2023: Invest Europe Marks 40th Anniversary

  • Invest Europe launches year of promotional activities and initiatives; new microsite

Invest Europe, the association representing Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, today launched a new microsite, the first in a series of initiatives to recognise the association’s support for the industry over the last 40 years, as well as the contribution of private equity and venture capital to Europe’s economy and society.

Over the past four decades, private capital has grown from a niche segment of the finance industry into a cornerstone of Europe’s efficient capital markets and its healthy asset management universe. Since it was founded in 1983, Invest Europe has been at the industry’s side every step of the way, through periods of economic expansion, as well as downturns and crises. It will equally be there to support the climate and digital transitions we are facing. The 40th anniversary microsite celebrates the association’s achievements, the role of private capital in Europe today, and goals for the future.

The microsite is the first of a programme of activities scheduled for 2023. Among these are public affairs events to secure and broaden Invest Europe’s sphere of influence with policymakers, research that underlines the association’s role as a trusted point of reference on private equity and venture capital, communications to actively manage the perception of the industry, and membership activities and events to connect members and provide growth opportunities for the industry.

The microsite’s highlights also include Invest Europe’s A Different Angle film series in collaboration with BBC Global, showing how private equity and venture capital are marrying returns with purpose, and Success Stories: VC and Life Sciences demonstrating how venture capital is helping save lives and improve health and wellbeing, alongside videos and testimonials for private equity and venture capital.

Eric de Montgolfier, CEO of Invest Europe, commented:

  • “As the voice of private capital, Invest Europe’s aim is to cement the industry’s position as a cornerstone of, and catalyst for, Europe’s economy and society. Our 40th anniversary provides the platform for us to show the role private equity and venture capital is playing in a more sustainable and dynamic Europe.”
  • “Across the continent, our members are building better businesses that create jobs, sustain communities, and drive economic growth, while generating value that translates into returns to support European pensioners and savers.”

Today, Invest Europe is one of the largest private capital association in the world, with over 650 members spanning private equity, venture capital and limited partners, as well as industry advisers.

Invest Europe launches year of promotional activities and initiatives; new microsite