Partech International, a San Francisco-based venture capital firm with European operations, has held the first close of its sixth fund at €100m (approximately $135m).
Investors include institutions such as CDC (which invests on behalf of FSI), CNP (Caisse Nationale de Prévoyance), CM-CIC, Idinvest, as well as the EIF (European Investment Fund), AG2R La Mondiale, Malakoff Médéric, Edenred, and family offices.
Partech International VI will focus on investing in high growth potential start-ups in Europe and Silicon Valley.
Specific areas of investment include e-commerce, digital media and infrastructure technology.
Partech is managed by founder and Partner Emeritus Vincent Worms, and partners including Andreas Schlenker (Germany), Philippe Collombel (Paris), Nicolas El Baze (Silicon Valley) and Jean-Marc Patouillaud (Paris).