Background

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2000 - THE COMPANY IS FOUNDED BY THE AVENIR FINANCE GROUP

The company initially named Avenir Finance Gestion, was dedicated to private equity. Specializing in growth capital and business transfers, Avenir Finance Gestion raised close to 70 M euros over 8 years from 6 000 clients through a range of venture capital mutual investment funds (Fonds Commun de Placement à Risques, or FCPR) such as venture capital trusts dedicated to innovation (“Fonds commun de placement dans l’innovation”, or FCPI) and local investment funds ("Fonds d'investissement de proximité", or FIP).

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2010 - PELICAN VENTURE ACQUIRES A STAKE IN THE COMPANY, AND IS RENAMED PROMELYS PARTICIPATIONS

In March 2010, Pelican Ventures acquires an 80% stake in the company, Avenir Finance Group retaining 20% of the equity and over the five following years remains an exclusive distributor of the Promelys Participations private equity offer. The company then became Promelys Participations.

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2014 - THE COMPANY BECOMES LA VELIERE CAPITAL

In December 2014, the asset management company becomes La Vélière Capital. Promelys Participations is henceforth a brand that gathers all funds intended for the general public launched prior to 2011.

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2016 – 2017 - MARIGNAN AND FINANCECOM REPLACE THE COMPANY’S SHAREHOLDERS AND THE COMPANY BECOMES AQUA ASSET MANAGEMENT

In October 2016, upon the exit of the its directors, Marignan and FinanceCom International bought into the capital of La Vélière Capital which becomes Aqua Asset Management in March 2017.