Ergon is a mid-market investment company with €775 million under management backed by Groupe Bruxelles Lambert
Ergon is a disciplined and discreet value investor, which provides "patient and friendly capital" to entrepreneurs and managers who need capital and industrial solutions to accelerate the development of their companies. Ergon represents an alternative to other types of financial investors (family offices, local private equity funds, purely financial investors) and proposes a unique flexibility, adapted to each specific situation
Ergon makes equity investments from €20 million up to €70 million in leading companies with a sustainable competitive position in attractive niche markets located in the Benelux, Italy, Iberia, France, Germany and Switzerland
To carry out its investment activity Ergon is advised by Ergon Capital Advisors, an independent advisory firm with offices in Brussels, Milan, Madrid and Paris
Since 2005 Ergon has invested in 11 companies for a total aggregate transaction value of €2.5 billion and has completed 18 add-on acquisitions for an aggregate value of approximately €400 million
China reopens market to live Irish crab Republic of Ireland
Minister of Agriculture of Ireland reached an agreement with a Chinese official on the proposed certificate to accompany consignments of crab exports to the Chinese market, which should facilitate the resumption of the crab trade between both countries.
Microplastics dumped on Atlantic shores reach the Arctic Spain
A study performed by an international team of researchers for the first time outlines the large-scale transport of microplastics from the Atlantic ocean to the Arctic, and highlights the global extent that has reached this problem in just a few decades.