15 years Abenex

Abenex celebrates its 15th anniversary as an independent company and reaffirms its commitment to a responsible, sustainable, and innovative investment approach

With 2.5 billion euros raised in private equity and real estate and over 100 investments completed, Abenex is a leading European private equity player. The team, founded in 1992, celebrates 15 years of independence this year, demonstrating its continuing commitment to a responsible, sustainable and innovative investment approach.



A responsible and sustainable investment approach



As one of the first PRI GPs to sign in 2011, Abenex was a pioneer in formalizing its commitment to sustainable and responsible investing.


In 2022, Abenex became certified B Corp, taking the next step by proactively subsuiding its activities to strict social and environmental standards.


By becoming a purpose-driven company in 2023, Abenex continues to promote a global vision of value creation, shared with all its stakeholders, and reinforces the positive impact potential of the management company on communities and the environment, in line with its extrafinancial statutory objectives.


Today, Abenex commits to a decarbonization trajectory by starting the process of defining and validating objectives as part of the SBTi (Science Based Targets initiative).



An innovative investment approach with a dedicated operational team



As early as 2009, Abenex implemented an operational team to provide a concrete support to its portfolio companies beyond pure financing. This strategic decision strengthened Abenex’s ability to create added value within its portfolios by capitalizing on sustainable performance levers.



Abenex operationnal team, is today composed of 7 seasonned professionals, headed by Johann Dupont, Partner. This multi-disciplinary team distinguishes itself by the diversity of its expertises, from finance to ESG (Environment, Social, Governance), including talent management and IT. The team is committed to optimizing internal organization, promoting external growth transactions and facilitating the smooth integration of post build-up acquisition. IT and digital transformation is also a priority, enabling Abenex to offer its portfolio companies support in facing the challenges of today’s economy.



Finally, through rigorous operational monitoring, this team ensures that the companies supported by Abenex reach their full potential for growth and sustainability. Overall, Abenex’s operational team is an essential pillar that plays an active role in the company’s success in its drive to create added value and positive impact.

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“Certified B Corporation” is a trademark licensed by B Lab, a private non-profit organization, to companies like ours that have successfully completed the B Impact Assessment (“BIA”) and therefore meet the requirements set by B Lab for social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. It is specified that B Lab is not a conformity assessment body as defined by Regulation (EU) No 765/2008, nor is it a national, European, or international standardization body as per Regulation (EU) No 1025/2012. The criteria of the BIA are distinct and independent from the harmonized standards resulting from ISO norms or other standardization bodies, and they are not ratified by national or European public institutions.