing. Other business areas include Private Debt and Alternative Investments. The CQ Investment Group is also marking its footprint in the pension fund industry. Since its establishment in Vienna in 1991, CQ Investment Group has extended its operations to 21 distinct countries. Their financial products and services are offered to institutional clients and via wholesale channels across various markets. Over the past 31 years, the investment products of CQ Investment Group companies have consistently emerged as top performers in their respective investment categories, earning several awards.

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