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Sofina Société Anonyme (0G2X.IL)

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Sofina Société Anonyme

Rue de l’Industrie, 31
Brussels 1040
32 2 551 06 11

Sector(s)Financial Services
IndustryAsset Management
Full-time employees75

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Harold Y. H. BoelCEO, Member of the Exec. Committee & Director1.64MN/A1964
Mr. Francois GilletChief Investment Officer & Member of Exec. CommitteeN/AN/A1960
Mr. Xavier CoirbayMember of Exec. CommitteeN/AN/A1965
Mr. Victor CasierMember of Exec. CommitteeN/AN/A1974
Mr. Edward Johan KoopmanMember of the Exec. CommitteeN/AN/A1962
Mr. Wauthier de BassompierreGen. Sec. & Member of Exec. CommitteeN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jean-François LambertHead of OperationsN/AN/AN/A
Emilie van de Walle de GhelckeHead of LegalN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Pascal BossiroyHead of HRN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Carine LeroyHead of TalentN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in EUR.


Sofina Société Anonyme is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in direct and fund of funds investments. Within direct investments, it specializes in growth capital, early, startup, later stages, mature, emerging growth, mid venture, late venture, industry consolidation, and LBO investments. The firm primarily invests in portfolio of companies that engages in digital transformation, consumer & retail, education, healthcare, energy and services, e-commerce, consumer goods, digital, satellite operations, industry, finance companies, and financial services worldwide. It also invests in the media, communications, insurance, property development sectors. The firm typically invests in European based companies with a global exposure, and it also has a particular focus on companies based in Western Europe and Asia such as in India, China and South East Asia and also in the United States. It invests between €75 million ($84.81 million) and €300 million ($339.2 million) in companies with an enterprise value between €250 million ($282.7 million) and €4500 million ($5088.41 million) in minority investments, and €15 million ($16.96 million) and €50 million ($56.54 million) in companies operating in emerging markets or fast growing sectors. It invests in privately owned and listed companies. It invests in private companies to support growth, finance acquisitions, give liquidity to existing shareholders/families, support sales processes, and make minority investment alongside shareholders controlling shareholders and in listed companies for replacement of existing shareholder, long term support of controlling shareholders, and delisting. Within fund of funds, the firm focuses on private equity, venture capital and growth equity funds, and selected relationships in buyout and special situations. It also manages funds in the fields of private equity and hedge funds. It typically invests in the US, Europe and Asia, and also concentrates on emerging markets. The firm makes between €10 million ($11.31 million) and €40 million ($45.23 million) commitments in funds. The firm prefers to hold a minority ownership equity in its portfolio companies and also seeks board seat. The firm also prefers majority stake and co-invests. It typically holds its investments for ten to twelve years. Sofina Société Anonyme was founded in 1980 and is based in Brussels, Belgium with additional offices in Luxembourg and Singapore.

Corporate governance

Sofina Société Anonyme’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 June 2022 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 7; Board: 6; Shareholder rights: 1; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.