BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity, Capricorn Fusion China Fund et al. invest in solid state lidar company, XenomatiX
5 March 2021
XenomatiX, provider of true solid state lidars for ADAS, autonomous driving and road digitization, has received funds from 9 different entities including two international investment funds, BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity and Capricorn Fusion China Fund. Peter Croonen and several other industrial private equity investors, with a background in automotive and mobility are amongst the 9 to express their confidence in XenomatiX, the Leuven based, high tech company. Alain Brackenier, CFO of XenomatiX adds “Our team has recently met a technical milestone agreed with an earlier strategic investor. As a result, also this investor increased its stake in XenomatiX”. Steven Levecke, Senior Investment Manager at Capricorn Fusion China Fund says “From our first meeting with XenomatiX’ management we were impressed by the professionalism of the team and their clear strategy and business model to deliver lidar-modules to Tier-1 players, with a strong focus on meeting automotive key requirements such as reliability and cost. With a strong potential in China in the supply chain and in the commercialization, we are enthusiastic to be part of the further evolution of XenomatiX as we see a great fit with the strategy of our Capricorn Fusion China Fund to invest in European innovative companies with ambitious transcontinental growth plans.’’
More information on XenomatiX' website.