Overview of Financing Start-Ups in France

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In a world teeming with information on business creation, France Invest and Grant Thorton regularly consolidate and publish information and statistics on the specific subject of Start-Ups while […] In […]

In a world teeming with information on business creation, France Invest and Grant Thorton regularly consolidate and publish information and statistics on the specific subject of Start-Ups while […]

In a world teeming with information on business creation, France Invest and Grant Thorton regularly consolidate and publish information and statistics on the specific subject of Start-Ups while […]

In a bubbling universe of information on business creation, France Invest and Grant Thorton regularly consolidate and publish information and statistics on the specific subject of Start-Ups while the economic research firm XERFI adds analyzes and other qualitative comments. . Having recently reviewed the documents published at the end of 2019, I thought it useful to provide some figures putting into perspective what the financing of Start-Ups represents in the universe of Private Equity in France.

Thus the amounts raised in Private Equity in France reached approximately € 20.6 billion Euros in 2019 and are expected to grow to € 22 billion in 2020 for invested amounts of € 16.1 billion and € 1.9 billion respectively.

If we note a significant slowdown in growth, probably motivated by a more difficult economic environment (and the impact of the coronavirus was not taken into account) and geopolitical uncertainties, this trend is offset by equity markets which remain volatile ( …) And low interest rates which encourage us to seek “yield” on alternative markets while Brexit encourages investors to turn to continental markets.

For him, the subscriber market is essentially a market for institutional investors (Fund of funds, Insurance, Pension fund, etc.) with Family Offices, Sovereign and Industrial Funds representing approximately 1