E. Winkemann is a major manufacturer of precision-stamped metal parts mainly to the automotive industry, comprising parts for automatic gear boxes, axle gears, chassis and engine technology. The company is based in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, and currently employs 380 people. With its deep value chain integration, E. Winkemann is a co-development partner to prestigious German and international automotive OEMs and suppliers, implementing high-volume, customer-specific requirements in extremely precise manufacturing processes within short lead times.
Innovative Office Products is an award-winning, North American designer and manufacturer of office and workspace ergonomic and related products including monitor arms, sit-stand workstations, multi-monitor mounts and desk stands, point-of-sale (POS) mounts and healthcare and specialty original equipment manufacturer (OEM) mounting solutions. Over the past 30 years, the company has grown into a global company and it sells into multiple markets including corporate offices, retailers, hospitality providers, hospitals and other healthcare providers, and to the government.
Founded in early September of 2016, Momenta is building the “brains” for autonomous vehicles. Its deep-learning based software in perception, HD semantic mapping, and data-driven path planning enables the realization of full autonomy. Momenta offers multi-level autonomous driving solutions as well as big data products and services.
Created in 2017 following the merger of K2 and Karla Otto’s activities, The Independents offers communications, event management and marketing services to its clients specialized in fashion, luxury, beauty and lifestyle sectors. Each company pursues its activities under its original name. They together have subsidiaries in New-York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong-Kong, they rely on 400+ experts in fashion and luxury and they share a specific expertise on China and its customers
Yimidida is a leading logistics company operating in 19 Chinese provinces through both inter- and intra-provincial routes. The company was born out of the consolidation of 12 provincial logistics companies. Yimidida transported goods worth over 2 billion RMB in Gross Merchandise Value in 2016, placing it among the Top 5 players in its segment in China.
A leading aesthetic medical company, providing integral solution of aesthetic product design, manufacturing, sales and services for hospital/clinics, med spa, and home users in China.
Leading supplier of precision turned parts for leading OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. WST mainly addresses engine and powertrain solutions, and extended its activities towards non-automotive uses. It focuses its offer on critical performance high-end markets with high precision, quality and reliability products.
Drivy is the leading car rental marketplace in Europe. The service allows its users to rent people’s cars everywhere within walking distance of home whenever they need one: whether it is to go away for a weekend, attend a business meeting or move house. The service includes a comprehensive insurance coverage to ensure safe rentals. Drivy provides a full mobile experience, from booking a car to check-in and check-out, and has recently launched Drivy Open, a technology which enables people to open cars with their smartphones and carry out self-service rentals. Drivy’s ambition is to make car rental much more efficient than personal car ownership.
ATI is specialized in the design, assembly and installation of critical waste incinerators, cremation furnaces and filtration systems for toxic and harmful substances generated in the framework of these processes.
Based in Gien (Loiret), the ATI group has been posting a remarkable growth of 20% per year for 10 years, and is expected to realize €25 million in sales in 2016. With its expertise developed since 1930 and its innovative filtration technology, ATI is the market leader in France and the number 2 in Europe, managing over 3,000 references. The company owns a subsidiary in Great Britain and covers over 40 countries, exports already representing 70% of its activities.
Brands have long failed to serve customers empowered by smartphones. Corporates must now understand and engage with their customers first on mobile. At the time we decided to partner, FollowAnalytics had at the same time the best mobile marketing automation software suite in this industry, the strongest ecosystem relationships with both Salesforce and SAP, the largest corporate customers possible, while being in the domain the only company selling and operating with scale both in Europe and US.
Founded by two Quantum physicists from Stanford University, Quantifind is a technology company with a revolutionary approach that uncovers hidden signals that drive business results, by crunching massive data sets. Its mission is to empower people to make better decisions that combine human intuition with the voice of intelligent data.
Founded in 2012, Ifchange is a leading big data SaaS (software as a service) recruitment platform in China, which is dedicated to driving efficiency and cost-effectiveness in the HR domain by connecting recruiters and job seekers through an intelligent mobile solution. Ifchange uses digital tools such as data mining and natural language processing techniques to improve the matching process of candidates with employers and jobs.
Meet You is the leading Chinese women’s health tracking tool and the largest mobile community of women in China, with more than 100 million users. It relies on social commerce and advertising to monetize its highly engaged user base.
The big data and IoT revolutions required a modern, innovative approach to preparing data and empowering end users. Trifacta is the leading software transforming data automatically to make them usable for analytics. The company has imagined and brought to the market a new way for organizations to unlock the value of their diverse and complex data by empowering non-technical users to discover, cleanse and blend information themselves
Founded in 2005 in Nanjing, Sino-Kor is one of the leading aesthetic medical hospital operators in China, currently operating 5 hospitals in Nanjing, Qingdao, Beijing, Chengdu & Changsha respectively. The Nanjing hospital is the only private-owned Grade A aesthetic medical hospital in China with outstanding operational management, internationally certified by JCI. It offers both surgical and non-surgical services to the customers. The company maintains a professional full-time doctor team of around 80 people from both Korea and China, and many previously worked in large public hospitals. Today Sino-Kor is listed on the China OTC Board.
CCDI was founded in 1994 in Shenzhen as a design branch of the China State Construction Engineering Corporation. In 2002, CCDI transformed from a state owned enterprise to a privately owned company and became a leader of the private architectural design industry in China. By capitalizing its advantage of diversification, the company provides comprehensive services covering the sectors related to the urbanization such as the residential, commercial real estate, civil projects, transportation, sports, cultural tourism and medical care, and extends to the whole industrial chain of every sector. This innovative model delivers the entire technology and capital solutions for planning, investment, design and operation to maximize the value of the investment project. Its landmark projects include the National Aquatics Center (Water Cube), Ping'an International Finance Center, Tencent’s headquarters building, the operational headquarters of Alibaba group, Jinan Olympic Sports Center and Shanghai international tourist resort.
Datawords has pioneered the innovative discipline of e-Multiculturalism. Dedicated to adapting digital content to the cultural specificities of local markets, the company has significant market share across the following key business areas: localization of websites and e-marketing content, international deployment of advertising banner campaigns, global optimization of search engine, online referencing and social media (SEO, SEM and SMO), as well as and the production of multicultural video content. Employing 320 people from varied multicultural backgrounds, Datawords has a broad geographic presence, with hubs in France, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and the USA. Datawords has become today a trusted partner for a wide range of prestigious clients in a wide range of sectors (such as L’Oreal, Seb, Audi, Clarins, Total, etc.)
Former subsidiary of the Roche Group operating the largest production site for sterile ampoules in Europe, Cenexi became an independent company in 2008. The company acquired two new production sites in Osny in France and in Braine l’Alleud in Belgium, respectively specialized in solid forms of hormonal and anti-allergy products and injectable oncologic products. Cenexi has also developed an offering of complementary services, including formulation, analytical development, product portfolio transfer management and regulatory support. These developments have allowed the company to enhance its client base, which today includes over 80 clients, and which mainly consists of international pharmaceutical groups, both generalist and specialist entities. Leveraging its solid industrial know-how and its operational excellence, all of Cenexi’s sites are registered with major world health authorities (FDA, Japan, China…), which allows the group to distribute its products in over 150 countries.
Founded in 2008 within the V.Ships group and becoming an independent entity in 2012, SeaOwl is today as a leader on the French-speaking market for oil and gas companies. Seaowl’s main activity is to provide technical assistance and facility management to its customers, including Total, Addax Petroleum, Perenco, GDF Suez and Vermillon among others. The group is also present in the ship management business segment and currently owns and operates three ships, which are contracted to the French government. Since 2014, the Group has also developed a complementary business line within the oil and gas and marine personnel training segment. Historically present in France, the group has successfully expanded its activities over the recent years across Southeast Asia and Africa, where SeaOwl has a particularly deep-rooted footprint.
Established in 1996 by experienced medical professionals, OriGene is a leading life science technology company which develops and markets products for research laboratories, diagnostic companies, clinics and hospitals. Its business line mainly focuses on the manufacture of biological reagents (including cDNA, proteins, and antibodies) providing technological solutions for the markets of in-vitro diagnosis and immunohistochemistry. With a footprint already spanning mainland China and the USA, OriGene has expanded its offer to the clinical diagnostic reagent market over the past ten years through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions, and is now a leading company within major healthcare markets with a solid product base and a strong tradition of innovation.
Cabio is a pioneer and international leader in producing ARA (arachidonic acid), DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and other premium food ingredients based on biological fermentation. The company plans to launch a variety of new products in the short and medium term, to further diversify its product portfolio. The company currently owns two world-class bio-fermentation plants in Wuhan which are the only plants in China to have been approved by the FDA and CE, and has accumulated a wealth of industrial experience in fermentation technology. Cabio`s R&D capabilities and the quality of its products have been widely recognized by customers around the world. The company has formed partnerships with many major domestic and international companies producing formulated milk powder for infants, as well as food, beverages and healthcare products, and has in-depth in-house R&D capability and cooperation agreements in small ingredient supplies and for product expansion.
Founded in 2001 in France, Echosens is a world-leading high-tech company specializing in non-invasive diagnostic products and services for hepatology. It produces FibroScan®, which is an advanced medical device which carries out non-invasive and quantitative diagnosis analyzing a liver’s hardness and fat changes in order to detect fibrosis and steatosis. This solution has been approved for sale in over 70 countries around the world and over 1000 medical publications have been distributed in over 40 countries concerning it.
Smart AdServer is a leader in Europe in the ad tech industry dedicated to mid-size premium publishers (Le Monde, Die Welt, El Mundo, etc). The company developed a technological platform offering multi-format (web banner, rich media, video) and multi-device (desktop, smartphone, tablet) software. The company currently has two product lines supplied under SaaS solutions: Ad serving solution: technical solution to store and display the ads on the publisher webpage when loading, according to a variety of criteria. Supply-Side Platform (SSP): new way to sell inventory through a programmatic platform (i.e. criteria are set in advance and transactions are occurring in real-time) – similar to high frequency trading on financial stock markets.
Founded in 1995 as a family business, Shenghuo is a pharmaceutical group specialized in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Shenghuo’s flagship product, the XueSaiTong (XST) Soft Capsule, is used to treat cardiovascular diseases and is made from a precious Chinese herb known as Sanchi combined with modern pharmaceutical methods. Shenghuo has nationwide sales coverage in China and strong leadership in several key regional markets. Its product are sold through many channels, including hospital prescriptions and OTC, serving over 4000 hospitals and 20,000 drug stores in the country.
Founded in 1984, SURYS is a world leader in innovative optical and digital security solutions used to authenticate identity documents, vehicle registrations, fiduciary documents, branded products and tax labels. The company has built long-term relationships with numerous high-profile clients: governments, central banks, luxury brands or pharmaceutical companies from all geographical regions.
Founded in 2004 in Shanghai, Meinian Onehealth (Meinian) is #3 in the health check-up sector in China thanks to an extensive network of more than 125 centers among 25 provinces. The public and private health check-up industry is expected to grow by 20 to 30% per year, mainly benefitting the private companies due to limited public resources. Meinian Health is active on a market which enjoys high barriers to entry, which are set to increase as the Health Administration becomes more selective in the attribution of medical licenses needed to open new centers.
Besides, entry barriers are increasing as the Health Administration is more and more restrictive in the attribution of medical licenses required to open new centers.
Established in 1933, Ginger CEBTP is the historical French leader in all types of studies and expertise for the construction industry, covering the whole construction process through its 3 main business lines: pre-construction (geotechnics / soil profiling), diagnostics / building pathology (foundations, structures, facades, roofing etc), control and certifications (structure, building materials and equipment). Thanks to more than 70 years’ of experience and qualified services, the company has established a widely-recognized reputation in the eyes of its numerous clients, in both public and private sectors.
Founded in 1994, ZM Logistics is a leading third-party provider of temperature controlled logistics and transportation. The company has heavily invested in IT systems, cold fleet and warehouses as well as new talent recruitment with the objective of becoming the first listed temperature controlled logistic company in China with significant market share and modernized operations management and a solid business model. Its logistic system covers 20 provinces in China.
Specialized in sealing solutions for high-tech industries (energy, chemistry and petrochemistry), the Flexitallic group (ex. FDS Group) is a world market leader in its field with a strongly adapted distribution system responding to both reactivity and productivity needs of its clients. The group is able to propose efficient maintenance operations and attractive pricing while keeping comfortable margins for its distribution network due to the high cost of potential system failures for its clients and the relative weight of sealing solutions as part of corporate expenditure.
Founded in 1995, Poten Environment is a leading water treatment company in China, providing turn-key solutions for industrial and municipal clients from design, construction, and equipment procurement/production to delivery of the water treatment facility. The Group was ranked n°2 in 2011 for providing efficient water treatment solutions. Poten’s clients operate in energy, chemistry (especially the coal chemistry industry) which accounts for a major part of waste water volume in China.
Founded in 2000, eBao is a provider of core system software for the global insurance industry. eBao’s solutions serve as the transactional systems-of-record and enable the key functions of an insurance carrier’s business: underwriting and policy administration, claim management and billing. eBao’s solutions can enhance insurance companies’ ability to respond to evolving market needs, while improving the efficiency of their core operations, thereby increasing their revenues and reducing their costs.
Founded in 2002, Bandweaver is the leading Chinese player in the fiber optic sensing industry. The company provides advanced monitoring solutions for energy companies (oil & gas, hydroelectric etc.), fire detection systems and processing industries, offering complementary services in installation and maintenance. Bandweaver is now the leading DTS (Distributed Temperature Sensing) solutions provider for the electric power and transportation industries in China. Its flagship DTS products allow for accurate, real-time temperature monitoring through optical fibers, helping to improve the efficiency of power systems for electrical plants or detect fire in transport tunnels. Outside of China, the group has activities in the UK, Spain, Australia, South Korea, Vietnam and New Zealand.
Founded in 2001, Yoloo is a Chinese specialist in the chemical preparation of environmentally-friendly insecticides. Based in Beijing, Yoloo, whose flagship product Saofei is a pesticide for rice paddy fields ranked among the best on the market today, distributes its products through a network of over 700 distributors covering 20 Chinese provinces. With a particular focus on research activities, the company began as a sole manufacturer of industrial herbicides, before later diversifying into insecticides and fungicides, and products are produced and developed from crude medical material according to proprietary knowledge and formulae. The group should enjoy strong growth going forward as demand for environmentally-friendly insecticides in China increases.
Founded in 2001, the Amplitude group has become a global leader in the conception and fabrication of ultrafast lasers for scientific, medical and industrial apllications. The group is made of Amplitude Systèmes, which sells to industrials mainly involved in medical activities (particularly ophthalmology), and Amplitude Technologies, which focuses on large research laboratories working on the development of new technologies (for example, cancer treatment or medical imaging). Through its strong R&D capacities, the group has developed a well-recognized expertise of different laser technologies (fiber laser, solid state lasers).
Founded in 2005, the Group grew rapidly to become a French leader in pharmaceutical intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients for life sciences industries, such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetology and green chemistry, as a subcontractor of big players. Its 4 production sites (Beuvry la Forêt, Dunkerque, Leuna in Germany and Memphis in the United-States) provide intermediates and active ingredients for existing medicines and clinical developments, as well as a catalogue of molecules.
The Vulcanic Group is a specialized designer and manufacturer of temperature measurement, control and regulation equipment with integrated electrical cooling and heating solutions for numerous industrial applications. The group also has a significant expertise in the electrical transformers market for measurement and protections thanks to its subsidiary RS Isolsec. Targeted markets have strong technical and quality requirements as products play a key role in the overall system they integrate. Thanks to its recognized expertise on each segment, the group is able to deliver customized solutions to answer specific technical needs of its clients.
The CMR Group designs, manufactures and distributes electronic equipment used for power control and measurement in difficult environments (heat, vibration, salinity, etc.). The company’s strong expertise in electronic engineering characterizes the group’s activities for customers which include motor manufacturers (pressure and temperature sensors, wiring harness, data capturing systems), shipyards, boat manufacturers and offshore platforms (electrical cabinets for power management), as well as energy producers (sensors and data capturing systems).
Founded in 1963 and today operating in over 120 countries, IMV Technologies is the world leading manufacturer of material used for artificial insemination equipment and consumables for 14 species of animal (including cows, pigs as well as a complementary expertise for humans). The group has a proprietary research team and has led studies made in partnerships with research institutes. The group has more than 200 active patents in artificial insemination, embryo transfer as well as biobanks and serum banks.
Founded in 1989 and listed in 2007, Eurogerm specializes in the design, manufacturing and marketing of flour correctors, bread improvers, cereal ingredients and production aids for the milling industries as well as for bakers. The group has established itself as a key player, with strong brands and tailor-made, innovative products and services for the wheat-flour-bread sector globally. The group is operates across 35 countries and has also established a research institute, for both scientific and education purposes, in order to better serve its clients and partners.
Founded in 2003, Dotsoft is a leading editor of multi-canal, e-commerce solutions based on Saas technology for retail chains. The solutions the group proposes are quickly deployed and user-friendly, and allow for a significant reduction in infrastructure costs for retail distributors. The software’s technological edge is widely recognized clients who are leaders in their respective markets (e.g. Zannier, Decathlon, Lafuma).
Sinder is a Chinese leader in the animal health industry, with a particular focus on products for pigs and poultry. Sinder specializes in the production and distribution of drugs and medicines, dietary supplements and vaccines. Devoting significant resources to research on animal pharmaceuticals and vaccination, Sinder also benefits from a unique sales model structured around a team including over 100 vets and the group sells both directly to large farms as well as indirectly through 400 distributors across China. The Chinese market is today the second largest in the world for the animal health industry, and Sinder should take advantage of significant market growth in coming years, notably by forming links with Western suppliers to support technological cooperation.
Miro is a Chinese fuse and electrical equipment manufacturer, based in the province of Wenzhou (Zhejiang). One of the leaders on its market, the company became part of the Mersen Group (ex. Ferraz Shawmut Group). Miro mainly produces NH fuses, used in industrial plants and public mains electricity applications, and also offers cylindrical fuses (IEC and UL), DIN Ethernet switches, medium-voltage fuses, and mini fuses. Export sales make up around 50% of the company’s levels of production, chiefly to South East Asia, Italy, Spain, the UK, the USA, and Russia.
Created by successive acquisitions since 1986, C.C.D. International (PCSA) specializes in medical and surgical disposables for fertility management (in vitro fertilization, contraception), drugs for different stages of womens’ lives (premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, menopause, cervical cancer screening) and, more recently, micro-nutritional supplements and products for general well-being.